ELECTED MEMBERS
   
Last NameSportCountryYear Inducted
VICTOR "YOUNG" PEREZ

Sport: Boxing
Inducted: 1986
Country: Tunisia
Born: October 18, 1911 in Tunis, Tunisia
Died: February 4, 1943

Victor Perez was World Flyweight Champion in 1931 and 1932. The 5'1", 110-pound puncher captured the French Flyweight title in Paris in June 1931. In October of the same year, he won the International Boxing Union’s version of the World Flyweight crown with a second-round knockout of American champion Frankie Genaro.

After losing his title one year later to England’s Jackie Brown, Perez moved up to the bantamweight class, but lost a championship bout decision to Panama’s Al Brown in February 1934. He continued to box until December 1938.

His professional record: 133 bouts— won 92 (28 KOs), lost 26, drew 15.

Perez died in the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland.
 
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