Érik Morales Record & Stats

Érik Morales Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 19 years and 6 months, Érik Morales fought 61 times with 52 wins and 9 losses. By his last professional fight on October 20, 2012, Morales' boxing record stood at 52-9 (36 KO wins, 3 KO losses).

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Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
“El Terrible”
Born
Sep 1, 1976
Age
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Debut
Mar 29, 1993
Record
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Rounds
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KOs
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Height
173 cm
Reach
183 cm
Ape Index
10 cm
Stance
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Érik Morales' record and stats
Érik Morales' Record

      Érik Morales (El Terrible) is a retired Mexican professional boxer. He was born in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico on September 1, 1976. Morales made his professional boxing debut at the age of 16 on March 29, 1993. He is a former 4-weight-class world champion. He is 46 years old, and will be turning 47 in 7 months. Morales is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights61
      Wins52
      Losses9
      Draws0
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins36
      Total Title Wins7
      Title Defenses13
      Title-Fight KO Wins11
      Losses via KO3
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      61Oct 20, 201236 Danny García LossKO4
      60Mar 24, 201235 Danny GarcíaLossUD
      59Sep 17, 201135 Pablo César Cano WinRTD10
      58Apr 9, 201134 Marcos MaidanaLossMD
      57Dec 18, 201034Francisco LorenzoWinUD
      56Sep 11, 201034Willie LimondWinKO6
      55Mar 27, 201033José AlfaroWinUD
      54Aug 4, 200730 David Díaz LossUD
      53Nov 18, 200630 Manny PacquiaoLossKO3
      52Jan 21, 200629 Manny PacquiaoLossTKO10
      51Sep 10, 200529Zahir RaheemLossUD
      50Mar 19, 200528 Manny PacquiaoWinUD
      49Nov 27, 200428 Marco Antonio Barrera LossMD
      48Jul 31, 200427 Carlos Hernández WinUD
      47Feb 28, 200427 Jesús Chávez WinUD
      46Oct 4, 200327Guty Espadas Jr.WinKO3
      45Jul 31, 200326Fernando Velárdez WinTKO5
      44Feb 22, 200326Eddie Croft WinTKO3
      43Nov 16, 200226 Paulie Ayala WinUD
      42Jun 22, 200225 Marco Antonio Barrera LossUD
      41Jul 28, 200124In-Jin Chi WinUD
      40Feb 17, 200124Guty Espadas Jr. WinUD
      39Dec 9, 200024Rodney JonesWinKO1
      38Sep 2, 200024 Kevin KelleyWinTKO7
      37Jun 17, 200023Mike JuárezWinKO3
      36Feb 19, 200023 Marco Antonio Barrera WinSD
      35Oct 22, 199923Wayne McCullough WinUD
      34Jul 31, 199922 Reynante Jamili WinTKO6
      33May 8, 199922Juan Carlos Ramírez WinRTD9
      32Feb 13, 199922Ángel Chacón WinKO2
      31Sep 12, 199822 Junior Jones WinKO4
      30May 16, 199821José Luis Bueno WinKO2
      29Apr 3, 199821Remigio Molina WinTKO6
      28Dec 12, 199721John Lowey WinRTD7
      27Sep 6, 199721 Daniel Zaragoza WinKO11
      26Apr 4, 199720Concepcion VelásquezWinTKO8
      25Nov 29, 199620Robbie LovatoWinPTS
      24Oct 12, 199620Pedro Javier TorresWinKO2
      23Jun 7, 199619Hector Acero SánchezWinUD
      22Apr 22, 199619Lee CargleWinTKO2
      21Feb 25, 199619Rudy BradleyWinTKO11
      20Dec 18, 199519Kenny MitchellWinTKO2
      19Nov 10, 199519Enrique AngelesWinUD
      18Sep 9, 199519Alberto MartínezWinTKO4
      17Jul 14, 199518Juan Luis TorresWinUD
      16Jun 2, 199518Armando CastroWinTKO10
      15Apr 21, 199518Enrique JupiterWinTKO6
      14Feb 3, 199518Ricky HernándezWinKO1
      13Dec 19, 199418José ValdezWinTKO3
      12Nov 28, 199418Ramón MaganaWinTKO2
      11Oct 17, 199418Idelfonso BernalWinKO3
      10Aug 22, 199417Julio César CardonaWinKO2
      9Mar 26, 199417Isidro NolascoWinPTS
      8Jan 21, 199417Paul OlveraWinKO3
      7Dec 6, 199317Alfonso MotaWinKO2
      6Oct 22, 199317Jaime AbricaWinKO2
      5Jul 26, 199316José ÁlvarezWinUD
      4Jul 8, 199316Marco TovarWinTKO1
      3May 25, 199316Óscar MaldonadoWinKO3
      2May 7, 199316Jaime RodríguezWinKO2
      1Mar 29, 199316José OrejelWinKO2

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      Statistics

      Érik Morales is 173 cm tall (5' 8.11") with a reach of 183 cm (6' 0.05"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 10 cm (3.94"). Morales has a 59% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Érik Morales' professional boxing career spanned more than 19 years — from 1993 to 2012.

