CARMEN BASILIO RUMORS

Carmen Basilio’s top 5 fights

Best Fights of Carmen Basilio Monday was marked by the funeral of Carmen Basilio, the famed welterweight and middleweight warrior of the 1950s who defined "will to win" for many boxing fans of that generation. Fight fans loved Basilio for his crowd-pleasing style, and for those who have watched the old footage and seen the man fight, it's no wonder why. Basilio...
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Funeral for former champ Basilio

Several hundred people packed a church Monday to say final goodbyes to Carmen Basilio, who won the world middleweight boxing crown from Sugar Ray Robinson in 1957 before losing a rematch six months later. Basilio died Wednesday at a Rochester hospital where he was being treated for pneumonia. He was 85. The Hall of Fame boxer was described as a gentle and kind man at his funeral...
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November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Final goodbyes for former boxing champ Basilio

Several hundred people packed a church to say final goodbyes to Carmen Basilio, who won the world middleweight boxing crown from Sugar Ray Robinson in 1957 before losing a rematch six months later. Basilio died Wednesday at a Rochester hospital where he was being treated for pneumonia. He was 85. The Hall of Fame boxer was described as a gentle and kind man at his funeral Monday...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Boxing Hall of Famer Carmen Basilio dies at age 85

Carmen Basilio, a genial onion farmer's son who wrested the world middleweight boxing crown from Sugar Ray Robinson in 1957 and lost an equally epic, razor-edge rematch six months later, died on Wednesday at age 85. Edward Brophy, executive director of the Boxing Hall of Fame in upstate New York, said Basilio died at a Rochester hospital where he was being treated for pneumonia...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Boxing leged Basilio dies at 85

Carmen Basilio, a genial onion farmer's son with a malevolent left hook who wrested the world middleweight boxing crown from Sugar Ray Robinson in 1957, has died. He was 85. Edward Brophy, executive director of the Boxing Hall of Fame in upstate New York, says Basilio died early Wednesday morning in a Rochester hospital where he was being treated for pneumonia. Basilio lived...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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