Wilfred Benitez net worth is famous as a pro boxer of Puerto Rican. His name came in the finest boxer of the world. The date of birth of this personality is 12 September 1958.
The location where he born is New York City which is located in United States of America. His father “Gregorio Benitez” is he member of the famous families of boxing “Puerto Rico”.
Boxing is in the blood of his family. Wilfred also have a nick name which is El Radar or The Radar. Another nick name which he also gets is Bible of boxing. The name Radar is given because of his great ability to dough the opponent blows and giving him the great response.
Major Wilfred Benitez Net Worth, Income And Salary
As its well known that his family is full of boxers and from their he is also one of the best one. Such that he is the youngest boxer in the history of boxing to be the World Champion. He is mostly popular in the audience with his defensive skills which he has.
Due to his defensive skills he is known as The Radar. This man also achieves 3 world titles and these titles are achieve in different categories of weight. All this he gains in very young age of just 17 years old.
Debut Career Wilfred Benitez Net Worth
Before the beginning of the professional career of Wilfred boxing. This man makes his journey to Netherland Antilles. And he moves to New York city where his fights gone held. With a creative mind this man divides his fights location into these two and also Puerto Rico.
This thing helps him to make his name in the island and get popular in them. Afterward it also helps him in internationally to popular his name through his talent of great boxing. The talent he has in just very young age of 16 year old make him way popular in the WBC and WBA.
WBA Stand for (World Boxing Association). This association is the oldest association and came in those 4 association which organize the World Championship of Boxing.
The other 3 are IBF, WBO and WBC. IBF stand for (International Boxing Federation) and WBO stand for (World Boxing Organization). It is national award which is found in 1921 by the United States with the 13 stats representations if the NBA (National Boxing Association). The name is change in the year of 1962.
After that its spread in the world and make other nation its member and gain a lot of fame and spread worldwide. In the year of 1975 the organization move to “Panama” due to majority of votes. These votes is held by the nation of Latin American.
According to (IBHOF) International Boxing Hall of Fame it is the oldest organization in the four major organization.
Fighting Wilfred Benitez Net Worth
Lineal is faced by him and his High School classmate on the dates of 8 March 1976. Alon with that he also participates in the WBA light Weight Championship.
Facing Antonio Cervantes who is also known as “Kid Pambele”. The fight between Wilfred and Antonio help up to fifteen rounds. Antonio is the 30-year-old champion who have gained 10 titles in defence. The record of this man is 74-9-3 along with 35 KO.
After 15 rounds the winner becomes the Benitez. He reenters into the dame championship for 3 times and then move himself to upper level to the welterweight division.
Afterwards in the welterweight division, he challenges “Carlos Palomino” who is the World Champion WBC. Carlos is also included in the list of the Lineal Boxing World Champion. This all happen in the place name “San Jan”.
After again a 15 round split on the date of 14 January 1979 he wins and become the Champion of the second division. On the date of 30 November 1979 this man fights with Sugar Ray Leonard and the location where he fights with him is Las Vegas, Nevada.
The fight between these two was so scientific such that both were putting each and everything they have and the great defensive is seeing in the fight.
After that in the 3rd round a cut is made on the forehead of Benitez. Along with that in the round 6 the head butt is open and it is done accidently.
And he made a history by when “Maurice Hope” who is the WBC World Super Welterweight Champion and he is knocked off by him.
Retirement Wilfred Benitez Income
Every things which goes up have to come down like this great boxer get to retire. After getting retire this man move back to his home town Puerto Rico. At that place he spends his rest of life with his mother and the income he gets his $ 200 USD as a pension.
This money came from the World Boxing Council. Now he is in sever condition of degenerative brain. This is because of the fights he has and the punches he took in the ring or during the fights.
|Net Worth:||$ 1 million|
|Born:||September 12, 1958|
|Full Name:||Wilfred Benítez|
|Birth Place:||Puerto Rican|
|Residence :||Puerto Rican|
|Nick Name:||The Radar|