Saul Farah, The Fenix Assassin
By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent
93 bout Bolivian heavyweight journeyman Saul Farah is known as ‘El Fenix Asesino’. Turning pro in 2004, Farah’s 15-year boxing record is 67 wins, 23 losses, and four draws, with 58 knockouts. He will fight anyone anywhere anyplace anytime at a moment’s notice.
Almost all of Farah’s wins come over lesser opposition, and he has fought for some minor titles. Farah actually won 19 of 21 bouts between 2006 and 2008. A former Bolivian Heavyweight champion, Farah has fought for WBA, WBC and WBO regional Hispanic Heavyweight titles, as well as the South American Heavyweight title, he just did not win the bigger bouts.
Some names Farah has fought and lost to include: 21-0 Carl Davis Drummond (KO by 2); contender Johann Duhaupas (TKO by 2); 12-0 Trinidad and Tobago heavyweight Kerston Manswell (TKO by 7); heavyweight veteran Chauncy Welliver (TKO by 3); Brazilian heavyweight champion Laudelino Jose Barros (TKO by 4); 12-0 prospect Adrian Granat (TKO by 1); Bronco Billy Wright (TKO by 2); Australian heavyweight Lawrence Tauasa (KO by 3); 3-0 Russian heavyweight Vladimir Goncharov (TKO by 1); 15-0 Junlong Zhang (KO by 1); 4-0-1 prospect Zamig Atakishiyev (Lost RTD 1); and 9-1-1 German heavyweight Samir Nebo (KO by 3). Farah is still fighting at age 36, and it’s a living.