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Who is Alexis Argüello?
Alexis Argüello, also known by the stage name El Flaco Explosivo, was a Nicaraguan professional boxer and politician. As a boxer he was a three-time world champion, and has regularly been cited as one of the greatest fighters of his era, having never lost any of his world titles in the ring, instead relinquishing them each time in pursuit of titles in higher weight classes. His trainer was Lupe Sanchez. After his retirement from boxing, Argüello became active in Nicaraguan politics and in November 2008 he was elected mayor of Managua, the nation's capital city. He died on July 1, 2009.
- also known as Alexis Arguello, Flaco de Explosivo, The Explosive Thin Man, The Ring's Gentleman
- born on (63 years ago) in Managua
- nationality: Nicaragua
- profession: Politician, professional boxer, actor
- parent of Alexis Arguello Jr
- died on (6 years ago) in Managua of suicide
- filmography: played Chico Castillo in "Moving Target"
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