In a career spanning 16 years and 10 months, Jose Badillo fought 30 times with 23 wins and 7 losses. By his last professional fight on February 17, 2007, Badillo's boxing record stood at 23-7 (15 KO wins, 3 KO losses).
Jose Badillo (Yungo) is a retired Puerto Rican professional boxer. He was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico on September 9, 1970. Badillo made his professional boxing debut at the age of 19 on April 7, 1990. He retired without winning a world title. He is 52 years old, and will be turning 53 in 5 months and 9 days.
|Total Title Wins||0|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||0|
|Losses via KO||3|
|30||Feb 17, 2007||36||Patrick Lopez||Loss||TKO3|
|29||Aug 25, 2006||35||Jailer Berrio||Loss||SD|
|28||Aug 30, 2002||31||Felix St Kitts||Loss||TKO8|
|27||Oct 14, 2001||31||Jose Luis Baltazar||Loss||UD|
|26||Nov 29, 1999||29||Israel Flores||Win||TD|
|25||Feb 8, 1999||28||Javier Jauregui||Loss||SD|
|24||Nov 9, 1998||28||Antonio Ramirez||Win||UD|
|23||Aug 17, 1998||27||Vincent Howard||Win||UD|
|22||Oct 11, 1997||27||Naseem Hamed||Loss||TKO7|
|21||May 12, 1997||26||Javier Marquez||Win||TKO2|
|20||Mar 17, 1997||26||Jose Luis Montes||Win||PTS|
|19||Dec 7, 1996||26||Olegario De Leon||Win||KO5|
|18||Dec 9, 1995||25||Tom Johnson||Loss||MD|
|17||Aug 19, 1995||24||Fernando Sanchez||Win||UD|
|16||Dec 10, 1994||24||Carlos Ramirez||Win||TKO3|
|15||Feb 19, 1994||23||Fred Gist||Win||TKO2|
|14||Oct 23, 1993||23||Mike Juarez||Win||TKO7|
|13||Jun 19, 1993||22||Darius Ford||Win||KO1|
|12||May 15, 1993||22||Darryl Pinckney||Win||TKO9|
|11||Feb 20, 1993||22||Adan Vargas||Win||KO2|
|10||Jul 18, 1992||21||Anthony Perez||Win||KO1|
|9||Mar 27, 1992||21||Ramon Cruz||Win||TKO7|
|8||Nov 27, 1991||21||Felix Camacho||Win||UD|
|7||Sep 21, 1991||21||Luis Yampier||Win||TKO1|
|6||Jun 22, 1991||20||Orlando Perez||Win||KO1|
|5||Apr 27, 1991||20||Orlando Santiago||Win||TKO2|
|4||Feb 21, 1991||20||Esteban Flores||Win||PTS|
|3||Dec 13, 1990||20||Sammy Concepcion||Win||KO1|
|2||Aug 4, 1990||19||Pedro Castro||Win||UD|
|1||Apr 7, 1990||19||Teodoro Pizarro||Win||TKO3|
Jose Badillo's professional boxing career spanned more than 16 years — from 1990 to 2007.
Badillo made his professional boxing debut against Teodoro Pizarro at the age of 19 on April 7, 1990, defeating Pizarro via 3rd round TKO. He went on to win 16 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 12 wins via stoppage.
Badillo had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on December 9, 1995 after 17 professional fights, against Tom Johnson for the IBF title. He lost to Johnson via 12 round majority decision.
Some of Badillo's best fights and notable victories include wins over Javier Marquez, Olegario De Leon, Vincent Howard, Antonio Ramirez, Darius Ford, and Carlos Ramirez.
Jose Badillo had a total of seven losses in his professional boxing career — two of them in title bouts and five in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Tom Johnson via 12 round majority decision on December 9, 1995, which ended his 17-fight win streak. He has been stopped three times and lost four times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Jose Badillo's losses".
His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Patrick Lopez on February 17, 2007. Badillo lost the fight via 3rd round TKO. It's been 16 years, 1 month, and 14 days since this fight.
Badillo retired from professional boxing with a record of 23-7, which included 15 knockout wins and three losses via knockout.
A 27-year old Jose Badillo (20-1, 15 KO) faced an undefeated British boxer Naseem Hamed, who was 23 years old with a record of 27-0. Badillo was challenging Hamed's WBO featherweight title. Hamed was on a 27-fight win streak with 25 KO wins. Badillo was the taller of the two by 1 cm and also had a 10 cm reach advantage.
Badillo lost to Hamed via 7th round TKO.
Badillo knocked out 15 of his 30 opponents. By his last fight, his KO ratio was at 50%. Of his total 23 wins, 15 of them were via KO (65.2%).
Badillo had seven losses. Patrick Lopez, Jailer Berrio, Felix St Kitts, Jose Luis Baltazar, and Javier Jauregui are some of the boxers who have beaten Badillo.