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Juan Laporte Record

Total Fights57
Title Wins1
Title Defenses2
Title-Fight KOs1
KO Wins22
KO Losses1
Juan Laporte Record & Stats
Juan Laporte's Record
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      What is Juan Laporte's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 21 years and seven months, Juan Laporte fought 57 times with 40 wins, 16 losses, and 1 draw.

      Laporte retired from professional boxing with a record of 40-16-1, which included one featherweight world-title win and two successful title defense fights. He had a 38.6% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 22 of his total 57 fights being knockout wins, one of which was in a title fight. The only knockout loss in Laporte's career was a 9th round RTD loss to Zack Padilla in a super-lightweight title fight.

      His last fight was a 10-round split decision defeat to Billy Costello on June 18, 1999.

      Some of Laporte's best fights and notable victories include wins over Mario Miranda, Rocky Lockridge, Johnny De La Rosa, and Ruben Castillo.

      57Jun 18, 199939Billy CostelloLossSD
      56Mar 27, 199838Teddy ReidLossSD
      55Jul 24, 199434Zack PadillaLoss *RTD9
      54Apr 15, 199434Manuel RodriguezWinKO2
      53Jul 24, 199333Charles MurrayLoss *UD
      52Apr 24, 199333William RuizWinTKO5
      51Mar 20, 199333Marco Antonio LizarragaWinTKO2
      50Jul 23, 199232Kostya TszyuLossUD
      49May 8, 199232Hector LopezLossUD
      48Oct 18, 199131Curtis StrongWinUD
      47Oct 13, 199030Azumah NelsonLoss *UD
      46Jul 17, 199030Felix GonzalesDrawTD
      45Feb 15, 199030Rogelio LopezWinSD
      44Oct 12, 198929Bruno RabanalesWinUD
      43Apr 29, 198929John John MolinaLoss *UD
      42Oct 27, 198828Lupe MirandaWinUD
      41Aug 13, 198828Nicky PerezWinTKO12
      40Jul 11, 198828Alejandro GarciaWinKO1
      39May 27, 198828Sylvester KennonWinTKO3
      38Apr 22, 198828Robert AndersonWinRTD8
      37Jul 5, 198727Lupe SuarezLossUD
      36Jun 4, 198727Jocko KingWinTKO2
      35Apr 23, 198727Rafael GandarillaWinUD
      34Dec 12, 198627Julio Cesar ChavezLoss *UD
      33Sep 25, 198626Jimmy MagnificoWinTKO3
      32Apr 3, 198626Vinnie CostelloWinMD
      31Feb 23, 198525Barry McGuiganLossPTS
      30Nov 14, 198424Dwight PratchettWinUD
      29Mar 31, 198424Wilfredo GomezLoss *UD
      28Nov 5, 198323Gerald HayesLossMD
      27Jun 25, 198323Johnny De La RosaWin *SD
      26Feb 20, 198323Ruben CastilloWin *UD
      25Sep 15, 198222Mario MirandaWin *RTD10
      24Jul 21, 198222Edwin Luis RiveraWinUD
      23May 28, 198222Alberto CollazoWinTKO5
      22Jan 24, 198222Eusebio PedrozaLoss *UD
      21Dec 11, 198122Edwin Luis RiveraWinSD
      20Aug 22, 198121Rocky LockridgeWinKO2
      19Apr 10, 198121Fernando OrtizWinTKO6
      18Mar 6, 198121Roberto BidoWinTKO9
      17Dec 13, 198021Salvador SanchezLoss *UD
      16Sep 13, 198020Mano MoruaWinUD
      15Jun 20, 198020Fel ClementeWinTKO10
      14Apr 18, 198020David CapoWinSD
      13Jan 25, 198020Jean LapointeWinTKO7
      12Sep 19, 197919Joe RiveraWinUD
      11Aug 22, 197919Andres TorresWinTKO6
      10Aug 16, 197919Wardell WilliamsWinTKO2
      9Jun 14, 197919Jose FigueroaWinKO5
      8Apr 27, 197919Lazaro FabianoWinTKO1
      7Dec 15, 197819David CapoWinMD
      6Jul 26, 197818Rey ViruetWinPTS
      5May 27, 197818Jose RodriguezLossPTS
      4Mar 2, 197818Santos CruzWinPTS
      3Dec 15, 197718Charlie BuggsWinKO3
      2Nov 11, 197717Jerry StricklandWinUD
      1Oct 29, 197717Johnny GreenWinTKO1

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Juan Laporte is a 64-year old retired Puerto Rican professional boxer. He was born in Guayama, Puerto Rico on November 24, 1959. He is a former featherweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 21 years — from 1977 to 1999.

      Laporte made his professional boxing debut against Johnny Green at the age of 17 on October 29, 1977, defeating Green via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 3 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 1 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 21 on December 13, 1980 after 16 professional fights, against Salvador Sanchez for the WBC title. He lost to Sanchez via 15 round unanimous decision.

      Laporte has won one world title at featherweight. For all the details about Laporte's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Laporte had a total of 16 losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Billy Costello on June 18, 1999. Laporte lost the fight via 10 round split decision. It's been 24 years, 11 months, and 3 days since this fight.


      Laporte had a total of 11 world-title fights, which includes winning one world title and two successful title defenses. He won three of these fights and lost eight.

      Title Wins

      Juan Laporte fought for a featherweight world title in nine fights and won once, which came via way of stoppage. He won one featherweight belt.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Sep 15, 1982Mario MirandaFeatherweightWBC*RTD
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Juan Laporte had two featherweight world-title defense fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Jun 25, 1983Johnny De La RosaFeatherweightWBCSD
      Feb 20, 1983Ruben CastilloFeatherweightWBCUD


      Laporte fought a total of 57 times during his professional career, which includes 11 world-title fights at three weight divisions. These four fights are the highlight of his career.

      • December 13, 1980: In his first world-title fight, Juan Laporte loses to Salvador Sanchez via 15 round unanimous decision. He was fighting for the WBC featherweight title.

      • August 22, 1981: Juan Laporte beats Rocky Lockridge via 2nd round KO.

      • September 15, 1982: Laporte wins the WBC featherweight title from Mario Miranda, by beating Miranda via 10th round RTD.

      • June 25, 1983: Laporte successfully defends the WBC featherweight title against Johnny De La Rosa, winning the fight via 12 round split decision.


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