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Son of “Macho”, Chi-Town Boxer Joshuah Hernandez Looks to Make It Big in Boxing

by on Jan.03, 2017, under Boxing News

Josh Hernandez publicityBy Juan C. Ayllon


CHICAGO, January 2, 2017 —His father, Miguel Hernandez, had just signed with 8 Count Productions and was fighting for the Illinois State Middleweight title against gritty Nathan Martin in the main event.  As part of the deal, though, eight year-old Joshuah was fighting an amateur bout against a boxing commissioner’s son, Manny Gallegos.  Reporting from ringside at the packed DePaul Athletic Center on June 4, 2004, I described the action this way:

A spirited bout between 70-pounders, Joshuah Hernandez and Manny Gallegos kicked off the festivities to the wild cheers of an appreciative crowd. The son of popular headliner “Macho” Miguel Hernandez, the free-swinging Joshuah gave a good account and made his father very proud in winning a gutsy majority split decision. 

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