That first punch of Humberto Aranda lies in the remoteness of his childhood, because boxing was part of the playground equipment.
"I left myself and I left to others purple eyes since I was a kid. I like this activity since the 8 years. "
Then, his father bought him some gloves to start his passion and to continue his hero Muhammad Ali, his boss to copy.
Officially at the age of 15 we had his first confrontation against a child. He declared yesterday in the gym Full Boxing, which he serves as an instructor.
The last punch is as close as it can be tomorrow, when he makes his last professional fight.
On Sunday he will have the prefix "ex-former" before the word boxer.
"Now that I think about it, it makes me shiver, it is very difficult. I had not thought about it, but what helps me a lot is the illusion of being coach and the possibility of being commentator, "he added.
He will say good bye tomorrow in a fight with his rival the Nicaraguan Victor Vaquedeano.
This will take place tomorrow at the National Gymnasium, starting at 7 p. m. The billboard includes seven other fights and emphasizes a return to square Henry Porras.
Porras was selected for the Olympic Games in Seoul 88, four years after he had to abandon the appointment of Barcelona because he had to work for a living, this time he wasn´t earning money.
However, he had the opportunity to fight for the world super welter scepter of CMB: May 14, 1999 against the Spanish Francisco Javier Castillejo.
"It was a very rich climb to fight for a title. I was criticized because perhaps it was not correct time, but I didn’t know I would have another opportunity. "
It is inevitable to review what a sport let you, if it is known as tough, if not violent.
“Through boxing I have lived very special moments, my children do not see it as a dangerous sport, they see it as something that brought his father since they were born.”