Antonio Cervantes Record & Stats

Antonio Cervantes Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 19 years and 10 months, Antonio Cervantes fought 80 times with 67 wins, 12 losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on December 9, 1983, Cervantes' boxing record stood at 67-12-1 (37 KO wins, 2 KO losses).

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San Basilio de Palenque, BolĂ­var, Colombia
“Kid PambelĂ©â€
Born
Dec 23, 1945
Age
77
Debut
Jan 31, 1964
Record
67-12-1
Rounds
590
KOs
37 (46.3%)
Height
178 cm
Reach
178 cm
Ape Index
0 cm
Stance
Orthodox
Last Fight
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Antonio Cervantes' record and stats
Antonio Cervantes' Record

      Antonio Cervantes (Kid Pambelé) is a retired Colombian professional boxer. He was born in San Basilio de Palenque, Bolívar, Colombia on December 23, 1945. Cervantes made his professional boxing debut at the age of 18 on January 31, 1964. He is a former super-lightweight world champion. He is 77 years old, and will be turning 78 in 10 months and 22 days. Cervantes is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights80
      Wins67
      Losses12
      Draws1
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins37
      Total Title Wins4
      Title Defenses17
      Title-Fight KO Wins13
      Losses via KO2
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      80Dec 9, 198337Danny SanchezLossUD
      79Jul 30, 198337Sergio Alvarez WinTKO11
      78Mar 26, 198337Amancio Castro WinPTS
      77Apr 2, 198236Jerome ArtisWinPTS
      76Dec 4, 198135Lennox BlackmooreWinKO9
      75Aug 2, 198034 Aaron Pryor LossKO4
      74Mar 29, 198034Miguel Montilla WinTKO7
      73Aug 25, 197933Kwang Min Kim WinSD
      72Jan 18, 197933Miguel Montilla WinUD
      71Aug 26, 197832Norman Sekgapane WinTKO9
      70Apr 28, 197832Tongta Kiatvayupakdi WinKO6
      69Mar 18, 197832Johnny CopelandWinKO3
      68Nov 5, 197731Adriano Marrero WinUD
      67Jun 25, 197731Carlos Maria Gimenez WinRTD5
      66Mar 19, 197731Adriano MarreroWinUD
      65Nov 13, 197630Saoul MambyWinUD
      64Oct 16, 197630Ariel MacielWinKO2
      63Jul 17, 197630Beau JaynesWinKO1
      62May 23, 197630Javier AyalaWinKO1
      61Mar 6, 197630 Wilfred BenĂ­tez LossSD
      60Nov 15, 197529Hector Thompson WinRTD7
      59Sep 20, 197529Battlehawk KazamaWinTKO6
      58May 17, 197529 Esteban De Jesus WinUD
      57Mar 15, 197529Ray Chavez GuerreroWinKO2
      56Oct 26, 197428Shinichi Kadota WinKO8
      55Jul 27, 197428Victor Ortiz WinKO2
      54Jun 8, 197428Pedro Adigue Jr.WinKO4
      53Mar 2, 197428Chang-Kil Lee WinKO6
      52Dec 5, 197327Lion Furuyama WinUD
      51Sep 8, 197327Carlos Maria Gimenez WinTKO5
      50Jul 20, 197327Reinaldo MercadoWinTKO5
      49May 19, 197327Alfonso Frazer WinTKO5
      48Apr 28, 197327Benny HuertasWinKO1
      47Mar 17, 197327 Nicolino Locche WinRTD9
      46Feb 15, 197327Josue Marquez WinSD
      45Oct 28, 197226Alfonso Frazer WinKO10
      44Aug 19, 197226Lupe RamirezWinPTS
      43Apr 26, 197226Frank MedinaWinKO8
      42Mar 10, 197226Jose EscuderoWinKO1
      41Dec 11, 197125 Nicolino Locche LossUD
      40Oct 18, 197125Julio VeraWinUD
      39Jul 10, 197125Gerardo FerratWinUD
      38May 28, 197125Lupe RamirezWinUD
      37Feb 18, 197125Enrique JanaWinTKO8
      36Dec 17, 197024Rodolfo GonzalezWinTKO8
      35Nov 6, 197024Jorge RodriguezWinKO8
      34Mar 23, 197024Diego TovarWinKO1
      33Feb 20, 197024Pedro ChirinosWinPTS
      32Nov 10, 196923Antonio GĂłmezLossPTS
      31Aug 15, 196923Orlando RivasWinKO2
      30Jul 21, 196923Francisco BolivarLossPTS
      29Jun 4, 196923Milton MendezWinPTS
      28Apr 15, 196923Frank LeroyWinKO2
      27Feb 9, 196923Jesus GonzalezWinTKO2
      26Dec 20, 196822Cruz MarcanoLossKO4
      25Nov 25, 196822Orlando RuizWinKO1
      24Aug 31, 196822Jose GodoyWinPTS
      23Jan 21, 196822Heliodoro PitaluaWinPTS
      22Aug 5, 196721Rafa RojasWinKO5
      21Jun 19, 196721Nestor RojasLossPTS
      20Jun 3, 196721Reynaldo LopezWinPTS
      19May 20, 196721Heliodoro PitaluaWinPTS
      18Apr 2, 196721Heliodoro PitaluaLossPTS
      17Feb 3, 196721Victor CanoLossPTS
      16Nov 6, 196620Cipriano ZuluagaLossPTS
      15Sep 23, 196620Cipriano ZuluagaLossPTS
      14Jul 29, 196620Reynaldo LopezDrawPTS
      13Jun 24, 196620Jose ZunigaWinPTS
      12May 24, 196620Jose GodoyWinPTS
      11May 10, 196620Jesus CardenasWinKO7
      10Apr 29, 196620Jose GodoyWinPTS
      9Mar 19, 196620Antonio YiWinPTS
      8Jan 19, 196620Rafael DonodoWinKO2
      7Oct 2, 196519Antonio YiWinPTS
      6Jun 20, 196418Felix SalgadoWinPTS
      5May 5, 196418Oscar GonzalezWinPTS
      4Apr 21, 196418Rodolfo MarquezWinKO3
      3Mar 20, 196418Rodolfo MarquezWinPTS
      2Feb 28, 196418Rodolfo MarquezWinPTS
      1Jan 31, 196418Juan MartinezWinPTS

