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Genaro Hernández Record

Total Fights41
Title Wins2
Title Defenses11
Title-Fight KOs4
KO Wins17
KO Losses2
Genaro Hernández Record & Stats
Genaro Hernández' Record
Genaro Hernández' boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Genaro Hernández' boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 14 years, Genaro Hernández fought 41 times with 38 wins, 2 losses, and 1 draw.

      Hernández retired from professional boxing with a record of 38-2-1, which included two super-featherweight world-title wins and 11 successful title defense fights. He had a 41.5% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 17 of his total 41 fights being knockout wins, four of which were in title fights. Hernández lost twice via knockout, both of them in title fights.

      His last fight was a 8th round RTD defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr. on October 3, 1998. Hernández lost the super-featherweight WBC title to Mayweather Jr. in this fight.

      Some of Hernández' best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Azumah Nelson, Raúl Pérez, Carlos Hernández, Yuji Watanabe, Jorge Ramirez, Harold Warren, and Jimmy Garcia.

      41Oct 3, 199832Floyd Mayweather Jr.Loss *RTD8
      40May 16, 199832Carlos GerenaWin *UD
      39Nov 20, 199731Carlos HernándezWin *UD
      38Jun 14, 199731Anatoly AlexandrovWin *SD
      37Mar 22, 199730Azumah NelsonWin *SD
      36Sep 28, 199630Antonio HernandezWinUD
      35May 8, 199629Javier PichardoWinTKO5
      34Sep 9, 199529Oscar De La HoyaLoss *RTD6
      33Mar 31, 199528Jorge PáezWinTKO8
      32Nov 12, 199428Jimmy GarciaWin *UD
      31Jan 31, 199427Jorge RamirezWin *TKO8
      30Oct 11, 199327Harold WarrenWin *UD
      29Jun 28, 199327Raúl PérezWin *KO8
      28Apr 26, 199326Raúl PérezDraw *TD
      27Nov 20, 199226Yuji WatanabeWin *TKO6
      26Jul 15, 199226Masuaki TakedaWin *UD
      25Feb 24, 199225Omar CataríWin *UD
      24Nov 22, 199125Daniel LondasWin *TKO9
      23Feb 11, 199124Pedro ArroyoWinDQ
      22Dec 6, 199024Rodolfo GomezWinKO5
      21Sep 22, 199024Ben LopezWinTKO6
      20Aug 27, 199024Richard AbilaWinKO3
      19May 10, 199024Leon CollinsWinKO3
      18Jul 31, 198923Felipe OrozcoWinUD
      17May 15, 198923Ed PollardWinUD
      16Nov 22, 198822Refugio RojasWinKO6
      15Jul 25, 198822Jose MosquedaWinUD
      14Apr 25, 198821Juan Manuel VegaWinTKO9
      13Aug 31, 198721Kenny WyattWinUD
      12Dec 12, 198620J L IveyWinPTS
      11Sep 12, 198620Lupe MirandaWinPTS
      10Jul 21, 198620Terry BaldwinWinTKO7
      9Apr 28, 198619Jorge ValdezWinTKO3
      8Mar 31, 198619Larry VillarrealWinUD
      7Feb 24, 198619Terry BaldwinWinKO2
      6Feb 17, 198619Pablo MontanoWinTKO2
      5Dec 12, 198519Jose MaytorenaWinKO1
      4Oct 29, 198519Randy ArchuletaWinPTS
      3Jun 24, 198519Dino RamirezWinUD
      2Nov 17, 198418Martin EscobarWinUD
      1Sep 27, 198418Dino RamirezWinPTS

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Genaro Hernández (Chicanito) was an American professional boxer. He was born in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on May 10, 1966. He was a super-featherweight world champion. Hernández died on June 7, 2011 at the age of 45 years. His professional boxing career spanned more than 14 years — from 1984 to 1998.

      Hernández made his professional boxing debut against Dino Ramirez at the age of 18 on September 27, 1984, defeating Ramirez via 4 round PTS. He went on to win 26 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 13 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on November 22, 1991 after 23 professional fights, against Daniel Londas for the super-featherweight WBA (vacant) title. He defeated Londas via 9th round TKO to become the super-featherweight champion of the world.

      Hernández won two world titles at super-featherweight. For all the details about Hernández' world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Hernández had a total of two losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a super-featherweight title defense bout against fellow American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. at 32 years of age, on October 3, 1998. Hernández lost the fight via 8th round RTD — and lost his WBC title.


      Hernández had a total of 15 world-title fights, which includes winning two world titles and 11 successful title defenses. He won 12 of these fights, lost two, and drew in one.

      Title Wins

      Genaro Hernández fought for super-featherweight world titles in three fights and won two of these fights, winning one of them via way of stoppage. In total, he won two super-featherweight belts.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Mar 22, 1997Azumah NelsonSuper-featherweightWBCSD
      Nov 22, 1991Daniel LondasSuper-featherweightWBA*TKO
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Genaro Hernández had 12 super-featherweight world-title defense fights. He won 11 of them and lost only 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 16, 1998Carlos GerenaSuper-featherweightWBCUD
      Nov 20, 1997Carlos HernándezSuper-featherweightWBCUD
      Jun 14, 1997Anatoly AlexandrovSuper-featherweightWBCSD
      Nov 12, 1994Jimmy GarciaSuper-featherweightWBAUD
      Jan 31, 1994Jorge RamirezSuper-featherweightWBATKO
      Oct 11, 1993Harold WarrenSuper-featherweightWBAUD
      Jun 28, 1993Raúl PérezSuper-featherweightWBAKO
      Apr 26, 1993Raúl PérezSuper-featherweightWBATD (draw)
      Nov 20, 1992Yuji WatanabeSuper-featherweightWBATKO
      Jul 15, 1992Masuaki TakedaSuper-featherweightWBAUD
      Feb 24, 1992Omar CataríSuper-featherweightWBAUD

      Title Losses

      Genaro Hernández lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Oct 3, 1998Floyd Mayweather Jr.Super-featherweightWBCRTD


      Hernández fought a total of 41 times during his professional career, which includes 15 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These four fights are the highlight of his career.

      • November 22, 1991: Hernández wins his first world title by defeating Daniel Londas via 9th round TKO. He is now the WBA super-featherweight world champion.

      • June 28, 1993: Hernández successfully defends the WBA super-featherweight title against Raúl Pérez, winning the fight via 8th round KO.

      • March 22, 1997: Hernández wins the WBC super-featherweight title from Azumah Nelson, by beating Nelson via 12 round split decision.

      • November 20, 1997: Hernández successfully defends the WBC super-featherweight title against Carlos Hernández, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.


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