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Bernardo Mercado boxer

Bernardo Mercado image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 4″/193cm
Debut 1975-11-15
Born 1952-01-16
Nationality Colombia
Residence Monteria, Colombia
bouts
38
won
33
lost
5
draw
0
bouts
38
won
33
lost
5
draw
0
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 4″/193cm
Debut 1975-11-15
Born 1952-01-16
Nationality Colombia
Residence Monteria, Colombia

Born in Montería, Colombia, Mercado won a bronze medal in the light-heavyweight category at the 1974 Central American and Caribbean Games.Mercado was once a sparring partner for Argentine heavyweight Oscar Bonavena, before turning professional on November 15, 1975.

Born in Montería, Colombia, Mercado won a bronze medal in the light-heavyweight category at the 1974 Central American and Caribbean Games.Mercado was once a sparring partner for Argentine heavyweight Oscar Bonavena, before turning professional on November 15, 1975.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Dec. 8, 1989 James Thunder WWWWW Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 13, 1988 Wesley Watson WWWWWW Bristol WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 2, 1988 Wesley Smith LLLLLL Central Plaza Hotel, Oklahoma City WIN
KO
May 28, 1988 Conroy Nelson LLWLLL Saskatoon Place Complex, Saskatoon WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 6, 1986 Jose Luis Gonzalez WLLLWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
Sept. 4, 1986 Fernando Montes WLLLLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
May 7, 1983 Fernando Montes WWWLLW Cartagena WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 6, 1981 Randall Cobb WWWLLW Civic Arena, Pittsburgh LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 13, 1981 Gilbert Acuna WLLWWW Convention Center, Miami Beach WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 2, 1980 Leon Spinks WLLWDW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Eliminator for WBC Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 14, 1980 Tom Prater LLLWLW Coliseo El Campin, Bogota Americas Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 8, 1980 Earnie Shavers WWWWWL Great Gorge Resort, McAfee WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 3, 1979 Henry Clark WWDLLL Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica WIN
Unanimous decision
May 25, 1979 Fili Moala LLWWLL Coliseum, San Diego WIN
Technical knockout
April 3, 1979 Trevor Berbick WWWWWW Halifax Metro Center, Halifax World Boxing Council Continental Americas Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 14, 1979 Tony Pulu WLLWWW Salt Palace, Salt Lake City World Boxing Council Continental Americas Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 22, 1978 Mike Weaver WWWLLW Sahara Hotel, Reno USA Nevada State Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
June 22, 1978 John Tate WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 24, 1978 Horace Robinson WWLWLW The Aladdin, Las Vegas WIN
Split-decision
Nov. 18, 1977 Fili Moala WWWWWD Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Sept. 29, 1977 Roger Russell LLLLLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
July 22, 1977 Battling Bob Smith WLWLLL Cartagena WIN
KO
May 11, 1977 Horace Robinson WLWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
April 29, 1977 Randy Stephens WWLWWL Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth WIN
KO
March 10, 1977 Dan Johnson WLLLLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 15, 1977 Paul Solomon WLWWWL Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento WIN
KO
Nov. 3, 1976 Johnny Pouha WWLL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 13, 1976 Dan Johnson LWWLLL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Corner retirement
Oct. 5, 1976 Earl McLeay WWLLLL Hyatt Tahoe, Incline Village WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 28, 1976 James J Woody LLLLLL Yankee Stadium, Bronx WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 22, 1976 Battling Bob Smith LWLWLL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Aug. 19, 1976 Johnny Mac LLLLLL Washoe Fairgrounds Pavilion, Reno WIN
Unanimous decision
May 13, 1976 Manuel Ramos LLLLLL Civic Auditorium, Albuquerque WIN
KO
Feb. 26, 1976 Mark White LLLLLL Centennial Coliseum, Reno WIN
KO
Feb. 12, 1976 Dave Martinez WWDLWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 8, 1976 Marlyn Johnson Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
Dec. 11, 1975 Kenny Charles LWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 15, 1975 Henry Washington LWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO