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Alfredo Escalera boxer

Alfredo Escalera image
Status inactive
Division super featherweight
Height 5′ 8″/173cm
Reach 70½″/179cm
Debut 1970-09-24
Born 1952-03-21
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence San Juan, Puerto Rico
bouts
70
won
53
lost
14
draw
3
bouts
70
won
53
lost
14
draw
3
Status inactive
Division super featherweight
Height 5′ 8″/173cm
Reach 70½″/179cm
Debut 1970-09-24
Born 1952-03-21
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence San Juan, Puerto Rico

Escalera had his first professional bout on September 4, 1970, against Bob Payzant, in Portland. He won by a knockout in round four. He would suffer his first defeat in his third fight, when faced against Doug McClendon, who beat him by a decision in six rounds on January 26, 1971, in New York. He won five bouts in a row, and then lost by decision in eight rounds to future world title challenger Edwin Viruet.He began 1972 by losing to another future world title challenger, Diego Alcala, by knockout in round eight, but he won his three other fights that year.

Escalera had his first professional bout on September 4, 1970, against Bob Payzant, in Portland. He won by a knockout in round four. He would suffer his first defeat in his third fight, when faced against Doug McClendon, who beat him by a decision in six rounds on January 26, 1971, in New York. He won five bouts in a row, and then lost by decision in eight rounds to future world title challenger Edwin Viruet.He began 1972 by losing to another future world title challenger, Diego Alcala, by knockout in round eight, but he won his three other fights that year.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 15, 1983 Charlie Brown WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 12, 1983 Victor Babilonia DWWWW Jai Alai Fronton, Miami WIN
Technical knockout
June 16, 1983 Gene Hatcher WWLWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
May 13, 1983 Martin Rojas WLWWLL Jai Alai Fronton, Miami World Boxing Council Continental Americas Super Lightweight

WIN
Points
March 25, 1983 Trad Thompson Miami World Boxing Council Continental Americas Super Lightweight

WIN
KO
Jan. 29, 1983 Sergio Medina WWWWWW Sports Arena, Los Angeles World Boxing Council Continental Americas Super Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 12, 1982 Maurice Watkins WLWWWW Orange Bowl, Miami World Boxing Council Continental Americas Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 18, 1982 Guillermo Fernandez WWWWWW Convention Center, Miami Beach World Boxing Council Continental Americas Super Lightweight

WIN
Points
July 2, 1982 Johnny Lira LWLWWW Auditorium, Miami Beach World Boxing Council Continental Americas Super Lightweight

WIN
Majority decision
May 21, 1982 Jesus Nava WWWWWW Convention Center, Miami Beach WIN
KO
April 9, 1982 Gene Hatcher WWWWWW Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 8, 1982 Clemente Munoz DWLLWW San Juan WIN
Points
Jan. 22, 1982 Angel Cruz WWWDWW Felt Forum, New York LOSS
Split-decision
Nov. 21, 1981 Johnny Torres LLLWWW Jai Alai Fronton, Miami WIN
KO
Oct. 16, 1981 Ruby Ortiz LLWDWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Points
Oct. 13, 1979 Antonio Cruz WWWLWD San Juan DRAW
Points
Feb. 4, 1979 Alexis Arguello WWWWLW Sports Palace, Rimini World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 27, 1978 Julio Valdez WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 26, 1978 Larry Stanton LWWDLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
June 3, 1978 Rogelio Castaneda WWWWLW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 28, 1978 Alexis Arguello WWWWWW Estadio Juan Ramon Loubriel, Bayamon World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Sept. 10, 1977 Sigfrido Rodriguez WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 16, 1977 Carlos Becerril LWWWWW Capitol Center, Landover World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

WIN
KO
March 17, 1977 Ronnie McGarvey WWWWLW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 30, 1976 Tyrone Everett WWWWWW Spectrum, Philadelphia World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

WIN
Split-decision
Sept. 18, 1976 Ray Lunny III LWLWLW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

WIN
Corner retirement
July 1, 1976 Buzzsaw Yamabe WWWWWL City Gym, Kashihara World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 1, 1976 Buzzsaw Yamabe WWWWWW City Gym, Kashihara World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 20, 1976 Jose Fernandez WWLWLW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 12, 1975 Svein Erik Paulsen WWWWW Ekeberg Hall, Oslo World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 17, 1975 Gaetan Hart WWWLWD San Juan World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 20, 1975 Leonel Hernandez WWWLWW Poliedro de Caracas, Caracas World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

DRAW
Split-decision
July 5, 1975 Kuniaki Shibata WLWWWW Kasamatsu Athletic Park Gym, Hitachinaka World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

WIN
KO
March 31, 1975 Francisco Villegas WWLLDW San Juan DRAW
Points
Feb. 24, 1975 Mario Roman LWLWLW San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 14, 1974 Mario Roman LLWLWL Palacio de los Deportes, Mexico City LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 29, 1974 Rodriguez Valdez Puebla WIN
KO
Oct. 28, 1974 Memo Cruz WLWWWL Oaxaca LOSS
Points
Oct. 18, 1974 Eleuterio Herrnandez Puebla WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 9, 1974 Omar Ruben Realecio DWLWWL San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 3, 1974 Ricardo Arredondo WLLWLL San Juan WIN
DQ
May 30, 1974 Armando Mendoza WWLWWL Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
April 1, 1974 Jorge Ramos WWLWLL San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
March 4, 1974 Sigfrido Rodriguez WWLLWL San Juan WIN
KO
Feb. 4, 1974 Stanley Yanachek WLDLLW San Juan WIN
KO
Dec. 17, 1973 Johnny Copeland LWLWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
KO
Nov. 30, 1973 Miguel Mayan LDLLLL San Juan WIN
KO
Nov. 12, 1973 Antonio Amaya WLWLWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
Points
Sept. 15, 1973 Jose Luis Lopez LLWLWW San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 21, 1973 Frankie Otero LWDWLW San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
July 21, 1973 Leo Randolph LLLWLL Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
KO
July 14, 1973 Miguel Montilla WWWWWW Caguas WIN
Technical knockout
May 8, 1973 Carlos Gil WWWW San Juan WIN
KO
April 28, 1973 Gino Febus DWW Country Club Stadium, Carolina LOSS
Points
March 31, 1973 Rocky Orengo LWLWWL San Juan WIN
Points
March 3, 1973 Miguel Montilla DWDDLW San Juan LOSS
Points
Sept. 18, 1972 Miguel Morales LLLWWW San Juan WIN
Points
July 14, 1972 Carlos Penson Ponce WIN
KO
June 12, 1972 Alejandro Falcon LLW San Juan WIN
KO
Feb. 16, 1972 Diego Alcala WWDLWW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens LOSS
KO
Oct. 26, 1971 Henry Ocasio LLLLL Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Points
Sept. 23, 1971 Edwin Viruet WWWWWW Armory, Paterson LOSS
Points
Sept. 14, 1971 Reynald Cantin WWWWWW Sorel WIN
Points
Sept. 2, 1971 Eddie James DLLW Steelworkers Hall, Baltimore WIN
Majority decision
July 26, 1971 Henry Ocasio LLL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
March 30, 1971 Richie Lugo WLLWL Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Points
March 24, 1971 Jimmy Jaynes LWWWLW Harvard Club, Boston WIN
Points
Jan. 26, 1971 Doc McClendon WLLLLL Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens LOSS
Points
Dec. 2, 1970 Red Walsh W Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
Points
Sept. 24, 1970 Bob Payzant WWLLLL Exposition Building, Portland WIN
Technical knockout