Antoine Porcel

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Antoine Porcel
Antoine Porcel 1960.jpg
Porcel at the 1960 Olympics
Personal information
Born 17 December 1937
Oran, Algeria
Died 22 March 2014 (aged 76)
Ferney-Voltaire, France
Height 165 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 51 kg (112 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing

Antoine "Tony" Porcel (17 December 1937 – 22 March 2014) was a French boxer. He competed in the 1960 Summer Olympics, where he was disqualified in his third bout against Sergei Sivko. In 1963 he turned professional and retired in 1973 with a record of 26 wins (11 by knockout), 25 losses and 10 draws. He was the French bantamweight champion in 1966–67 and 1970–71, and lost a 1966 match for the European flyweight title to René Libeer.[1] He later became a boxing trainer, and died from Alzheimer's disease at the age 76.[2]

References

  1. ^ Antoine Porcel. boxrec.com
  2. ^ Antoine Porcel. sports-reference.com
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