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Nicolino Locche

Nicolino Locche

Nicolino Locche was an Argentine boxer from Tunuyán, Mendoza. He was of Italian origin, with his ancestors coming from Sardinia. Locche is often cited as one of the finest defensive boxers of all time. Locche was known as "El Intocable" due to his defensive mastery, and became Light Welterweight World Champion in Tokyo, Japan on December 12, 1968, after defeating Paul Takeshi Fuji by technical knockout after Fuji refused to start the 10th round out of frustration because of exhaustion and his inability to connect punches on "The Untouchable," according to the Argentine boxing commentators' recount of the bout. Locche became an idol in Argentina and routinely ... more on Wikipedia

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