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They exhibit on TV “Gatica, El Mono” to remember the mythical boxer

BUENOS AIRES CITY (ANDigital) Jose Maria Gatica, better known as "El Mono", was one of the most important boxers of the last century in A


BUENOS AIRES CITY (ANDigital) Jose Maria Gatica, better known as “El Mono”, was one of the most important boxers of the last century in Argentina.

From the lightweight category, he had a career that included 96 bouts of which he won 86 times. A figure of immense popularity in Argentina, each fight at Luna Park left the public outside the stadium before each presentation.

This Saturday, November 13 at 6:40 p.m., Canal Volver presents “Gatica, El Mono”, the film by Leonardo Favio and starring Edgardo Nieva, Horacio Taicher and Virginia Innocenti.

The film released in 1993 is nothing more and nothing less than a faithful portrait of the Argentine boxer, who achieved fame despite not winning any title. The film reviews, among other things, his successes, failures and his approach to Peronism.

On November 12, 1963, José María Gatica, a native of Villa Mercedes, San Luis, owner of a prolific career, despite not being a champion, would die from being run over by a group and would go down to the immortality of Argentine .

That is why the retro television signal puts this film, winner of the Goya Award for best Spanish-speaking film. (ANDigital)

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