Found April 10, 2013 on Streaming Sports Talk:
He turned professional in 1958 and ten years  and one day after his pro debut he became a world champion. Nevertheless, it was  a long road for Argentine defensive wizard Nicolino Locche. By the time he met  Paul Fuji in Tokyo, Japan for the World Boxing  Association Light Welterweight title, Locche had amassed over one hundred  fights. He halted the pained and frustrated Fuji in the tenth round to capture  the crown. From the begininng Locche fought almost all  his battles in his native Argentina. His early career had its ups and downs but  he won far more times then he lost or drew. In  1963, he burst on to the international scene with a decision win over former  world lightweight champion Joe “Old Bones” Brown. In 1965, Nicolino met newly  crowned lightweight titlist, the slick Ismael Laguna. The non title, overweight  affair was judged a draw. Laguna then lost the title back to the great Carlos  Ortiz and in 1966, Locche met Ortiz in a non title affair. Again, the crafty  Nicoli...
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