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  Salvador Sánchez - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Salvador Sánchez Santiago (January 26, 1959 - August 12, 1982) was a Mexican boxer born in the small town of Santiago Tianguistenco, Mexico.
With that victory, Salvador Sánchez was an unknown to the casual boxing fan no more.
Salvador Sanchez is mentioned in a song (aptly named Salvador Sanchez) on Sun Kil Moon's "Ghosts of the Great Highway."
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Salvador_Sanchez   (631 words)

 IBHOF / Salvador Sanchez   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Sanchez was the reigning WBC featherweight champion when he died in an auto accident on August 12, 1982.
Sanchez turned pro at the age of 16 and won 17 of his first 18 bouts by knockout.
Sanchez was a an excellent counterpuncher, dismantling many of his opponents with accurate and swift counterpunches.
www.ibhof.com /sanchez.htm   (302 words)

 Boxing Scene Forums - The Legend Of Salvador Sanchez
Salvador Sanchez Narvaez was born into a proud family of hard-working farm workers but his destiny would not lead him in the footsteps of his family.
Sanchez tasted canvas in the fifth round and was almost on the floor again in the final minute of the tenth round after Escobar connected with a wild left to the head.
Sanchez who was never one to trash talk, remained calm and collected and said that he’d let his fists do all the talking for him in the ring.
www.boxingscene.com /forums/printthread.php?t=1250   (2325 words)

 The Southern Border (Spring 2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Sanchez is a respected leader of Homies Unidos, an anti-violence organization formed in L.A. and El Salvador by former gang members who have turned their lives around.
Sanchez was born in a San Salvador barrio.
Sanchez, who was a witness, testified that he once was picked up by CRASH officers who drove him around for two hours threatening him with deportation and worse.
socrates.berkeley.edu /~border/list_articles/0126_latimes_california.html   (1091 words)

 Title Bout Championship Boxing
Sanchez, always economical with his punches, is missing far more than usual, due in part to his own frustration and in part to Pedroza's defensive efficiency.
Sanchez summons his reserve toward the end of the round and scores with clean, ripping shots to the head and body.
Sanchez is all over him but Pedroza quickly regroups and with a very nice move, spins Sanchez and lands two punches at the bell.
www.ootpdevelopments.com /tb/tbarticle.php?id=185   (2515 words)

 The Legend of Salvador Sanchez   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Sanchez was first discovered as a teenager by his first manager Augustin Palacios.
While Sanchez was solidifying his reign as the top featherweight, Puerto-Rican bomber, WBC junior featherweight champion Wilfredo Gomez was victimizing every junior featherweight opponent that stood in his way.
Today, Sanchez is remembered as the young bushy haired counter-punching stylist who dominated the featherweight division during his brief two and a half year reign.
www.boxingfanatics.com /sanchezszurita.html   (1799 words)

 Deporting to Death?
Alex Sanchez is caught between the INS and the violence of El Salvador.
Sanchez, a 30-year-old citizen of El Salvador, former gang member, and current program director of the Los Angeles and San Salvador-based youth organization Homies Unidos, is facing deportation charges before Immigration Court Judge Peters Collantes in a trial beginning today.
Sanchez was born in San Salvador in 1971 and came to the US at the age of six, a refugee of his country's brutal civil war.
www.motherjones.com /news/feature/2002/02/death_deport.html   (1376 words)

 Boxing: RSR Looks Back on Featherweight Great, the Late Salvador Sanchez
Sanchez defied the textbooks with odds that he was standing there to get drilled and peppered, then in an instant; rattled off five and six punch combinations off of your head.
Sanchez hadn't only defeated Danny "Little Red" Lopez that February, but repeated it for that June 21st in the same methodical discernment as he did the first time capturing the title, and Lopez was not to fight another meaningful bout thereafter.
Salvador worked it to his utmost mutability reliance of skills, counterpunching, and using a fighting assertiveness with a LaPorte who was pretty much in it matching wits throughout.
ringsidereport.com /Smith382005.htm   (2322 words)

 Salvador Sanchez Alexis Arguello Boxing Article
It is a shame that Salvador Sanchez never had a chance to reach his full potential.
I think Sanchez would have taken advantage of Arguello's lack of speed and outboxed him to carry a lead through the middle rounds.
Sanchez had a great chin as ha proved by absorbing the bombs of Lopez, Gomez, Nelson and La Porte but Arguello's power even surpasses theirs.
www.saddoboxing.com /boxing-article/salvador-sanchez-alexis-arguello.html   (332 words)

 Boxing: Pacman's Date with (or against) History
Sanchez was the only fighter to have stopped the durable Azumah Nelson.
The bout came to a halt in the eight round although Sanchez had Gomez in trouble as early as in the second round.
Sanchez was also the quicker of the two, but I attribute his quickness to his footwork.
ringsidereport.com /Nisperos2012005.htm   (1082 words)

