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THAT BIG LATIN BEAT

Dec. 06, 1976
Dec. 06, 1976

Table of Contents
Dec. 6, 1976

Steelers
Brad Park
Newport Whiz-Bang
College Football
College Hockey
College Basketball
Cross-Country
  • HAVING RUN 110 MILES A WEEK AT 7,000 FEET IN NEW MEXICO, RICK ROJAS CRUISED OVER PHILADELPHIA'S HILLY FAIRMOUNT COURSE TO WIN THE AAU CHAMPIONSHIP

Touch Football
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

THAT BIG LATIN BEAT

For most Latin American fighters, who now hold 16 of the 25 world championships, boxing was the only way to leave the mean streets behind, to get under the wheel of a shiny red Mustang Cobra II. As one Mexican contender says, "Fighting is hard, but there are harder things." Shown on the following pages are some who made it the hard way

This is an article from the Dec. 6, 1976 issue Original Layout

CARLOS MONZON, Argentina, Middleweight

ROBERTO DURAN, Panama, Lightweight

WILFREDO BENITEZ, Puerto Rico, Junior Welterweight

ALFREDO ESCALERA, Puerto Rico, Junior Lightweight

CARLOS PALOMINO, Los Angeles, Welterweight

WILFREDO GOMEZ, Puerto Rico, Bantamweight

JOSE CUEVAS, Mexico, Welterweight

MIGUEL CANTO, Mexico, Flyweight

ESTEBAN DE JESUS, Puerto Rico, Lightweight

ALEXIS ARGUELLO, Nicaragua, Featherweight

VICTOR GALINDEZ, Argentina, Light Heavyweight

CARLOS ZARATE, Mexico, Bantamweight

ALFONSO ZAMORA, Mexico, Bantamweight

THIRTEEN PHOTOSLANE STEWART