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Encyclopedia > Angel Manfredy

Angel Manfredy (born October 30, 1974 in Gary, Indiana) was a American-Puerto Rican boxer of Italian origin who has fought in the Junior Welterweight, Lightweight and Junior Lightweight divisions. Angel Manfredy was a popular late 1990s fighter. is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the city. ... Welterweight is a weight class division in combat sports. ... For other uses, see Lightweight (disambiguation). ...

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Manfredy, nicknamed El Diablo (The Devil) because of a once reckless lifestyle and of his boxing style [1], converted to Christianity after a career threatening motorcycle accident. Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations · Other religions Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Archbishop of Canterbury · Catholic Pope Coptic Pope · Ecumenical Patriarch Christianity Portal This box:      Christianity is...


He wears a tattoo of the Puerto Rican Flag on his shoulder. Flag ratio: 1:2 The Flag of Puerto Rico consists of five equal horizontal bands of red (top and bottom) alternating with white; a blue isosceles triangle based on the hoist side bears a large, white, five-pointed star in the center. ...


Professional Career

During his career, Manfredy has defeated Arturo Gatti (by technical knockout) and Julio Diaz (by a split decision). He has also fought such notables as Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Paul Spadafora. A frequent contender, Manfredy never won a major world title, losing in each of four attempts. Manfredy currently sports a lifetime record of 42-8-1 (31 knockouts). Arturo Thunder Gatti (born April 15, 1972) is a former Canadian professional boxer. ... A boxer is knocked down and receives the 10-count. ... Julio Díaz (born on December 24, 1979 in Jiquilpan, Michoacán, Mexico) is a professional boxer in the lightweight (135 lb) division. ... Floyd Mayweather, Jr. ... Paul Spadafora (born September 5, 1975) is a native of Pittsburgh who is a professional boxer. ...


Manfredy lost two out of his first five fights, but then won an impressive 23 in a row, including wins over former champions such as Calvin Grove, and Jorge Paez, and top contenders such as Wilson Rodriguez, before landing his first major fight against Gatti, in the latter's hometown of Atlantic City. Manfredy was a big underdog but dominated the fight, knocking Gatti down in round 3, and eventually stopping him on cuts in round 8. Calvin Grove (born 1962-08-05 in Coatesville, PA) was a boxer in the Featherweight division. ... Jorge Adolfo Febles Páez (born October 27, 1965 in Mexicali, Baja California) is a Mexican boxer, actor and circus man. ...


Following this fight Manfredy fought some C-level opponents, before fighting Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a major HBO television event. Manfredy was stopped in the second round after a barrage of punches. Some called the stoppage premature. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. ... For other uses, see HBO (disambiguation). ...


Following this fight Manfredy won a fight against Ivan Robinson in what had been HBO's Boxing After Dark's highest-rated show of 1999. Manfredy then received another world title shot against Stevie Johnston in 1999, but was thoroughly outboxed. After this Manfredy has boxed some opponents here-and-there with little success. Spadafora beat Manfredy in a close decision in early 2002. Manfredy hasn't fought since 2004. Ivan Mighty Robinson (born February 27, 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a boxer who has compiled a record of 36-10-2 (12 KOs) since becoming a professional in 1992. ... Steven Earl Johnston (born September 28, 1972 in Denver, CO) is an American boxer at lightweight. ...


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Manfredy, known for his defense and counterpunching seemed to be a split second off with his timing as the quicker Burton was able to control the pace.
Manfredy was able hold off Burton's attempt to end the fight at the start of the eighth round and seemed to be hurting Burton as the round approached the two minute mark.
Manfredy had only been dropped twice before in his previous 49 bouts showed his heart and was roundly applauded by passionate fans as he left the ring, many of whom have great memories of career.
Angel Manfredy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (140 words)
Angel Manfredy (born October 30, 1974) is an American-Puerto Rican boxer who has fought in the Junior Welterweight, Lightweight and Junior Lightweight divisions.
During his career, Manfredy has defeated Arturo Gatti (by technical knockout) and Julio Diaz (by a split decision).
Manfredy, nicknamed The Devil because of a once reckless lifestyle and of his boxing style, converted to Christianity after a career threatening motorcycle accident.
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