Alexis Argüello Record & Stats

Alexis Argüello Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 26 years and 2 months, Alexis Argüello fought 85 times with 77 wins and 8 losses. By his last professional fight on January 21, 1995, Argüello's boxing record stood at 77-8 (62 KO wins, 4 KO losses).

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Barrio Monseñor Lezcano, Managua, Nicaragua
“El Flaco Explosivo”
Born
Apr 19, 1952
Died
Jul 1, 2009 (57 years)
Debut
Oct 26, 1968
Record
77-8
Rounds
491
KOs
62 (72.9%)
Height
178 cm
Reach
183 cm
Ape Index
5 cm
Stance
Orthodox
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Alexis Argüello's record and stats
Alexis Argüello's Record

      Alexis Argüello (El Flaco Explosivo) was a Nicaraguan professional boxer. He was born in Barrio Monseñor Lezcano, Managua, Nicaragua on April 19, 1952. Argüello made his professional boxing debut at the age of 16 on October 26, 1968. He was a 3-weight-class world champion. He died on July 1, 2009 at the age of 57 years. Argüello is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights85
      Wins77
      Losses8
      Draws0
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins62
      Total Title Wins5
      Title Defenses16
      Title-Fight KO Wins17
      Losses via KO4
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      85Jan 21, 199542 Scott WalkerLossUD
      84Aug 27, 199442Jorge PalomaresWinMD
      83Feb 9, 198633Billy CostelloWinTKO4
      82Oct 25, 198533Pat JeffersonWinTKO5
      81Sep 9, 198331 Aaron Pryor LossKO10
      80Apr 24, 198331Claude NoelWinTKO3
      79Feb 26, 198330Vilomar FernandezWinUD
      78Nov 12, 198230 Aaron Pryor LossTKO14
      77Jul 31, 198230Kevin RooneyWinKO2
      76May 22, 198230Andrew Ganigan WinKO5
      75Feb 13, 198229James Busceme WinTKO6
      74Nov 21, 198129Roberto Elizondo WinKO7
      73Oct 3, 198129 Ray Mancini WinTKO14
      72Jun 20, 198129 Jim Watt WinUD
      71Feb 7, 198128Robert VasquezWinTKO3
      70Nov 14, 198028 José Luis RamírezWinSD
      69Aug 9, 198028Cornelius Boza-EdwardsWinTKO8
      68Apr 27, 198028 Rolando Navarrete WinRTD4
      67Mar 31, 198027Gerald HayesWinUD
      66Jan 20, 198027 Ruben Castillo WinTKO11
      65Nov 16, 197927 Bobby Chacon WinRTD7
      64Jul 8, 197927Rafael Limón WinTKO11
      63Feb 4, 197926Alfredo Escalera WinTKO13
      62Nov 10, 197826Arturo Leon WinUD
      61Jul 26, 197826Vilomar FernandezLossMD
      60Jun 3, 197826Diego Alcala WinKO1
      59Apr 29, 197826Rey Tam WinTKO5
      58Mar 25, 197825Mario MendezWinTKO3
      57Jan 28, 197825Alfredo Escalera WinTKO13
      56Dec 18, 197725Enrique SolisWinKO5
      55Sep 29, 197725Jerome ArtisWinTKO2
      54Aug 27, 197725Benjamin OrtizWinUD
      53Aug 3, 197725Jose FernandezWinTKO1
      52Jun 22, 197725Ezequiel SanchezWinTKO4
      51May 14, 197725Alberto HerreraWinKO1
      50Feb 19, 197724Godfrey StevensWinKO2
      49Jun 19, 197624Salvador Torres WinKO3
      48Apr 10, 197623Modesto ConcepcionWinKO2
      47Feb 1, 197623Jose TorresWinSD
      46Dec 20, 197523Saul MontanaWinKO3
      45Oct 12, 197523Royal Kobayashi WinKO5
      44Jul 18, 197523Rosalio MuroWinTKO2
      43May 31, 197523Rigoberto Riasco WinTKO2
      42Mar 15, 197522Leonel Hernandez WinTKO8
      41Feb 8, 197522Oscar AparicioWinUD
      40Nov 23, 197422 Rubén Olivares WinKO13
      39Sep 21, 197422Otoniel MartinezWinKO1
      38Aug 24, 197422Oscar AparicioWinPTS
      37May 18, 197422Art HafeyWinKO5
      36Apr 27, 197422Enrique GarciaWinKO3
      35Feb 16, 197421Ernesto Marcel LossUD
      34Jan 12, 197421Raul Martinez MoraWinKO1
      33Nov 24, 197321 José LegráWinTKO1
      32Oct 27, 197321Sigfrido RodriguezWinTKO9
      31Aug 25, 197321Nacho LomeliWinKO1
      30Jun 30, 197321Octavio GomezWinKO2
      29May 26, 197321Kid PascualitoWinTKO3
      28Mar 31, 197320Magallo LozadaWinUD
      27Feb 24, 197320Fernando FernandezWinTKO2
      26Dec 16, 197220Rafael GonzalezWinTKO3
      25Nov 19, 197220Memo OrtizWinKO2
      24Oct 21, 197220Memo BarreraWinTKO2
      23Sep 9, 197220Jorge BenitezWinKO1
      22Jan 15, 197219Jorge ReyesLossTKO6
      21Dec 18, 197119Vicente Worrel Jr.WinKO2
      20Oct 10, 197119Reynaldo MendozaWinTKO4
      19Oct 2, 197119Emilio BuitragoWinUD
      18Aug 14, 197119Catalino AlvaradoWinKO1
      17Jul 17, 197119Emilio BuitragoWinTKO5
      16Jun 26, 197119Marcial LoyolaWinTKO2
      15Jun 5, 197119Kid ChapulaWinKO1
      14May 1, 197119Mauricio BuitragoWinKO7
      13Apr 17, 197118Julio HernandezWinUD
      12Mar 13, 197118Julio HernandezWinUD
      11Feb 13, 197118Antonio QuirozWinKO6
      10Dec 19, 197018Armando FigueroaWinTKO1
      9Dec 5, 197018Julio MoralesWinKO3
      8Nov 14, 197018Jose UrbinaWinKO1
      7Sep 24, 197018Mario BojorqueWinKO1
      6Sep 24, 197018Marcelino BecklesWinTKO8
      5Apr 26, 196917Oscar EspinosaLossSD
      4Mar 1, 196916Omar AmayaLossKO4
      3Feb 15, 196916Burrito MartinezWinTKO3
      2Dec 14, 196816Oscar EspinosaWinSD
      1Oct 26, 196816Israel MedinaWinKO1

