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Vicente Rondón Record

Total Fights57
Title Wins1
Title Defenses4
Title-Fight KOs4
KO Wins22
KO Losses7
Vicente Rondón Record & Stats
Vicente Rondón's Record
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      What is Vicente Rondón's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning eight years and 11 months, Vicente Rondón fought 57 times with 39 wins, 15 losses, and 1 draw.

      Rondón retired from professional boxing with a record of 39-15-1, which included one light-heavyweight world-title win and four successful title defense fights. He had a 40% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 22 of his total 57 fights being knockout wins, four of which were in title fights. Rondón suffered seven knockout losses in his career, one of which was against Bob Foster in a light-heavyweight title fight.

      His last fight was a 2nd round TKO defeat to José Roman on June 6, 1974.

      Some of Rondón's best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Luis Manuel Rodríguez, Piero del Papa, Doyle Baird, Jimmy Dupree, Eddie Jones, Oliver Wright, Gomeo Brennan, and Conny Velensek.

      57Jun 6, 197435José RomanLossTKO2
      56Feb 19, 197435Rodney BobickLossTKO3
      55Nov 17, 197335Rudiger SchmidtkeLossPTS
      54Sep 10, 197335John ContehLossTKO9
      53Aug 24, 197335Mike BoswellWinTKO4
      52Jun 14, 197334Tom BogsLossPTS
      51May 19, 197334Len HutchinsLossPTS
      50Apr 3, 197334Oliver WrightWinPTS
      49Feb 15, 197334Larry BeilfussWinPTS
      48Dec 1, 197234José Manuel UrtainLossPTS
      47Aug 26, 197234Earnie ShaversLossUD
      46Jul 10, 197233Ron LyleLossTKO2
      45Apr 7, 197233Bob FosterLoss *TKO2
      44Dec 15, 197133Doyle BairdWin *TKO8
      43Oct 26, 197133Gomeo BrennanWin *TKO14
      42Oct 14, 197133Conny VelensekWinPTS
      41Aug 21, 197133Eddie JonesWin *UD
      40Jul 11, 197132Johnny GriffinWinPTS
      39Jun 5, 197132Piero del PapaWin *KO1
      38Feb 27, 197132Jimmy DupreeWin *KO6
      37Nov 7, 197032Roger RouseWinUD
      36Oct 6, 197032Willie JohnsonWinTKO4
      35Aug 11, 197032Hydra LacyWinKO2
      34May 20, 197031Levan RoundtreeWinPTS
      33Apr 18, 197031Fred WilliamsWinKO4
      32Dec 6, 196931Avenamar PeraltaWinPTS
      31Nov 29, 196931Randy StevensWinKO5
      30Oct 26, 196931Angel OquendoWinTKO6
      29Aug 9, 196931Paul JohnsonNCNC
      28Jul 5, 196930Eddie TalhamiWinPTS
      27May 30, 196930José Luis GarcíaWinPTS
      26May 6, 196930Karl ZurheideWinUD
      25Apr 1, 196930Allen ThomasWinPTS
      24Jan 26, 196930Bennie BriscoeLossTKO8
      23Nov 26, 196830Charlie JordanWinPTS
      22Nov 12, 196830Charlie JordanWinUD
      21Nov 3, 196830Juarez de LimaLossPTS
      20Sep 23, 196830Bennie BriscoeWinUD
      19Sep 9, 196830Charley AustinWinPTS
      18Jul 18, 196829Luis Manuel RodríguezLossUD
      17Jun 3, 196829Luis Manuel RodríguezWinUD
      16Apr 19, 196829José GonzálezLossTKO8
      15Jan 12, 196829Bobby WarthenLossSD
      14Dec 14, 196729Phil RobinsonWinKO5
      13Nov 10, 196729Harold RichardsonDrawPTS
      12Oct 14, 196729Pedro MirandaWinTKO10
      11Sep 8, 196729Tony SmithWinKO3
      10Jun 12, 196728Marco Tulio PolancoWinKO3
      9Mar 20, 196728Danny MachadoWinTKO4
      8Dec 4, 196628Marco Tulio PolancoNCNC
      7Nov 14, 196628Marcos PirellaWinKO2
      6Sep 16, 196628Melville BennettWinKO2
      5Jun 24, 196627Marco Tulio PolancoWinKO3
      4Nov 5, 196527Pedro VanegasWinKO6
      3Oct 29, 196527Pedro VanegasWinKO4
      2Jul 26, 196526Joe Louis TroconisWinKO1
      1Jun 28, 196526Joe CarabellaWinKO2

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Vicente Rondón (El Muchachote de Barlovento) was a Venezuelan professional boxer. He was born in San José de Río Chico, Miranda, Venezuela on July 29, 1938. He was a light-heavyweight world champion. Rondón died on December 28, 1992 at the age of 54 years. His professional boxing career spanned more than 8 years — from 1965 to 1974.

      Rondón made his professional boxing debut against Joe Carabella at the age of 26 on June 28, 1965, defeating Carabella via 2nd round KO. He went on to win 6 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 6 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 32 on February 27, 1971 after 37 professional fights, against Jimmy Dupree for the light-heavyweight WBA (vacant) title. He defeated Dupree via 6th round KO to become the light-heavyweight champion of the world.

      Rondón won one world title at light-heavyweight. For all the details about Rondón's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Rondón had a total of 15 losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Puerto Rican boxer José Roman at 35 years of age, on June 6, 1974. Rondón lost the fight via 2nd round TKO.


      Rondón had a total of six world-title fights, which includes winning one world title and four successful title defenses. He won five of these fights and lost one.

      Title Wins

      Vicente Rondón fought for a light-heavyweight world title in two fights and won once, which came via way of stoppage. He won one light-heavyweight belt.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Feb 27, 1971Jimmy DupreeLight-heavyweightWBA*KO
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Vicente Rondón had four light-heavyweight world-title defense fights. He won all of these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Dec 15, 1971Doyle BairdLight-heavyweightWBATKO
      Oct 26, 1971Gomeo BrennanLight-heavyweightWBATKO
      Aug 21, 1971Eddie JonesLight-heavyweightWBAUD
      Jun 5, 1971Piero del PapaLight-heavyweightWBAKO


      Rondón fought a total of 57 times during his professional career, which includes 6 world-title fights at the light-heavyweight division. These two fights are the highlight of his career.

      • February 27, 1971: Rondón wins his first world title by defeating Jimmy Dupree via 6th round KO. He is now the WBA light-heavyweight world champion.

      • June 5, 1971: Rondón successfully defends the WBA light-heavyweight title against Piero del Papa, winning the fight via 1st round KO.


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