 Cyber Boxing Zone -- News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
At the time of death in 1982, Salvador was the WBC featherweight champion with a record of 44-1-1, 32 KO's.
Salvador was returning to his training camp at around 5:00 AM when he plowed into the poultry transit from a rendezvous with a mistress who remains nameless.
Sanchez was what boxing should be all about as he was willing to meet all comers, a quality not so plentiful in the boxing world that exists 17 years after his death.
www.cyberboxingzone.com /boxing/pf12799.htm   (953 words)

 [No title]
Sanchez began his development with practically no amateur career, and like many Mexican fighters before and after him, the early part of his professional career would serve as his amateur career.
Sanchez's second title defense was a rematch with Danny “Little Red” Lopez.
Sanchez earned clear victories in all three of those bouts, but in his bouts with Ford and Laporte, he showed a tendency to fight down to the level of his opposition.
doghouseboxing.com /Zurita/Zurita051904.htm   (1980 words)

 Salvador Sanchez one of Boxing's Greats | TheSweetScience.com Boxing
Salvador defended the title nine times, defeating six top-ten contenders in a row, including a rematch with Danny Lopez.
In an interview with Sanchez shortly before his death, he said the Nelson fight was to be his last fight at 126-pounds.
In Salvador Sanchez’s seven short years as a professional fighter, he accomplished more than many that fought twice as long.
www.thesweetscience.com /boxing-article/1387/salvador-sanchez-one-boxing-greats   (921 words)

 Texaco Press Release - Salvador Sanchez J. Appointed Texaco's Director of Public & Government Affairs
SALVADOR SANCHEZ J. WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 17 - Salvador Sanchez J. has been appointed Director of Public & Government Affairs for the Central America Region of Texaco International Manufacturing and Marketing (TIMM), effective March 1, it was announced today by J. Carey McHugh, Vice President of TIMM.
In his new position, Sanchez, currently President of Texaco Panama Inc., will be responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with a broad range of Texaco's external constituencies throughout this geographic area, including government and regulatory officials, community and business leaders.
Salvador Sánchez graduated from the University of Panamá with a degree in civil engineering.
www.chevron.com /news/archive/Texaco_press/2000/pr2_17.asp   (324 words)

 Salvador Sánchez - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Salvador Sánchez Santiago (January 26, 1959 - August 12, 1982) was a Mexican boxer born in the small town of, Mexico.
An asteroid, 2001 BT13, number 23318, was named after Sanchez (http://www.answers.com/topics/meanings-of-asteroid-names-23001-24000?hl=salvadorandhl=s%C3%A1nchez).
This page was last modified 20:24, 5 Jun 2005.
www.secaucus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Salvador_Sanchez   (648 words)

 What If? Marco Antonio Barrera vs Salvador Sanchez
Sanchez lands a quick combination and Barrera answers with a 1-2 of his own that stuns Sanchez at the bell.
Sanchez starts to use his defensive skills to make Barrera miss, but 'The Baby Faced Assassin' is still able to get a left hook into the ribs of Sanchez.
Sanchez fakes a jab and lands a right left to the face of Barrera, opening a cut over his right eye.
www.maxboxing.com /News/whatif_090601.asp   (997 words)

 BOXING 4 FREE. FIGHTER OF THE MONTH. OCTOBER '05. SALVADOR SANCHEZ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
But Salvador Sanchez accomplished so much in such a short time.
Salvador Sanchez died at the age of 23 in a car accident.
If you want to know more about Salvador Sanchez, click here.
www.boxing4free.com /fighter.html   (130 words)

 Salvador Sanchez - Reviews on RateItAll
The James Dean of boxing, Salvador Sanchez is often cited by fighters such as Roy Jones Jr.
But if any proof is needed to show how great Sanchez actually was, all which needs to be shown is his eventual dominance over the great Wilfredo Gomez in a battle for the ages.
Salvador Sanchez,who died tragically in an auto accident, is probably the best featherweight since Willie Pep and Sandy Saddler-who were probably the two best featherweights,ever.
www.rateitall.com /i-28164-salvador-sanchez.aspx   (406 words)

 Amazon.com: Video: Salvador (1986)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He plays a journalist whose days of glory have long begun to wane, and with his wife having left him, he is now at the end of his tether for that one good project to get him out of his corner.
As things stand, we have very little idea of what sort of El Salvadore culture was actually at stake, the movie does a lean job of providing a backdrop to all the mishap and political intrigue.
I'm from EL Salvador and as a boy, a bomb exploded on my face, got caught in the middle of 2 gunfights and went to bed wondering If i would make it through the night.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0792845145?v=glance   (1872 words)

 Update From Lori Berenson's Family - 29 March 2001
She recounted her work on behalf of the people of El Salvador from 1988 to 1992, years during which El Salvador was in the midst of a civil war.
Sanchez Ceran, the leader of one of the five groups that comprised the FMLN, was directly involved in the peace negotiations at the United Nations and at the Organization of American States.
Sanchez Ceran is currently a leader in the FMLN political party and a member of the Salvadoran Congress.
www.freelori.org /familyupdates/01mar29.html   (1810 words)

