Benny Paret

1937 - 1962

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Bernardo Paret (March 14, 1937 – April 3, 1962), known as Benny Paret or Benny "Kid" Paret, was a Cuban welterweight boxer who won the World Welterweight Championship twice in the early 1960s.Paret's death occurred 10 days after injuries sustained in a March 24, 1962, title defense against Emile Griffith, televised live and seen by millions on ABC's Fight of the Week. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benny Paret has received more than 527,731 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Benny Paret is the 113th most popular boxer, the 123rd most popular biography from Cuba and the 5th most popular Boxer.

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Among boxers, Benny Paret ranks 113 out of 326Before him are Frank Bruno, Paul Fritsch, Corrie Sanders, Oscar Casanovas, Ronald Rawson, and Vasyl Lomachenko. After him are Sten Suvio, Jee Yong-ju, Laila Ali, Jean Delarge, Otto von Porat, and Héctor Camacho.

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Among people born in 1937, Benny Paret ranks 398Before him are Michael Jeffery, Chris Blackwell, Ramón Abeledo, Francesco Janich, James MacArthur, and Georg Thoma. After him are Steve Russell, Antonio Bailetti, Gregory Sierra, Magic Sam, Duane Jones, and Raj Reddy. Among people deceased in 1962, Benny Paret ranks 168Before him are Jean Amrouche, Robinson Jeffers, Karen Lachmann, Axel Nordlander, Frank Hurley, and Ron Flockhart. After him are William Clothier, Louis Abell, María Rosa Lida de Malkiel, Pontus Hanson, Emmanuil Kazakevich, and Bjørn Rasmussen.

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In Cuba

Among people born in Cuba, Benny Paret ranks 123 out of 248Before him are Virgilio Piñera (1912), Mireya Luis (1967), Jon Secada (1961), Zoé Valdés (1959), Miguel Mariano Gómez (1889), and José Carlos Somoza (1959). After him are Rico Rodriguez (1934), Carlos Hevia (1900), Oswaldo Payá (1952), Héctor Socorro (1912), Ana Fidelia Quirot (1963), and Armando Peraza (1924).

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Among BOXERS In Cuba

Among boxers born in Cuba, Benny Paret ranks 5Before him are Teófilo Stevenson (1952), Orlando Martínez (1944), José Nápoles (1940), and Félix Savón (1967). After him are Roberto Balado (1969), Guillermo Rigondeaux (1980), José Gómez Mustelier (1959), Joel Casamayor (1971), Odlanier Solís (1980), Yuriorkis Gamboa (1981), and Yordenis Ugás (1986).