Vic Darchinyan (The Raging Bull) is a retired Armenian professional boxer, who holds Armenian and Australian citizenship. He was born in Vanadzor, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union on January 7, 1976. Darchinyan made his professional boxing debut at the age of 24 against Sande Kizito on November 3, 2000. He is a former 2-weight-class world champion. He is 46 years old, and will be turning 47 in 30 days.
In a career spanning 16 years and 4 months, Vic Darchinyan fought 53 times with 43 wins, 9 losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on March 10, 2017, Darchinyan's record stood at 43-9-1 (32 KOs). In total, he fought 346 rounds of professional boxing in 53 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||4|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||10|
|Losses via KO||5|
|53||Mar 10, 2017||41||Pakpoom Hammarach||Win||KO1|
|52||Jul 16, 2016||40||Sergio Frias||Loss||KO2|
|51||Dec 12, 2015||39||Cris Paulino||Win||RTD2|
|50||Oct 3, 2015||39||Prayoot Yaijam||Win||TKO2|
|49||Jun 6, 2015||39||Jesús Cuellar||Loss||TKO8|
|48||Feb 7, 2015||39||Juan Jiménez||Win||TKO9|
|47||May 31, 2014||38||Nicholas Walters||Loss||KO5|
|46||Nov 9, 2013||37||Nonito Donaire||Loss||TKO9|
|45||May 12, 2013||37||Javier Gallo||Win||TKO4|
|44||Sep 29, 2012||36||Luis Del Valle||Win||UD|
|43||Apr 6, 2012||36||Shinsuke Yamanaka||Loss||UD|
|42||Dec 3, 2011||35||Anselmo Moreno||Loss||UD|
|41||Sep 3, 2011||35||Evans Mbamba||Win||UD|
|40||Apr 23, 2011||35||Yonnhy Pérez||Win||TD|
|39||Dec 11, 2010||34||Abner Mares||Loss||SD|
|38||May 20, 2010||34||Eric Barcelona||Win||UD|
|37||Mar 6, 2010||34||Rodrigo Guerrero||Win||UD|
|36||Dec 12, 2009||33||Tomás Rojas||Win||KO2|
|35||Jul 11, 2009||33||Joseph Agbeko||Loss||UD|
|34||Feb 7, 2009||33||Jorge Arce||Win||RTD11|
|33||Nov 1, 2008||32||Cristian Mijares||Win||KO9|
|32||Aug 2, 2008||32||Dimitri Kirilov||Win||KO5|
|31||Feb 2, 2008||32||Z Gorres||Draw||SD|
|30||Oct 20, 2007||31||Federico Catubay||Win||TKO12|
|29||Jul 7, 2007||31||Nonito Donaire||Loss||TKO5|
|28||Mar 3, 2007||31||Victor Burgos||Win||TKO12|
|27||Oct 7, 2006||30||Glenn Donaire||Win||TD|
|26||Jun 3, 2006||30||Luis Maldonado||Win||TKO8|
|25||Mar 3, 2006||30||Diosdado Gabi||Win||TKO8|
|24||Aug 24, 2005||29||Jair Jimenez||Win||TKO5|
|23||Mar 27, 2005||29||Mzukisi Sikali||Win||TKO8|
|22||Dec 16, 2004||28||Irene Pacheco||Win||TKO11|
|21||Apr 16, 2004||28||Falazona Fidal||Win||TKO2|
|20||Dec 12, 2003||27||Wandee Singwancha||Win||KO4|
|19||Oct 3, 2003||27||Dozer Tobing||Win||KO1|
|18||Aug 8, 2003||27||Alejandro Montiel||Win||UD|
|17||Jun 13, 2003||27||Wandee Singwancha||Win||TKO4|
|16||Apr 11, 2003||27||Raul Eliseo Medina||Win||TD|
|15||Dec 13, 2002||26||Phises Vor Surapol||Win||TKO3|
|14||Nov 9, 2002||26||Albert Resley||Win||TKO3|
|13||Oct 25, 2002||26||Hamadani Tomagola||Win||KO4|
|12||Aug 2, 2002||26||Panomdej Ohyuthanakorn||Win||TKO4|
|11||Jun 14, 2002||26||Farzan Ali Jr.||Win||RTD6|
|10||Apr 19, 2002||26||Prasob Nookliang||Win||KO2|
|9||Feb 8, 2002||26||Win Nationman||Win||KO3|
|8||Nov 16, 2001||25||Puna Eminent||Win||KO3|
