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Wilfredo Rivera Record

Total Fights43
Title Wins0
Title Defenses0
Title-Fight KOs0
KO Wins21
KO Losses4
Wilfredo Rivera Record & Stats
Wilfredo Rivera's Record
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      What is Wilfredo Rivera's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 17 years and three months, Wilfredo Rivera fought 43 times with 35 wins, 7 losses, and 1 draw.

      Rivera retired from professional boxing with a record of 35-7-1. He was a three-time welterweight world title challenger. He had a 48.8% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 21 of his total 43 fights being knockout wins. Rivera suffered four knockout losses in his career, one of which was against Oscar De La Hoya in a welterweight title fight.

      His last fight was a 8-round unanimous decision victory over Darien Ford on July 10, 2005.

      Some of Rivera's best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Carlos Palomino, Mark Hammon, Alex Lubo, Benjie Marquez, Jimmie Morgan, and Gerald Coleman.

      43Jul 10, 200536Darien FordWinUD
      42May 7, 200536Jeff CarpenterWinTKO2
      41Jul 19, 200233Alfredo CuevasLossTKO7
      40May 31, 200233Michael LermaLossUD
      39Mar 1, 200232Anthony IvoryWinUD
      38May 5, 200132Fernando VargasLossTKO6
      37Jan 7, 200131Rob BleakleyWinUD
      36Jul 21, 200031Gerald ColemanWinTKO4
      35Sep 25, 199930Shane MosleyLossKO10
      34Jul 16, 199930Jimmie MorganWinTKO1
      33Apr 21, 199929Angel HernandezWinUD
      32May 30, 199829Carlos PalominoWinUD
      31Dec 6, 199728Oscar De La HoyaLoss *TKO8
      30Sep 12, 199728Mark HammonWinKO1
      29Jul 25, 199728Benjie MarquezWinTKO5
      28Apr 19, 199727Alex LuboWinTKO5
      27Mar 22, 199727Livingstone BrambleWinKO3
      26Sep 20, 199627Pernell WhitakerLoss *UD
      25Apr 12, 199626Pernell WhitakerLoss *SD
      24Nov 18, 199526Steve LarrimoreWinTKO2
      23Jul 15, 199526Manuel HernandezWinTKO2
      22Apr 18, 199525Cassius Clay HorneWinKO6
      21Jan 25, 199525Roland RangelWinUD
      20Sep 12, 199425Rod SequenanWinKO2
      19Jul 22, 199425Carlos CartagenaWinTKO2
      18Aug 9, 199324Stephan JohnsonWinUD
      17Jun 28, 199324Lonnie SmithWinUD
      16Apr 26, 199323Ariel Gabriel ChavesWinRTD6
      15Feb 13, 199323Delfino MarinWinUD
      14Jun 13, 199223Amancio CastroWinTKO7
      13Mar 12, 199222Darren McGrewWinKO2
      12Nov 27, 199122Idelmar Jose PaisanWinUD
      11Oct 30, 199122Valentin OcasioWinKO6
      10Jun 21, 199122Francisco MartinezWinKO4
      9Sep 6, 199021Jose Luis De JesusWinTKO2
      8Jun 2, 199021Luis De JesusWinTKO3
      7Sep 12, 198920Leavander JohnsonDrawPTS
      6Aug 24, 198920Sean KnightWinPTS
      5Jul 27, 198920Tomas HernandezWinTKO4
      4Jul 22, 198920Robert AlvarezWinUD
      3Apr 29, 198919Luis RiveraWinPTS
      2Jun 6, 198819Agustin SilvaWinPTS
      1Apr 2, 198818Ivan CentenoWinTKO4

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Wilfredo Rivera is a 55-year old retired Puerto Rican professional boxer. He was born in San Juan, Puerto on May 4, 1969. He retired without winning a major world title. His professional boxing career spanned more than 17 years — from 1988 to 2005.

      Rivera made his professional boxing debut against Ivan Centeno at the age of 18 on April 2, 1988, defeating Centeno via 4th round TKO. He went on to win 5 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 1 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 26 on April 12, 1996 after 24 professional fights, against Pernell Whitaker for the WBC title. He lost to Whitaker via 12 round split decision.

      Rivera had a total of seven losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Darien Ford on July 10, 2005. Rivera won the fight via 8 round unanimous decision. It's been 18 years, 10 months, and 14 days since this fight.


      Although Rivera had a total of 43 fights, this fight against Pernell Whitaker is the sole highlight of his career.

      • April 12, 1996: In his first world-title fight, Wilfredo Rivera loses to Pernell Whitaker via 12 round split decision. He was fighting for the WBC welterweight title.


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