Jorge Arce

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Jorge Arce
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Real nameJorge Armando Arce Armenta
Nickname(s)El Travieso ("Mischievous Boy")
Weight(s)
Height5 ft 4+12 in (164 cm)
Reach66 in (168 cm)
Born (1979-07-27) July 27, 1979 (age 43)
Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights75
Wins64
Wins by KO49
Losses8
Draws2
No contests1

Jorge Armando Arce Armenta ( /ˈɑːrs/ ; born July 27, 1979), best known as Jorge Arce, is a Mexican former professional boxer who competed from 1996 to 2014. He is a multiple-time world champion, and the second boxer from Mexico to win world titles in four weight divisions (after Érik Morales, who first achieved the feat two months prior). In a storied career, Arce held the WBO light flyweight title from 1998 to 1999; the WBC and lineal light flyweight titles from 2002 to 2004; the WBO super flyweight title in 2010; the WBO junior featherweight title in 2011; and the WBO bantamweight title from 2011 to 2012. Additionally he held the WBC interim flyweight title from 2005 to 2006, the WBA interim super flyweight title from 2008 to 2009, and challenged once for the WBC featherweight title in his final fight in 2014.

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Arce remains a favorite fighter among boxing fans and is also the older brother of title contender Francisco Arce Armenta. [1] Arce's trademark ring entrance featured him wearing a black cowboy hat (earning him the nickname "The Mexican Cowboy") and sucking a cherry lollipop.

Professional career

Early years at light flyweight

Arce turned pro at the age of 16, winning his first four fights. He lost to future champion Omar Romero and drew with Gabriel Munoz in back-to-back fights in the summer of 1996, but then won 10 straight bouts and a pair of regional belts before losing on points to veteran (and future IBF Light Flyweight Champion) Jose Victor Burgos on December 12, 1997.

He recovered from that setback with four straight wins, earning his first world title shot on December 5, 1998 against Juan Domingo Córdoba for the WBO Light Flyweight title. Arce won the fight and became a world champion at the age of 19.

After making one successful defense of his title, Arce drew a big-money fight in Tijuana against three-time former champion Michael Carbajal on July 31, 1999. Arce was ahead on all three judges' scorecards after 10 rounds, but in the 11th, the veteran Carbajal connected with a stunning right hand and captured the crown via a technical knockout, as Arce was unable to continue.

After a four-month layoff, Arce returned to the ring and won a WBO regional belt as he scored 7 consecutive wins while working his way back up the rankings for another title shot. That came on October 20, 2001, when he defeated Juanito Rubillar for the Interim WBC version of the Light Flyweight title. Nine months later, he beat Yo-Sam Choi, the reigning Lineal and WBC light flyweight champion who had been out with an injury, to take full distinction. [2] He held the title until the summer of 2005 before relinquishing it to move up in weight. In his first defense, he defeated Augustin Lara. In 2003, he successfully defended his title three times against Ernesto Castro, Lee Marvin Sandoval, and Melchor Cob Castro.

Towards the end of 2003, he participated in the Televisa version of Big Brother, the Big Brother V.I.P. show that put celebrities together. He arrived in third place, then went training for his next defense, against former world champion Joma Gamboa on January 10 of the following year. Arce invited his Big Brother celebrity friends to the fight with Gamboa, his first fight of 2004, which he won by a second-round knockout. But during and after the fight, chaos ensued. One of his friends, actress Arleth Gonzalez, was kicked off her chair by another person. And Verónica Castro was pursued by the press when she was trying to leave the fight site, taking her more than two hours to get to the site's parking lot.

On April 24, 2004, Arce successfully defended his title in a rematch against former champ Melchor Cob Castro in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas. Arce had beaten Castro in May 2003, but the fight was called off after six rounds due to a clash of heads which injured Arce. The fight went to the scorecards and Arce won a narrow, but controversial, decision. He left no doubt in the rematch, knocking Castro out in the fifth round.

On September 4 of that same year, he retained the title with a twelve-round decision in a rematch with Rubillar. The fight caused some controversy afterwards, when Rubillar's manager accused the fight's judges of robbing his fighter, going on to offer Arce 100,000 US$ for a rematch, which would be held in the Philippines.

