Hilmer Kenty

Name: Hilmer Kenty

    WBA Lightweight Champion 1980-1981
    • Kenty was Emanuel Steward's first world champion; the first world champion from Kronk Gym, and the first world champion in Detroit since Joe Louis decades earlier.
    • Kenty lost a close decision to future champion Sugar Ray Leonard in the 1973 National Golden Gloves Final. Brother of Forrest Winchester.
    • Defeated Ernesto Espana (TKO 4) and (TKO 9)
    • Defeated Vilomar Fernandez (W 15)
    • Defeated Freddie Pendelton (W10)
    • Defeated Ralph Racine (W10)
    • Defeated Arturo Leon (W10) Defeated Young Ho Oh (TKO9)
    • Amateur Achievements:
    • 1974 National AAU lightweight champion
    • 1975 National AAU lightweight champion
    • Represented the United States as a lightweight at the inaugural World Amateur Championship in 1974.
    • Won 29 (KO 17) + lost 2 (KO 1) + drawn 0 = 31 rounds boxed 198 KO% 54.84
    • http://boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=002749&cat;=boxer

    Favorite Book: "The Godfather" by Mario Puzo

    "I loved the book and the movie. I liked "Batman and Robin" series, too. They had great teamwork!"

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