Full name: HÃ©ctor Juan VelÃ¡squez Vera
Height: 5-0.5 (154 cm)
Weight: 106 lbs (48 kg)
Born: February 9, 1952 in Loncoche, AraucanÃa, Chile
Died: August 18, 2010 in Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile
HÃ©ctor VelÃ¡zquez was Chilean champion as a junior flyweight in 1970 and 1971. In 1971 he won a silver medal in the flyweight class at the Pan American Games. After competing at the 1972 Olympics, he turned professional and fought intermittently from 1973-81 as a pro, compiling a record of 9 wins (4 by knockout) and 12 losses (3 by knockout). In 1979 he fought for the South American junior flyweight title, but lost on points to Argentina's Rodolfo RodrÃguez. VelÃ¡zquez died several days after suffering a stroke in 2010.