Professional Boxer, Boxer
1939 – 2014
Who was Sandro Lopopolo?
Sandro Lopopolo was an Italian light welterweight boxer, who won the silver medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, and fought as a professional from 1961 to 1973. Born in Milan, Lopopolo held the Italian, European and World light welterweight titles during his career. He retired with a record of 58 wins, 10 losses and 7 draws.
Lopopolo won the world light welterweight title when he outpointed Carlos Morocho Hernández of Venezuela on April 29, 1966. He lost the crown to Takeshi Fuji of Japan on April 30, 1967 by TKO in 2 rounds.
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