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In a professional boxing career spanning 23 years and two months, Rubén Olivares fought 105 times with 89 wins, 13 losses, and 3 draws.
Olivares retired from professional boxing with a record of 89-13-3, which included eight world-title wins and four successful title defense fights at the bantamweight weight division. He had a 75.2% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 79 of his total 105 fights being knockout wins, six of which were in title fights. Olivares suffered nine knockout losses in his career, four of which were in title fights.
His last fight was a 4th round KO defeat to Ignacio Madrid on March 12, 1988.
Some of Olivares' best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Bobby Chacon, Lionel Rose, Alan Rudkin, Efren Torres, Jesús Pimentel, Kid Pascualito, and Tsuguo Mineyama.
|105||Mar 12, 1988||41||Ignacio Madrid||Loss||KO4|
|104||Feb 25, 1986||39||Roman Almaguer||Draw||MD|
|103||Nov 24, 1981||34||Margarito Marquez||Loss||SD|
|102||Aug 24, 1980||33||Rafael Gandarilla||Loss||TKO9|
|101||Apr 25, 1980||33||Sergio Reyes||Win||TKO7|
|100||Mar 7, 1980||33||Carlos Serrano||Win||TKO5|
|99||Jul 21, 1979||32||Eusebio Pedroza||Loss *||TKO12|
|98||Jun 30, 1979||32||Adrian Zapanta||Win||TKO2|
|97||Apr 22, 1979||32||Guillermo Morales||Draw||MD|
|96||Nov 20, 1978||31||Isaac Vega||Win||TKO3|
|95||Oct 18, 1978||31||Shig Fukuyama||Win||KO2|
|94||Apr 28, 1978||31||José Luis Ramírez||Win||TKO2|
|93||Dec 6, 1977||30||Ricky Gutierrez||Win||UD|
|92||Aug 20, 1977||30||Bobby Chacon||Loss||UD|
|91||Nov 19, 1976||29||Jose Cervantes||Loss||KO6|
|90||Jul 30, 1976||29||Fernando Cabanela||Win||UD|
|89||Jun 2, 1976||29||Pajet Lupikanet||Win||TKO1|
|88||Dec 4, 1975||28||Danny Lopez||Loss||KO7|
|87||Sep 20, 1975||28||David Kotey||Loss *||SD|
|86||Jun 20, 1975||28||Bobby Chacon||Win *||TKO2|
|85||Apr 7, 1975||28||Benjamin Ortiz||Win||TKO6|
|84||Nov 23, 1974||27||Alexis Arguello||Loss *||KO13|
|83||Oct 5, 1974||27||Carlos Mendoza||Win||TKO6|
|82||Aug 31, 1974||27||Enrique Garcia||Win||TKO5|
|81||Jul 9, 1974||27||Zensuke Utagawa||Win *||KO7|
|80||May 14, 1974||27||Adrian Zapanta||Win||KO2|
|79||Mar 4, 1974||27||Art Hafey||Win||SD|
|78||Dec 2, 1973||26||Francisco Durango||Win||UD|
|77||Sep 15, 1973||26||Art Hafey||Loss||TKO5|
|76||Jun 23, 1973||26||Bobby Chacon||Win||RTD9|
|75||Apr 28, 1973||26||Walter Seeley||Win||TKO2|
|74||Nov 14, 1972||25||Rafael Herrera||Loss||MD|
|73||Aug 19, 1972||25||Godfrey Stevens||Win||UD|
|72||Mar 19, 1972||25||Rafael Herrera||Loss *||KO8|
|71||Dec 14, 1971||24||Jesús Pimentel||Win *||TKO11|
|70||Oct 25, 1971||24||Kazuyoshi Kanazawa||Win *||TKO14|
|69||Aug 23, 1971||24||Kid Pascualito||Win||TKO9|
|68||Jul 10, 1971||24||Efren Torres||Win||TKO4|
|67||Jun 7, 1971||24||Vicente Blanco||Win||KO5|
|66||May 19, 1971||24||Tsuguo Mineyama||Win||TKO3|