Arce moved on to defend his title for a seventh time on December 18, defeating Juan Centeno by a third-round TKO. He then decided to try his luck in the flyweight (112-pound) weight division.

Flyweight

On March 19, 2005, Arce stopped Hussein Hussein in the 10th round of a fight for the right to challenge Pongsaklek Wonjongkam for his WBC Flyweight title. He later relinquished his light flyweight crown and was matched by the WBC with Angel Priolo on July 30 for their interim title after Wonjongkam suffered an injury. Arce scored a third-round TKO win in the fight, held in La Paz, Mexico.

While waiting to fight Wongjongkam, Arce stayed busy by rematching Hussein on October 8 in Las Vegas. He retained his Interim WBC title with a second-round knockout.

On December 16, 2005, Arce defeated former two-time champion Adonis Rivas by 10th round tko. In his next bout, Arce defeated Rivas in a rematch.

On April 8, 2006, Arce took on the well regarded, former WBA Minimumweight and Light Flyweight Champion Rosendo Alvarez of Nicaragua, knocking Alvarez out in the sixth round. It was the 4th successful defense of his Interim Flyweight title.

Super flyweight

On September 23, 2006, he moved up to the super flyweight division where he defeated former Light Flyweight Champion Masibulele "Hawk" Makepula by fourth-round knockout (which, according to the HBO commentators, he had predicted earlier). On January 27, 2007, he defeated Argentinian Julio Ler in a 12-round decision, thus earning the WBC #1 super-flyweight ranking.

On April 14, 2007, he lost a 12-round unanimous decision to WBC Super Flyweight Champion Cristian Mijares in San Antonio, Texas. Mijares won the fight by a wide margin, with the official judges scoring the match 119–109, 118–110, 117–111, all in favor of Mijares.

Arce rebounded from the loss by defeating future champion Tomás Rojas by 6th-round technical knockout. On December 1, 2007, Arce defeated former Flyweight Champion Medgoen Singsurat by technical knockout in the first round.

On May 17, 2008, in a very close fight, Arce (49–4–1, 37 KOs) edged Devid Lookmahanak of Thailand (18–2, 9 KOs) with a majority decision in the main event at the Plaza Monumental Aguascalientes in Aguascalientes, Mexico. With a sold-out crowd of 18,000 fans cheering him on, Arce had to dig deep and work hard to pull past the once-beaten Lookmahanak, who turned out to be a very game southpaw and rarely took a step back. The difference in the fight, which also gave Arce the win, was a knockdown in the seventh round. The scores were 115–113, 115–114 and 114–114. Without the extra point for the knockdown, the fight would have been scored a draw. The bout was an eliminator for a shot at the WBC Super Flyweight title. Arce moves on to a rematch with Cristian Mijares, who earlier captured the WBA's version of the title with a points win over Alexander Muñoz.

On September 15, 2008, Arce won the Interim WBA Super Flyweight title from holder Rafael Concepción.

Arce blasted former champion Isidro García, on November 1, 2008, via (48 seconds of the) 4th round technical knockout for a super flyweight belt. He improved to 51–4–1, with 38 wins inside the distance, while Garcia, who has lost 3 of his last 4 fights, was down to 25–6–2. [3]

On February 7, 2009, Arce was defeated by Undisputed Super Flyweight Champion Vic Darchinyan.

Arce fought Simphiwe Nongqayi on September 15, 2009 for the IBF Super Flyweight title which was recently vacated by Darchinyan. However, he ended losing by unanimous decision.

Arce defeated Indonesian Angky Angkota on January 30, 2010, winning the vacant WBO Super Flyweight title. [4] Prior to the bout, Arce stated that he would retire from boxing if he would have lost.

Bantamweight

On April 24, 2010, Arce jumped to the bantamweight division to fight fellow Mexican Cecilio Santos (24–13–3; 14 KO) at the Centro de Usos Multiples in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, Mexico. Arce defeated his opponent by KO in the 7th round, improving his record to 54–6–1. This was not his first fight as a bantamweight: he already fought once in the weight class in 2007.

