Éder Jofre Record & Stats

Éder Jofre Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 19 years and 6 months, Éder Jofre fought 78 times with 72 wins, 2 losses, and 4 draws. By his last professional fight on October 8, 1976, Jofre's boxing record stood at 72-2-4 (50 KO wins).

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São Paulo, SP, Brazil
“Galinho de Ouro”
Mar 26, 1936
Oct 2, 2022 (86 years)
Mar 29, 1957
50 (64.1%)
163 cm
168 cm
Ape Index
5 cm
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Éder Jofre's record and stats
Éder Jofre's Record

      Éder Jofre (Galinho de Ouro) was a Brazilian professional boxer. He was born in São Paulo, SP, Brazil on March 26, 1936. Jofre made his professional boxing debut at the age of 21 on March 29, 1957. He was a 2-weight-class world champion. He died on October 2, 2022 at the age of 86 years. Jofre is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights78
      KO Wins50
      Total Title Wins2
      Title Defenses9
      Title-Fight KO Wins10
      Losses via KO0
      78Oct 8, 197640Octavio GomezWinUD
      77Aug 13, 197640Juan Antonio LópezWinUD
      76Jul 2, 197640Jose Antonio JimenezWinUD
      75May 29, 197640Pasqualino MorbidelliWinKO4
      74May 2, 197640Michel LefevbreWinKO3
      73Feb 24, 197639Enzo FarinelliWinKO4
      72Jan 3, 197538Niliberto HerreraWinUD
      71Oct 21, 197337 Vicente Saldivar WinKO4
      70Aug 25, 197337Frankie CrawfordWinUD
      69Jul 21, 197337Godfrey StevensWinKO4
      68May 5, 197337 José Legrá WinMD
      67Sep 29, 197236Djiemai BelhadriWinKO3
      66Aug 18, 197236Shig FukuyamaWinTKO9
      65Jun 30, 197236Jose BisbalWinKO2
      64Apr 28, 197236Felix FigueroaWinPTS
      63Mar 24, 197235Guillermo MoralesWinKO6
      62Oct 29, 197135Robert PorcelWinKO2
      61Sep 10, 197135Tony Jumao-AsWinPTS
      60Jul 9, 197135Domenico ChiloiroWinPTS
      59Mar 26, 197135Jerry StokesWinKO2
      58Nov 6, 197034Giovanni GirgentiWinPTS
      57Sep 25, 197034Roberto WongWinKO3
      56May 29, 197034Manny EliasWinUD
      55Jan 30, 197033Nevio CarbiWinPTS
      54Aug 27, 196933Rudy CoronaWinKO6
      53May 31, 196630 Fighting Harada LossUD
      52Nov 5, 196529Manny EliasDrawPTS
      51May 18, 196529 Fighting Harada LossSD
      50Nov 27, 196428Bernardo Caraballo WinKO7
      49May 18, 196327Johnny Jamito WinTKO12
      48Apr 4, 196327Katsutoshi Aoki WinKO3
      47Sep 11, 196226 José Medel WinKO6
      46May 4, 196226Herman Marques WinTKO10
      45Jan 18, 196225Johnny Caldwell WinTKO10
      44Dec 6, 196125Fernando GonçalvesWinKO8
      43Aug 19, 196125Ramon Arias WinTKO7
      42Jul 26, 196125Sadao YaoitaWinKO10
      41Apr 18, 196125Sugar RayWinKO2
      40Mar 2, 196124Piero Rollo WinRTD9
      39Dec 16, 196024Billy PeacockWinKO2
      38Nov 18, 196024Eloy Sanchez WinKO6
      37Sep 30, 196024Ricardo MorenoWinTKO6
      36Aug 18, 196024 José MedelWinKO10
      35Jul 15, 196024Claudio BarrientosWinTKO8
      34Jun 10, 196024Ernesto MirandaWinKO3
      33Feb 19, 196023Ernesto MirandaWinPTS
      32Dec 12, 195923Danny KidWinUD
      31Oct 30, 195923Giovanni ZuddasWinPTS
      30Oct 9, 195923Angel BustosWinKO3
      29Jul 31, 195923Ruben CáceresWinKO7
      28Jun 28, 195923Salustiano SuarezWinTKO1
      27Jun 19, 195923Angel BustosWinTKO4
      26Jun 4, 195923Leo EspinosaWinPTS
      25Apr 20, 195923Salustiano SuarezWinKO4
      24Mar 23, 195922Aniceto PereyraWinPTS
      23Dec 12, 195822Roberto CastroWinKO2
      22Nov 14, 195822Jose SmeccaWinTKO7
      21Oct 10, 195822Jose CasasWinKO3
      20Sep 12, 195822Jose CasasWinPTS
      19Jul 18, 195822Roberto OlmedoWinTKO5
      18Jul 18, 195822Juan Carlos AcebalWinKO2
      17Jun 29, 195822German EscuderoWinKO2
      16Jun 20, 195822German EscuderoWinKO2
      15May 14, 195822Ruben CáceresDrawPTS
      14Mar 7, 195821Cristobal GabisansWinTKO6
      13Jan 29, 195821Avelino RomeroWinTKO2
      12Dec 22, 195721Cristobal GabisansWinPTS
      11Dec 13, 195721Adolfo Ramon PendasWinPTS
      10Oct 30, 195721Luis Angel JimenezWinKO8
      9Sep 6, 195721Ernesto MirandaDrawPTS
      8Aug 16, 195721Ernesto MirandaDrawPTS
      7Jul 19, 195721Raul JaimeWinPTS
      6Jul 5, 195721Raul JaimeWinPTS
      5Jun 14, 195721Juan GonzalezWinKO5
      4Jun 7, 195721Osvaldo PerezWinKO2
      3May 24, 195721Osvaldo PerezWinTKO10
      2Apr 26, 195721Raul LopezWinKO3
      1Mar 29, 195721Raul LopezWinKO4

