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Who is Rafael Solis?
Rafael Solis is a former light middleweight boxer from Puerto Rico. He was raised in the barrio of Camito. Rafael trained at the Caimito Gym, and also frequented the Bairoa Gym.
Solis is the brother Enrique Solis, Santos Solis and former world bantamweight champion Julian Solís.
Solis had a successful boxing career, fighting through Latin America.
On October 2, 1982 Solis won the Fecarbox Super featherweight title, knocking out Aquilino Asprilla in the 6th round. On November 18, 1983, he challenged Héctor Camacho for the WBC's world Jr. Lightweight title. In what was the second time two Puerto Rican fighters fought each other for a world title, Solis lost to Camacho by knockout in round five at Roberto Clemente Coliseum.
Solis last boxed in 1995 and retired with a record of 30 wins, 13 losses, and 2 draws.
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- Jan 2, 1958
Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
- Puerto Rico
- Lived in
- San Juan
on July 23, 2013
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