Enrique Ponce

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Bullfighter
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Date of Birth December 8, 1971
Place of Birth Valencia, Spain
Age 48 years old
Horoscope Sagittarius

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Alfonso Enrique Ponce Martínez, also known as Enrique Ponce, is a famous Spanish bullfighter.

Born: Dec 08, 1971, Chiva, Valencia, Spain
Nationality: Spanish
Spouse(s): Paloma Cuevas

About Enrique Ponce

Matador who is famous for becoming the first torero to surpass fighting 2,000 corridas. He reached his first major triumph in North America at the 1991 International Fair of San Sebastian, before going on to achieve major success across Europe and Latin America.

Before Fame

He killed his first bull calf at age 9. He would later make his full debut as a matador in 1988.

Achievement

He has become known as one of the most prolific and successful bullfighters to ever fight. He suffered a severe goring in March 2014, and eventually came back to full strength.

Family Life

His grandfather Rafael Ponce Navarro was also a famed Spanish bullfighter.

Associations

He and Julian Lopez Escobar are both famous and prolific Spanish bullfighters.

Information related to Enrique Ponce

  • Bullfighting - Bullfighting is a physical contest that generally involves humans attempting to publicly subdue, immobilise, or kill a bull, usually according to a set of rules, guidelines, or cultural expectations.
  • Torero - "Torero" or "toureiro" is the Spanish word for bullfighter and describes all the performers in the sport of bullfighting as practised in Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Peru, France and other countries influenced by Spanish culture.
  • Spanish bullfighters
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Latest information about Enrique Ponce updated on December 02, 2020.

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