Manuel Calvo Fernandez death – obituary : former European and Spanish featherweight champion 79, has died

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Manuel Calvo Fernandez death – obituary, cause of death : Manuel Calvo Fernandez 79, is dead. He passed away after suffering from a heart attack on Friday.

Manuel was an ex-boxer (Loranca de Tajuña, Guadalajara, 1941). He was the former European and Spanish featherweight champion. During his illustrious career, he had 54 wins -29 of them by KO-, 18 losses and 5 void, his main boxing achievements was when he defeated the Italian Nevio Carbi to take the title of Europe in his division this was in 1968.

Fernandez was largely regarded as one of the golden generation of Spanish boxing together with José Legrá and José Manuel Urtain, among others.

After his retirement, he remained closely linked to the world of boxing, training his son Manuel Calvo Junior, until he made his father proud by winning and managing to emulate the two titles won by his father.

He had a caring heart, generous attitude and a fun-loving personality that laid the foundation for years of lifelong friendships. It didn’t matter what you needed, he would be there to help you celebrate, mourn, fix things, build something or to just listen and offer a shoulder to cry on or smile to laugh with.

Funeral Arrangements:

The funeral arrangements of Manuel Calvo Fernandez (Loranca de Tajuña, Guadalajara, 1941) has not be made known to the general public as at the time of writing this report.