Manuel Ortiz & Noel Johnson. Autographed Manuel Ortiz Personally Owned and Used Amateur Authentic Union License. This was Previously Displayed at the San Diego Hall of Champions Sports Museum. (July 2, 1916 May 31, 1970) was one of the very best boxers of the 1940s, and was named to Ring Magazine’s list of the 80 Best Fighters of the Last 80 Years. In 1996, he was inducted into the. International Boxing Hall of Fame. Ortiz, who was of. Descent, started an amateur career in 1937. Within a year, Ortiz won the Southern California Amateur Flyweight Title, the. Who was an Olympic runner-up, and. Father of former Van Halen frontman. In their first fight, Ortiz decked Hagar 17 times. In their second match, Ortiz decked Hagar twenty times. Ortiz turned pro in 1938 and in 1942 won the. He defended the title 15 times before losing to. He regained the title in a rematch later in the year, and defended the title five more times before losing the belt to. He retired 5 years later in 1955. Ortiz made a very brief appearance in a gym scene in the 1947 movie Killer McCoy. Ortiz served in the U. Ortiz died from cirrhosis of the liver after a long illness in 1970. Having the Global ID number of simply “1”. 7 Aug 1942 6 Jan 1947. 11 Mar 1947 31 May 1950. The Item Has been Authenticated & Encapsulated By (BAS) Beckett Authentication Services. BAS is the Top Third Party Authenticator and is one of Ebays Pre Certified Authenticators. For more info on BAS visit. Check Out Our Website for Upcoming Events and Photos from Previous Signings. Please View Our Other Auctions For Other Great Authenticated Sports Collectibles. Wholesale and Corporate Orders Welcome. Payments accepted in US Funds Only and Due Within 10 Days of Auctions End. Call American Icon Autographs. 11305 Rancho Bernardo Road #108. San Diego, CA 92127. The item “Manuel Ortiz Signed 1937-38 Personal Amateur Boxing License Card BAS Beckett COA” is in sale since Friday, April 21, 2017. This item is in the category “Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Boxing\Other Autographed Boxing Items”. The seller is “americaniconautographs” and is located in San Diego, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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