Paul Ferreri, Italian-Australian boxer, Died at 69


Paolo Ferreri was born on January 2, 1948 and died on July 14, 2017.

He was known as Paul Ferreri.

He was an Italian/Australian professional super fly/bantam/super bantam/feather/super featherweight boxer.

He was known in the era of the 1970s and ’80s.

Paul won the Australian bantamweight title, Australian featherweight title, Australian super featherweight title, holding all three Australian titles simultaneously, Commonwealth bantamweight title (twice), and inaugural Commonwealth super bantamweight title.

He was a challenger for the World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight title against Carlos Zárate, his professional fighting weight varied from 113 1⁄2 lb (51.5 kg; 8 st 1.5 lb), i.e. super flyweight to 129 1⁄2 lb (58.7 kg; 9 st 3.5 lb), i.e. super featherweight.

Paolo Ferreri was inducted into the Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame in 2006.

Paolo Ferreri passed away at 69 years old.