Found October 07, 2012 on
There have been thousands of stories around the world about athletes with disabilities. After all, the Paralympics showcase these determined people every two years. However, most people have never seen a professional boxer compete with just one hand. That is until now. Thirty-three-tear-old Michael Costantino has a right arm, but he doesn’t have a right hand. That hasn’t stopped him from becoming an accomplished boxer though and his dream will come true on Oct. 27 when he makes his pro debut on a card in Brooklyn, New York. Costantino isn’t exactly new to the sport as the Queens-based fighter has boxed previously in New York City’s Golden Gloves Tournament on two occasions and even made it as far as the quarterfinals in one of the events. Costantino works as a property manager in the New York boroughs of Queens and Brooklyn and will be fighting on a pay-per-view card entitled “Rising Olympian Star in the Big Apple, with Sadam Ali promoting it. The one-handed fighter said he’s always...
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