In Memoriam: Fighting Mack

Jan 2023

The great boxing legend, Edwin “Fighting Mack” Alberto, has passed away.
Edwin Nicodemus Alberto (September 1946 – January 2023) born and raised in Bandabou Curacao started to learn boxing from his uncle The Late Pedro “Shonpe” Hooi († April 30, 2020).
After a successful boxing career in Curacao and in the Caribbean, he left for the Netherlands and boxed from there, worldwide. Fighting Mack had many KO victories on his record and won the European title in 1968. In Italy he knocked out the Italian Carmelo Bossi and became the EBU Welterweight Champion. According to, his record is 28 wins, including 20 victories by KO, 14 losses, and 2 draws.

Fighting Mack rest in peace and condolences to his family and friends.