 Amazon.ca: DVD: Salvador (Widescreen/Full Screen)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
James Woods is freelance journalist Richard Boyle, who leaves San Francisco broke with his drug-addled, disc-jockey buddy (Jim Belushi) to cover the escalating conflict and hopefully return to his former stature as a war correspondent.
Salvador is an early Oliver Stone film, which required overcoming many production hurdles, lying and cheating to complete filming, and committing fraud for additional money (all admitted by Stone in the commentary.)
From someone who was born in El Salvador and watched a parent get shot 50+ times from communist lefties, to watch this total lie of a movie is distrubing.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005AUJR   (1041 words)

 Salvador Sanchez Boxing on VHS
Salvador Sanchez TKO14 Danny Little Red Lopez II 6-21-1980
All 16 Sanchez fights plus the tribute on his death for $150 or you can just get 1 or 2 tapes at a time which will hold around 2 fights per tape
Sanchez is also the subject of this great documentry on latin legends.
silversurfer91.homestead.com /salvador.html   (71 words)

 Salvador (1986)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Plot Summary: A journalist, down on his luck in the US, drives to El Salvador to chronicle the events of the 1980 military dictatorship...
With a touch of the Hunter Thompsons, Oliver Stone created a quality film about reporter Richard Boyle and his troubles in El Salvador during a civil war that breaks out around him.
Compared to other Stone films, I think this is his best, he has managed to take the true story of Boyle and craft it into a film in which you actually care about the on-screen characters, something he lost later on.
us.imdb.com /Title?0091886   (442 words)

 Latinamerica Press: Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The ex-guerrilla Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) won a significant political victory in the March 16 parliamentary and municipal elections in El Salvador, taking 31 of the 84 seats in parliament and the office of mayor in San Salvador.
Nicolasa Quintremán Calpán, a long time indigenous leader of the movement to oppose the Ralco Dam on the Bí obio River in Chile, has agreed to swap land with Endesa, owner of the dam, in return for 77 hectares of land in another region and US$290,000.
Salvador Sánchez Cerén, secretary general of the Farabundo Marti Liberation Front (FMLN) party, has been described as “closed,” “a gray man,” and “the perfect bureaucrat.” One former guerrilla commander described him as “an organizational genius, but very short-sighted strategically.”
www.lapress.org /article.asp?IssCode=&lanCode=1&artCode=3616   (417 words)

 Fidel Sánchez Hernández
Sanchez was succeeded by his hand-picked successor, Col. Arturo Armando Molina.
Obituary: General Fidel Sanchez Hernandez; President of El Salvador during the `100-hour war' of 1969.(Obituaries) (The Independent (London, England))
Fidel Sanchez Hernandez, former Salvadoran president, dies at 85 (AP Worldstream)
www.infoplease.com /id/A0843373   (215 words)

 Sánchez Hernández, Fidel on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
An army general, he served as minister of interior under President Julio Rivera.
Sanchez directed military operations of the war from the field, with considerable success; after a cease-fire was arranged by the Organization of American States, he withdrew his troops from Honduras despite opposition from many of his military leaders.
Obituary: General Fidel Sanchez Hernandez; President of El Salvador during the `100-hour war' of 1969.(Obituaries)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/s/sanchezh1.asp   (328 words)

 [PRISONACT] Youth Project Leader Could Face Deportation
This article by Tom Hayden in the LA Times talks about the case of Alex Sanchez, a leader of a respected project to deal with youth gangs in the LA area, who could be facing deportation.
We Need Peacemakers Like Alex Sanchez Gangs: Respected leader of Homies Unidos could help steer youths in the right direction.
By TOM HAYDEN At the heart of the Rampart Division police scandal is the nature of the war on gangs being executed by the Los Angeles Police Department.
www.prisonactivist.org /pipermail/prisonact-list/2000-February/002620.html   (1232 words)

 Santa Monica College - Profile
“It’s funny when I look back at all of it,” says Salvador Sanchez y Strawbridge of those days that now seem a universe away.
I mean, I can relate to all kinds of people from all walks of life.” Which is exactly what Salvador reports finding at SMC.
Salvador grew up in the Bay Area, where his folks were heavily involved in union organizing, the civil rights movement, and marching with Cesar Chavez.
www.smc.edu /rotate/students/2005_1/strawbridge_salvador.html   (329 words)

 A Tribute to Salvador Sanchez   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Thirty-three days previous the masterful Featherweight Champion, Salvador Sanchez, died in a tragic automobile accident.
Only twenty-three years old, the brilliant Sanchez had already completed ten successful title defenses.
This night Juan LaPorte, who had been on the losing end of one those title defenses two years earlier, would knock out Mario Miranda in the tenth round and become the successor to the departed champion.
www.antekprizering.com /sancheztribute.html   (74 words)

 sell.com classifieds : 16 GREAT SALVADOR SANCHEZ FIGHTS ON VHS for sale (2GTFT)
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Sanchez vs. Gomez, Badillo, Laporte, Ford, Cosme, Leon, Castillo, Rozelle, Castonon,Cowdell, Garcia, Lopez #1 and #2,Perez, Chavez, and Nelson.
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