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Adolfo Viruet boxer

Adolfo Viruet image
Status inactive
Division welterweight
Height 5′ 6½″/169cm
Debut 1969-10-30
Born 1952-01-29
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
bouts
25
won
18
lost
6
draw
1
bouts
25
won
18
lost
6
draw
1
Status inactive
Division welterweight
Height 5′ 6½″/169cm
Debut 1969-10-30
Born 1952-01-29
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

Turned professional on October 30, 1969, at age 18. Viruet was a contender in the light welterweight and welterweight divisions during the late 1970s and early 1980s, fighting such opponents as Roberto Durán, Sugar Ray Leonard, Donald Curry, Bruce Curry, Pete Ranzany and Luis Resto. He retired in 1982 with a final record of 23-6-1.Viruet is 16-0-0 (5 KO's) as a Light-Welterweight.

Turned professional on October 30, 1969, at age 18. Viruet was a contender in the light welterweight and welterweight divisions during the late 1970s and early 1980s, fighting such opponents as Roberto Durán, Sugar Ray Leonard, Donald Curry, Bruce Curry, Pete Ranzany and Luis Resto. He retired in 1982 with a final record of 23-6-1.Viruet is 16-0-0 (5 KO's) as a Light-Welterweight.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
July 10, 1982 Donald Curry WWWWWW Great Gorge Playboy Club, McAfee LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 4, 1982 Mark Harris LLWWLW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City LOSS
Split-decision
Sept. 3, 1981 Ray Hammond WWDLLL Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 27, 1980 Ruby Ortiz WLWLWL Dunn Sports Center, Elizabeth WIN
Points
March 28, 1980 Luis Resto LWWWLW Felt Forum, New York DRAW
Points
April 21, 1979 Ray Leonard WWWWWW Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 27, 1978 Bruce Curry LWLWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
April 27, 1978 Roberto Duran WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 6, 1977 Juan Hidalgo WWLWWW Jai Alai Fronton, Miami WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 15, 1977 Rudy Barro WLLLWL Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento LOSS
Split-decision
Oct. 21, 1976 Babilah McCarthy WWDLLW Sahara Tahoe Hotel, Stateline WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 24, 1976 Pete Ranzany WWWWWW Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento vacant NABF Welterweight

LOSS
Majority decision
Aug. 29, 1975 Monroe Brooks WWWWWW Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas USBA Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 5, 1975 Roy Holloway LLWLWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
July 22, 1974 Chris Fernandez LLWWLW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 26, 1973 Omar Ruben Realecio WWWWDW Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
March 15, 1973 Tommy Roane WWDWW Embassy Hall, North Bergen WIN
Points
May 26, 1972 Jose Candelario WLLLL Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Points
April 28, 1972 Marty Richardson Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Points
Nov. 23, 1970 Benny James WWLWLL Arena, Providence WIN
KO
Sept. 24, 1970 Carlos Soto WDWWLD Embassy Hall, North Bergen WIN
Points
May 27, 1970 Teddy Pick LL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
KO
May 7, 1970 Henry Ocasio Embassy Hall, North Bergen WIN
Points
Nov. 28, 1969 Marcelino Trinidad DLWLLL Worcester WIN
Points
Oct. 30, 1969 Raymond Morales Embassy Hall, North Bergen WIN
KO