The Untouchable - Nicolino Locche

Highlights of the 1968 fight between Nicolino Locche and Paul (Takeshi) Fuji. Locche is the greatest defensive boxer of all time.

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Nicolino Locche - Was an Argentine boxer from Tunuyán, Mendoza who held the World Light welterweight title from 1968 to 1972. Locche is often cited as one of the finest defensive boxers of all time. Locche was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2003. Locche was known as "El Intocable" ("The Untouchable") due to his defensive mastery, and became the Lineal and WBA Light Welterweight Champion in Tokyo, Japan on December 12, 1968, after defeating Paul Takeshi Fuji by technical knockout after Fuji refused to start the 10th round out of frustration because of exhaustion and his inability to connect punches on "The Untouchable."


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