Rubén Olivares Record & Stats

Rubén Olivares Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 23 years and 2 months, Rubén Olivares fought 105 times with 89 wins, 13 losses, and 3 draws. By his last professional fight on March 12, 1988, Olivares' boxing record stood at 89-13-3 (79 KO wins, 9 KO losses).

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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
“El Púas”
Born
Jan 14, 1947
Age
76
Debut
Jan 4, 1965
Record
89-13-3
Rounds
601
KOs
79 (75.2%)
Height
166 cm
Reach
170 cm
Ape Index
4 cm
Stance
Orthodox
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Rubén Olivares' record and stats
Rubén Olivares' Record

      Rubén Olivares (El Púas) is a retired Mexican professional boxer. He was born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico on January 14, 1947. Olivares made his professional boxing debut at the age of 17 on January 4, 1965. He is a former 2-weight-class world champion. Olivares turned 76 last month, on the 14th. Olivares is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights105
      Wins89
      Losses13
      Draws3
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins79
      Total Title Wins8
      Title Defenses4
      Title-Fight KO Wins6
      Losses via KO9
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      105Mar 12, 198841Ignacio MadridLossKO4
      104Feb 25, 198639Roman AlmaguerDrawMD
      103Nov 24, 198134Margarito MarquezLossSD
      102Aug 24, 198033Rafael GandarillaLossTKO9
      101Apr 25, 198033Sergio ReyesWinTKO7
      100Mar 7, 198033Carlos SerranoWinTKO5
      99Jul 21, 197932 Eusebio Pedroza LossTKO12
      98Jun 30, 197932Adrian ZapantaWinTKO2
      97Apr 22, 197932Guillermo MoralesDrawMD
      96Nov 20, 197831Isaac VegaWinTKO3
      95Oct 18, 197831Shig FukuyamaWinKO2
      94Apr 28, 197831 José Luis RamírezWinTKO2
      93Dec 6, 197730Ricky GutierrezWinUD
      92Aug 20, 197730 Bobby ChaconLossUD
      91Nov 19, 197629Jose CervantesLossKO6
      90Jul 30, 197629Fernando CabanelaWinUD
      89Jun 2, 197629Pajet LupikanetWinTKO1
      88Dec 4, 197528 Danny LopezLossKO7
      87Sep 20, 197528David Kotey LossSD
      86Jun 20, 197528 Bobby Chacon WinTKO2
      85Apr 7, 197528Benjamin OrtizWinTKO6
      84Nov 23, 197427 Alexis Arguello LossKO13
      83Oct 5, 197427Carlos MendozaWinTKO6
      82Aug 31, 197427Enrique GarciaWinTKO5
      81Jul 9, 197427Zensuke Utagawa WinKO7
      80May 14, 197427Adrian ZapantaWinKO2
      79Mar 4, 197427Art HafeyWinSD
      78Dec 2, 197326Francisco DurangoWinUD
      77Sep 15, 197326Art HafeyLossTKO5
      76Jun 23, 197326 Bobby ChaconWinRTD9
      75Apr 28, 197326Walter SeeleyWinTKO2
      74Nov 14, 197225Rafael HerreraLossMD
      73Aug 19, 197225Godfrey StevensWinUD
      72Mar 19, 197225Rafael Herrera LossKO8
      71Dec 14, 197124Jesús Pimentel WinTKO11
      70Oct 25, 197124Kazuyoshi Kanazawa WinTKO14
      69Aug 23, 197124Kid PascualitoWinTKO9
      68Jul 10, 197124Efren TorresWinTKO4
      67Jun 7, 197124Vicente BlancoWinKO5
      66May 19, 197124Tsuguo MineyamaWinTKO3
      65Apr 2, 197124Chucho Castillo WinUD
      64Mar 3, 197124Chung ParkWinKO6
      63Oct 16, 197023Chucho Castillo LossTKO14
      62Sep 11, 197023Memo RodriguezWinKO5
      61Aug 14, 197023Jose ArranzWinTKO3
      60Jul 22, 197023Shuji ChiyodaWinUD
      59Apr 18, 197023Chucho Castillo WinUD
      58Mar 18, 197023Romy GuelasWinTKO6
      57Feb 22, 197023Angel HernandezWinKO3
      56Dec 12, 196922Alan Rudkin WinTKO2
      55Oct 27, 196922Shigeyoshi OkiWinKO3
      54Aug 22, 196922 Lionel Rose WinKO5
      53Jun 29, 196922Nene JunWinTKO1
      52May 23, 196922Takao SakuraiWinTKO6
      51May 6, 196922Frank AdameWinKO2
      50Mar 17, 196922Ernie CruzWinTKO9
      49Mar 9, 196922Carlos ZayasWinTKO7
      48Feb 23, 196922Jose BisbalWinKO3
      47Jan 26, 196922Kazuyoshi KanazawaWinTKO2
      46Nov 24, 196821 José MedelWinKO8
      45Oct 11, 196821Wally BrooksWinKO1
      44Sep 15, 196821Antoine PorcelWinKO1
      43Aug 28, 196821Bernabe FernandezWinTKO3
      42Aug 10, 196821Tiny PalacioWinTKO6
      41Jul 11, 196821Gary GarberWinTKO5
      40Jun 25, 196821Enrique YepesWinKO5
      39Jun 8, 196821Octavio GomezWinKO5
      38May 20, 196821King GavilanWinKO4
      37Apr 27, 196821Manuel ArnalWinDQ
      36Mar 31, 196821Salvatore BurruniWinTKO3
      35Mar 3, 196821Pornchai Poprai-ngamWinTKO9
      34Jan 28, 196821German BastidasWinTKO5
      33Nov 19, 196720Felipe GonzalezWinTKO6
      32Nov 3, 196720Chamaco CastilloWinKO5
      31Oct 14, 196720Ushiwakamaru HaradaWinTKO2
      30Sep 20, 196720Gustavo SosaWinTKO3
      29Sep 6, 196720Grillito AguilarWinKO5
      28Jul 29, 196720German BastidasDrawMD
      27Jul 14, 196720Angel HernandezWinKO5
      26Jun 17, 196720Julio GuerreroWinKO4
      25Feb 26, 196720Felipe GonzalezWinUD
      24Feb 5, 196720Antonio LealWinKO1
      23Dec 17, 196619Daniel GutierrezWinTKO10
      22Nov 9, 196619Rafael MartinezWinTKO5
      21Oct 18, 196619Rafael MaciasWinTKO5
      20Oct 7, 196619Ernesto AguilarWinTKO3
      19Sep 17, 196619Ramiro GarciaWinKO9
      18Aug 7, 196619Oscar RivasWinTKO3
      17Jul 10, 196619Gerardo LujanoWinTKO5
      16Jun 24, 196619German GuzmanWinKO4
      15Jun 11, 196619Alfonso Jose CazaresWinTKO2
      14May 20, 196619Emeterio CamposWinTKO4
      13Apr 23, 196619Juan MolinaWinTKO2
      12Mar 12, 196619Gallito CamachoWinTKO1
      11Feb 16, 196619Eduardo AlvaradoWinKO2
      10Jan 28, 196619Reynaldo De La CerdaWinTKO3
      9Nov 24, 196518Pablo MartinezWinTKO2
      8Oct 20, 196518Mateo JaimesWinTKO5
      7Sep 9, 196518Jorge GomezWinTKO8
      6Aug 14, 196518Nemesio ZenilWinTKO2
      5Apr 1, 196518Antonio GallegosWinTKO4
      4Feb 18, 196518Torito SilvaWinKO6
      3Feb 1, 196518Geronimo CisnerosWinTKO3
      2Jan 18, 196518Freddie GarciaWinKO1
      1Jan 4, 196517Isidro SoteloWinKO1

