Bernardo Piñango

Professional Boxer, Boxer

1960 –

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Who is Bernardo Piñango?

José Bernardo Piñango is a retired boxer from Venezuela, who won the silver medal in the Bantamweight division at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. In the final he lost to Cuba's Juan Hernández on points.

Piñango became a pro in 1981, and won the WBA Bantamweight title on June 4, 1986, which he lost on March 29, 1987. From February 27, 1988 until May 28, 1988 he was the holder of the WBA Super Bantamweight Belt. He boxed his last match on April 7, 1990 in Las Vegas.

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Born
Feb 9, 1960
Venezuela
Also known as
  • Bernardo Pinango
  • Bernardo Jose Pinango
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on July 23, 2013

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