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Daniel Ponce de León Record

Total Fights52
Title Wins2
Title Defenses7
Title-Fight KOs5
KO Wins35
KO Losses4
Daniel Ponce de León Record & Stats
Daniel Ponce de León's Record
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      What is Daniel Ponce de León's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 13 years and two months, Daniel Ponce de León fought 52 times with 45 wins and 7 losses.

      León retired from professional boxing with a record of 45-7, which included two world-title wins and seven successful title defense fights at the super-bantamweight weight division. He had a 67.3% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 35 of his total 52 fights being knockout wins, five of which were in title fights. León suffered four knockout losses in his career, two of which were in title fights.

      His last fight was a 9th round TKO defeat to Miguel Roman on June 7, 2014.

      Some of León's best fights and notable victories include wins over Jhonny González, Reynaldo Lopez, Rey Bautista, Sod Kokietgym, Gerson Guerrero, Gerry Peñalosa, and Al Seeger.

      52Jun 7, 201433Miguel RomanLossTKO9
      51Mar 15, 201433Juan Manuel LópezLossTKO2
      50Nov 16, 201333Joksan HernandezWinUD
      49May 4, 201332Abner MaresLoss *TKO9
      48Sep 15, 201232Jhonny GonzálezWin *TD
      47May 4, 201231Eduardo LazcanoWinUD
      46Jan 21, 201231Omar EstrellaWinKO6
      45Sep 10, 201131Yuriorkis GamboaLossTD
      44Mar 5, 201130Adrien BronerLossUD
      43Dec 4, 201030Sergio Manuel MedinaWinTKO7
      42Sep 18, 201030Antonio EscalanteWinKO3
      41May 1, 201029Cornelius LockWinUD
      40Feb 20, 201029Orlando CruzWinKO3
      39Sep 5, 200929Roinet CaballeroWinUD
      38Apr 25, 200928Marlon AguilarWinUD
      37Nov 1, 200828Damian MarchianoWinKO4
      36Jun 7, 200827Juan Manuel LópezLoss *TKO1
      35Dec 8, 200727Eduardo EscobedoWin *UD
      34Sep 28, 200727Reynaldo LopezWin *KO5
      33Aug 11, 200727Rey BautistaWin *TKO1
      32Mar 17, 200726Gerry PeñalosaWin *UD
      31Oct 21, 200626Al SeegerWin *TKO8
      30Jul 15, 200625Sod KokietgymWin *KO1
      29May 27, 200625Gerson GuerreroWin *KO2
      28Oct 29, 200525Sod KokietgymWin *UD
      27Jun 24, 200524Phillip PayneWinTKO7
      26Apr 29, 200524Ricardo BarajasWinKO2
      25Feb 17, 200524Celestino CaballeroLossUD
      24Nov 19, 200424Julio GamboaWinKO4
      23Oct 22, 200424Emmanuel LuceroWinKO3
      22Jun 11, 200423Carlos ContrerasWinUD
      21Apr 17, 200423Anthony MartinezWinTKO7
      20Mar 19, 200423Ivan AlvarezWinTKO5
      19Feb 26, 200423Cesar FigueroaWinTKO6
      18Jan 16, 200423Jesus Salvador PerezWinTKO1
      17Nov 20, 200323Carlos DuranWinTKO3
      16Sep 18, 200323Marcos BadilloWinKO3
      15Aug 28, 200323Francisco TejedorWinTKO1
      14Jul 19, 200322Missael NunezWinTKO4
      13Feb 22, 200322Trinidad MendozaWinTKO2
      12Aug 17, 200222Idelfonso MartinezWinTKO3
      11Aug 2, 200222Manuel CastroWinKO1
      10Jun 29, 200221Julio Cesar AvilaWinTKO2
      9Feb 23, 200221Miguel RamirezWinKO1
      8Dec 15, 200121Terry EvansWinKO2
      7Nov 23, 200121Victor Manuel BarretoWinKO1
      6Nov 2, 200121Diego AndradeWinKO4
      5Sep 1, 200121Julio LunaWinTKO5
      4Jul 21, 200120Jesus JimenezWinTKO1
      3May 18, 200120Ernesto RiveraWinTKO3
      2May 1, 200120Victor RodriguezWinTKO1
      1Mar 31, 200120Servando SolisWinTKO1

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Daniel Ponce de León (El León) is a 43-year old retired Mexican professional boxer. He was born in Ciudad Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua, Mexico on July 27, 1980. He is a former two-weight-class world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 13 years — from 2001 to 2014.

      León made his professional boxing debut against Servando Solis at the age of 20 on March 31, 2001, defeating Solis via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 23 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 22 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on October 29, 2005 after 27 professional fights, against Sod Kokietgym for the super-bantamweight WBO (vacant) title. He defeated Kokietgym via 12 round unanimous decision to become the super-bantamweight champion of the world.

      León has won two world titles at two weight classes. For all the details about León's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      León had a total of seven losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Miguel Roman on June 7, 2014. León lost the fight via 9th round TKO. It's been 10 years, 1 month, and 6 days since this fight.


      León had a total of 11 world-title fights, which includes winning two world titles and seven successful title defenses. He won nine of these fights and lost two.

      Title Wins

      Daniel Ponce de León fought for world titles in two fights and won both the times. In total, he won two belts across two weight classes.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Sep 15, 2012Jhonny GonzálezFeatherweightWBCTD
      Oct 29, 2005Sod KokietgymSuper-bantamweightWBO*UD
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Daniel Ponce de León had nine world-title defense fights across two weight classes — super-bantamweight (x8) and featherweight. He won seven of them and lost two times.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Dec 8, 2007Eduardo EscobedoSuper-bantamweightWBOUD
      Sep 28, 2007Reynaldo LopezSuper-bantamweightWBOKO
      Aug 11, 2007Rey BautistaSuper-bantamweightWBOTKO
      Mar 17, 2007Gerry PeñalosaSuper-bantamweightWBOUD
      Oct 21, 2006Al SeegerSuper-bantamweightWBOTKO
      Jul 15, 2006Sod KokietgymSuper-bantamweightWBOKO
      May 27, 2006Gerson GuerreroSuper-bantamweightWBOKO

      Title Losses

      Daniel Ponce de León lost two world-title defense fights, and lost a total of two titles in these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      May 4, 2013Abner MaresFeatherweightWBCTKO
      Jun 7, 2008Juan Manuel LópezSuper-bantamweightWBOTKO


      León fought a total of 52 times during his professional career, which includes 11 world-title fights at two weight divisions. He put on some great performances in these fights. These seven fights are the highlight of his career.

      • October 29, 2005: León wins his first world title by defeating Sod Kokietgym via 12 round unanimous decision. He is now the WBO super-bantamweight world champion.

      • May 27, 2006: León successfully defends the WBO super-bantamweight title against Gerson Guerrero, winning the fight via 2nd round KO.

      • July 15, 2006: León successfully defends the WBO super-bantamweight title against Sod Kokietgym, winning the fight via 1st round KO.

      • March 17, 2007: León successfully defends the WBO super-bantamweight title against Gerry Peñalosa, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • August 11, 2007: León successfully defends the WBO super-bantamweight title against Rey Bautista, winning the fight via 1st round TKO.

      • September 28, 2007: León successfully defends the WBO super-bantamweight title against Reynaldo Lopez, winning the fight via 5th round KO.

      • September 15, 2012: León wins the WBC featherweight title from Jhonny González, by beating González via 8 round technical decision.


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