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)
NationalityMexican
Born (1979-07-27) July 27, 1979 (age 40)
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.

In different sports when a sportsman wins four crowns, titles, medals, belts or another distinctions is called a Quadruple Champion.

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World Boxing Organization

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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.

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Cowboy hat hat

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Lollipop

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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.

International Boxing Federation Boxing organization

The International Boxing Federation (IBF) is one of four major organizations recognized by the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) which sanction world championship boxing bouts, alongside the World Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Council (WBC) and World Boxing Organization (WBO).

He recovered from that setback with four straight wins, earning his first world title shot on December 4, 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.

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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.

Juanito Rubillar is a Filipino professional boxer and current WBC Continental Americas light flyweight champions.

An interim championship is an alternate title that is awarded by the four major sanctioning bodies of professional boxing, and in other combat sports such as kickboxing and mixed martial arts.

World Boxing Council Boxing organization

The World Boxing Council (WBC) is one of four major organizations which sanction world championship boxing bouts, alongside the International Boxing Federation (IBF), World Boxing Association (WBA) and World Boxing Organization (WBO). Many historically high-profile bouts have been sanctioned by the organization with various legendary fighters having been recognised as WBC World champions. All four organizations recognise the legitimacy of each other, and each have interwoven histories dating back several decades.

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 Munoz.

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 Obregon, 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] He beat a then undefeated WBO Super Bantamweight Champion, Wilfredo Vazquez, Jr. of Puerto Rico by twelfth-round technical knockout. [6]

Arce vs. Donaire

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

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

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

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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
Víctor Burgos
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
Juan Domingo Córdoba
WBO light flyweight champion
December 5, 1998 – July 31, 1999
Succeeded by
Michael Carbajal
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
Choi Yo-sam
WBC light flyweight champion
July 6, 2002 – December 18, 2004
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Hugo Cázares
Lineal light flyweight champion
July 6, 2002 – December 18, 2004
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Eric Ortiz
New title WBC flyweight champion
Interim title

June 30, 2005 – September 2006
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Pongsaklek Wonjongkam
Preceded by
Rafael Concepción
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
Wilfredo Vázquez Jr.
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 – February 2012
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Pungluang Sor Singyu