Juan Evangelista Venegas, men's boxing 1948. First Puertorican to win an Olympic medal.

Juan Evangelista Venegas, the first Puerto Rican to win an Olympic medal.

Jose Torres is a former boxing World champion and Olympic medalist from Puerto Rico. Born May 3, 1936, in Ponce, Puerto Rico he would begin his amateur boxing career in the U.S. Army. There he would win multiple championships at the Army and inter-service ranks. His performance would result in him r...Jose Torres is a former boxing World champion and Olympic medalist from Puerto Rico. Born May 3, 1936, in Ponce, Puerto Rico he would begin his amateur boxing career in the U.S. Army. There he…

Jose Torres is a former boxing World champion and Olympic medalist from Puerto Rico. Born May 3, 1936, in Ponce, Puerto Rico he would begin his amateur boxing career in the U.S. Army. There he would win multiple championships at the Army and inter-service ranks. His performance would result in him r...Jose Torres is a former boxing World champion and Olympic medalist from Puerto Rico. Born May 3, 1936, in Ponce, Puerto Rico he would begin his amateur boxing career in the U.S. Army. There he…

Born June 1929 in Rio Piedras (now a part of San Juan), Juan Evangelista Venegas Trinidad was Puerto Rico’s first Olympian. He would get into boxing as a teenager idolizing Sixto Escobar, the island’s first world champion. He is recruited to Puerto Rico’s twelve athlete Olympic team not long afterwa...Born June 1929 in Rio Piedras (now a part of San Juan), Juan Evangelista Venegas Trinidad was Puerto Rico’s first Olympian. He would get into boxing as a teenager idolizing Sixto Escobar, the…

Born June 1929 in Rio Piedras (now a part of San Juan), Juan Evangelista Venegas Trinidad was Puerto Rico’s first Olympian. He would get into boxing as a teenager idolizing Sixto Escobar, the island’s first world champion. He is recruited to Puerto Rico’s twelve athlete Olympic team not long afterwa...Born June 1929 in Rio Piedras (now a part of San Juan), Juan Evangelista Venegas Trinidad was Puerto Rico’s first Olympian. He would get into boxing as a teenager idolizing Sixto Escobar, the…

Juan Manuel "Juanma" López Rivera (born June 30, 1983) is a Puerto Rican professional boxer. As an amateur, Lopez represented Puerto Rico at numerous international tournaments including the 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games, 2003 Pan American Games and the 2004 Summer Olympics. López's professional career began in 2005.

Juan Manuel "Juanma" López Rivera (born June is a Puerto Rican…

José ("Chegüi") Torres (May 3, 1936 – January 19, 2009), was a Puerto Rican professional boxer. As an amateur boxer, he won a silver medal in the junior middleweight at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne. In 1965, he defeated Willie Pastrano to win the WBC and WBA light heavyweight championships. In 1997, he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

José ("Chegüi") Torres (May 1936 – January was a Puerto Rican professional boxer. As an amateur boxer, he won a silver medal in the junior middleweight at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne. In he defeated Willie Pastrano to win the W

OLYMPICS - Men's Boxing - The 1976 Summer Olympic Games aired on the ABC Television Network from July 17 to August 1, 1976. Shoot Date: July 22, 1976. ISMAEL MARTINEZ (PUERTO RICO, L) VS. CLINTON MCKENZIE (GREAT BRITAIN), LIGHT

OLYMPICS - Men's Boxing - The 1976 Summer Olympic Games aired on the ABC Television Network from July 17 to August 1, 1976. Shoot Date: July 22, 1976. ISMAEL MARTINEZ (PUERTO RICO, L) VS. CLINTON MCKENZIE (GREAT BRITAIN), LIGHT

The Olympic athlete Javier Culson (@JavierCulson) has made history by winning the bronze medal in the 400 metre hurdle event in the London 2012 Olympic Games.  This is the first Olympic medal ever to be won by an athlete from Puerto Rico in an event other than boxing.

Puerto Rico: Javier Culson Wins Historic Bronze Medal

The Olympic athlete Javier Culson ( has made history by winning the bronze medal in the 400 metre hurdle event in the London 2012 Olympic Games. This is the first Olympic medal ever to be won by an athlete from Puerto Rico in an event other than boxing.

The body of boxer Christopher Rivera, who was shot to death on Jan. 26, is propped up in a fake boxing ring during his wake at the community recreation center within the public housing project where he lived in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Jan. 31. Elsie Rodriguez, vice president of the Marin funeral home, explained that Rivera had asked his family that if he died, he wanted his funeral to make reference to his boxing career.

The body of boxer Christopher Rivera, who was shot to death, is propped up in a fake boxing ring during his wake at the community recreation center within the public housing project where he lived in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Jan.

Javier Culson.....400m Hurdler from Puerto Rico. He won a bronze medal in this event at London Olympics. The first person from Puerto Rico to win an Olympic medal in any sport except Boxing.

Javier Hurdler from Puerto Rico. He won a bronze medal in this event at London Olympics. The first person from Puerto Rico to win an Olympic medal in any sport except Boxing.

Brazil's Juliao Henriques Neto (above) fights against Puerto Rico's Jeyvier Cintron Ocasio in their Men's Fly (52kg) Round of 16 boxing match during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 3, 2012

Brazil's Juliao Henriques Neto (above) fights against Puerto Rico's Jeyvier Cintron Ocasio in their Men's Fly (52kg) Round of 16 boxing match during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 3, 2012

Orlando Cruz (born July 1, 1981)  is a Puerto Rican professional boxer. As an amateur, Cruz represented Puerto Rico at the 2000 Olympic Games in Australia. Cruz made his professional debut on December 15, 2000, against Alfredo Valdez in Puerto Rico. He came OUT in October 2012.

Globally famous gay boxer Orlando Cruz wears rainbow themed colored shorts to highlight LGBT issues in his upcoming world featherweight title match

R32: 64kg Photo Gallery - Boxing Slideshows | NBC Olympics

Sweden's Anthony Yigit, right, fights Puerto Rico's Francisco Vargas Ramirez during a light welterweight preliminary boxing match

Felix Verdejo vs. Juan Jose Martinez Live Streaming Boxing   The main event is a spectacular 12-round junior lightweight showdown with champion Rocky Martinez (03/02/29 17 KOs) in the second defense of his crown against the announced Vasyl Lomachenko (5-1 3 KOs). From Vega Baja Puerto Rico Martinez 33 it is the subject of an essay and ready to face any challenge. Lomachenko 28 had a brilliant amateur career winning two gold medals as a member of the Olympic team of Ukraine. Since turning…

Felix Verdejo vs. Juan Jose Martinez Live Streaming Boxing The main event is a spectacular 12-round junior lightweight showdown with champion Rocky Martinez (03/02/29 17 KOs) in the second defense of his crown against the announced Vasyl Lomachenko (5-1 3 KOs). From Vega Baja Puerto Rico Martinez 33 it is the subject of an essay and ready to face any challenge. Lomachenko 28 had a brilliant amateur career winning two gold medals as a member of the Olympic team of Ukraine. Since turning…

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Turkey vs Senegal: 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament Philippines Live Stream, Where to Watch, Replay

Jeyvier Cintron Ocasio of Puerto battles against Juliao Henriques Neto of Brazil in the men's Fly Boxing

Jeyvier Cintron Ocasio of Puerto battles against Juliao Henriques Neto of Brazil in the men's Fly Boxing

Rabieta de medallista olímpico por perder en #Rio2016 :...

Email Rio Irish boxer Michael Conlan offered young fan's medal after controversial defeat

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