Video: Watch the Golden Indian in action
The story of Paraguayan boxing legend Feliciano Darío “El Indio de Oro” Azuaga is one of a man battling his way back from obscurity and overwhelming grief to reclaim his place on the world boxing stage – at the age of 43 and in a career plagued by misfortune that has already spanned 23 years.
In DG #28 Laurence Blair met “the Golden Indian” at his workshop in Asunción, where the boxer now plies his trade as a locksmith, and talks about his ambitious plans for a comeback. For a taste of what could be in store for Azuaga’s opponents, click on the video below to see him flooring Argentinian bantamweight Néstor Luis Paniagua in a bout at Buenos Aires’s Estadio FAB back in September 1995…
For the dramatic story of Darío Azuaga’s 23-year bid for a world title, read “The return of the Golden Indian” in DG #28.
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