Carlos Ortiz (61-7-1, 30 KO) a legendary boxer born in Puerto Rico, has passed away in New York at 85. He was a former two división championship title holder
Forget what you may have read online about boxing in Mexico originating around 1915 in bars throughout Tampico with drunken sailors. Jimmy Carroll is the cue
Boxers Oleksandr Usyk and Vasyl Lomachenko, as well as former tennis player Sergiy Stakhovsky, are ready to take up arms in defense of their nation Ukraine
He spent days partying with Edith Piaf and Picasso, he was a dancer for Josephine Baker and a lover of the poet Jean Cocteau… Al Brown, the first Latin boxing champion.
Cuban Martín Dihigo was born to play baseball and is described by most as one of the most versatile players the sport has ever seen. He could do it all.
Alejandro Pompez was among the most influential owners in black baseball history and discovered Hall of Fame talents such as Orlando Cepeda, Juan Marichal and Willie Mays
Six-time 20 game winner Juan Marichal was one of the best pitchers in the history of the Major Leagues and the first Dominican to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Minnie Miñoso’s status as a legend was marked for eternity when in December of 2021 he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Golden Era Committee.
Teófilo Cubillas, who at the age of 21 scored 5 goals in a World Cup, was one of the most important soccer players during the 70s, even impressing Pelé.
Colombian athlete Caterine Ibargüen reaped great triumphs in her great career becoming Olympic and world triple jump champion, and an inspiration for many
Nicknamed “The Baby Bull” and “Cha-Cha”, Orlando Cepeda was one of the most prolific home run hitters of this time and is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame
The life José Luis “Chegüi” Torres had many facets, including sports where he was an Olympic medalist and world champion, as well as civic service and journalism.
Three World Cup titles and a total of 1,281 goals earned Pele the title of King of Soccer and the brazilian legend also helped ignite a soccer boom in America
Cuban wrestler Mijaín López made history in the pasat Olympic Games in Tokyo by becoming the fourth athlete with four consecutive titles in the same event.
David Ortiz is one of the best sluggers who has stepped on the diamond, and recently was chosen to the National Baseball Hall of the Fame in his first year of eligibility
Puerto Rico’s Winter Baseball League was a haven for Negro League players in the 1930’s and 1940’s, including among others Hall of Famers Satchel Paige and Joshua Gibson.
Hansel Emmanuel lost his left arm in an accident when he was a child, but his dream of reaching the NBA and becoming a professional has not been taken away
He was tempted with millions of dollars to desert the “Isla Bonita” and fight against Muhammad Ali, but Teofilo Stevenson always remained faithful to Cuba.
The late Puerto Rican Pittsburgh Pirates star is one of Major League Baseball’s legends not only for his exploits on the field but for his humanitarian legacy.
Felix “Tito” Trinidad is considered one of the best boxers to ever come from Puerto Rico, winning titles in three divisions and fighting the best of his generation.
As part of Black History Month, Unanimo Sports celebrates Panamanian Rolando Blackman, one of the best Latin American players who has seen action in the NBA.