Beloved Warrior: The Rise and Fall of Alexis Arguello - Christian Giudice Reviews
Description:ISBN 1597977098 / Author: Christian Giudice / Hardcover / 224 Pages / Book is published 2012-05-28 by Potomac Books Inc
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Beloved Warrior: The Rise and Fall of Alexis Arguello was written by Christian Giudice and published in 2012. Arguello was one of the greatest boxers of the seventies and eighties and won world titles in three different weight divisions. Nicaragua had never had a world champion before Arguello and when he beat Rubén Olivares to win the featherweight championship in 1974 he became an instant hero and icon for his country. It would be difficult to explain just what Arguello meant to Nicaraguans except to say that he was a cherished symbol of national pride, even serving as their flag bearer at the 2008 Olympics. But Arguello was much more than just a boxer and proof that .. Read the complete review