|65||Apr 2, 1971||24||Chucho Castillo||Win *||UD|
|64||Mar 3, 1971||24||Chung Park||Win||KO6|
|63||Oct 16, 1970||23||Chucho Castillo||Loss *||TKO14|
|62||Sep 11, 1970||23||Memo Rodriguez||Win||KO5|
|61||Aug 14, 1970||23||Jose Arranz||Win||TKO3|
|60||Jul 22, 1970||23||Shuji Chiyoda||Win||UD|
|59||Apr 18, 1970||23||Chucho Castillo||Win *||UD|
|58||Mar 18, 1970||23||Romy Guelas||Win||TKO6|
|57||Feb 22, 1970||23||Angel Hernandez||Win||KO3|
|56||Dec 12, 1969||22||Alan Rudkin||Win *||TKO2|
|55||Oct 27, 1969||22||Shigeyoshi Oki||Win||KO3|
|54||Aug 22, 1969||22||Lionel Rose||Win *||KO5|
|53||Jun 29, 1969||22||Nene Jun||Win||TKO1|
|52||May 23, 1969||22||Takao Sakurai||Win||TKO6|
|51||May 6, 1969||22||Frank Adame||Win||KO2|
|50||Mar 17, 1969||22||Ernie Cruz||Win||TKO9|
|49||Mar 9, 1969||22||Carlos Zayas||Win||TKO7|
|48||Feb 23, 1969||22||Jose Bisbal||Win||KO3|
|47||Jan 26, 1969||22||Kazuyoshi Kanazawa||Win||TKO2|
|46||Nov 24, 1968||21||José Medel||Win||KO8|
|45||Oct 11, 1968||21||Wally Brooks||Win||KO1|
|44||Sep 15, 1968||21||Antoine Porcel||Win||KO1|
|43||Aug 28, 1968||21||Bernabe Fernandez||Win||TKO3|
|42||Aug 10, 1968||21||Tiny Palacio||Win||TKO6|
|41||Jul 11, 1968||21||Gary Garber||Win||TKO5|
|40||Jun 25, 1968||21||Enrique Yepes||Win||KO5|
|39||Jun 8, 1968||21||Octavio Gomez||Win||KO5|
|38||May 20, 1968||21||King Gavilan||Win||KO4|
|37||Apr 27, 1968||21||Manuel Arnal||Win||DQ|
|36||Mar 31, 1968||21||Salvatore Burruni||Win||TKO3|
|35||Mar 3, 1968||21||Pornchai Poprai-ngam||Win||TKO9|
|34||Jan 28, 1968||21||German Bastidas||Win||TKO5|
|33||Nov 19, 1967||20||Felipe Gonzalez||Win||TKO6|
|32||Nov 3, 1967||20||Chamaco Castillo||Win||KO5|
|31||Oct 14, 1967||20||Ushiwakamaru Harada||Win||TKO2|
|30||Sep 20, 1967||20||Gustavo Sosa||Win||TKO3|
|29||Sep 6, 1967||20||Grillito Aguilar||Win||KO5|
|28||Jul 29, 1967||20||German Bastidas||Draw||MD|
|27||Jul 14, 1967||20||Angel Hernandez||Win||KO5|
|26||Jun 17, 1967||20||Julio Guerrero||Win||KO4|
|25||Feb 26, 1967||20||Felipe Gonzalez||Win||UD|
|24||Feb 5, 1967||20||Antonio Leal||Win||KO1|
|23||Dec 17, 1966||19||Daniel Gutierrez||Win||TKO10|
|22||Nov 9, 1966||19||Rafael Martinez||Win||TKO5|
|21||Oct 18, 1966||19||Rafael Macias||Win||TKO5|
|20||Oct 7, 1966||19||Ernesto Aguilar||Win||TKO3|
|19||Sep 17, 1966||19||Ramiro Garcia||Win||KO9|
|18||Aug 7, 1966||19||Oscar Rivas||Win||TKO3|
|17||Jul 10, 1966||19||Gerardo Lujano||Win||TKO5|
|16||Jun 24, 1966||19||German Guzman||Win||KO4|
|15||Jun 11, 1966||19||Alfonso Jose Cazares||Win||TKO2|
|14||May 20, 1966||19||Emeterio Campos||Win||TKO4|
|13||Apr 23, 1966||19||Juan Molina||Win||TKO2|
|12||Mar 12, 1966||19||Gallito Camacho||Win||TKO1|
|11||Feb 16, 1966||19||Eduardo Alvarado||Win||KO2|
|10||Jan 28, 1966||19||Reynaldo De La Cerda||Win||TKO3|
|9||Nov 24, 1965||18||Pablo Martinez||Win||TKO2|
|8||Oct 20, 1965||18||Mateo Jaimes||Win||TKO5|
|7||Sep 9, 1965||18||Jorge Gomez||Win||TKO8|