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      Éder Jofre was 163 cm tall (5' 4.17") with a reach of 168 cm (5' 6.14"). He used to fight out of the orthodox stance and presented an ape-index of 5 cm (1.97"). Jofre had a 64.1% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Éder Jofre's professional boxing career spanned more than 19 years — from 1957 to 1976.

      Jofre made his debut against Raul Lopez at the age of 21 on March 29, 1957, defeating Lopez via 4th round KO. He went on to win 6 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 4 wins via stoppage.

      Jofre had his first world title fight at the age of 24 on November 18, 1960 after 37 professional fights, against Eloy Sanchez for the bantamweight NBA (vacant) title. He defeated Sanchez via 6th round KO to become the bantamweight champion of the world.

      Jofre won one world title at bantamweight. He was elevated as world champion thrice. For all the details about Jofre's world title wins and defenses refer to "Éder Jofre World Titles".

      Some of Jofre's best fights and notable victories include wins over Vicente Saldivar, Katsutoshi Aoki, Ramon Arias, Johnny Caldwell, Bernardo Caraballo, José Medel, and Fernando Gonçalves.

      Éder Jofre had a total of two losses in his professional boxing career — both of them in title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Fighting Harada via 15 round split-decision on May 18, 1965, which ended his 47-fight win streak. He was never stopped, both his losses came via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Éder Jofre's losses".

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Octavio Gomez at 40 years of age, on October 8, 1976. Jofre won the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

      Jofre retired from professional boxing with a record of 72-2-4, which included 50 knockout wins, and 1 title win. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 1992.

      Career Highlights

      Éder Jofre fought a total of 78 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.

      • Éder Jofre vs. Eloy Sanchez

        A 24-year old Éder Jofre (34-0-3, 24 KO) had his first world title fight against Eloy Sanchez for Sanchez' NBA (vacant) bantamweight belt.

        Jofre defeated Sanchez via 6th round KO to win the vacant NBA bantamweight title.

      • Éder Jofre vs. Ramon Arias

        A 25-year old Éder Jofre (39-0-3, 29 KO) faced Ramon Arias in a bantamweight title defense fight.

        Jofre defeated Arias via 7th round TKO to retain the NBA and Ring Magazine bantamweight titles.

      • Éder Jofre vs. Johnny Caldwell

        A 25-year old Éder Jofre (41-0-3, 31 KO) faced Johnny Caldwell in a bantamweight title defense fight.

        Jofre defeated Caldwell via 10th round TKO to retain the NBA and Ring Magazine bantamweight titles.

      • Éder Jofre vs. José Medel II

        In a rematch, a 26-year old Éder Jofre (43-0-3, 33 KO) faced José Medel, who was now 24 years old with a record of 52-17-4 in a bantamweight title defense fight. Medel was on a seven-fight win streak with 32 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 1 cm and also had a 3 cm reach advantage over Jofre.

        Jofre defeated Medel via 6th round KO to retain the WBA and Ring Magazine bantamweight titles.

      • Éder Jofre vs. Katsutoshi Aoki

        A 27-year old Éder Jofre (44-0-3, 34 KO) faced Katsutoshi Aoki in a undisputed bantamweight championship bout.

        Jofre defeated Aoki via 3rd round KO to retain the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine bantamweight titles.

      • Éder Jofre vs. Bernardo Caraballo

        A 28-year old Éder Jofre (46-0-3, 36 KO) faced Bernardo Caraballo in a undisputed bantamweight championship bout.

        Jofre defeated Caraballo via 7th round KO to retain the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine bantamweight titles.

      • Éder Jofre vs. Vicente Saldívar

        A 37-year old Éder Jofre (64-2-4, 46 KO) faced Vicente Saldivar, who was 30 years old with a record of 37-2 in a featherweight title defense fight. Saldivar was on a one-fight win streak with 26 KO wins. Jofre was the taller of the two by 1 cm but Saldivar had a 2 cm reach advantage over Jofre.

        Jofre defeated Saldívar via 4th round KO to retain the WBC featherweight title.


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