Dogomar Martínez, Uruguayan boxer, Died at 86

Dogomar Martinez Casal was born on July 30, 1929, and died on February 7, 2016.

He was a boxer Uruguayan.

Dogomar starred out in the 1940s and 1950s, first as an amateur and then as a professional boxer.

Then retiring at age 30.

Dogomar Martínez represented Uruguay at the 1948 Olympic Games.

Also, he was a specialists in the field consider the best Uruguayan boxer of all time.

At 12 yrs old, his brother took him to the gym to work out because I felt very wimpy.

Interested in the sport, he learned to box with Francisco Constanzo in the American Texas Constitution Street Miguelete corner, next to the bar of his parents in Justice and Pagola.

Dogomar Martínez debut as an amateur boxer onSeptember 8, 1944, with Cándido Silva.

Still an amateur, he won the championship 18 times: 3 tournaments Novices, 4 tournaments City of Montevideo, 3 national tournaments, 4 Rioplatense Team tournaments and 4 Latin American tournaments.

He has spent 18 years in the business, and took part in the 1948 Summer Olympics in the category of medium weight.

On May 9, 1959, following the fight against the Brazilian Luiz Ignacio, being national champion and South American champion, at 30 years old, while in what was arguably half of his career, he decided to retire.

Dogomar Martínez passed away at 86 yrs old.