Where Are They Now?

Joseph Conforte


Age 93, a fugitive of United States justice, living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Sally Conforte

Deceased, 1992

First legal brothel owner in America (1971), first female boxing manager (1976).

John Colletti Senior

Deceased, 2007

Dedicated friend and bodyguard to Joseph Conforte.

Margarita Delacruz

Deceased, 1984

Joseph Conforte’s girlfriend.

Oscar “Ringo” Bonavena

Deceased, 1976

Once fifth-ranked world heavyweight boxer from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Bernardo “The Bomber” Mercado


Runner-up contender for world heavyweight boxing title behind Leon Spinks, circa 1980. Lives in his home country of Columbia.