Arce was scheduled to fight Eric Morel (42–2; 21 KO) of Puerto Rico on June 26, 2010 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, United States with the Interim WBO Bantamweight title at stake. The Los Mochis native withdrew from the fight a few weeks in advance due to a cut he received while in training.

In his next fight, on July 31, 2010, Arce took on fellow Mexican and former champion Martín "El Gallo" Castillo at the Palenque de la Feria in Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico. The Los Mochis native won the bout by KO in the first round.

Super bantamweight

On May 7, 2011, [5] as a heavy underdog, he beat a then undefeated WBO Super Bantamweight Champion, Wilfredo Vazquez, Jr. of Puerto Rico by twelfth-round technical knockout. [6] [7] He avenged his prior loss to former champion Simphiwe Nongqayi in defense of his title.

Bantamweight

Arce moved down to the bantamweight division to face Angky Angkotta in a rematch for the vacant WBO bantamweight title. He defeated Angkotta by unanimous decision.

Return to super bantamweight

On February 18, 2012, he defeated former champion Lorenzo Parra. In his next fight, he faced future featherweight title holder Jesus Rojas. Arce dropped Rojas in the opening round, however, the fight ended in a no-contest in the 2nd round after Rojas delivered a series of fowls rendering Arce unable to continue. [8]

He then moved up to the featherweight division and defeated former champion Mauricio Martínez.

On December 15, 2012, Arce fought WBO Super Bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire. He suffered a defeat on the third round via knockout. After losing to Donaire, Arce announced his retirement.

Featherweight

Arce announced his return to the ring a year later in the featherweight division. After scoring three consecutive wins, he challenged WBC World Featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez, however, he was defeated by 11th round TKO. He retired after the bout.

Life outside of boxing

Arce has gained some popularity outside the ring as well, acting in various Televisa comedy sketches, and participating in Adal Ramones's show's dancing contest, "Bailando por un Sueño", where he and a fellow contestant arrived in eighth place out of nine couples. He has also done boxing commentary for TV Azteca.