|7||Oct 18, 2001||25||Sande Kizito||Win||TKO7|
|6||Aug 31, 2001||25||Prasob Nookliang||Win||TKO6|
|5||Aug 3, 2001||25||David Picknell||Win||KO3|
|4||Jun 29, 2001||25||Sande Kizito||Win||PTS|
|3||Apr 20, 2001||25||Selvio Glinoco||Win||TKO2|
|2||Feb 9, 2001||25||Hichem Blida||Win||PTS|
|1||Nov 3, 2000||24||Sande Kizito||Win||PTS|
Vic Darchinyan was active from from 2000 to 2017. He started boxing professionally at 24 years of age. Darchinyan debuted against Sande Kizito on November 3, 2000 and defeated Kizito via 6 round PTS.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 28 on December 16, 2004 after 21 professional fights against Irene Pacheco for the flyweight IBF title. Darchinyan defeated Pacheco via 11th round TKO to become the new flyweight champion of the world.
Darchinyan was a world champion in two different weight classes. His notable victories include wins over Jorge Arce, Cristian Mijares, Dimitri Kirilov, Tomás Rojas, Jair Jimenez, Diosdado Gabi, and Javier Gallo. For a complete list of Darchinyan's best performances refer to Vic Darchinyan's best fights.
His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Pakpoom Hammarach on March 10, 2017. Darchinyan won the fight via 1st round KO. It's been 5 years, 8 months, and 28 days since this fight.
Darchinyan retired from professional boxing with a record of 43-9-1.
These two fights are the highlight of of Vic Darchinyan's boxing career.
A 28-year old Vic Darchinyan (21-0) had his first world title fight against Irene Pacheco for Pacheco's IBF flyweight belt. Darchinyan defeated Irene Pacheco via 11th round TKO to win the IBF flyweight title.
A 33-year old Vic Darchinyan (31-1-1) faced Jorge Arce, who was 29 years old and 51-4-1 in a super-flyweight title defense fight. Darchinyan deafeated Arce via 11th round RTD to retain the WBA (Super), WBC, and IBF super-flyweight titles.
Vic Darchinyan fought for world titles in eight fights and won three of them. In total, he won four belts in two weight classes: super-flyweight (WBA, WBC, IBF) and flyweight (IBF). He was a one-time unified super-flyweight world champion.
|Nov 1, 2008^||Cristian Mijares||sFL||WBA (Super), WBC|
|Aug 2, 2008||Dimitri Kirilov||sFL||IBF|
|Dec 16, 2004||Irene Pacheco||FL||IBF|
Some of Darchinyan's best wins were against Jorge Arce, Cristian Mijares, Dimitri Kirilov, Tomás Rojas, Jair Jimenez, Diosdado Gabi, and Javier Gallo
Darchinyan knocked out 32 of his 53 opponents. By his last fight, his KO ratio was at 60.4%. Of his total 43 wins, 32 of them were via KO (74.4%).
Vic Darchinyan had a total of nine losses in 53 fights — six of them in title bouts and three in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Nonito Donaire via 5th round TKO in his 29th fight — his 28 fight win streak came to an end with this loss. He has been stopped five times and lost four times via decision.
Sergio Frias, Jesús Cuellar, Nicholas Walters, Shinsuke Yamanaka, and Anselmo Moreno are some of the boxers who have beaten Darchinyan. For more details about these defeats, refer to All of Vic Darchinyan's losses.