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Fernando Montiel Record

Total Fights62
Title Wins6
Title Defenses12
Title-Fight KOs13
KO Wins39
KO Losses2
Fernando Montiel Record & Stats
Fernando Montiel's Record
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      What is Fernando Montiel's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 19 years and four months, Fernando Montiel fought 62 times with 54 wins, 6 losses, and 2 draws.

      Montiel retired from professional boxing with a record of 54-6-2, which included six world-title wins and 12 successful title defense fights at three weight classes — flyweight, super-flyweight, and bantamweight. He had a 62.9% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 39 of his total 62 fights being knockout wins, 13 of which were in title fights. Montiel suffered two knockout losses in his career, one of which was against Nonito Donaire in a bantamweight title fight.

      His last fight was a 1st round KO defeat to Jorge Lara on April 30, 2016.

      Some of Montiel's best fights and notable victories include wins over Hozumi Hasegawa, Rafael Concepción, Ciso Morales, Pedro Alcázar, Roy Doliguez, Martín Castillo, and Juan Domingo Cordoba.

      62Apr 30, 201637Jorge LaraLossKO1
      61Oct 14, 201536Lee SelbyLoss *UD
      60Mar 14, 201536Rogelio Jun DoliguezWinUD
      59Nov 8, 201435Sergio PuenteWinUD
      58Jul 26, 201435Jesus Antonio RiosWinKO1
      57Mar 15, 201435Cristóbal CruzWinMD
      56Jun 22, 201334Jaderes PaduaWinKO3
      55Nov 24, 201233Giovanni CaroWinUD
      54Jun 9, 201233Arturo Santos ReyesWinSD
      53Mar 3, 201233Angky AngkottaWinKO9
      52Nov 19, 201132Victor TerrazasLossUD
      51Aug 20, 201132Alvaro PerezWinKO3
      50Jun 25, 201132Nehomar CermeñoWinRTD3
      49Feb 19, 201131Nonito DonaireLoss *TKO2
      48Dec 10, 201031Jovanny SotoWinKO2
      47Jul 17, 201031Rafael ConcepciónWin *KO3
      46Apr 30, 201031Hozumi HasegawaWin *TKO4
      45Feb 13, 201030Ciso MoralesWin *TKO1
      44Sep 12, 200930Alejandro ValdezDrawTD
      43Mar 28, 200930Diego Oscar SilvaWinKO3
      42Nov 2, 200829Juan Alberto RosasWinUD
      41May 31, 200829Luis MaldonadoWin *TKO3
      40Feb 16, 200828Martín CastilloWin *KO4
      39Oct 4, 200728Luis MelendezWin *TKO12
      38Jul 14, 200728Cecilio SantosWin *TKO10
      37Feb 24, 200727Z GorresWin *SD
      36May 27, 200627Jhonny GonzálezLoss *SD
      35Oct 29, 200526Pramuansak PosuwanWin *UD
      34Jul 16, 200526Everth BricenoWin *UD
      33Apr 9, 200526Ivan HernándezWin *KO7
      32Sep 3, 200425Reynaldo HurtadoWinKO7
      31Apr 29, 200425Samuel LopezWinKO3
      30Jan 16, 200424Roberto LopezWinTKO3
      29Aug 16, 200324Mark JohnsonLoss *MD
      28May 9, 200324Ruben Sánchez LeónWinTKO2
      27Jan 18, 200323Roy DoliguezWin *TKO2
      26Jun 22, 200223Pedro AlcázarWin *TKO6
      25Sep 8, 200122José LópezWin *UD
      24May 25, 200122Juan Domingo CordobaWin *KO1
      23Mar 24, 200122Zoltan LunkaWin *TKO7
      22Dec 15, 200021Isidro GarcíaWin *TKO7
      21Sep 8, 200021Osvaldo GuerreroWinKO8
      20Apr 14, 200021Cruz CarbajalWinTKO4
      19Mar 17, 200021Armando CorreaWinKO5
      18Dec 3, 199920Sergio MillanWinPTS
      17Sep 11, 199920Ruben DiazWin *PTS
      16Apr 16, 199920Cesar Ricardo MartinezWinKO5
      15Jan 29, 199919Jose AlonsoWinUD
      14Oct 9, 199819Paulino VillalobosWinUD
      13Jul 31, 199819Paulino VillalobosDrawPTS
      12Jun 5, 199819Javier VarguezWinPTS
      11Mar 20, 199819Leonardo RodriguezWinKO3
      10Feb 13, 199818Jose Manuel NavarroWinKO1
      9Dec 5, 199718Lorenzo TrejoWinTKO7
      8Oct 10, 199718Hugo HernandezWinTKO1
      7Jul 18, 199718Jesus RodriguezWinTKO1
      6May 16, 199718Martin RoblesWinKO2
      5Apr 30, 199718Manuel VegaWinKO3
      4Apr 18, 199718Maury AyalaWinKO1
      3Mar 20, 199718Noe AcostaWinTKO2
      2Feb 28, 199717Marcos MendivilWinKO1
      1Dec 6, 199617Manuel TamayoWinTKO2

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Fernando Montiel (Cochulito) is a 45-year old retired Mexican professional boxer. He was born in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico on March 1, 1979. He is a former three-weight-class world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 19 years — from 1996 to 2016.