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      Statistics

      Alexis Argüello was 178 cm tall (5' 10.08") with a reach of 183 cm (6' 0.05"). He used to fight out of the orthodox stance and presented an ape-index of 5 cm (1.97"). Argüello had a 72.9% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Alexis Argüello's professional boxing career spanned more than 26 years — from 1968 to 1995.

      Argüello made his debut against Israel Medina at the age of 16 on October 26, 1968, defeating Medina via 1st round KO. He went on to win 2 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 1 wins via stoppage.

      Argüello had his first world title fight at the age of 21 on February 16, 1974 after 34 professional fights, against Ernesto Marcel for the WBA title. He lost to Marcel via 15 round unanimous decision.

      Argüello won five world titles at 3 weight classes. For all the details about Argüello's world title wins and defenses refer to "Alexis Argüello World Titles".

      Some of Argüello's best fights and notable victories include wins over José Legrá, Jim Watt, Rubén Olivares, Rolando Navarrete, Ray Mancini, Bobby Chacon, and José Luis Ramírez.

      Alexis Argüello had a total of eight losses in his professional boxing career — three of them in title bouts and five in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Omar Amaya via 4th round KO on March 1, 1969. He was stopped four times and lost four times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Alexis Argüello's losses".

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against American boxer Scott Walker at 42 years of age, on January 21, 1995. Argüello lost the fight via 10 round unanimous decision.

      Argüello retired from professional boxing with a record of 77-8, which included 62 knockout wins and 4 losses via knockout, and 5 title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 1992.

      Career Highlights

      Alexis Argüello fought a total of 85 times during his professional career. He was among the very best of his generation and put on some incredible performances. These six fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Alexis Argüello vs. José Legrá

        The first remarkable big fight in Alexis Argüello's career. A 21-year old Argüello (29-3, 24 KO) faced José Legrá on November 24, 1973. Legrá was 30 years old with a record of 129-10-4. Legrá was on a one-fight win streak with 49 KO wins. Argüello was the taller of the two by 8 cms and also had a 23 cm reach advantage.

        Argüello defeated Legrá via 1st round TKO.

      • Alexis Argüello vs. Rubén Olivares

        A 22-year old Alexis Argüello (35-4, 29 KO) faced Rubén Olivares, who was 27 years old with a record of 78-4-1. Olivares was on a six-fight win streak with 70 KO wins. Argüello was the taller of the two by 12 cms and also had a 13 cm reach advantage.

        Argüello defeated Olivares via 13th round KO to win the WBA featherweight title.

      • Alexis Argüello vs. Bobby Chacon

        A 27-year old Alexis Argüello (59-5, 49 KO) faced Bobby Chacon, who was 27 years old with a record of 42-4-1 in a super-featherweight title defense fight. Chacon was on a one-fight win streak with 36 KO wins. Argüello was the taller of the two by 12 cms and also had a 17 cm reach advantage.

        Argüello defeated Chacon via 7th round RTD to retain the WBC super-featherweight title.

      • Alexis Argüello vs. Ruben Castillo

        A 27-year old Alexis Argüello (60-5, 50 KO) faced an undefeated Ruben Castillo, who was 22 years old with a record of 43-0 in a super-featherweight title defense fight. Castillo was on a 43-fight win streak with 21 KO wins. Argüello was the taller of the two by 10 cms and also had a 18 cm reach advantage.

        Argüello defeated Castillo via 11th round TKO to retain the WBC super-featherweight title. He handed Castillo the first loss of his career, and put an end to Castillo's 43-fight win streak.

      • Alexis Argüello vs. Jim Watt

        A 29-year old Alexis Argüello (66-5, 54 KO) faced Jim Watt, who was 32 years old with a record of 38-7. Watt was on a 12-fight win streak with 27 KO wins. Argüello was the taller of the two by 7 cms and also had a 3 cm reach advantage.

        Argüello defeated Watt via 15 round unanimous decision to win the WBC and Ring Magazine lightweight titles.

      • Alexis Argüello vs. Ray Mancini

        A 29-year old Alexis Argüello (67-5, 54 KO) faced an undefeated Ray Mancini, who was 20 years old with a record of 20-0 in a lightweight title defense fight. Mancini was on a 20-fight win streak with 15 KO wins. Argüello was the taller of the two by 14 cms and also had a 18 cm reach advantage.

        Argüello defeated Mancini via 14th round TKO to retain the WBC and Ring Magazine lightweight titles. He handed Mancini the first loss of his career, and put an end to Mancini's 20-fight win streak.

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