Professional boxing record

75 fights64 wins8 losses
By knockout495
By decision153
Draws2
No contests1
No.ResultRecordOpponentTypeRound, timeDateLocationNotes
75Loss64–8–2 (1) Jhonny González TKO11 (12), 2:43Oct 4, 2014Gimnasio Polifuncional, Los Mochis, MexicoFor WBC featherweight title
74Win64–7–2 (1) Jorge Lacierva TKO8 (10)Jun 14, 2014Arena Metropolitana Jorge Cuesy Serrano, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico
73Win63–7–2 (1)Aldimar SilvaTKO5 (10), 0:41Mar 8, 2014Domo de la Macroplaza, Nogales, Mexico
72Win62–7–2 (1)Jose CarmonaKO8 (10)Nov 16, 2013 El Domo, San Luis Potosí City, Mexico
71Loss61–7–2 (1) Nonito Donaire TKO3 (12), 2:59Dec 15, 2012 Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.For WBO and The Ring junior featherweight titles
70Win61–6–2 (1)Mauricio MartinezUD10Sep 22, 2012Gimnasio Polifuncional, Los Mochis, Mexico
69NC60–6–2 (1) Jesus Rojas NC2 (10) 0:09 Jun 9, 2012 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.NC after Arce could not continue from an accidental foul
68Win60–6–2 Lorenzo Parra KO5 (10) 1:50Feb 18, 2012Feria Nacional, Durango City, Mexico
67Win59–6–2Angky AngkottaUD12Nov 26, 2011Plaza de Toros Rea, Mazatlán, MexicoWon vacant WBO bantamweight title
66Win58–6–2 Simphiwe Nongqayi TKO4 (12), 2:01Sep 24, 2011Foro PromoCasa, Mexicali, MexicoRetained WBO junior featherweight title
65Win57–6–2 Wilfredo Vázquez Jr. TKO12 (12), 0:55 May 7, 2011 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.Won WBO junior featherweight title
64Win56–6–2Adolfo RamosTKO1 (10), 2:06Dec 18, 2010Estadio de Sóftbol "20 de Noviembre", Campeche City, Mexico
63Draw55–6–2 Lorenzo Parra SD10Sep 18, 2010 Estadio Banorte, Culiacán, Mexico
62Win55–6–1 Martín Castillo KO1 (10), 2:56Jul 31, 2010Palenque de la Feria, Tepic, Mexico
61Win54–6–1Cecilio SantosKO7 (10), 0:58Apr 24, 2010Centro de Usos Múltiples, Ciudad Obregón, Mexico
60Win53–6–1Angky AngkottaTD7 (12), 1:34Jan 30, 2010 Restaurante Arroyo, Mexico City, MexicoWon vacant WBO super flyweight title;
Unanimous TD after Angkotta was cut from an accidental head clash
59Loss52–6–1 Simphiwe Nongqayi UD12Sep 15, 2009Plaza de Toros, Cancún, MexicoFor vacant IBF super flyweight title
58Win52–5–1Fernando LumacadKO3 (12), 0:35Jun 27, 2009 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.Won vacant IBF International super flyweight title
57Loss51–5–1 Vic Darchinyan RTD11 (12), 3:00Feb 7, 2009Honda Center, Anaheim, California, U.S.For WBA (Super), WBC, and IBF super flyweight titles
56Win51–4–1 Isidro García TKO4 (12), 0:48Nov 1, 2008Mandalay Bay Events Center, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.Retained WBA interim super flyweight title
55Win50–4–1 Rafael Concepción RTD9 (12), 3:00Sep 15, 2008 Arena México, Mexico City, MexicoWon WBA interim super flyweight title
54Win49–4–1Devid LookmahanakMD12May 7, 2008 Plaza de Toros Monumental, Aguascalientes, Mexico
53Win48–4–1 Medgoen Singsurat TKO1 (12), 0:47Dec 1, 2007 Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.Retained WBC Latino bantamweight title
52Win47–4–1 Tomás Rojas TKO6 (12), 1:00Sep 16, 2007 The Joint, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.Won vacant WBC Latino bantamweight title
51Loss46–4–1 Cristian Mijares UD12 Apr 14, 2007 Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, U.S.For WBC super flyweight title
50Win46–3–1Julio David Roque LerUD12Jan 27, 2007 Honda Center, Anaheim, California, U.S.
49Win45–3–1 Masibulele Makepula TKO4 (12), 1:00Sep 23, 2006 Dodge Arena, Hidalgo, Texas, U.S.
48Win44–3–1 Rosendo Álvarez TKO6 (12), 1:54 Apr 8, 2006 Thomas & Mack Center, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.Retained WBC interim flyweight title
47Win43–3–1 Adonis Rivas RTD6 (12), 3:00Jan 28, 2006Plaza de Toros, Cancún, MexicoRetained WBC interim flyweight title
46Win42–3–1 Adonis Rivas TKO10 (12), 1:20Dec 16, 2005 Arena Monterrey, Monterrey, MexicoRetained WBC interim flyweight title
45Win41–3–1 Hussein Hussein TKO2 (12), 2:50Oct 8, 2005 Thomas & Mack Center, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.Retained WBC interim flyweight title
44Win40–3–1Angel Antonio PrioloTKO3 (12), 2:45Jul 30, 2005Estadio Arturo C. Nahl, La Paz, MexicoWon vacant WBC interim flyweight title
43Win39–3–1 Hussein Hussein TKO10 (12), 2:07Mar 19, 2005 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
