Francisco Rodriguez Jr. (Chihuas) is a 30-year old Mexican professional boxer. He was born in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico on July 10, 1993. Rodriguez Jr. made his professional boxing debut at the age of 17, on October 2, 2010. He is a strawweight world champion.
12 years into his professional boxing career, Francisco Rodriguez Jr. has fought 43 times with 36 wins, 6 losses, and 1 draw. As of September 2023, Rodriguez Jr.'s boxing record stands at 36-6-1 (25 KO wins, 1 KO loss).
Following is a tabular list of Rodriguez Jr.'s fights. For a list with more details — like opponent record, opponent stats, including videos, and his next fight — refer to "All of Francisco Rodriguez Jr.'s fights".
|Total Title Wins||2|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||1|
|Losses via KO||1|
|43||Nov 1, 2022||29||Junto Nakatani||Loss||UD|
|42||Jul 16, 2022||29||Erick Omar Lopez||Win||UD|
|41||Jan 14, 2022||28||Arnulfo Salvador||Win||TKO7|
|40||Sep 1, 2021||28||Kazuto Ioka||Loss *||UD|
|39||Feb 26, 2021||27||Martin Tecuapetla||Win||SD|
|38||Nov 30, 2019||26||Jose Maria Cardenas||Win||KO6|
|37||Oct 26, 2019||26||William Riera||Win||TKO3|
|36||Jun 1, 2019||25||David Barreto||Win||RTD2|
|35||Apr 6, 2019||25||Oswaldo Novoa||Win||UD|
|34||Oct 20, 2018||25||Hernán Márquez||Win||KO3|
|33||Jun 9, 2018||24||Yohei Tobe||Win||KO2|
|32||Mar 24, 2018||24||Pablo Carrillo||Win||TKO4|
|31||Dec 16, 2017||24||Ronald Ramos||Win||TKO6|
|30||Aug 12, 2017||24||Elias Joaquino||Win||KO7|
|29||Jun 3, 2017||23||Hector Rolando Gusman||Win||KO3|
|28||Feb 4, 2017||23||Hajime Nagai||Win||TD|
|27||Oct 29, 2016||23||Crison Omayao||Win||TKO5|
|26||Jul 23, 2016||23||Johnny Michel Garcia||Win||TKO5|
|25||Feb 20, 2016||22||Ramón García Hirales||Win||UD|
|24||Dec 5, 2015||22||Moisés Fuentes||Loss||SD|
|23||Jul 11, 2015||22||Donnie Nietes||Loss *||UD|
|22||Jan 31, 2015||21||Jomar Fajardo||Win||UD|
|21||Nov 15, 2014||21||Jomar Fajardo||Draw||SD|
|20||Aug 9, 2014||21||Katsunari Takayama||Win *||UD|
|19||Mar 22, 2014||20||Merlito Sabillo||Win *||TKO10|
|18||Jan 18, 2014||20||Ernesto Guerrero||Win||TD|
|17||Nov 15, 2013||20||Moises Calleros||Win||UD|
|16||Sep 21, 2013||20||Román González||Loss||TKO7|
|15||Jul 13, 2013||20||Victor Ruiz||Win||TKO5|
|14||Apr 19, 2013||19||Ivan Rodriguez||Win||TKO5|
|13||Jan 26, 2013||19||Manuel Vargas||Win||TKO3|
|12||Dec 14, 2012||19||Eduardo Hernandez||Win||TKO5|
|11||Sep 8, 2012||19||Francisco Perez||Win||SD|
|10||Jul 21, 2012||19||Jorge Guerrero||Win||TKO4|
|9||May 18, 2012||18||Salvador Arias||Loss||UD|
|8||Mar 3, 2012||18||Sergio Nunez||Win||MD|
|7||Dec 17, 2011||18||Luis Gonzalez||Win||TKO1|
|6||Sep 15, 2011||18||Artemio Garcia||Win||TKO1|
|5||Aug 6, 2011||18||Arturo Castro||Win||TKO2|
|4||Mar 18, 2011||17||Gerardo Garay||Win||KO2|
|3||Mar 4, 2011||17||Mike Gueska||Win||KO1|
|2||Oct 7, 2010||17||Reynaldo Avila||Win||KO2|
|1||Oct 2, 2010||17||Erick Ventura||Win||TKO1|
* World-title fight
Rodriguez Jr. is a strawweight world champion. He has held two world titles at the strawweight weight division, both of which were lineal championship wins.
|Weight Division||World Titles Held|
Francisco Rodriguez Jr. is 163 cm tall (5' 4.17") with a reach of 165 cm (5' 4.96"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 2 cm (0.79").
Rodriguez Jr. has a 58.1% KO rate. Of his total 25 KO wins, 15 were in the early rounds, nine in the mid rounds, and one in the later rounds. He has four first-round KO wins.
Francisco Rodriguez Jr. made his professional boxing debut against Erick Ventura at the age of 17 on October 2, 2010, defeating Ventura via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 7 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 6 wins via stoppage.
Rodriguez Jr. had his first world title fight at the age of 20 on March 22, 2014 after 18 professional fights, against Merlito Sabillo for the strawweight WBO title. He defeated Sabillo via 10th round TKO to become the strawweight champion of the world.
He is a one-time unified strawweight world champion, and has won two world titles at strawweight. For all the details about Rodriguez Jr.'s world title wins and defenses refer to "Francisco Rodriguez Jr. World Titles".
Rodriguez Jr. has had a total of six losses in his professional boxing career so far.
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Japanese boxer Junto Nakatani on November 1, 2022. Rodriguez Jr. lost the fight via 10 round unanimous decision. It's been 10 months and 27 days since this fight.
Rodriguez Jr. has fought a total of 43 times till today, which includes 4 world-title fights at three weight divisions — super-flyweight, light-flyweight, and strawweight. These two fights are the highlight of his career.
March 22, 2014: Rodriguez Jr. wins his first world title by defeating Merlito Sabillo via 10th round TKO. He is now the WBO strawweight world champion.
August 9, 2014: Rodriguez Jr. becomes a unified strawweight world champion by beating Katsunari Takayama via 12 round unanimous decision. He now holds the WBO and IBF strawweight world-champion belts.
Rodriguez Jr. has knocked out 25 of his 43 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 58.1%. Of his total 36 wins, 25 of them have been via KO (69.4%).
If you are interested in Rodriguez Jr.'s boxing career, you should definitely check out the following fights.