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Ernesto Marcel Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Ernesto Marcel.

Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved.

This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased.

Ernesto “Ñato” Marcel passed away yesterday at the age of 72. He was an excellent boxer who left the sport on his own terms. But more importantly he was a good man and will be terribly missed in Panama.

Lamento informar que hoy a las 4am falleció el excampeón mundial Ernesto “Ñato” Marcel. El estaba muy enfermo de varias enfermedades. No fue covid-19. El sábado en nuestro programa proyectamos la pelea donde se coronó Campeón. Paz a su alma y que Dios lo reciba en su gloria.

This Saturday in “boxing classics” we will give a special dedicated to Ernesto “ñato” Marcel that was recorded in 1977 and contains many of his fights. Let’s remember Ñato this Saturday at 8pm, on RPC TV. The sixth world champion that Panama gave.

Autoridades boxisticas confirmaron, el fallecimiento del ex campeón mundial pluma
Ernesto «Ñato» Marcel, que padecía serios quebrantos de salud, principalmente el Alzheimer.
El sexto campeón mundial nacido en Panamá tuvo 33 triunfos, 3 derrotas y dos empates.

#ANDeportes | Colonian, Ernesto ′′ Ñato ′′ Marcel, former world boxing champion died this Monday at the age of 72

The history of national boxing remembers him as the sixth world champion born in Panama. 24 years old and a record of 33 wins, 3 losses and two draws.

The Colonian pugil won the World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight title in 1972 after defeating Venezuelan Antonio Gomez by majority decision. #Scores

Panamanian boxist authorities confirmed, the passing of former world champion
Ernesto ′′ Ñato ′′ Marcel, who suffered from health breaks, mainly Alzheimer’s.

Born in the city of Columbus, on May 23, 1948 and debuted as a professional in April 1966, defeating Valentin Worrell by knockout in the first round. In his third year as a professional he won the national crown of the roosters, defeating none other than Eugenio Hurtado.

And the following year, in 1970, he crowned himself king of the feathers defeating his archirival, Miguel Riasco, who had taken away the undefeated in 1967.

In 1971 he had his longed for starting chance. Traveled to Matsuyama, Japan to challenge champion Kuniaki Shibata. ′′ El Ñato ′′ Marcel showed his boxing virtues throughout the fifteen rounds, lacerated the champion’s face and stormed a masterpiece.

But the judges didn’t recognize his triumph and protected the champion with a draw.

It was then that on August 19, 1972, at the Maestranza ′′ César Girón ′′ in Maracay, Venezuela, Ernesto Marcel had his second chance. Now before a man just as dangerous as Shibata, whom they called ′′ The Lion of Cumana “, Antonio Gomez. Marcel gave a boxing chair and crowned herself World featherweight champion.

The sixth world champion born in Panama. 24 years old and a record of 33 wins, 3 losses and two draws.

He made four successful defenses of his crown of feathers, defeating Antonio Gomez in rematch, Mexican Enrique Garcia, Japanese Spider Nemoto and Nicaraguan Alexis Arguello, the same one who would later win crowns in three different categories for Latin America’s glory.

In fullness of physical forms, in the pinnacle of his career and at just 26 years old, Ernesto Marcel made the decision to retire from boxing in 1974. He never lost his crown, as he never received the count of ten seconds in the canvas.

We are still working on getting more details about the death, as family statement on the death is yet to be released.

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