In a career spanning 17 years and 10 months, Félix Trinidad fought 45 times with 42 wins and 3 losses. By his last professional fight on January 19, 2008, Trinidad's boxing record stood at 42-3 (35 KO wins, 1 KO loss).
Félix Trinidad (Tito) is a retired Puerto Rican professional boxer. He was born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico on January 10, 1973. Trinidad made his professional boxing debut at the age of 17 on March 10, 1990. He is a former 3-weight-class world champion. Trinidad turned 50 last month, on the 10th. Trinidad is a Hall of Famer.
|Total Title Wins||5|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||16|
|Losses via KO||1|
|45||Jan 19, 2008||35||Roy Jones Jr.||Loss||UD|
|44||May 14, 2005||32||Winky Wright||Loss||UD|
|43||Oct 2, 2004||31||Ricardo Mayorga||Win||TKO8|
|42||May 11, 2002||29||Hacine Cherifi||Win||TKO4|
|41||Sep 29, 2001||28||Bernard Hopkins||Loss||TKO12|
|40||May 12, 2001||28||William Joppy||Win||TKO5|
|39||Dec 2, 2000||27||Fernando Vargas||Win||TKO12|
|38||Jul 22, 2000||27||Mamadou Thiam||Win||TKO3|
|37||Mar 3, 2000||27||David Reid||Win||UD|
|36||Sep 18, 1999||26||Oscar De La Hoya||Win||MD|
|35||May 29, 1999||26||Hugo Pineda||Win||KO4|
|34||Feb 20, 1999||26||Pernell Whitaker||Win||UD|
|33||Apr 3, 1998||25||Mahenge Zulu||Win||KO4|
|32||Aug 23, 1997||24||Troy Waters||Win||KO1|
|31||Jan 11, 1997||24||Kevin Lueshing||Win||TKO3|
|30||Sep 7, 1996||23||Ray Lovato||Win||TKO6|
|29||May 18, 1996||23||Freddie Pendleton||Win||KO5|
|28||Feb 10, 1996||23||Rodney Moore||Win||RTD4|
|27||Nov 18, 1995||22||Larry Barnes||Win||TKO4|
|26||Apr 8, 1995||22||Roger Turner||Win||TKO2|
|25||Dec 10, 1994||21||Oba Carr||Win||TKO8|
|24||Sep 17, 1994||21||Luis Ramon Campas||Win||TKO4|
|23||Jan 29, 1994||21||Héctor Camacho||Win||UD|
|22||Oct 23, 1993||20||Anthony Stephens||Win||KO10|
|21||Aug 6, 1993||20||Luis Garcia||Win||TKO1|
|20||Jun 19, 1993||20||Maurice Blocker||Win||KO2|
|19||May 8, 1993||20||Colin Tomlinson||Win||KO1|
|18||Feb 20, 1993||20||Pedro Aguirre||Win||TKO4|
|17||Feb 13, 1993||20||Henry Hughes||Win||TKO1|
|16||Oct 3, 1992||19||Alberto de las Mercedes Cortes||Win||TKO3|
|15||Jul 18, 1992||19||Joseph Alexander||Win||KO1|
|14||May 3, 1992||19||Raul Gonzalez||Win||TKO4|
|13||Dec 6, 1991||18||Jake Rodriguez||Win||UD|
|12||Oct 25, 1991||18||Lorenzo Bouie||Win||TKO1|
|11||Jul 10, 1991||18||Darren McGrew||Win||UD|
|10||Jun 21, 1991||18||Manuel Salas||Win||TKO5|
|9||May 1, 1991||18||Felix Vasquez||Win||TKO3|
|8||Mar 13, 1991||18||Noe Rivera||Win||TKO1|
|7||Nov 13, 1990||17||Luis Felipe Perez||Win||TKO2|
|6||Oct 3, 1990||17||Valentin Ocasio||Win||UD|
|5||Sep 6, 1990||17||Jose Vilarino||Win||KO2|
|4||Jul 27, 1990||17||Omar Victoriano Alegre||Win||TKO5|
|3||Jun 21, 1990||17||William Lopez||Win||TKO1|
|2||Apr 7, 1990||17||Israel Ponce||Win||TKO2|
|1||Mar 10, 1990||17||Angel Romero||Win||KO2|
Félix Trinidad's professional boxing career spanned more than 17 years — from 1990 to 2008.
Trinidad made his debut against Angel Romero at the age of 17 on March 10, 1990, defeating Romero via 2nd round KO. He went on to win 39 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 32 wins via stoppage.
Trinidad had his first world title fight at the age of 20 on June 19, 1993 after 19 professional fights, against Maurice Blocker for the welterweight IBF title. He defeated Blocker via 2nd round KO to become the welterweight champion of the world.
He was a two-time unified world champion — at super-welterweight and welterweight, and has won five world titles at 3 weight classes. For all the details about Trinidad's world title wins and defenses refer to "Félix Trinidad World Titles".
