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Mate Parlov
Birth: Nov. 16, 1948
Splitsko-Dalmatinska, Croatia
Death: Jul. 29, 2008
Pula
Istarska, Croatia

Professional Boxer, Olympic Athlete. A native of Split, Croatia, he was the former WBC Light Heavyweight Champion in 1978. He defeated Miguel Angel Cuello on January 7, 1978 to win the title and relinquished it to Marvin Johnson on December 2, 1978. In addition, Parlov won a gold medal after defeating Cuba's Gilberto Carrillo during the 1972 Summer Olympics. He retired from boxing in 1980 after compiling a record of 24 wins (12 knockouts), 3 losses and 2 draws in 29 bouts. He died from lung cancer. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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City Cemetery
Pula
Istarska, Croatia
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jul 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28642882
Mate Parlov
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Mate Parlov
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