Felix Trinidad

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Date of Birth January 10, 1973
Place of Birth Fajardo, PR
Age 47 years old
Horoscope Capricorn

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Félix Trinidad

Félix Juan Trinidad García, popularly known as "Tito" Trinidad, is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer who competed from 1990 to 2008. He held multiple world championships in three weight classes, and is considered to be one of the greatest Puerto Rican boxers of all time. After winning five national amateur championships in Puerto Rico, Trinidad debuted as a professional when he was seventeen, and won his first world championship by defeating Maurice Blocker to win the IBF welterweight title in 1993. He held the title for 6 years, 8 months and 14 days. As his career continued, he defeated Oscar De La Hoya to win the WBC and lineal welterweight titles in 1999; Fernando Vargas to win the unified WBA and IBF light middleweight titles in 2000; and William Joppy to win the WBA middleweight title in 2001. Trinidad's first professional loss was against Bernard Hopkins later in 2001, and following this he retired from boxing for the first time.

Real name: Juan Félix Trinidad García
Nickname(s): Tito
Nationality: Puerto Rican
Born: January 10, 1973, Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Stance: Orthodox
Total fights: 45
Wins: 42
Wins by KO: 35
Losses: 3
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About Felix Trinidad

Champion Puerto Rican professional boxer who compiled a career record of 42-3. He held the IBF welterweight title and WBA middleweight title amongst others.

Before Fame

He won his first professional fight by knockout against Maurice Blocker in June, 1993.

Achievement

He lost via unanimous decision to Roy Jones, Jr. on January 19, 2008, his last professional fight.

Family Life

He married Sharon Santiago, a childhood acquintance, after much courtship. He has three daughters named Ashley, Alayah and Leysha as well as a son named Larysha.

Associations

He defeated Oscar De La Hoya to retain the IBF welterweight title on September 18, 1999.

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Latest information about Felix Trinidad updated on October 26, 2020.

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