HUMBERTO "LEFTY" BARRERA


Boxing
Flyweight Ouarterfinalist
World Olympics - 1960


Lefty was on the same Olympic Team as Muhammad Ali. He
reached the Quarterfinals in Rome, winning two bouts and losing a
close decision to an Egyptian Boxer. Humberto was ranked eighth
World -Wide in the Bamtamweight Division ( 118) in 1963 and
claimed the Texas Featherweight Championship in 1964. He and
his wife, Elva, live in Corpus Christi.