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28 NOVEMBER 2015

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Florentino Fernandez Dies

Jerry Glick reporting: It has been reported that Florentino Fernandez, the man known as The Ox, has passed away at the age of 76. It is believed Fernandez died of a stroke on January 28th.



Fernandez was a top welterweight contender then moved up to middleweight where he challenged Gene Fullmer for the title only to lose a close decision in the Champion’s home town.

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