Juan Urango Record & Stats

Juan Urango Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 10 years and 4 months, Juan Urango fought 28 times with 24 wins, 3 losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on September 14, 2012, Urango's boxing record stood at 24-3-1 (19 KO wins, 1 KO loss).

Colombian nationality
Montería, Córdoba, Colombia
“Iron Twin”
Oct 4, 1980
Apr 30, 2002
19 (67.9%)
170 cm
180 cm
Ape Index
10 cm
Last Fight
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Juan Urango's Record

      Juan Urango (Iron Twin) is a retired Colombian professional boxer. He was born in Montería, Córdoba, Colombia on October 4, 1980. Urango made his professional boxing debut at the age of 21 on April 30, 2002. He is a former super-lightweight world champion. He is 42 years old, and will be turning 43 in 8 months.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights28
      KO Wins19
      Total Title Wins3
      Title Defenses0
      Title-Fight KO Wins1
      Losses via KO1
      28Sep 14, 201231Oney ValdezWinKO5
      27Apr 26, 201231Cristian ChavezWinKO2
      26Mar 6, 201029 Devon Alexander LossTKO8
      25Aug 28, 200928 Randall Bailey WinTKO11
      24May 30, 200928 Andre Berto LossUD
      23Jan 30, 200928Herman Ngoudjo WinUD
      22Apr 23, 200827Carlos Wilfredo VilchesWinKO4
      21Dec 5, 200727Marty RobbinsWinTKO5
      20Aug 31, 200726Nasser AthumaniWinTKO4
      19Jan 20, 200726 Ricky Hatton LossUD
      18Jun 30, 200625Naoufel Ben Rabah WinUD
      17Aug 26, 200524Andre EasonWinTKO7
      16Apr 22, 200524Francisco CamposWinKO5
      15Dec 16, 200424Ubaldo HernandezWinTKO2
      14Aug 5, 200423Mike ArnaoutisDrawMD
      13Jun 8, 200423Sergey SorokinWinUD
      12Feb 6, 200423Levan KirakosyanWinPTS
      11Oct 11, 200323Frank OppongWinPTS
      10Sep 26, 200322Marcos MunozWinKO2
      9Jul 24, 200322Ricardo Antonio VieiraWinKO1
      8Dec 22, 200222Luis MartinezWinKO1
      7Oct 21, 200222Eduardo MoralesWinKO2
      6Aug 30, 200221Amaury RaceroWinTKO2
      5Jul 27, 200221Dagoberto GelesWinKO5
      4Jul 26, 200221Pedro FuentesWinTKO3
      3Jun 15, 200221Luis BlandonWinKO3
      2May 21, 200221Amaury RaceroWinKO2
      1Apr 30, 200221Efrain SotomayorWinKO2

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      Juan Urango is 170 cm tall (5' 6.93") with a reach of 180 cm (5' 10.87"). He fights out of the southpaw stance and presents an ape-index of 10 cm (3.94"). Urango has a 67.9% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Juan Urango's professional boxing career spanned more than 10 years — from 2002 to 2012.

      Urango made his debut against Efrain Sotomayor at the age of 21 on April 30, 2002, defeating Sotomayor via 2nd round KO. He went on to win 12 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 9 wins via stoppage.

      Urango had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on June 30, 2006 after 17 professional fights, against Naoufel Ben Rabah for the super-lightweight IBF (vacant) title. He defeated Rabah via 12 round unanimous decision to become the super-lightweight champion of the world.

      Urango has won three world titles at super-lightweight. For all the details about Urango's world title wins and defenses refer to "Juan Urango World Titles".

      Some of Urango's best fights and notable victories include wins over Randall Bailey, Andre Eason, Herman Ngoudjo, Naoufel Ben Rabah, Carlos Wilfredo Vilches, Nasser Athumani, and Marty Robbins.

      Juan Urango had a total of three losses in his professional boxing career — all of them in title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Ricky Hatton via 12 round unanimous decision on January 20, 2007, which ended his 17-fight win streak. He has been stopped once and lost two times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Juan Urango's losses".

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Oney Valdez on September 14, 2012. Urango won the fight via 5th round KO. It's been 10 years, 4 months, and 21 days since this fight.

      Urango retired from professional boxing with a record of 24-3-1, which included 19 knockout wins and 1 loss via knockout, and 3 title wins.

      Career Highlights

      Juan Urango fought a total of 28 times during his professional career. These two fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Juan Urango vs. Naoufel Ben Rabah

        A 25-year old Juan Urango (16-0-1, 13 KO) had his first world title fight against Naoufel Ben Rabah for the vacant IBF super-lightweight belt.

        Urango defeated Rabah via 12th round unanimous decision to win the vacant IBF super-lightweight title.

      • Juan Urango vs. Randall Bailey

        A 28-year old Juan Urango (21-2-1, 16 KO) faced Randall Bailey, who was 34 years old with a record of 39-6. Bailey was on a four-fight win streak with 35 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 5 cms but Urango had a 2 cm reach advantage over Bailey.

        Urango defeated Bailey via 11th round TKO to win the IBF super-lightweight title.


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