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José Nápoles

1940 - 2019

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José Ángel Nápoles (April 13, 1940 – August 16, 2019) was a Cuban-born Mexican professional boxer. He was a two-time undisputed welterweight champion, having held the WBA, WBC, and The Ring welterweight titles between 1969 and 1975. He is frequently ranked as one of the greatest fighters of all time in that division and is a member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of José Nápoles has received more than 191,819 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. José Nápoles is the 49th most popular boxer, the 80th most popular biography from Cuba and the 3rd most popular Cuban Boxer.

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Among boxers, José Nápoles ranks 49 out of 326Before him are Emile Griffith, James J. Corbett, Rocky Graziano, Ezzard Charles, Georges Carpentier, and Tommy Morrison. After him are Oliver Kirk, Canelo Álvarez, Pascual Pérez, Oleksandr Usyk, Rafael Iglesias, and Buster Douglas.

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Among people born in 1940, José Nápoles ranks 262Before him are Tommy Lawrence, Reinhard Bonnke, Fleur Jaeggy, Godfrey Reggio, Pharoah Sanders, and Vladimir Vasiliev. After him are Ansumane Mané, Jaime Roldós Aguilera, Patrick Leahy, Li Zhaoxing, Jorma Kaukonen, and Francesco Guccini. Among people deceased in 2019, José Nápoles ranks 227Before him are Herman Wouk, Janet Asimov, Reinhard Bonnke, Jan Olszewski, Claude Goretta, and Ram Dass. After him are Gene Wolfe, Jean-Pierre Mocky, Fernando Sebastián Aguilar, Bob Hawke, Eduardo Fajardo, and Elio Sgreccia.

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In Cuba

Among people born in Cuba, José Nápoles ranks 80 out of 248Before him are Luis Posada Carriles (1928), José Ramón Machado Ventura (1930), Arturo Sandoval (1949), Chelo Alonso (1933), Mario García Menocal (1866), and José Miguel Gómez (1858). After him are William Levy (1980), Laurel Aitken (1927), Julio Antonio Mella (1903), Pedro Juan Gutiérrez (1950), Dave Lombardo (1965), and Tomás Gutiérrez Alea (1928).

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Among BOXERS In Cuba

Among boxers born in Cuba, José Nápoles ranks 3Before him are Teófilo Stevenson (1952) and Orlando Martínez (1944). After him are Félix Savón (1967), Benny Paret (1937), Roberto Balado (1969), Guillermo Rigondeaux (1980), José Gómez Mustelier (1959), Joel Casamayor (1971), Odlanier Solís (1980), Yuriorkis Gamboa (1981), and Yordenis Ugás (1986).