Angel Espada boxer

Angel Espada boxer
bouts
59
won
44
lost
11
draw
4
Status
inactive
Division
welterweight
Debut
1966-08-20
Height
5′ 9″/175cm
Reach
-
Age
-
Born
1948-02-02
Death
-
Nationality
Puerto Rico

Espada began his professional boxing career on March 11, 1967, with a defeat at the hands of future Antonio Cervantes world title challenger Josue Marquez, on a six-round decision, at San Juan. His next two fights were declared draws (ties). Both were against Luis Vinales.After another defeat and a draw (both against Chris Fernandez), Espada got his first win. On April 1, 1968, he knocked out Linfer Contreras in the first round in San Juan. After one more win, he fought outside Puerto Rico for the first time, losing on points after six rounds to future Roberto Durán world title challenger Jimmy Robertson, on September 27, 1969, at Los Angeles, California.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1981-12-10 Julio Alfonso LLLLLL Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
KO
1980-03-02 Thomas Hearns WWWWWW Joe Louis Arena, Detroit LOST
Technical knockout
1979-12-08 Pipino Cuevas WWWWWW Sports Arena, Los Angeles LOST
Technical knockout
1979-06-16 Fitzroy Edward Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
KO
1979-02-18 Sam Hailstock DWWLWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan WIN
KO
1978-10-28 Kevin Moefield LWLDLL Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
KO
1978-09-09 Nikita Tar Hocker LLLLLL Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan WIN
KO
1977-11-19 Pipino Cuevas WLWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan LOST
Corner retirement
1977-08-27 Ray Hammond WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
Unanimous decision
1977-05-21 John Morgan WLLLL Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
KO
1976-09-10 Augustin Estrada WLLLWL Estadio Juan Ramon Loubriel, Bayamon WIN
KO
1976-07-17 Pipino Cuevas WWWWWL Plaza de Toros Calafia, Mexicali LOST
Technical knockout
1976-04-27 Alfonso Hayman WWWLLL Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
1975-10-11 Johnny Gant WLWWWD Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
Unanimous decision
1975-06-28 Clyde Gray WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
Unanimous decision
1975-04-12 Luis Acosta W San Juan WIN
Points
1975-03-15 Luis Acosta El Poliedro, Caracas LOST
Points
1974-11-15 Hector Rivas San Juan WIN
KO
1974-07-29 Armando Muniz WWLLWW San Juan WIN
Points
1974-05-10 Dave Oropeza WWWWLW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
KO
1974-04-15 Alvin Anderson LWLWLW San Juan WIN
KO
1973-11-19 Mario Saurennann LLLWWD San Juan WIN
Points
1973-09-08 Prince Jimmy Hamm LLLWLL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
KO
1973-07-14 Al Cook LLDWLL Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
1973-05-29 Jack Tillman WWWWWW Civic Center, Baltimore WIN
Unanimous decision
1973-02-15 Dario Hidalgo WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
Points
1973-01-16 Roscoe Bell LLLLLW Auditorium, Miami Beach WIN
KO
1972-12-12 Felipe Cariaco L San Juan WIN
KO
1972-10-24 Alfonso Aguirre LLLWDL Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio WIN
Technical knockout
1972-06-12 Dario Hidalgo LWLWWW Felt Forum, New York LOST
Split-decision
1971-10-19 Eddie Perkins WWWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan LOST
Unanimous decision
1971-08-28 Manuel Gonzalez WWLLLW San Juan WIN
Points
1971-07-10 Dino Del Cid LLLLDD San Juan WIN
KO
1971-04-12 Edmundo Leite DWLLLW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Majority decision
1970-11-07 Matt Donovan WWDWLW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan LOST
Majority decision
1970-10-10 Jose Gabino LWWLLL San Juan WIN
KO
1970-08-05 Julio Cruz San Juan WIN
KO
1970-05-10 Frankie Lewis L Ponce WIN
KO
1970-03-28 Juan Ramos LLLLLL Ponce WIN
KO
1970-03-21 Raul Rodriguez WWWWLW Mexico City WIN
KO
1970-02-27 Frankie Lewis San Juan WIN
Points
1970-02-07 Frank Steele LLLLLW San Juan WIN
Points
1969-12-12 Fate Davis WWLWLW San Juan WIN
Points
1969-11-02 Jerry Graci WLWLLL San Juan WIN
Points
1969-11-01 Roland Pryor WWWWWW San Juan WIN
Points
1969-09-27 Claude Soumel W San Juan WIN
Points
1969-08-02 Ingemar Jones San Juan WIN
KO
1969-07-21 Roscoe Bell LLWWLD San Juan WIN
KO
1969-06-07 Enrique Paz L Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
1969-04-19 Bobby Joe Hughes LWLWWL San Juan WIN
1968-09-27 Jimmy Robertson LWWWWW Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles LOST
Points
1968-04-15 Embijao Carrion Country Club Arena, San Juan WIN
KO
1968-04-01 Linfer Contreras W Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan WIN
KO
1968-01-10 Chris Fernandez WWWWWL San Juan DRAW
Points
1967-07-10 Chris Fernandez WWWWWW San Juan LOST
Points
1967-06-04 Luis Vinales WLWLDL Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan DRAW
Points
1967-04-08 Luis Vinales LWWLWL Cancha Pepin Cestero, Bayamon DRAW
Points
1967-02-11 Josue Marquez WW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan LOST
Points
1966-08-20 Andres Matta W San Juan DRAW
Points