Nino Benvenuti

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Giovanni "Nino" Benvenuti (born 26 April 1938) is an Italian former professional boxer and actor. He held world titles in two weight classes, having held the undisputed super-welterweight championship from June 1965 to June 1966 and the undisputed middleweight championship twice, from April to September 1967, and from March 1968 to November 1970. As an amateur welterweight boxer he won the Italian title in 1956–60, the European title in 1957 and 1959, and an Olympic gold medal in 1960, receiving the Val Barker trophy for boxing style. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nino Benvenuti has received more than 291,777 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Nino Benvenuti is the 26th most popular boxer (up from 27th in 2019), the 34th most popular biography from Slovenia (down from 29th in 2019) and the most popular Slovene Boxer.

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Among boxers, Nino Benvenuti ranks 26 out of 496Before him are László Papp, Ingemar Johansson, Floyd Patterson, Vitali Klitschko, Ken Norton, and Mate Parlov. After him are James J. Braddock, Lennox Lewis, Jack Johnson, Sugar Ray Leonard, John L. Sullivan, and Archie Moore.

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Among people born in 1938, Nino Benvenuti ranks 121Before him are Guy Roux, Félix Mourinho, Bob Kahn, Ahmed Jibril, Rocco Granata, and Manuel Santana. After him are Arsen Dedić, Oscar Robertson, Takehiko Kawanishi, Bill Withers, Vakhtang Kikabidze, and Marien Ngouabi.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Nino Benvenuti ranks 34 out of 340Before him are Branko Oblak (1947), Danilo Türk (1952), Margit Korondi (1932), Anton Ažbe (1862), Alma Karlin (1889), and Anton Korošec (1872). After him are Johann Weikhard von Valvasor (1641), Jurij Vega (1754), Srečko Katanec (1963), Leon Rupnik (1880), Franc Rode (1934), and Sigismund von Herberstein (1486).

Among BOXERS In Slovenia

Among boxers born in Slovenia, Nino Benvenuti ranks 1