42Win38–3–1Juan Francisco CentenoTKO3 (12), 2:48Dec 18, 2004 Autonomous University of Sinaloa, Culiacán, MexicoRetained WBC light flyweight title
41Win37–3–1 Juanito Rubillar UD12Sep 4, 2004Plaza de Toros, Tijuana, MexicoRetained WBC light flyweight title
40Win36–3–1 Melchor Cob Castro KO5 (12), 1:57Apr 24, 2004Palenque de Gallos, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, MexicoRetained WBC light flyweight title
39Win35–3–1Joma GamboaKO2 (12), 1:38Jan 10, 2004Centro Banamex, Mexico City, MexicoRetained WBC light flyweight title
38Win34–3–1 Melchor Cob Castro TD6 (12), 3:00May 3, 2003Mandalay Bay Events Center, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.Retained WBC light flyweight title;
Unanimous TD after Arce was cut from an accidental head clash
37Win33–3–1Lee Marvin SandovalTKO2 (10), 2:43Mar 21, 2003 Desert Diamond Casino, Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
36Win32–3–1Ernesto CastroKO1 (12), 1:40Feb 22, 2003 Plaza de Toros, Mexico City, MexicoRetained WBC light flyweight title
35Win31–3–1Agustin LunaTKO3 (12), 2:13Nov 16, 2002 Mandalay Bay Events Center, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.Retained WBC light flyweight title
34Win30–3–1 Choi Yo-sam TKO6 (12), 1:21Jul 6, 2002 Olympic Fencing Gymnasium, Seoul, South KoreaWon WBC light flyweight title
33Win29–3–1Ramon Jose HurtadoKO2 (10), 1:00Jun 7, 2002 Eldorado Resort Casino, Reno, Nevada, U.S.
32Win28–3–1 Juanito Rubillar UD12Oct 20, 2001Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana, MexicoWon vacant WBC interim light flyweight title
31Win27–3–1Juan Jose BeltranTKO3 (10), 0:57Feb 2, 2001Jai Alai Fronton, Tijuana, Mexico
30Win26–3–1Carmelo CaceresKO2 (12)Dec 8, 2000 Los Mochis, MexicoRetained WBC Youth light flyweight title
29Win25–3–1Jovan PresbiteroTKO3 (10)Oct 21, 2000Salón 21, Mexico City, MexicoRetained WBC Youth light flyweight title
28Win24–3–1Alfredo VirgenTKO5 (10), 0:36Oct 1, 2000 Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
27Win23–3–1Emilio PalaciosKO1 (10)Jul 7, 2000Palenque de Gallos, Villahermosa, Mexico
26Win22–3–1Juan Javier LagosUD10Apr 7, 2000Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana, MexicoWon vacant WBC Youth light flyweight title
25Win21–3–1Ladislao VazquezMD12Nov 29, 1999Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana, MexicoRetained WBO–NABO light flyweight title
24Loss20–3–1 Michael Carbajal TKO11 (12), 1:53Jul 31, 1999 Bullring by the Sea, Tijuana, MexicoLost WBO light flyweight title
23Win20–2–1 Salvatore Fanni TKO6 (12), 1:17Apr 17, 1999 Palasport Roberta Serradimigni, Sassari, ItalyRetained WBO light flyweight title
22Win19–2–1 Juan Domingo Córdoba UD12Dec 5, 1998Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana, MexicoWon WBO light flyweight title
21Win18–2–1Jose de Jesus GomezKO1Oct 10, 1998Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana, Mexico
20Win17–2–1Ruben ContrerasKO7 (10), 0:40Jun 5, 1998Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana, Mexico
19Win16–2–1Miguel MartinezKO2Apr 3, 1998Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana, Mexico
18Win15–2–1Miguel MartinezUD12Feb 6, 1998Tijuana, MexicoWon vacant WBONABO light flyweight title
17Loss14–2–1 Víctor Burgos PTS12Dec 12, 1997Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana, MexicoLost WBA Fedecentro light flyweight title
16Win14–1–1Leonardo GutierrezPTS12Nov 12, 1997Tijuana, MexicoWon vacant WBA Fedecentro light flyweight title
15Win13–1–1Lorenzo TrejoUD12Jul 21, 1997 Grand Hotel, Tijuana, MexicoWon vacant Mexican Pacific Coast light flyweight title
14Win12–1–1Pablo TiznadoPTS10May 26, 1997Tijuana, Mexico
13Win11–1–1Ruben ArteagaTKO2Apr 21, 1997Tijuana, Mexico
12Win10–1–1Indalecio ValenzuelaTKO2Feb 21, 1997Tijuana, Mexico
11Win9–1–1Narciso PerezKO1Feb 3, 1997Tijuana, Mexico
10Win8–1–1Ruben RomeroKO2Dec 20, 1996 Ensenada, Mexico
9Win7–1–1Marcos HiedraKO1Dec 9, 1996Tijuana, Mexico
8Win6–1–1Armando CorreaTKO2Nov 29, 1996Tijuana, Mexico
7Win5–1–1Mauricio MoralesTKO3Nov 4, 1996Tijuana, Mexico
6Draw4–1–1Gabriel MunozPTS4Sep 9, 1996Tijuana, Mexico
5Loss4–1 Omar Niño Romero TKO1Jun 21, 1996 Guadalajara, Mexico
4Win4–0Mario EnriquezTKO1May 19, 1996Tijuana, Mexico
3Win3–0Dano DiazKO1 (4)Apr 26, 1996El Estadio de Béisbol del Ferrocarril, Mexicali, Mexico
2Win2–0Jose SantosTKO1Mar 18, 1996 Tijuana, Mexico
1Win1–0Adan AldamaKO1 (4)Jan 19, 1996 Tijuana, Mexico

