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Dogomar Martínez

Full name: Dogomar Martínez Casal
Gender: Male
Born: July 30, 1929 in Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: February 7, 2016
Country: URU Uruguay
Sport: Boxing

Biography

Dogomar Martínez competed as a middleweight boxer at the 1948 Olympics for Uruguay. Martínez was a three-time South American light-heavyweight champion. He turned professional in 1951 and fought through 1959, winning 49 bouts (21 by KO), losing 3, with 5 draws. His most memorable bout came in December 1953 when he fought world light-heavyweight champion Archie Moore, losing in a 10-round decision in a non-title bout. Martínez defeated renowned professional champion Kid Gavilan in 1955. Martínez fought exclusively in South America, mostly in his native Uruguay. In 2006 Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez appointed Martínez to be director of the Knock Out Against Drugs program. In 2008 Martínez was made an honorary president of the Uruguayan Federation of Boxing.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 18 London Boxing Men's Middleweight Uruguay URU 5T

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1948 Summer 18 London Boxing Uruguay URU Quarter-Finals Match #1 2 1948-08-11 Fontana (ITA) , Martínez (URU)
1948 Summer 18 London Boxing Uruguay URU Round Two Match #1 1 1948-08-10 Martínez (URU) , Kolczyński (POL) decision
1948 Summer 18 London Boxing Uruguay URU Round One Match #1 1 1948-08-07 Martínez (URU) bye
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