Professional Boxer, Boxer
1969 – 2014
Who was Antonio Cermeño?
According to his wife, on February 24, 2014, the two of them and others were kidnapped in east Caracas. His wife escaped when the kidnappers released her after refueling the car, but Cermeño remained captive. He was found shot to death the next morning at kilometer 78 of the Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho highway.
Cermeno was the World Boxing Association's Super Bantamweight and Featherweight champion of the world. He captured his first title by defeating Wilfredo Vazquez in Vazquez's hometown, Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
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