- Category : 1936-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Small (7,20)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Laws 2
Brazilian boxer, nicknamed Leão do Norte (Lion of the North), considered by experts as one of the biggest names in Brazilian boxing of all time.
He fought for the Academia Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa Academy).
His most famous fight was against Carlos Monzón, competing for the South American title, staged at Luna Park in Buenos Aires on 27 September 1969. After two fights were tied, he lost the fight in the third attempt for the title, with the referee awarding the victory to Monzón.
Severino's last fight was on 28 September 1973 against Miguel de Oliveira in São Paulo.
He is married to Zélia Quirino Pereira, and the father of four children.