Daniel Matellon

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Daniel Matellon
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Real nameDaniel Matellon Ramos
Weight(s)
Height5 ft 3 in (160 cm)
NationalityCuban
Born (1988-02-02) 2 February 1988 (age 33)
Havana, Cuba
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights13
Wins11
Wins by KO6
Losses0
Draws2

Daniel Matellon Ramos (born 2 February 1988) is a Cuban professional boxer who has held the WBA interim light-flyweight title since 2020.

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Professional career

Matellon made his professional debut against Johnny Garay on October 21, 2016. He won the fight by unanimous decision. He would go on to amass a 4-0-2 record before his first major title fight. [1]

WBA Fedelatin light flyweight champion

In his seventh professional fight, Matellon was scheduled to fight Kenny Cano for the vacant WBA Fedelatin light flyweight title, on September 30, 2017. Matellon won the fight by unanimous decision, with all three judges scoring the fight 105-104 in his favor. [2]

Matellon was scheduled to defend his title against Camilo Mendoza on March 10, 2018. [3] Matellon won the fight by a sixth-round knockout. Mendoza and his corner later disputed the victory, claiming the knockdown was a result of a head clash. [4]

Matellon's next two fights were non-title bouts. He scored a second-round knockout of Fernando Godinez on May 4, 2018, and won a split decision against Masamichi Yabuki on September 29, 2018. [5] Matellon was then scheduled to make his second title defense against Mario Andrade on April 30, 2019. He beat Andrade by a second-round knockout. [6]

Matellon compiled a record of 11–0–2 before defeating Erik Lopez via majority decision (MD) to win the WBA interim light-flyweight title on 7 February 2020 at the Roberto Durán Arena in Panama. [7]

WBA Interim light flyweight champion

Following a first-round knockout of Luis de la Rosa, in a non-title bout, Matellon was scheduled to fight Luis de la Rosa for the vacant WBA interim light flyweight title. Matellon outboxed his opponent to a majority decision victory, with two of the judges scoring the fight 116-112 for Matellon, while the third judge scored the fight as a 114-114 draw. [8]

Matellon was scheduled to make his first WBA Interim title defense against the former IBF mini flyweight champion Jose Argumedo, on June 26, 2021. [9]

Professional boxing record

Professional record summary
13 fights11 wins0 losses
By knockout60
By decision50
Draws2
No.ResultRecordOpponentTypeRound, timeDateLocationNotes
14N/AN/A Flag of Mexico.svg Jose Argumedo N/A– (12)26 Jun 2021 Flag of Mexico.svg Arena Alcalde, Guadalajara, MexicoDefending WBA interim light flyweight title
13Win11–0–2 Flag of Mexico.svg Erik Omar LopezMD127 Feb 2020 Flag of Panama.svg Roberto Durán Arena, Panama City, PanamaWon vacant WBA interim light flyweight title
12Win10–0–2 Flag of Colombia.svg Luis de la RosaKO1 (8), 1:2131 Jul 2019 Flag of Panama.svg Fantastic Casino de Albrook Mall, Panama City, Panama
11Win9–0–2 Flag of Mexico.svg Mario AndradeKO2 (11), 0:3530 Apr 2019 Flag of Panama.svg Fantastic Casino de Albrook Mall, Panama City, PanamaRetained WBA Fedelatin light flyweight title
10Win8–0–2 Flag of Japan.svg Masamichi YabukiSD829 Sep 2018 Flag of Japan.svg Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
9Win7–0–2 Flag of Mexico.svg Fernando Ramon GodinezKO2 (8), 0:474 May 2018 Flag of Panama.svg Fantastic Casino de Albrook Mall, Panama City, Panama
8Win6–0–2 Flag of Nicaragua.svg Camilo MendozaKO6 (11), 0:2310 Mar 2018 Flag of Panama.svg Hotel Veneto, Panama City, PanamaRetained WBA Fedelatin light flyweight title
7Win5–0–2 Flag of Venezuela.svg Kenny CanoUD1130 Sep 2017 Flag of Panama.svg Hotel Veneto, Panama City, PanamaWon vacant WBA Fedelatin light flyweight title
6Win4–0–2 Flag of Venezuela.svg Yenrry BermudezTKO4 (6)11 Aug 2017 Flag of Panama.svg Club Arabe de Colon, Colón, Panama
5Win3–0–2 Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg Jonathan AriasUD630 Jun 2017 Flag of Panama.svg Los Andes Mall, Panama City, Panama
4Draw2–0–2 Flag of Panama.svg Azael VillarPTS616 Feb 2017 Flag of Panama.svg Centro de Convenciones Vasco Núñez, Panama City, Panama
3Draw2–0–1 Flag of Venezuela.svg Argenis CheremoSD41 Dec 2016 Flag of Panama.svg Los Andes Mall, Panama City, Panama
2Win2–0 Flag of Panama.svg Marcos ArrietaTKO2 (4), 2:185 Nov 2016 Flag of Panama.svg Jardin Tacita de Oro, Parita, Panama
1Win1–0 Flag of Panama.svg Johnny GarayUD421 Oct 2016 Flag of Panama.svg Los Andes Mall, Panama City, Panama

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References

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Sporting positions
Regional boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Carlos Cañizales
WBA Fedelatin light flyweight champion
30 Sep 2017 – 2020
Vacated
Vacant
World boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Randy Petalcorin
WBA light flyweight champion
Interim title

7 February 2020 – present
Incumbent