When did Arturo Gatti become a professional boxer?

When did Arturo Gatti become a professional boxer?

Gatti, Arturo Arturo Gatti (April 15, 1972–July 11, 2009) was a professional boxer from Italy who competed from 1991 to 2007. He became the WBC Light Heavyweight Champion after defeating George Foreman in 1994 by TKO in round seven.

He is widely regarded as one of the best light heavyweights of all time. Gatti held the title for 444 days before being defeated by Michael Jones. He returned to win the title again, this time from Vladimir Klitchko. After losing the title back to Klitchko, he retired with a record of 20-1-1. His last fight was a loss to Brian Kelly at which point he had regained his title.

Gatti started his career at the age of 18 when he joined the army. While serving in an infantry unit he began boxing as a way to keep himself active while on duty. This went on for about three years during which time he was awarded several medals for his combat skills. He was eventually discharged from the army due to a shoulder injury that prevented him from going up in weight classes. After his military career ended, Gatti turned pro in 1991 and immediately got into some big fights, most notably against future heavyweight champion Mike Tyson. The two met in 1993 and Gatti lost by TKO in round four.

How many world titles did Arturo Gatti win?

Arturo Gatti did exactly that, bobbing, weaving, and punching his way to three world championships. He won 40 fights, 31 of them via knockout. Arturo became a fan favorite because to his tenacity in the ring. He was able to find a way to win even when he was significantly outnumbered or being hit with powerful shots.

Gatti's career-ending injury came during his bout with Márlon Mora at Caesar's Palace on November 22, 2002. During a round, Gatti jumped off the ring apron into the stands to grab a microphone that had fallen from its stand. As he was lifted back into the ring by his handlers, Gatti yelled "Caesar's!" as a reference to his own gym in Rio de Janeiro. The move was not approved by his managers and was considered by some to be a suicide attempt.

After the fight, Gatti was taken to a hospital in Las Vegas where it was discovered that he had broken several bones in his face including his eye socket, nose, and cheekbones. The injury also caused permanent damage to his brain which prevented him from working as a boxer after this point in his career.

Gatti fought until he was 35 years old, winning his last fight against Alberto Ochoa in 2004. He ended his career with a record of 40-4-1 with 31 KOs!

How many fights did Arturo Gatti win by knockout?

And he partied as hard outside the ring as he did within. "I'd receive calls saying Arturo done something wild," Casino said to Moriarty. "He'd beaten someone up or robbed a store. I told my bosses that was part of his image but they didn't want to hear it." After retiring from boxing in 2008, Gatti started working with MCC Security in his native Brazil. His last fight was on December 14, 2009, when he lost a decision to southpaw Jorge Silva at a Brazilian event called The Battle in Rio de Janeiro.

He's been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and died at age 39 due to cardiac arrest.

Where did Arturo Vidal grow up in Chile?

He is presently a midfielder for the Chilean national team and the Italian pro club Juventus. Arturo was born in 1987 in Santiago, Chile. Arturo became a box-to-box midfielder after experimenting with several positions in his early years of soccer. He currently plays the role of a defensive midfelder.

Arturo Vidal grew up in Las Condes, a wealthy suburb of Santiago. His family moved to Providencia when he was young so that he could attend the prestigious San Ignacio school. He later moved to Los Olivos to continue his education there.

When he was 14 years old, Arturo decided to move back to Santiago to play for Colo-Colo. He chose this club because it was owned by his uncle Hernán Videla, who was also his coach. Arturo made an immediate impact at Colo-Colo and helped the club win its first championship in 1991. In 1995, he moved to Europe to join Manchester United but failed to make an appearance for the English club. He returned to Chile two years later and signed with Universidad de Chile. The club won the title that year so Vidal was named MVP of the Tournament. In 2008, he moved to Boca Juniors and helped them win their first title ever. Vidal returned to Universidad de Chile one season later and has been there ever since.

When did Nino Benvenuti become a professional boxer?

Giovanni "Nino" Benvenuti (born April 26, 1938) is a former boxer and actor from Italy. He won the Italian welterweight title in 1956–60, the European title in 1957 and 1959, and an Olympic gold medal in 1960, winning the Val Barker award for fighting technique. After retiring from boxing, he became known for his roles in several Italian films.

He began training as a boxer at the age of 17. After three years of amateur competition, he turned pro in 1950. He was undefeated in his first six fights, including wins over future world champions Rodolfo Marques and José Torres. In 1955, he captured the Italian title with a decision win over Franco Ferrara. Two years later, he traveled to Sweden for the inaugural European Championships, where he was stopped in the quarterfinals by eventual winner Karl Bergström. In 1958, Benvenuti returned to the Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, where he beat two more future world-class fighters (Alain Delonney and Eugenijus Petraitis) before losing a close final match to Tony O'Shea. The following year, he again won the European crown with a third-round knockout of France's Jean Deslongchamps. In 1961, Benvenuti lost a controversial split decision to Canada's George Chuvalo for the World Boxing Association (WBA) title; however, he claimed the WBA never officially sanctioned their championship, so this loss has no official status.

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