Tony Dominguez Jr.

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Tony Dominguez, Jr.
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Real nameAntonio Dominguez, Jr.
Nickname(s)Red
Manteca's KO Artist
Weight(s) Middleweight
Light Middleweight
welterweight
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Nationality Mexican
Born (1963-04-03) April 3, 1963 (age 58)
Stockton, California, United States
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights16
Wins16
Wins by KO14
Losses0
Draws0
No contests0

Tony Dominguez, Jr. is an American professional boxer. [1] He is locally known as Tony "Red" Dominguez because of his bright red hair. He was undefeated but unfortunately forced into early retirement due to a severely injured rotator cuff. [2]

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Early life

Tony Dominguez was born to Antonio Dominguez, Sr, and Mary (Garcia) Dominguez. He was raised in a broken home resulting in his defiance and early trouble with the law. The combination of his troublesome domestic life and hostile public life fueled an anger within him which he contributed to his early violence. After countless fights with his peers, Tony discovered his talent for fighting which resulted in his diversion to boxing.

Boxing career

As an amateur Tony Dominguez fought and won 21 bouts. Of the 21 wins, 19 were first-round knockouts. As a professional he fought 16 fights in which he won all of them. Of the 16 wins, 14 were wins by way of knockout. He quickly became a local favorite to the Stockton area alongside other local boxer, Kenny Lopez. [3]

Personal life

Tony is married to his second wife Kristy (Holifield) Dominguez. He is a father of eight children.

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