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Rudy Perez Passes Away After Long Battle With Cancer

By Miguel Rivera

The World Boxing Council has confirmed that highly respected trainer Rudy Perez passed away after a long battle with cancer. Perez's exact age was not disclosed. Among the champions that Rudy trained include Marco Antonio Barrera, Marcos Maidana, Pablo Cesar Cano, Tyson Marquez, Jorge Linares, Adrian Hernandez and Israel Vazquez. The veteran trainer had been fighting cancer for the last 18 months according to several close friends.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ßringer on 06-15-2013

Rest in peace to a man who was, by all accounts, a wonderful human being. Barrera was one of my favorite fighters to watch in the 90s and a big part of what made me a fan of the sport.…

Comment by PunchyPotorff on 06-15-2013

[QUOTE=rabagiyo_;13470457]As a Tijuana raised citizen, I hated Rudy Perez ever since I saw his face. I hate that chilango and all the racist bullsh*t he would bring up all the time. Good.[/QUOTE] Wow, prove to everyone here you have no…

Comment by torchemup on 06-14-2013

Tijuaneros are a disgrace besides Erik Morales. Chilangos have the best boxers in Mexico. TJ ain't even real Mexico / more like gringolandia

Comment by juandabomb on 06-14-2013

D.E.P. Rudy Perez

Comment by tlaloc on 06-14-2013

Que Descanse En Paz Mr. Perez

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