Guillermo Rigondeaux (El Chacal) is a Cuban professional boxer. He was born in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba on September 30, 1980. Rigondeaux made his professional boxing debut at the age of 28 against Juan Noriega on May 22, 2009. He is a 2-weight-class world champion. Rigondeaux is 42 years old, he will turn 43 in 9 months and 25 days.
12 years and 9 months into his professional boxing career, Guillermo Rigondeaux has fought 24 times with 20 wins, 3 losses, and 1 no-contest. As of December 2022, Rigondeaux's boxing record stands at 20-3 (13 KOs). In total, he has fought 157 rounds of professional boxing in 24 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||4|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||5|
|Losses via KO||1|
|24||Feb 26, 2022||41||Vincent Astrolabio||Loss||UD|
|23||Aug 14, 2021||40||John Riel Casimero||Loss||SD|
|22||Feb 8, 2020||39||Liborio Solís||Win||SD|
|21||Jun 23, 2019||38||Julio Ceja||Win||TKO8|
|20||Jan 13, 2019||38||Giovanni Delgado||Win||KO1|
|19||Dec 9, 2017||37||Vasyl Lomachenko||Loss||RTD6|
|18||Jun 17, 2017||36||Moises Flores||NC||KO1|
|17||Jul 16, 2016||35||Jazza Dickens||Win||RTD2|
|16||Nov 21, 2015||35||Drian Francisco||Win||UD|
|15||Dec 31, 2014||34||Hisashi Amagasa||Win||RTD11|
|14||Jul 19, 2014||33||Sod Kokietgym||Win||KO1|
|13||Dec 7, 2013||33||Joseph Agbeko||Win||UD|
|12||Apr 13, 2013||32||Nonito Donaire||Win||UD|
|11||Sep 15, 2012||31||Roberto Marroquin||Win||UD|
|10||Jun 9, 2012||31||Teon Kennedy||Win||TKO5|
|9||Jan 21, 2012||31||Rico Ramos||Win||KO6|
|8||Mar 19, 2011||30||Willie Casey||Win||TKO1|
|7||Nov 13, 2010||30||Ricardo Cordoba||Win||SD|
|6||Aug 21, 2010||29||Jose Angel Beranza||Win||RTD7|
|5||Feb 5, 2010||29||Adolfo Landeros||Win||KO1|
|4||Dec 16, 2009||29||Lante Addy||Win||UD|
|3||Sep 18, 2009||28||Giovanni Andrade||Win||TKO3|
|2||Jul 17, 2009||28||Robert Guillen||Win||TKO1|
|1||May 22, 2009||28||Juan Noriega||Win||TKO3|
Guillermo Rigondeaux started boxing professionally at 28 years of age; he debuted against Juan Noriega on May 22, 2009, and defeated Noriega via 3rd round TKO.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 31 on January 21, 2012 after 8 professional fights against Rico Ramos for the super-bantamweight WBA title. Rigondeaux defeated Ramos via 6th round KO to become the new super-bantamweight champion of the world.
Rigondeaux has won world titles in two different weight classes. His notable victories include wins over Nonito Donaire, Sod Kokietgym, Teon Kennedy, Jazza Dickens, Hisashi Amagasa, Julio Ceja, and Rico Ramos. For a complete list of Rigondeaux's best performances refer to Guillermo Rigondeaux's best fights.
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Filipino boxer Vincent Astrolabio on February 26, 2022. Rigondeaux lost the fight via 10 round unanimous decision. It's been 9 months and 9 days since this fight.
These two fights are the highlight of of Guillermo Rigondeaux's boxing career so far.
A 31-year old Guillermo Rigondeaux with a record of 8-0 had his first world title fight against Rico Ramos for Ramos' WBA super-bantamweight belt. Rigondeaux defeated Rico Ramos via 6th round KO to win the WBA super-bantamweight title.
A 32-year old Guillermo Rigondeaux with a record of 11-0 faced Nonito Donaire, who was 30 years old with a record of 31-1 in a super-bantamweight unification fight. Rigondeaux deafeated Donaire via 12 round unanimous decision to win the WBO and Ring Magazine super-bantamweight titles and retain the WBA (Super) super-bantamweight title.
Guillermo Rigondeaux fought for world titles in five fights and won three of them. In total, he has won four belts in two weight classes: super-bantamweight (WBA, WBO, The Ring) and bantamweight (WBA). He is a one-time unified super-bantamweight world champion.
Rigondeaux has knocked out 13 of his 24 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 54.2%. Of his total 20 wins, 13 of them have been via KO (65%).
Guillermo Rigondeaux has had a total of three losses in 24 fights — two of them in title bouts and one in a non-title bout. He suffered his first loss against Vasyl Lomachenko via 6th round RTD in his 19th fight — his 17 fight win streak came to an end with this loss. He has been stopped once and lost two times via decision.