Cleto Reyes Castro was born on April 26th 1920 in Mexico City. Cleto had to start working at the age of 12 in a saddlery that manufactured baseball goods. In 1938, cleto reyes took part in an amateur fight and his performance was so outstanding that the public ended up throwing coins into the ring floor; however, the pounding was so hard that he was convinced not to fight again. He chose, instead, to mead the gloves he had used during the fight and this started his career in glove manufacture. subsequently his gloves obtained the approval of the local boxing commission (COMBOX DF), and in 1945 the Cleto Reyes gloves were used in a world championship fight for first time on “La Condesa Arena” was the setting of the fight between the second Mexican Champion, Juan Zurita, and Ike Williams. Currently, Cleto Reyes products have a prominent place in the international market and are exported to five continents with the approval of the main world organizations. Cleto Reyes truly are the “Gloves of the Champions” sometimes called the punchers gloves or referred to as mexican gloves. If you hear a brand saying mexican style they mean a Cleto Reyes copy, unfortunately for these brands mexican leather is unique and all Cleto Reyes Gloves are manufactured in there own factory still run by the Reyes family, imitation is impossible to the Cleto Reyes standard.