Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Arguellos in:
 • Cementerio Jardines del Recuerdo
 • Managua
 • Managua
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Alexis Arguello
Birth: Apr. 19, 1952
Managua, Nicaragua
Death: Jul. 1, 2009
Managua, Nicaragua

Professional Boxer. He held world titles in the Featherweight, Super Featherweight and Lightweight Divisions. In 1974, he won his first world championship title when he defeated Mexico's Ruben Olivares for the WBA Featherweight crown. In 1978, he won the WBC Super Featherweight belt after he was victorious over Puerto Rico's Alfredo Escalera. In 1981, he would capture his third title with a points victory over Scotland's Jim Watt for the WBC Lightweight crown. It was perhaps a 14th round knockout loss to Aaron Pryor in 1982 that Arguello may be best remembered for. He retired from boxing in 1995 after compiling a record of 82 wins (65 knockouts) and 8 losses in 90 bouts. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1992. At the time of his death, he was serving as Mayor of Managua, Nicaragua. (bio by: C.S.) 
Cementerio Jardines del Recuerdo
Managua, Nicaragua
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jul 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38945711
Alexis Arguello
Added by: Soorus
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- R I P
 Added: Oct. 27, 2015

- LawBaby
 Added: Apr. 19, 2015

- R I P
 Added: Dec. 12, 2014
There are 75 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.1 after 61 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service