Milan Melindo (El Metodico) is a Filipino professional boxer. He was born in Cagayan de Oro, Philippines on February 29, 1988. Melindo made his professional boxing debut at the age of 17 against Meljun Grumo on September 17, 2005. He is a light-flyweight world champion. Melindo is 34 years old, he will turn 35 in 2 months and 22 days.
14 years into his professional boxing career, Milan Melindo has fought 42 times with 37 wins and 5 losses. As of December 2022, Melindo's boxing record stands at 37-5 (13 KOs). In total, he has fought 306 rounds of professional boxing in 42 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||1|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||1|
|Losses via KO||2|
|42||Oct 5, 2019||31||Junto Nakatani||Loss||TKO6|
|41||Oct 7, 2018||30||Ken Shiro||Loss||TKO7|
|40||Dec 31, 2017||29||Ryoichi Taguchi||Loss||UD|
|39||Sep 16, 2017||29||Hekkie Budler||Win||SD|
|38||May 21, 2017||29||Akira Yaegashi||Win||TKO1|
|37||Nov 26, 2016||28||Teeraphong Utaida||Win||UD|
|36||May 28, 2016||28||Maximino Flores||Win||TD|
|35||Nov 28, 2015||27||Victor Emanuel Olivo||Win||SD|
|34||May 31, 2015||27||Javier Mendoza||Loss||TD|
|33||Nov 15, 2014||26||Saúl Juárez||Win||UD|
|32||May 10, 2014||26||Martin Tecuapetla||Win||MD|
|31||Nov 30, 2013||25||José Alfredo Rodríguez||Win||UD|
|30||Jul 27, 2013||25||Juan Francisco Estrada||Loss||UD|
|29||Apr 6, 2013||25||Tommy Seran||Win||TKO4|
|28||Sep 22, 2012||24||Jean Piero Pérez||Win||MD|
|27||Jun 2, 2012||24||Jesús Géles||Win||KO1|
|26||Jan 28, 2012||23||Juan Esquer||Win||KO7|
|25||Sep 10, 2011||23||Francisco Rosas||Win||KO1|
|24||Mar 19, 2011||23||Rosendo Vega||Win||KO1|
|23||Nov 27, 2010||22||Carlos Tamara||Win||UD|
|22||Aug 28, 2010||22||Jin-Man Jeon||Win||KO2|
|21||Apr 23, 2010||22||Komrit Lukkuongmuekol||Win||TKO4|
|20||Jan 14, 2010||21||Anthony Villarreal||Win||UD|
|19||Oct 3, 2009||21||Jose Guadalupe Martinez||Win||UD|
|18||Mar 14, 2009||21||Muhammad Rachman||Win||UD|
|17||Oct 30, 2008||20||Juma Fundi||Win||TKO3|
|16||Jul 26, 2008||20||Carlos Melo||Win||UD|
|15||Mar 7, 2008||20||Sofyan Effendi||Win||UD|
|14||Dec 2, 2007||19||Jack Amisa||Win||UD|
|13||Oct 6, 2007||19||Nuapayak Sakkririn||Win||TKO4|
|12||Jun 26, 2007||19||Arnel Tadena||Win||TKO4|
|11||May 10, 2007||19||Wendil Cajoles||Win||UD|
|10||Feb 24, 2007||18||Alex Aroy||Win||TD|
|9||Jan 20, 2007||18||Fabio Marfa||Win||UD|
|8||Nov 24, 2006||18||Rommel Bongon||Win||UD|
|7||Oct 21, 2006||18||Ricardo Albia||Win||TKO3|
|6||Jul 3, 2006||18||Michael Rodriguez||Win||UD|
|5||Apr 30, 2006||18||Amero Ricablanca||Win||UD|
|4||Feb 3, 2006||17||Ruther del Castillo||Win||TD|
|3||Dec 30, 2005||17||Rodel Emboy||Win||TKO4|
|2||Oct 29, 2005||17||Juaren Libres||Win||UD|
|1||Sep 17, 2005||17||Meljun Grumo||Win||UD|
Milan Melindo started boxing professionally at 17 years of age; he debuted against Meljun Grumo on September 17, 2005, and defeated Grumo via 4 round unanimous decision.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on July 27, 2013 after 29 professional fights against Juan Francisco Estrada for the WBA (Unified) and WBO titles. Melindo lost to Estrada via 12 round unanimous decision.
Melindo's notable victories include wins over Akira Yaegashi, Hekkie Budler, Jesús Géles, Saúl Juárez, Francisco Rosas, José Alfredo Rodríguez, and Jean Piero Pérez. For a complete list of Melindo's best performances refer to Milan Melindo's best fights.
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Japanese boxer Junto Nakatani on October 5, 2019. Melindo lost the fight via 6th round TKO. It's been 3 years, 2 months, and 1 day since this fight.
These two fights are the highlight of of Milan Melindo's boxing career so far.
A 29-year old Milan Melindo with a record of 35-2 had his first world title fight against Akira Yaegashi for Yaegashi's IBF light-flyweight belt. Yaegashi was 34 years old with a record of 25-5. Melindo deafeated Yaegashi via 1st round TKO to win the IBF light-flyweight title.
A 29-year old Milan Melindo with a record of 36-2 faced Hekkie Budler, who was 29 years old with a record of 31-2 in a light-flyweight title defense fight. Melindo deafeated Budler via 12 round split-decision to retain the IBF light-flyweight title.
Milan Melindo fought for a world title in five fights and won once. He has won one belt at light-flyweight (IBF).
|May 21, 2017||Akira Yaegashi||lFL||IBF|
Melindo has knocked out 13 of his 42 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 31%. Of his total 37 wins, 13 of them have been via KO (35.1%).
Milan Melindo has had a total of five losses in 42 fights — four of them in title bouts and one in a non-title bout. He suffered his first loss against Juan Francisco Estrada via 12 round UD in his 30th fight — his 29 fight win streak came to an end with this loss. He has been stopped two times and lost three times via decision.
Junto Nakatani, Ken Shiro, Ryoichi Taguchi, Javier Mendoza, and Juan Francisco Estrada are the five boxers who have beaten Melindo. For more details about these defeats, refer to All of Milan Melindo's losses.