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      Statistics

      Rubén Olivares is 166 cm tall (5' 5.35") with a reach of 170 cm (5' 6.93"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 4 cm (1.57"). Olivares has a 75.2% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Rubén Olivares' professional boxing career spanned more than 23 years — from 1965 to 1988.

      Olivares made his 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.

      Olivares 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.

      He was a two-time undisputed bantamweight world champion, and has won eight world titles at 2 weight classes. For all the details about Olivares' world title wins and defenses refer to "Rubén Olivares World Titles".

      Some of Olivares' best fights and notable victories include wins over Bobby Chacon, Lionel Rose, Alan Rudkin, Jesús Pimentel, Efren Torres, Angel Hernandez, and Romy Guelas.

      Rubén Olivares had a total of 13 losses in his professional boxing career — five of them in title bouts and eight in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Chucho Castillo via 14th round TKO on October 16, 1970, which ended his 61-fight win streak. He has been stopped nine times and lost four times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Rubén Olivares' losses".

      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 34 years, 10 months, and 20 days since this fight.

      Olivares retired from professional boxing with a record of 89-13-3, which included 79 knockout wins and 9 losses via knockout, and 8 title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 1991.

      Career Highlights

      Rubén Olivares fought a total of 105 times during his professional career. These four fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Rubén Olivares vs. Lionel Rose

        A 22-year old Rubén Olivares (52-0-1, 50 KO) had his first world title fight against Lionel Rose for Rose's WBA, WBC, and The Ring bantamweight belts. Rose was 21 years old with a record of 34-2. Rose was on a 22-fight win streak with 8 KO wins. Both the boxers were of the same height but Olivares had a 4 cm reach advantage over Rose.

        Olivares defeated Rose via 5th round KO to win the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine bantamweight titles.

      • Rubén Olivares vs. Alan Rudkin

        A 22-year old Rubén Olivares (54-0-1, 52 KO) faced Alan Rudkin in a undisputed bantamweight championship bout.

        Olivares defeated Rudkin via 2nd round TKO to retain the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine bantamweight titles.

      • Rubén Olivares vs. Chucho Castillo

        In a rematch, a 24-year old Rubén Olivares (62-1-1, 58 KO) faced Chucho Castillo in a undisputed bantamweight championship bout.

        Olivares defeated Castillo via 15th round unanimous decision to win the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine bantamweight titles.

      • Rubén Olivares vs. Bobby Chacon II

        In a rematch, a 28-year old Rubén Olivares (79-5-1, 71 KO) faced Bobby Chacon, who was now 23 years old with a record of 26-1. Chacon was on a seven-fight win streak with 24 KO wins. Both the boxers were of the same height but Olivares had a 4 cm reach advantage over Chacon.

        Olivares defeated Chacon via 2nd round TKO to win the WBC featherweight title.

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