Carlos Monzón Record & Stats

Carlos Monzón Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 14 years and 5 months, Carlos Monzón fought 100 times with 87 wins, 3 losses, and 9 draws. By his last professional fight on July 30, 1977, Monzón's boxing record stood at 87-3-9 (59 KO wins).

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San Javier, Santa Fe, Argentina
“Escopeta”
Born
Aug 7, 1942
Died
Jan 8, 1995 (52 years)
Debut
Feb 6, 1963
Record
87-3-9
Rounds
765
KOs
59 (59.6%)
Height
182 cm
Reach
193 cm
Ape Index
11 cm
Stance
Orthodox
Last Fight
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Carlos Monzón's record and stats
Carlos Monzón's Record

      Carlos Monzón (Escopeta) was an Argentinian professional boxer. He was born in San Javier, Santa Fe, Argentina on August 7, 1942. Monzón made his professional boxing debut at the age of 20 on February 6, 1963. He was a middleweight world champion. He died on January 8, 1995 at the age of 52 years. Monzón is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights100
      Wins87
      Losses3
      Draws9
      No-Contests1
      KO Wins59
      Total Title Wins3
      Title Defenses14
      Title-Fight KO Wins10
      Losses via KO0
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      100Jul 30, 197734 Rodrigo Valdéz WinUD
      99Jun 26, 197633 Rodrigo Valdéz WinUD
      98Dec 13, 197533Gratien Tonna WinKO5
      97Jun 30, 197532Tony Licata WinTKO10
      96Oct 5, 197432Tony Mundine WinKO7
      95Feb 9, 197431 José Nápoles WinRTD7
      94Sep 29, 197331Jean-Claude Bouttier WinUD
      93Jun 2, 197330 Emile Griffith WinUD
      92May 5, 197330Roy DaleWinKO5
      91Nov 11, 197230Bennie Briscoe WinUD
      90Aug 19, 197230Tom Bogs WinTKO5
      89Jun 17, 197229Jean-Claude Bouttier WinTKO13
      88Mar 4, 197229 Denny Moyer WinTKO5
      87Dec 4, 197129Fraser ScottWinTKO3
      86Sep 25, 197129 Emile Griffith WinTKO14
      85May 8, 197128 Nino Benvenuti WinTKO3
      84Mar 6, 197128Roy LeeWinKO2
      83Feb 19, 197128Domingo GuerreroWinKO2
      82Dec 19, 197028Charley AustinWinKO2
      81Nov 7, 197028 Nino Benvenuti WinTKO12
      80Sep 19, 197028Santiago RosaWinKO4
      79Jul 18, 197027Eddie PaceWinPTS
      78Apr 18, 197027Adolfo Jorge CardozoWinTKO3
      77Mar 7, 197027Juan AguilarWinRTD9
      76Feb 11, 197027Antonio AguilarWinKO5
      75Dec 12, 196927Carlos EstradaWinKO2
      74Sep 27, 196927Manoel SeverinoWinKO6
      73Sep 5, 196927Emilio Ale AliWinTKO7
      72Aug 9, 196927Tom BetheaWinPTS
      71Jul 5, 196926Harold RichardsonWinKO3
      70Jun 6, 196926Carlos Alberto SalinasWinTKO7
      69Apr 25, 196926Carlos Alberto SalinasDrawPTS
      68Mar 14, 196926Mario TabordaWinKO3
      67Jan 10, 196926Ruben OrricoWinKO9
      66Dec 20, 196826Emilio Ale AliWinPTS
      65Dec 7, 196826Johnny BrooksWinPTS
