Former world kickboxing champion and match promoter Jorge Acero Cali, 49 years old, He was found dead this Sunday in a hotel room in Santa Rosa, La Pampa province.
According to his relatives, would have suffered a cardiac arrest in his room at the La Campiña hotel, while resting after organizing an event in the capital of the Pampas.
Cali had arrived on Friday at Santa Rosa in the preview of the boxing evening that took place last night at the Estudiantes Club and organized together with the boxer Marcos “Chino” Maidana.
Currently Cali was the CEO of “Chino Maidana Promotions”, the promoter he created in partnership with the former world boxing champion.
Gastón “Tonga” Reyno, a Uruguayan mixed martial arts fighter, soon spoke in his networks to say goodbye to his partner: “Thank you for opening the doors to all South American fightersYou were undoubtedly one of the greatest promoters of our Sport “.
On Instagram, the condolences of his fans and sports lovers quickly arrived. “Rest in peace”; “Bye friend, have a good trip. Rest in peace”, are some of the messages of affection that are seen in the comments.
With a great trajectory in the nineties, the athlete popularized one of the most sophisticated martial arts based on his remarkable performance and charisma.
His international titles allowed him to present a series of fights in the mythical Luna Park, where the public accepted with euphoria the show that until then was not so well known by Argentines.
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