It is with great sadness that we report the death of Hall of Famer Eder Jofre, one of the greatest Brazilian boxers of all time. He died from a long-time illness because of his age. Jofre was a legendary bantamweight and featherweight champion, and his accomplishments in the ring are truly unmatched.
Jofre was a world champion in two weight classes, bantamweight and featherweight, and is widely considered one of the best punchers of all time. He compiled an astonishing 72-2-4 record with 50 KO victories during his career.
In 2003, he was ranked by The Ring magazine as the 85th greatest boxer of all time. Jofre was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990.
Eder Jofre Career Highlights
Eder Jofre was a world champion boxer in two weight classes, bantamweight and featherweight. He is considered one of the best punchers of all time. Jofre is also in the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
He was born in Brazil on October 16, 1935, and died on March 7, 2021, at the age of 86. Jofre had an outstanding career record of 72 wins, 2 losses, 4 draws, and 50 KOs. In 2003, The Ring magazine ranked Jofre as the 85th greatest boxer of all time.
In 1990, Jofre was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Jofre’s career highlights include wins over hall of Famers Alphonse Halimi, Chucho Castillo, and Sandy Saddler.
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He also had notable draws with Manny Elias and Ismael Laguna. Eder Jofre was a great boxer who will be remembered for his skills, punching power, and accomplishments in the ring. He was a true icon of the sport and will be dearly missed.
He will be remembered as one of the all-time greats of the sport. Rest in peace, Eder Jofre.