Moises Fuentes passes

By Gabriel F. Cordero

Sad to report the passing of former world champion Moises Fuentes at the age of 37. Fuentes never recovered from a brain injury suffered in his KO loss against unbeaten “General” David Cuellar in October 2021. He held the WBO minimumweight world championship and WBO interim light flyweight championship, and compiled a career record of 25-7-1 with 14 KOs. R.I.P.

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    • If you google Moises Fuentes GoFundMe, one will come up that was started by the WBC when he was first injured. It is still active. Unfortunately, he leaves behind a wife and 2 sons 🙁

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