Exhibition boxing record

3 fights0 wins0 losses
Non-scored3
No.ResultRecordOpponentTypeRound, timeDateLocationNotes
30–0 (3) Julio César Chávez 4Sep 25, 2020Grand Hotel Tijuana, Tijuana, MexicoNon-scored bout
20–0 (2) Julio César Chávez 3Feb 28, 2020Hermosillo Multipurpose Center, Hermosillo, MexicoNon-scored bout
10–0 (1) Julio César Chávez 3Nov 22, 2019 Auditorio Fausto Gutierrez Moreno, Tijuana, MexicoNon-scored bout

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References

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Sporting positions
Regional boxing titles
New title Mexican Pacific Coast
light flyweight champion

July 21, 1997 – November 1997
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Fred Heberto Valdez
Vacant
Title last held by
Royers Vasquez
WBA Fedecentro
light flyweight champion

November 12, 1997 – December 12, 1997
Succeeded by
Vacant
Title last held by
Edgar Cardenas
WBONABO
light flyweight champion

February 6, 1998 – December 5, 1998
Won world title
Vacant
Title next held by
Himself
Vacant
Title last held by
Himself
WBO–NABO
light flyweight champion

November 29, 1999 – February 2000
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Víctor Burgos
New title WBC Youth
light flyweight champion

April 7, 2000 – October 20, 2001
Won interim world title
Vacant
Title next held by
Salikalek Or Ekarin
Vacant
Title last held by
Cristian Faccio
WBC Latino
bantamweight champion

September 16, 2007 – May 17, 2008
Won eliminator for world title
Vacant
Title next held by
Yan Bartelemí
New title IBF International
super flyweight champion

June 27, 2009 – September 15, 2009
Lost bid for world title
Vacant
Title next held by
Juan Alberto Rosas
World boxing titles
Preceded by WBO light flyweight champion
December 5, 1998 – July 31, 1999
Succeeded by
New title WBC light flyweight champion
Interim title

October 20, 2001 – July 6, 2002
Won full title
Vacant
Title next held by
Wandee Singwangcha
Preceded by WBC light flyweight champion
July 6, 2002 – February 23, 2005
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Hugo Cázares
Vacant
Title last held by
Chatchai Singwangcha
WBC flyweight champion
Interim title

July 30, 2005 – September 2006
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Pongsaklek Wonjongkam
Preceded by WBA super flyweight champion
Interim title

September 15, 2008 – February 7, 2009
Lost bid for Super title
Vacant
Title next held by
Nonito Donaire
Vacant
Title last held by
Marvin Sonsona
WBO super flyweight champion
January 30, 2010 – April 2010
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Omar Narváez
Preceded by WBO junior featherweight champion
May 7, 2011 – November 2011
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Nonito Donaire
Vacant
Title last held by
Nonito Donaire
WBO bantamweight champion
November 26, 2011 – August 15, 2012
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Pungluang Sor Singyu