Genaro Hernandez Passes Away After Long Cancer Battle

By Miguel Angel Cebreros

Former world super featherweight champion Genaro "Chicanito" Hernandez, passed away at his home in Mission Viejo, California. The popular fighter has unfortunately lost his long battle with cancer. The grand champion at 130-pounds was reported to have passed away around 3PM (Pacific time). The Mexican boxer, who came up in South Los Angeles, finished his career as a boxer with a record of 38 wins, 17 of them by knockout, and just two defeats and one draw. Hernández was 45-years-old. sends our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of the great champion "Chicanito" Hernandez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Cleto_Reyes on 06-08-2011

RIP champ. great person

Comment by RIZO24 on 06-08-2011

One of the nicest and persons in boxing. Was a great technical boxer, it was such a pleasure watching him fight. Not too many fighters like him in boxing this day.. I grew up in southern Cali so I grew…

Comment by TOBYLEE1 on 06-08-2011

Genaro was such a classy guy, RIP champ

Comment by Nemisis on 06-08-2011

This really sucks. He was a Great Person in and out of the ring. RIP Champ...

Comment by IMDAZED on 06-08-2011

R.I.P. of the classiest fighters in the sport. Will never forget after he defeated Azumah for the crown - in a fight where he was blasted on the neck after the bell and refused to quit - he gave…

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