Yori Boy Campas


Yori Boy Campas Luis Ramón Campas (born August 6, 1971 in Mexico) is a Mexican boxer who was the IBF light middleweight champion. He is better known as Yory Boy Campas. He is a native of Navojoa, Sonora, Mexico, where the word Yori means white (he is pale compared to the Mayo Indians of the Navojoa region). When he was young and he walked into a gym for the first time, the way he hit opponents that day impressed his trainer's "Chava Mendoza and Gilbert Marquez". He began to be nicknamed Yori Boy, and few actually know his real name is Luis Ramon. He currently trains in Arizona with his best friend Richie Ortega. Campas, whose brother Armando was also a respected professional fighter, began his professional career on July 7, 1987 at the age of fifteen, by knocking out Gaby Vega in the first round at Ciudad Obregón, Sonora. His first thirteen fights were all won by knockout, and he built a record of 56-0 with 50 knockout wins by the time the IBF had him ranked as their number one world title challenger. Prior to that, he had won the Mexican and regional NABF welterweight titles. He won the NABF one on his first fight abroad, defeating Roger Turner by a twelve round decision in Las Vegas, Nevada, on  ( Wikipedia article )


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