      Montiel made his professional boxing debut against Manuel Tamayo at the age of 17 on December 6, 1996, defeating Tamayo via 2nd round TKO. He went on to win 11 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 10 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 20 on September 11, 1999 after 16 professional fights, against Ruben Diaz for the super-flyweight WBA (vacant) title. He defeated Diaz via 12 round undefined to become the super-flyweight champion of the world.

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

      Montiel had a total of six losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Jorge Lara on April 30, 2016. Montiel lost the fight via 1st round KO. It's been 8 years, 1 month, and 22 days since this fight.


      Montiel had a total of 22 world-title fights, which includes winning six world titles and 12 successful title defenses. He won 18 of these fights and lost four.

      Title Wins

      Fernando Montiel fought for world titles in eight fights and won six of these fights, five of these victories coming via way of stoppage. In total, he won six belts across three weight classes.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Apr 30, 2010Hozumi HasegawaBantamweightWBCTKO
      Feb 13, 2010Ciso MoralesBantamweightWBOTKO
      Apr 9, 2005Ivan HernándezSuper-flyweightWBOKO
      Jun 22, 2002Pedro AlcázarSuper-flyweightWBOTKO
      Dec 15, 2000Isidro GarcíaFlyweightWBOTKO
      Sep 11, 1999Ruben DiazSuper-flyweightWBA*PTS
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Fernando Montiel had 14 world-title defense fights across three weight classes — flyweight (x3), super-flyweight (x9), and bantamweight (x2). He won 12 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
      Jul 17, 2010Rafael ConcepciónBantamweightWBC, WBOKO
      May 31, 2008Luis MaldonadoSuper-flyweightWBOTKO
      Feb 16, 2008Martín CastilloSuper-flyweightWBOKO
      Oct 4, 2007Luis MelendezSuper-flyweightWBOTKO
      Jul 14, 2007Cecilio SantosSuper-flyweightWBOTKO
      Feb 24, 2007Z GorresSuper-flyweightWBOSD
      Oct 29, 2005Pramuansak PosuwanSuper-flyweightWBOUD
      Jul 16, 2005Everth BricenoSuper-flyweightWBOUD
      Jan 18, 2003Roy DoliguezSuper-flyweightWBOTKO
      Sep 8, 2001José LópezFlyweightWBOUD
      May 25, 2001Juan Domingo CordobaFlyweightWBOKO
      Mar 24, 2001Zoltan LunkaFlyweightWBOTKO

      Title Losses

      Fernando Montiel lost two world-title defense fights, and lost a total of three titles in these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Feb 19, 2011Nonito DonaireBantamweightWBC, WBOTKO
      Aug 16, 2003Mark JohnsonSuper-flyweightWBOMD


      Montiel fought a total of 62 times during his professional career, which includes 22 world-title fights at four weight divisions. He put on some great performances in these fights. These eight fights are the highlight of his career.

      • September 11, 1999: Montiel wins his first world title by defeating Ruben Diaz via 12 round PTS. He is now the WBA super-flyweight world champion.

      • May 25, 2001: Montiel successfully defends the WBO flyweight title against Juan Domingo Cordoba, winning the fight via 1st round KO.

      • June 22, 2002: Montiel wins the WBO super-flyweight title from Pedro Alcázar, by beating Alcázar via 6th round TKO.

      • January 18, 2003: Montiel successfully defends the WBO super-flyweight title against Roy Doliguez, winning the fight via 2nd round TKO.

      • February 16, 2008: Montiel successfully defends the WBO super-flyweight title against Martín Castillo, winning the fight via 4th round KO.

      • February 13, 2010: Montiel wins the WBO bantamweight title from Ciso Morales, by beating Morales via 1st round TKO.

      • April 30, 2010: Montiel wins the WBC bantamweight title from Hozumi Hasegawa, by beating Hasegawa via 4th round TKO.

      • July 17, 2010: Montiel successfully defends the WBC and WBO bantamweight titles against Rafael Concepción, winning the fight via 3rd round KO.


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