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).
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.
|Total Title Wins||3|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||1|
|Losses via KO||1|
|28||Sep 14, 2012||31||Oney Valdez||Win||KO5|
|27||Apr 26, 2012||31||Cristian Chavez||Win||KO2|
|26||Mar 6, 2010||29||Devon Alexander||Loss||TKO8|
|25||Aug 28, 2009||28||Randall Bailey||Win||TKO11|
|24||May 30, 2009||28||Andre Berto||Loss||UD|
|23||Jan 30, 2009||28||Herman Ngoudjo||Win||UD|
|22||Apr 23, 2008||27||Carlos Wilfredo Vilches||Win||KO4|
|21||Dec 5, 2007||27||Marty Robbins||Win||TKO5|
|20||Aug 31, 2007||26||Nasser Athumani||Win||TKO4|
|19||Jan 20, 2007||26||Ricky Hatton||Loss||UD|
|18||Jun 30, 2006||25||Naoufel Ben Rabah||Win||UD|
|17||Aug 26, 2005||24||Andre Eason||Win||TKO7|
|16||Apr 22, 2005||24||Francisco Campos||Win||KO5|
|15||Dec 16, 2004||24||Ubaldo Hernandez||Win||TKO2|
|14||Aug 5, 2004||23||Mike Arnaoutis||Draw||MD|
|13||Jun 8, 2004||23||Sergey Sorokin||Win||UD|
|12||Feb 6, 2004||23||Levan Kirakosyan||Win||PTS|
|11||Oct 11, 2003||23||Frank Oppong||Win||PTS|
|10||Sep 26, 2003||22||Marcos Munoz||Win||KO2|
|9||Jul 24, 2003||22||Ricardo Antonio Vieira||Win||KO1|
|8||Dec 22, 2002||22||Luis Martinez||Win||KO1|
|7||Oct 21, 2002||22||Eduardo Morales||Win||KO2|
|6||Aug 30, 2002||21||Amaury Racero||Win||TKO2|
|5||Jul 27, 2002||21||Dagoberto Geles||Win||KO5|
|4||Jul 26, 2002||21||Pedro Fuentes||Win||TKO3|
|3||Jun 15, 2002||21||Luis Blandon||Win||KO3|
|2||May 21, 2002||21||Amaury Racero||Win||KO2|
|1||Apr 30, 2002||21||Efrain Sotomayor||Win||KO2|
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.
Juan Urango fought a total of 28 times during his professional career. These two fights are the highlight of his career.
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.
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.
Some of Urango's best wins were against Randall Bailey, Andre Eason, Herman Ngoudjo, Naoufel Ben Rabah, Carlos Wilfredo Vilches, Nasser Athumani, and Marty Robbins. Despite the loss, his performance against Ricky Hatton is also among Urango's best.
Urango knocked out 19 of his 28 opponents. By his last fight, his KO ratio was at 67.9%. Of his total 24 wins, 19 of them were via KO (79.2%).
Urango had 3 losses. Devon Alexander, Andre Berto, and Ricky Hatton are the three boxers who have beaten Urango.