      Morales made his debut against José Orejel at the age of 16 on March 29, 1993, defeating Orejel via 2nd round KO. He went on to win 40 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 30 wins via stoppage.

      Morales had his first world title fight at the age of 21 on September 6, 1997 after 26 professional fights, against Daniel Zaragoza for the super-bantamweight WBC title. He defeated Zaragoza via 11th round KO to become the super-bantamweight champion of the world.

      He was a two-time unified world champion — at super-featherweight and super-bantamweight, and has won seven world titles at 4 weight classes. For all the details about Morales' world title wins and defenses refer to "Érik Morales World Titles".

      Some of Morales' best fights and notable victories include wins over Marco Antonio Barrera, Manny Pacquiao, Junior Jones, Carlos Hernández, Jesús Chávez, and Reynante Jamili.

      Érik Morales had a total of nine losses in his professional boxing career — four of them in title bouts and five in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Marco Antonio Barrera via 12 round unanimous decision on June 22, 2002, which ended his 41-fight win streak. He has been stopped three times and lost six times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Érik Morales' losses".

      His last professional fight was on October 20, 2012 against American boxer Danny García for García's super-lightweight WBA (Super), WBC, and The Ring titles. Morales lost the fight via 4th round KO. It's been 10 years, 3 months, and 12 days since this fight.

      Morales retired from professional boxing with a record of 52-9, which included 36 knockout wins and 3 losses via knockout, and 7 title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2018.

      Career Highlights

      Érik Morales fought a total of 61 times during his professional career. He was among the very best of his generation and put on some incredible performances. These six fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Érik Morales vs. Daniel Zaragoza

        A 21-year old Érik Morales (26-0, 20 KO) had his first world title fight against Daniel Zaragoza for Zaragoza's WBC super-bantamweight belt. Zaragoza was 39 years old with a record of 55-7-3. Zaragoza was on a five-fight win streak with 28 KO wins. Morales was the taller of the two by 3 cms and also had a 10 cm reach advantage.

        Morales defeated Zaragoza via 11th round KO to win the WBC super-bantamweight title.

      • Érik Morales vs. Junior Jones

        A 22-year old Érik Morales (30-0, 24 KO) faced Junior Jones, who was 27 years old with a record of 44-3 in a super-bantamweight title defense fight. Jones was on a one-fight losing streak. Both the boxers were of the same height but Morales had a 3 cm reach advantage over Jones.

        Morales defeated Jones via 4th round KO to retain the WBC super-bantamweight title.

      • Érik Morales vs. Marco Antonio Barrera

        A 23-year old Érik Morales (35-0, 28 KO) faced Marco Antonio Barrera, who was 26 years old with a record of 49-2 in a super-bantamweight unification fight. Barrera was on a six-fight win streak with 36 KO wins. Morales was the taller of the two by 5 cms and also had a 5 cm reach advantage.

        Morales defeated Barrera via 12 round split-decision to win the WBO super-bantamweight title and retain the WBC super-bantamweight title.

      • Érik Morales vs. Jesús Chávez

        A 27-year old Érik Morales (45-1, 34 KO) faced Jesús Chávez, who was 31 years old with a record of 40-2. Chávez was on a five-fight win streak with 28 KO wins. Morales was the taller of the two by 8 cms and also had a 18 cm reach advantage.

        Morales defeated Chávez via 12 round unanimous decision to win the WBC super-featherweight title.

      • Érik Morales vs. Carlos Hernandez

        A 27-year old Érik Morales (46-1, 34 KO) faced Carlos Hernández, who was 33 years old with a record of 40-3-1 in a super-featherweight unification fight. Hernández was on a seven-fight win streak with 24 KO wins. Morales was the taller of the two by 5 cms and also had a 15 cm reach advantage.

        Morales defeated Hernandez via 12 round unanimous decision to win the IBF super-featherweight title and retain the WBC super-featherweight title.

      • Érik Morales vs. Manny Pacquiao

        A 28-year old Érik Morales (47-2, 34 KO) faced Manny Pacquiao, who was 26 years old with a record of 39-2-2. Pacquiao was on a one-fight win streak with 30 KO wins. Morales was the taller of the two by 5 cms and also had a 13 cm reach advantage.

        Morales defeated Pacquiao via 12 round unanimous decision.

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