Boxers of the past: Kid Chocolate

chocolateKid Chocolate, from Cuba, whose real name is Eligio Sardinias Montalbo had an impressive record, both as a professional fighter and as an amateur.  An an amateur fighter, he compiled a record 100 wins, no losses with most of these wins coming by knock out.  As a professional, he has 131 wins, only 9 losses with 6 draws.  50 of his wins came by knock out.

Kid Chocolate fought at bantamweight, featherweight, junior lightweight, and lightweight with most of his fights taking place in the 1930’s.  He held several titles including world featherweight and world junior lightweight.   He fought the likes of Tony Canzoneri, Al Singer, and Bat Battalino.

To learn more about Kid Chocolate, read on.

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Justin M. Salvato
Justin M. Salvato is the creator & owner of BOXING 4 FREE. He's a former amateur boxer, former USA Boxing coach, and former boxing fitness instructor. These days he enjoys vintage computing, retro video games, and talking tech. He also writes a blog about the Coleco ADAM computer and Life with Microsoft.

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