      64Oct 23, 196826Charley AustinWinUD
      63Aug 14, 196826Doug HuntleyWinKO4
      62Jul 5, 196825Benito SanchezWinKO4
      61Jun 20, 196825Juan AguilarWinPTS
      60May 17, 196825Alberto MassiWinPTS
      59Apr 5, 196825Juan AguilarDrawPTS
      58Nov 18, 196725Tito MarshallWinPTS
      57Oct 20, 196725Ramon D RochaWinKO7
      56Oct 6, 196725Carlos EstradaWinKO7
      55Sep 8, 196725Ramon D RochaWinPTS
      54Aug 16, 196725Tito MarshallWinPTS
      53Jul 29, 196724Antonio AguilarWinKO9
      52Jun 10, 196724Jorge FernandezWinUD
      51May 6, 196724Bennie BriscoeDrawPTS
      50Apr 9, 196724Benito SanchezWinTKO3
      49Mar 25, 196724Angel Alberto CoriaWinKO6
      48Mar 9, 196724Osvaldo MarinoWinKO7
      47Feb 15, 196724Alberto MassiWinPTS
      46Jan 27, 196724Eudoro RobledoWinKO4
      45Jan 13, 196724Carlos Alberto SalinasWinKO8
      44Dec 23, 196624Marcelo FariasWinKO3
      43Dec 2, 196624Alberto MassiWinTKO8
      42Nov 18, 196624Luis Antonio PereyraWinTKO2
      41Nov 1, 196624Angel Alberto CoriaWinPTS
      40Sep 3, 196624Jorge FernandezWinUD
      39Jul 8, 196623Benito SanchezWinKO4
      38Jun 3, 196623Ubaldo Marcos BustosDrawPTS
      37Apr 29, 196623Ismael HamzeWinTKO9
      36Feb 17, 196623Norberto JuncosWinKO7
      35Feb 4, 196623Ramon D RochaWinPTS
      34Dec 29, 196523Carlos Alberto SalinasWinPTS
      33Dec 8, 196523Antonio AguilarWinPTS
      32Nov 17, 196523Celedonio LimaWinKO5
      31Oct 6, 196523Gregorio GomezWinPTS
      30Aug 28, 196523Manoel SeverinoDrawPTS
      29Aug 14, 196523Manoel SeverinoDrawPTS
      28Aug 1, 196522Felipe CambeiroWinPTS
      27Jul 14, 196522Alberto RetondoWinTKO8
      26May 19, 196522Anibal CordobaWinPTS
      25Apr 9, 196522Emilio Ale AliDrawPTS
      24Mar 11, 196522Andres Antonio SelpaWinPTS
      23Jan 8, 196522Andres Antonio SelpaDrawPTS
      22Nov 18, 196422Celedonio LimaDrawPTS
      21Oct 28, 196422Francisco GilabertWinRTD4
      20Oct 9, 196422Alberto MassiLossUD
      19Sep 25, 196422Francisco OleaWinKO9
      18Sep 4, 196422Americo VaccaWinKO3
      17Aug 14, 196422Juan Carlos DiazWinKO9
      16Jul 24, 196421Walter VillaWinKO9
      15Jul 10, 196421Roberto Eduardo CarabajalWinPTS
      14Jun 28, 196421Felipe CambeiroLossPTS
      13Jun 13, 196421Angel Alberto CoriaWinPTS
      12Jan 17, 196421Roberto Eduardo CarabajalWinKO8
      11Dec 6, 196321Rene SosaWinKO6
      10Oct 18, 196321Benito SanchezWinKO8
      9Aug 28, 196321Antonio AguilarLossPTS
      8Aug 9, 196321Lisandro GuzmánWinKO3
      7Jul 17, 196320Andres CejasWinKO4
      6May 31, 196320Jose N RodriguezWinKO5
      5May 3, 196320Raul Elio RivasWinKO5
      4Apr 12, 196320Mario SuarezWinTKO8
      3Apr 9, 196320Albino VeronWinTKO2
      2Mar 13, 196320Albino VeronNCND
      1Feb 6, 196320Ramón MontenegroWinKO2

