Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/13/13
AIBA's Pro Boxing's (APB) "Boxer of the Week" this week as attention turned to 2009 Italian World Champion Domenico Valentino. Interestingly, the Italian boxer was born in the same small fishing village (with a population of just forty thousands) as super star Italian boxers Clemente Russo and Vincenzo Mangiacapre. Valentino hinted that there could be more to come from the Campania town. "We have a good boxing school in our town. If this year there are three of us who have made our names in boxing, there could be four or five of us in a year time". Said the three times European Champion. Credit: AIBA Answering a fan's question about dealing with difficult moments he may have faced in his career, Valentino replied: "You've got to be a champion once you become an athlete. That is my philosophy in sports. When I don't succeed, I always say to myself: 'One day I will get there' and as a result I usually do. However, in my gorgeous son I now have another motivating factor in my life. T...
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