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Juan Urango Record

Total Fights28
Title Wins3
Title Defenses0
Title-Fight KOs1
KO Wins19
KO Losses1
Juan Urango Record & Stats
Juan Urango's Record
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      What is Juan Urango's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 10 years and four months, Juan Urango fought 28 times with 24 wins, 3 losses, and 1 draw.

      Urango retired from professional boxing with a record of 24-3-1, which included three super-lightweight world-title wins. He had a 67.9% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 19 of his total 28 fights being knockout wins, one of which was in a title fight. The only knockout loss in Urango's career was a 8th round TKO loss to Devon Alexander in a super-lightweight title fight.

      His last fight was a 5th round KO victory over Oney Valdez on September 14, 2012.

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

      28Sep 14, 201231Oney ValdezWinKO5
      27Apr 26, 201231Cristian ChavezWinKO2
      26Mar 6, 201029Devon AlexanderLoss *TKO8
      25Aug 28, 200928Randall BaileyWin *TKO11
      24May 30, 200928Andre BertoLoss *UD
      23Jan 30, 200928Herman NgoudjoWin *UD
      22Apr 23, 200827Carlos Wilfredo VilchesWinKO4
      21Dec 5, 200727Marty RobbinsWinTKO5
      20Aug 31, 200726Nasser AthumaniWinTKO4
      19Jan 20, 200726Ricky HattonLoss *UD
      18Jun 30, 200625Naoufel Ben RabahWin *UD
      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

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Juan Urango (Iron Twin) is a 43-year old retired Colombian professional boxer. He was born in Montería, Córdoba, Colombia on October 4, 1980. He is a former super-lightweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 10 years — from 2002 to 2012.

      Urango made his professional boxing 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.

      He 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 the "Championships" section below.

      Urango had a total of three losses in his professional boxing career.

      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 11 years, 7 months, and 9 days since this fight.


      Urango had a total of six world-title fights, which includes winning three world titles and zero successful title defenses. He won three of these fights and lost three.

      Title Wins

      Juan Urango fought for super-lightweight world titles in five fights and won three of these fights, winning one of them via way of stoppage. In total, he won three super-lightweight belts.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Aug 28, 2009Randall BaileySuper-lightweightIBFTKO
      Jan 30, 2009Herman NgoudjoSuper-lightweightIBF*UD
      Jun 30, 2006Naoufel Ben RabahSuper-lightweightIBF*UD
      * Vacant title

      Title Losses

      Juan Urango lost two world-title defense fights, and lost a total of two titles in these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Mar 6, 2010Devon AlexanderSuper-lightweightIBFTKO
      Jan 20, 2007Ricky HattonSuper-lightweightIBFUD


      Urango fought a total of 28 times during his professional career, which includes 6 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These two fights are the highlight of his career.

      • June 30, 2006: Urango wins his first world title by defeating Naoufel Ben Rabah via 12 round unanimous decision. He is now the IBF super-lightweight world champion.

      • August 28, 2009: Urango wins the IBF super-lightweight title from Randall Bailey, by beating Bailey via 11th round TKO.


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