Some of Trinidad's best fights and notable victories include wins over William Joppy, Oscar De La Hoya, Pernell Whitaker, Fernando Vargas, Héctor Camacho, Luis Ramon Campas, and Ricardo Mayorga.
Félix Trinidad had a total of three losses in his professional boxing career — one of them in a title bout and two in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Bernard Hopkins via 12th round TKO on September 29, 2001, which ended his 40-fight win streak. He has been stopped once and lost two times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Félix Trinidad's losses".
His last professional fight was a non-title bout against American boxer Roy Jones Jr. on January 19, 2008. Trinidad lost the fight via 12 round unanimous decision. It's been 15 years and 16 days since this fight.
Trinidad retired from professional boxing with a record of 42-3, which included 35 knockout wins and 1 loss via knockout, and 5 title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2014.
Félix Trinidad fought a total of 45 times during his professional career. He was among the very best of his generation and is one of the pound-for-pound best boxers of all time. These eight fights are the highlight of his career.
A 20-year old Félix Trinidad (19-0, 16 KO) had his first world title fight against Maurice Blocker for Blocker's IBF welterweight belt.Trinidad defeated Blocker via 2nd round KO to win the IBF welterweight title.
A 21-year old Félix Trinidad (22-0, 19 KO) faced Héctor Camacho, who was 31 years old with a record of 43-2 in a welterweight title defense fight. Camacho was on a three-fight win streak with 20 KO wins. Trinidad was the taller of the two by 11 cms and also had a 9 cm reach advantage.
Trinidad defeated Camacho via 12 round unanimous decision to retain the IBF welterweight title.
A 21-year old Félix Trinidad (23-0, 19 KO) faced an undefeated Luis Ramon Campas, who was 23 years old with a record of 56-0 in a welterweight title defense fight. Campas was on a 56-fight win streak with 50 KO wins. Trinidad was the taller of the two by 9 cms and also had a 11 cm reach advantage.
Trinidad defeated Campas via 4th round TKO to retain the IBF welterweight title. He handed Campas the first loss of his career, and put an end to Campas' 56-fight win streak.
A 26-year old Félix Trinidad (33-0, 29 KO) faced Pernell Whitaker, who was 35 years old with a record of 40-2-1 in a welterweight title defense fight. Whitaker was on a one-fight losing streak. Trinidad was the taller of the two by 12 cms and also had a 9 cm reach advantage.
Trinidad defeated Whitaker via 12 round unanimous decision to retain the IBF welterweight title.
A 26-year old Félix Trinidad (35-0, 30 KO) faced an undefeated Oscar De La Hoya, who was 26 years old with a record of 31-0 in a welterweight unification fight. De La Hoya was on a 31-fight win streak with 25 KO wins. Trinidad was the taller of the two by 1 cm but De La Hoya had a 1 cm reach advantage over Trinidad.
Trinidad defeated De La Hoya via 12 round majority decision to win the WBC welterweight title and retain the IBF welterweight title. He handed De La Hoya the first loss of his career, and put an end to De La Hoya's 31-fight win streak.
A 27-year old Félix Trinidad (38-0, 31 KO) faced an undefeated Fernando Vargas, who was 22 years old with a record of 20-0 in a super-welterweight unification fight. Vargas was on a 20-fight win streak with 18 KO wins. Trinidad was the taller of the two by 2 cms and also had a 6 cm reach advantage.
Trinidad defeated Vargas via 12th round TKO to win the IBF super-welterweight title and retain the WBA super-welterweight title. He handed Vargas the first loss of his career, and put an end to Vargas' 20-fight win streak.
A 28-year old Félix Trinidad (39-0, 32 KO) faced William Joppy, who was 30 years old with a record of 32-1-1. Joppy was on a eight-fight win streak with 24 KO wins. Trinidad was the taller of the two by 5 cms but both had the same reach.
Trinidad defeated Joppy via 5th round TKO to win the WBA middleweight title.
A 31-year old Félix Trinidad (41-1, 34 KO) faced Ricardo Mayorga, who was 30 years old with a record of 26-4-1. Mayorga was on a one-fight win streak with 22 KO wins. Trinidad was the taller of the two by 5 cms and also had a 9 cm reach advantage.
Trinidad defeated Mayorga via 8th round TKO.
Some of Trinidad's best wins were against William Joppy, Oscar De La Hoya, Pernell Whitaker, Fernando Vargas, Héctor Camacho, Luis Ramon Campas, and Ricardo Mayorga.
Trinidad knocked out 35 of his 45 opponents. By his last fight, his KO ratio was at 77.8%. Of his total 42 wins, 35 of them were via KO (83.3%).
Trinidad had 3 losses. Roy Jones Jr., Winky Wright, and Bernard Hopkins are the three boxers who have beaten Trinidad.