Sonny Boy Jaro

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Sonny Boy Jaro
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Real nameSonny Boy Jaro
Nickname(s)Sonnyboy J Singwancha
Weight(s) Flyweight
Super Bantamweight
Height5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Nationality Flag of the Philippines.svg Filipino
Born (1982-03-24) March 24, 1982 (age 38)
Silay City, Philippines
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights61
Wins42
Wins by KO30
Losses14
Draws5

Sonny Boy Jaro (born March 24, 1982) is a Filipino professional boxer and is a former WBC, The Ring and Lineal Flyweight World Champion.

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Biography

Jaro first made a living in making shoes with his father. At 12 years of age, he took up boxing where he had 59 amateur fights. [1]

He began boxing professionally on September 1, 2001.

In his first world title attempt, Jaro challenged Edgar Sosa for the WBC 108-pound title on September 27, 2008. Despite scoring a knockdown in the 9th round, he ended up losing a unanimous decision.

Jaro got another shot at a world championship where he took on Giovanni Segura for the WBA light flyweight title on November 21, 2009. He was, however, subdued in the opening round.

After moving up in weight a number of bouts earlier, Jaro defeated Pongsaklek Wonjongkam of Thailand by knockout in the sixth of twelve rounds for the WBC, The Ring and Lineal Flyweight World titles on March 2, 2012 in Chonburi, Thailand. [2] [3] However, he would lose the titles to Toshiyuki Igarashi in his first title defense on July 16, 2012.

On January 23, 2018, he won at Eat Bulaga segment Juan for All, All for Juan. [4]

Professional boxing record

42 Wins (30 knockouts, 12 decisions), 14 Losses, 5 Draws [5]
Res.RecordOpponentTypeRd., TimeDateLocationNotes
Loss42-14-5 Flag of the Philippines.svg Jonas Sultan KO8 (12), 1:252017-5-7 Flag of the Philippines.svg Angono Sports Complex (Angono Municipal Gym), Barangay Mahabang , Angono, Rizal, Philippines For IBF Inter-Continental super flyweight title.
Win42-13-5 Flag of Japan.svg Shota KawaguchiTKO7 (10), 2:402015-10-18 Flag of Japan.svg Sangyo Shinko Center, Sakai, Osaka
Win41-13-5 Flag of the Philippines.svg Donriel MarcosTKO2 (6), 0:512015-06-12 Flag of the Philippines.svg L' Fisher Hotel, Bacolod, Negros Occidental
Win40-13-5 Flag of Japan.svg Shota KawaguchiMD82015-04-29 Flag of Japan.svg Sangyo Shinko Center, Sakai, Osaka
Win39-13-5 Flag of the Philippines.svg Albert AlcoyTKO2 (8), 1:512015-02-15 Flag of the Philippines.svg Angono Sports Complex, Barangay Mahabang, Angono, Rizal
Win38-13-5 Flag of the Philippines.svg Danilo PenaUD82014-11-30 Flag of the Philippines.svg Angono Sports Complex, Barangay Mahabang, Angono, Rizal
Win37-13-5 Flag of Indonesia.svg Ichal TobidaTKO6 (12), 1:502014-06-28 Flag of the Philippines.svg Almendras Gym, Davao City, Davao del Sur
Win36-13-5 Flag of the Philippines.svg Jovel RomasasaTKO1 (10), 3:002014-03-21 Flag of the Philippines.svg Angono Sports Complex, Barangay Mahabang, Angono, Rizal Won vacant LuzProBA Super Bantamweight title.
Win35-13-5 Flag of the Philippines.svg Marzon CabillaKO1 (12), 2:222014-01-11 Flag of the Philippines.svg Namayan Basketball Arena, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila
Loss34-13-5 Flag of the Philippines.svg Gerpaul ValeroSD102013-08-01 Flag of the Philippines.svg Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino, Cebu City, Cebu
Loss34-12-5 Flag of Japan.svg Hiroyuki Hisataka UD102013-04-07 Flag of Japan.svg Bodymaker Colosseum, Osaka
Loss34-11-5 Flag of Japan.svg Toshiyuki Igarashi SD122012-07-16 Flag of Japan.svg Winghat, Kasukabe, Saitama Lost Lineal, The Ring & WBC Flyweight titles.
Win34-10-5 Flag of Thailand.svg Pongsaklek Wonjongkam TKO6 (12)2012-03-02 Flag of Thailand.svg Chonburi Won Lineal, The Ring & WBC Flyweight titles.
Win33-10-5 Flag of the Philippines.svg Samuel ApuyaKO1 (10), 2:592012-01-28 Flag of the Philippines.svg Recom Dome, Caloocan City, Metro Manila
Win32-10-5 Flag of the Philippines.svg Allan Ranada KO3 (10), 1:522011-12-23 Flag of the Philippines.svg Angono Sports Complex, Angono, Rizal
Win31-10-5 Flag of the Philippines.svg Rey MegrinoTKO4 (12), 2:402011-06-18 Flag of the Philippines.svg Ynares Plaza Gymnasium, Binangonan, Rizal Won vacant IBF Pan Pacific Light Flyweight title.
Win30-10-5 Flag of the Philippines.svg Reneante RondinaTKO1 (8), 1:292011-05-14 Flag of the Philippines.svg Maigo MSAT Gym, Maigo, Lanao del Norte
Loss29-10-5 Flag of Japan.svg Hirofumi Mukai UD102011-02-05 Flag of Japan.svg Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka
Loss29-9-5 Flag of Mexico.svg Oscar IbarraTKO2 (12), 1:152010-10-30 Flag of Mexico.svg Gimnasio Rodrigo M. Quevado, Chihuahua, Chihuahua For WBC Silver Super Flyweight title.
Win29-8-5 Flag of the Philippines.svg Armando dela CruzKO6 (12), 2:162010-05-31 Flag of the Philippines.svg Eastwood City Central Plaza, Quezon City, Metro Manila Won IBF Pan Pacific Light Flyweight title.
Loss28-8-5 Flag of Mexico.svg Giovani Segura KO1 (12), 1:052009-11-21 Flag of Mexico.svg IXMLTUIL, Mérida, Yucatán For WBA Flyweight title.
Win28-7-5 Flag of the Philippines.svg Eriberto GejonKO1 (10), 1:142009-04-19 Flag of the Philippines.svg Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Metro Manila
Win27-7-5 Flag of Thailand.svg Rusalee SamorKO1 (10), 2:302009-01-11 Flag of the Philippines.svg Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Metro Manila
Loss26-7-5 Flag of Mexico.svg Edgar Sosa UD122008-09-27 Flag of Mexico.svg Arena México, Mexico City, Distrito Federal For WBC Light Flyweight title.

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References

  1. Anson Wainwright (April 7, 2012). "Sonny Boy Jaro: "I'm the real World Flyweight Champion"". Doghouse Boxing. Retrieved 2012-04-07.
  2. "Sonny Boy Jaro - Lineal Flyweight Champion". The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia.
  3. http://www.boxingscene.com/jaro-knocks-pongsaklek-wonjongkam-out-wbc-belt--50189
  4. http://www.boxingscene.com/headbutt-cuts-short-uchiyama-farenas-jaro-dethroned--55062
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Achievements
Preceded by
Pongsaklek Wonjongkam
WBC Flyweight Champion
March 2, 2012 July 16, 2012
Succeeded by
Toshiyuki Igarashi
The Ring Flyweight Champion
March 2, 2012 July 16, 2012
Lineal Flyweight Champion
March 2, 2012 July 16, 2012