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      Statistics

      Antonio Cervantes is 178 cm tall (5' 10.08") with a reach of 178 cm (5' 10.08"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 0. Cervantes has a 46.3% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Antonio Cervantes' professional boxing career spanned more than 19 years — from 1964 to 1983.

      Cervantes made his debut against Juan Martinez at the age of 18 on January 31, 1964, defeating Martinez via 6 round PTS. He went on to win 12 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 3 wins via stoppage.

      Cervantes had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on December 11, 1971 after 40 professional fights, against Nicolino Locche for the WBA and The Ring titles. He lost to Locche via 15 round unanimous decision.

      Cervantes has won four world titles at super-lightweight. For all the details about Cervantes' world title wins and defenses refer to "Antonio Cervantes World Titles".

      Some of Cervantes' best fights and notable victories include wins over Carlos Maria Gimenez, Chang-Kil Lee, Victor Ortiz, Hector Thompson, Miguel Montilla, Alfonso Frazer, and Shinichi Kadota.

      Antonio Cervantes had a total of 12 losses in his professional boxing career — three of them in title bouts and nine in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Cipriano Zuluaga via 10 round PTS on September 23, 1966, which ended his 13-fight win streak. He has been stopped two times and lost 10 times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Antonio Cervantes' losses".

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Danny Sanchez on December 9, 1983. Cervantes lost the fight via 10 round unanimous decision. It's been 39 years, 1 month, and 23 days since this fight.

      Cervantes retired from professional boxing with a record of 67-12-1, which included 37 knockout wins and 2 losses via knockout, and 4 title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 1998.

      Career Highlights

      Antonio Cervantes fought a total of 80 times during his professional career. He was among the very best of his generation and put on some great performances. These seven fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Antonio Cervantes vs. Alfonso Frazer

        A 26-year old Antonio Cervantes (34-9-1, 14 KO) had his first world title fight against Alfonso Frazer for Frazer's WBA and The Ring super-lightweight belts.

        Cervantes defeated Frazer via 10th round KO to win the WBA and Ring Magazine super-lightweight titles.

      • Antonio Cervantes vs. Alfonso Frazer

        In a rematch, a 27-year old Antonio Cervantes (38-9-1, 17 KO) faced Alfonso Frazer in a super-lightweight title defense fight.

        Cervantes defeated Frazer via 5th round TKO to retain the WBA and Ring Magazine super-lightweight titles.

      • Antonio Cervantes vs. Carlos Maria Gimenez

        A 27-year old Antonio Cervantes (40-9-1, 19 KO) faced Carlos Maria Gimenez in a super-lightweight title defense fight.

        Cervantes defeated Gimenez via 5th round TKO to retain the WBA and Ring Magazine super-lightweight titles.

      • Antonio Cervantes vs. Chang-Kil Lee

        A 28-year old Antonio Cervantes (42-9-1, 20 KO) faced Chang-Kil Lee in a super-lightweight title defense fight.

        Cervantes defeated Lee via 6th round KO to retain the WBA and Ring Magazine super-lightweight titles.

      • Antonio Cervantes vs. Victor Ortiz

        A 28-year old Antonio Cervantes (44-9-1, 22 KO) faced Victor Ortiz in a super-lightweight title defense fight.

        Cervantes defeated Ortiz via 2nd round KO to retain the WBA and Ring Magazine super-lightweight titles.

      • Antonio Cervantes vs. Hector Thompson

        A 29-year old Antonio Cervantes (49-9-1, 26 KO) faced Hector Thompson in a super-lightweight title defense fight.

        Cervantes defeated Thompson via 7th round RTD to retain the WBA and Ring Magazine super-lightweight titles.

      • Antonio Cervantes vs. Miguel Montilla

        In a rematch, a 34-year old Antonio Cervantes (62-10-1, 34 KO) faced Miguel Montilla in a super-lightweight title defense fight.

        Cervantes defeated Montilla via 7th round TKO to retain the WBA and Ring Magazine super-lightweight titles.

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