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Elwin Soto Record

Total Fights22
Title Wins1
Title Defenses3
Title-Fight KOs2
KO Wins13
KO Losses0
Elwin Soto Record & Stats
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      What is Elwin Soto's boxing record?

      Five years and eight months into his professional boxing career, Elwin Soto has fought 22 times with 19 wins and 3 losses.

      Soto's boxing record is currently 19-3, which includes one light-flyweight world-title win and three successful title defense fights. He has a 59.1% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 13 of his total 22 fights being knockout wins, two of which were in title fights. Soto has never lost via knockout.

      His last fight was a 12-round unanimous decision defeat to Hekkie Budler on June 25, 2022. He is on a two-fight losing streak.

      Some of Soto's best fights and notable victories include wins over Ángel Acosta, Javier Alejandro Rendon, Katsunari Takayama, Carlos Buitrago, Edward Heno, Mario Rodriguez, and Edgar Ornelas.

      22Jun 25, 202225Hekkie BudlerLossUD
      21Oct 16, 202124Jonathan GonzálezLoss *SD
      20May 8, 202124Katsunari TakayamaWin *TKO9
      19Oct 30, 202023Carlos BuitragoWin *UD
      18Feb 15, 202023Javier Alejandro RendonWinKO1
      17Oct 24, 201922Edward HenoWin *UD
      16Jun 21, 201922Ángel AcostaWin *KO12
      15May 4, 201922Joel Castro CanoWinKO4
      14Feb 16, 201922Edgar OrnelasWinTKO1
      13Dec 22, 201821Erick Gonzalez HernandezWinKO6
      12Oct 6, 201821Omar Martinez HernandezWinUD
      11Jul 28, 201821Mario RodriguezWinUD
      10Jun 9, 201821Jorge Miguel HernandezWinTKO2
      9Jun 2, 201821Wilfredo GuerreroWinKO2
      8Feb 17, 201821Jesus Hernandez SierraWinTKO4
      7Oct 14, 201720Pedro VerdinWinTKO4
      6May 13, 201720Bryan HernandezWinTKO1
      5Apr 7, 201720Jesus Hernandez SierraWinPTS
      4Mar 25, 201720Alejandro EsquedaWinTKO1
      3Feb 11, 201720Danny AndujoLossUD
      2Nov 19, 201619Erick Jovani NegreteWinTKO1
      1Oct 15, 201619Efrain GonzalezWinUD

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Elwin Soto (La Pulga) is a 27-year old Mexican professional boxer. He was born in San Felipe, Mexico on December 23, 1996. He is a former light-flyweight world champion.

      Soto made his professional boxing debut against Efrain Gonzalez at the age of 19 on October 15, 2016, defeating Gonzalez via 6 round unanimous decision.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 22 on June 21, 2019 after 15 professional fights, against Ángel Acosta for the light-flyweight WBO title. He defeated Acosta via 12th round KO to become the light-flyweight champion of the world.

      Soto has won one world title at light-flyweight. For all the details about Soto's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Soto has had a total of three losses in his professional boxing career so far.

      His most recent fight was a non-title bout against South African boxer Hekkie Budler on June 25, 2022. Soto lost the fight via 12 round unanimous decision. It's been 1 year, 10 months, and 26 days since this fight.


      Soto has had a total of five world-title fights till today, which includes winning one world title and three successful title defenses. He won four of these fights and lost one.

      Title Wins

      Elwin Soto has fought for a light-flyweight world title once, which he won via KO. Till today, he has won one light-flyweight belt.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Jun 21, 2019Ángel AcostaLight-flyweightWBOKO

      Title Defenses

      Elwin Soto has had four light-flyweight world-title defense fights. He won three of them and lost once.

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

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      May 8, 2021Katsunari TakayamaLight-flyweightWBOTKO
      Oct 30, 2020Carlos BuitragoLight-flyweightWBOUD
      Oct 24, 2019Edward HenoLight-flyweightWBOUD

      Title Losses

      Elwin Soto has lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Oct 16, 2021Jonathan GonzálezLight-flyweightWBOSD


      Although Soto had a total of 22 fights till today, this fight against Ángel Acosta is the sole highlight of his career so far.

      • June 21, 2019: Soto wins his first world title by defeating Ángel Acosta via 12th round KO. He is now the WBO light-flyweight world champion.


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