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      Statistics

      Carlos Monzón was 182 cm tall (5' 11.65") with a reach of 193 cm (6' 3.98"). He used to fight out of the orthodox stance and presented an ape-index of 11 cm (4.33"). Monzón had a 59.6% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Carlos Monzón's professional boxing career spanned more than 14 years — from 1963 to 1977.

      Monzón made his debut against Ramón Montenegro at the age of 20 on February 6, 1963, defeating Montenegro via 2nd round KO.

      Monzón had his first world title fight at the age of 28 on November 7, 1970 after 80 professional fights, against Nino Benvenuti for the middleweight WBA, WBC, and The Ring titles. He defeated Benvenuti via 12th round TKO to become the middleweight champion of the world.

      He was a one-time undisputed middleweight world champion, and won three world titles at middleweight. For all the details about Monzón's world title wins and defenses refer to "Carlos Monzón World Titles".

      Some of Monzón's best fights and notable victories include wins over José Nápoles, Nino Benvenuti, Rodrigo Valdéz, Tony Mundine, Tom Bogs, Gratien Tonna, and Denny Moyer.

      Carlos Monzón had a total of three losses in his professional boxing career — all of them in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Antonio Aguilar via 10 round PTS on August 28, 1963. He was never stopped, all his losses came via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Carlos Monzón's losses".

      His last professional fight was a middleweight undisputed championship title defense against Colombian boxer Rodrigo Valdéz at 34 years of age, on July 30, 1977. Monzón won the fight via 15 round unanimous decision, and successfully defended his undisputed title.

      Monzón retired from professional boxing with a record of 87-3-9, which included 59 knockout wins, and 3 title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 1990.

      Career Highlights

      Carlos Monzón fought a total of 100 times during his professional career. He was among the very best of his generation and put on some incredible performances. These nine fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Carlos Monzón vs. Nino Benvenuti

        A 28-year old Carlos Monzón (67-3-9, 44 KO) had his first world title fight against Nino Benvenuti for Benvenuti's WBA, WBC, and The Ring middleweight belts. Benvenuti was 32 years old with a record of 82-4-1. Benvenuti was on a two-fight win streak with 35 KO wins. Monzón was the taller of the two by 2 cms and also had a 2 cm reach advantage.

        Monzón defeated Benvenuti via 12th round TKO to win the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine middleweight titles.

      • Carlos Monzón vs. Nino Benvenuti II

        In a rematch, a 28-year old Carlos Monzón (71-3-9, 48 KO) faced Nino Benvenuti, who was now 33 years old with a record of 82-6-1 in a undisputed middleweight championship bout. Benvenuti was on a two-fight losing streak. Monzón was the taller of the two by 2 cms and also had a 2 cm reach advantage.

        Monzón defeated Benvenuti via 3rd round TKO to retain the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine middleweight titles.

      • Carlos Monzón vs. Denny Moyer

        A 29-year old Carlos Monzón (74-3-9, 51 KO) faced Denny Moyer, who was 32 years old with a record of 83-22-4 in a undisputed middleweight championship bout. Moyer was on a 11-fight win streak with 23 KO wins. Monzón was the taller of the two by 8 cms and also had a 19 cm reach advantage.

        Monzón defeated Moyer via 5th round TKO to retain the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine middleweight titles.

      • Carlos Monzón vs. Tom Bogs

        A 30-year old Carlos Monzón (76-3-9, 53 KO) faced Tom Bogs in a undisputed middleweight championship bout.

        Monzón defeated Bogs via 5th round TKO to retain the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine middleweight titles.

      • Carlos Monzón vs. José Nápoles

        A 31-year old Carlos Monzón (81-3-9, 55 KO) faced José Nápoles, who was 33 years old with a record of 77-5 in a undisputed middleweight championship bout. Nápoles was on a 12-fight win streak with 52 KO wins. Monzón was the taller of the two by 11 cms and also had a 10 cm reach advantage.

        Monzón defeated Nápoles via 7th round RTD to retain the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine middleweight titles.

      • Carlos Monzón vs. Tony Mundine

        A 32-year old Carlos Monzón (82-3-9, 56 KO) faced Tony Mundine in a middleweight title defense fight.

        Monzón defeated Mundine via 7th round KO to retain the WBA and Ring Magazine middleweight titles.

      • Carlos Monzón vs. Gratien Tonna

        A 33-year old Carlos Monzón (84-3-9, 58 KO) faced Gratien Tonna in a middleweight title defense fight.

        Monzón defeated Tonna via 5th round KO to retain the WBA and Ring Magazine middleweight titles.

      • Carlos Monzón vs. Rodrigo Valdez

        A 33-year old Carlos Monzón (85-3-9, 59 KO) faced Rodrigo Valdéz, who was 30 years old with a record of 57-4-2 in a undisputed middleweight championship bout. Valdéz was on a 27-fight win streak with 38 KO wins. Monzón was the taller of the two by 5 cms and also had a 18 cm reach advantage.

        Monzón defeated Valdez via 15 round unanimous decision to retain the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine middleweight titles.

      • Carlos Monzón vs. Rodrigo Valdez II

        In an immediate rematch, a 34-year old Carlos Monzón (86-3-9, 59 KO) faced Rodrigo Valdéz, who was now 31 years old with a record of 59-5-2 in a undisputed middleweight championship bout. Valdéz was on a two-fight win streak with 40 KO wins. Monzón was the taller of the two by 5 cms and also had a 18 cm reach advantage.

        Monzón defeated Valdez via 15 round unanimous decision to retain the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine middleweight titles.

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