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Photos: Team Puerto Rico Birthday Party For Benitez

Carolina, Puerto Rico - Team Puerto Rico held a party for their honorary captain, triple world champion Wilfredo "El Radar" Benitez, who celebrated his 53rd birthday with his family and loved ones. "The Radar" accepted the visit at his home from the members of Team Puerto Rico, with his sister Yvonne Benitez and the rest of his family. Benitez, was a world boxing champion in three weight divisions and the youngest world champion in boxing history.

In recent months Team Puerto Rico have given Benitez a donation of $ 2,000, helping in the purchase ofeyeglasses, coasted the arrangement of his teeth (missing 14 front teeth) and a future operation on his right eye, which has vision loss.

Puerto Rico Boxing Team is comprised of - César "Junito" Seda, Jr., Jose "Sniper" Pedraza, Thomas Dulorme, Jonathan "Butter" Gonzalez, Luis "Orlandito" Del Valle, Kenny "Battlestar" Galarza and Jorge "Machito" Maysonet.

The birthday was put together by the promoters behind Puerto Rico Team: Universal Promotions, Gary Shaw Productions and DiBella Entertainment.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by [email protected] on 09-14-2011

Benitez seems a bit better this days, and he is more lose and sane, this guys have really brought joy to him. I hope he can somehow recover and enjoy life!!! Happy B-Day Champ!!

Comment by gito7127 on 09-14-2011

yo mad props to team P.R. for looking out and and showing love to ATG . benitez looks better than the last time i saw him on this site .:boxing:

Comment by Hallaqsillaq on 09-14-2011

[QUOTE=Cuauhtli.;11134165]can you for once put a proper sentence together without sounding like a complete dumbass? :lol1:[/QUOTE] I can see where you are coming from, but did you HAVE to post the only negative comment on this particular discussion?

Comment by Onekrazyrican on 09-14-2011

Great stuf! Hats off to boxingscene for posting this kind of news. The boxing world needs a lot more of this.

Comment by boxer13 on 09-14-2011

Its heartwarming and truly wonderful to see and hear about this.

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