|6||Aug 14, 1965||18||Nemesio Zenil||Win||TKO2|
|5||Apr 1, 1965||18||Antonio Gallegos||Win||TKO4|
|4||Feb 18, 1965||18||Torito Silva||Win||KO6|
|3||Feb 1, 1965||18||Geronimo Cisneros||Win||TKO3|
|2||Jan 18, 1965||18||Freddie Garcia||Win||KO1|
|1||Jan 4, 1965||17||Isidro Sotelo||Win||KO1|
* World-title fight
Rubén Olivares (El Púas) is a 76-year old retired Mexican professional boxer. He was born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico on January 14, 1947. He is a former two-weight-class world champion. Olivares was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 1991. His professional boxing career spanned more than 23 years — from 1965 to 1988.
Olivares made his professional boxing debut against Isidro Sotelo at the age of 17 on January 4, 1965, defeating Sotelo via 1st round KO. He went on to win 26 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 25 wins via stoppage.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 22 on August 22, 1969 after 53 professional fights, against Lionel Rose for the bantamweight WBA, WBC, and The Ring titles. He defeated Rose via 5th round KO to become the bantamweight champion of the world.
Rubén Olivares was a two-time undisputed bantamweight world champion, and has won eight world titles at two weight classes. For all the details about Olivares' world title wins and defenses refer to "Rubén Olivares World Titles".
Olivares had a total of 13 losses in his professional boxing career.
His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Ignacio Madrid on March 12, 1988. Olivares lost the fight via 4th round KO. It's been 35 years, 8 months, and 27 days since this fight.
For a very detailed list Olivares' fights refer to "All of Rubén Olivares' fights".
Olivares fought a total of 105 times during his professional career, which includes 13 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These four fights are the highlight of his career.
August 22, 1969: Olivares becomes the undisputed bantamweight world champion in his first world-title fight by beating Lionel Rose via 5th round KO. He now holds the WBA, WBC, and The Ring bantamweight world-champion belts.
December 12, 1969: Olivares successfully defends the WBA, WBC, and The Ring bantamweight titles against Alan Rudkin, winning the fight via 2nd round TKO.
April 2, 1971: Olivares becomes the undisputed bantamweight world champion by defeating Chucho Castillo via 15 round unanimous decision. He now holds the WBA, WBC, and The Ring bantamweight world-champion belts.
June 20, 1975: Olivares wins the WBC featherweight title from Bobby Chacon, by beating Chacon via 2nd round TKO.
Olivares was a two-weight-division world champion. He has held eight world titles, one of which was a vacant title win, and the rest seven were lineal championship wins.
|Weight Division||World Titles Held|
|Bantamweight||WBA 2x, WBC 2x, The Ring 2x|