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Carlos Ortiz boxer

Carlos Ortiz image
Status inactive
Division lightweight
Height 5′ 7″/170cm
Reach 70″/178cm
Debut 1955-02-14
Born 1936-09-09
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence New York, New York, USA
bouts
70
won
61
lost
7
draw
1
bouts
70
won
61
lost
7
draw
1
Status inactive
Division lightweight
Height 5′ 7″/170cm
Reach 70″/178cm
Debut 1955-02-14
Born 1936-09-09
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence New York, New York, USA

Carlos Juan Ortiz (born 9 September 1936) is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer. He won three world titles, two at lightweight and once at light welterweight. Along with Félix Trinidad, Miguel Cotto, Wilfredo Gómez, Héctor Camacho, and Wilfred Benítez, Ortiz is considered among the best Puerto Rican boxers of all time by sports journalists and analysts. As of January 2018, Ortiz holds the record for the most wins in unified lightweight title bouts in boxing history at 10.In 1991, Ortiz was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. In 2002, Ortiz was voted by The Ring magazine as the 60th greatest fighter of the last 80 years. He currently holds 21st place in BoxRec ranking of the greatest pound for pound boxers of all time.

Carlos Juan Ortiz (born 9 September 1936) is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer. He won three world titles, two at lightweight and once at light welterweight. Along with Félix Trinidad, Miguel Cotto, Wilfredo Gómez, Héctor Camacho, and Wilfred Benítez, Ortiz is considered among the best Puerto Rican boxers of all time by sports journalists and analysts. As of January 2018, Ortiz holds the record for the most wins in unified lightweight title bouts in boxing history at 10.In 1991, Ortiz was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. In 2002, Ortiz was voted by The Ring magazine as the 60th greatest fighter of the last 80 years. He currently holds 21st place in BoxRec ranking of the greatest pound for pound boxers of all time.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 20, 1972 Ken Buchanan WWWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Corner retirement
Aug. 1, 1972 Johnny Copeland LLWLLL Fairgrounds' International Building, Oklahoma City WIN
KO
June 3, 1972 Gerardo Ferrat WLLLWW International Amphitheatre, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
May 1, 1972 Greg Potter WWWWWW Forum, Inglewood WIN
Unanimous decision
March 20, 1972 Junior Varney WWWLLW Ponce WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 19, 1972 Leo DiFiore WWWWLL Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan WIN
KO
Jan. 31, 1972 Ivelaw Eastman LLLLLL Waltham WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 20, 1972 Terry Rondeau LLLLLL Exposition Building, Portland WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 8, 1972 Bill Whittenburg LLLLLL Convention Center, Coconut Grove WIN
KO
Dec. 1, 1971 Jimmy Ligons WLLWWL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 21, 1969 Edmundo Leite WWWLDW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Majority decision
June 29, 1968 Carlos Teo Cruz WWWWWW Estadio Quisqueya, Santo Domingo World Boxing Association World Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Lightweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Aug. 16, 1967 Ismael Laguna WWWWWW Shea Stadium, Queens World Boxing Association World Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
July 1, 1967 Sugar Ramos WWWWWL Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan World Boxing Association World Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 28, 1966 Flash Elorde WWWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York World Boxing Association World Lightweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 22, 1966 Sugar Ramos LWWWWW El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City World Boxing Association World Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 20, 1966 Johnny Bizzarro WWLWWW Civic Arena, Pittsburgh World Boxing Association World Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 7, 1966 Nicolino Locche WDWWWW Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires DRAW
Points
Nov. 13, 1965 Ismael Laguna WWWWWD Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan World Boxing Association World Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 10, 1965 Ismael Laguna WLWWWW Estadio Nacional, Panama City World Boxing Association World Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Lightweight

LOSS
Majority decision
Dec. 14, 1964 Dick Divola LWWWWD Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
April 11, 1964 Kenny Lane WWWWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan World Boxing Association World Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 15, 1964 Flash Elorde WWWWWW Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, Manila World Boxing Association World Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 22, 1963 Maurice Cullen WWWWLW Empire Pool, Wembley WIN
Points
Sept. 18, 1963 Pete Acera WLLWWD Honolulu Stadium, Honolulu WIN
Technical knockout
April 7, 1963 Doug Vaillant WWLWLL Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan World Boxing Association World Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 3, 1962 Teruo Kosaka WWWWLW Kokugikan World Boxing Association World Lightweight

WIN
KO
Nov. 7, 1962 Kazuo Takayama WWWWWW Korakuen Gym WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 1, 1962 Arthur Persley DWWWWL Araneta Coliseum, Barangay Cubao, Quezon City WIN
Unanimous decision
April 21, 1962 Joe Brown WWLWWW Convention Center, Las Vegas World Boxing Association World Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 18, 1961 Paolo Rosi DLWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 2, 1961 Doug Vaillant WLDWWW Auditorium, Miami Beach WIN
Unanimous decision
May 10, 1961 Duilio Loi WWWLWW Stadio San Siro, Milan LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 2, 1961 Cisco Andrade LWWWWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 1, 1960 Duilio Loi WWWWWL Stadio San Siro, Milan World Light Welterweight

LOSS
Majority decision
June 15, 1960 Duilio Loi DWWWWW Cow Palace, Daly City World Light Welterweight

WIN
Split-decision
Feb. 4, 1960 Battling Torres WWWWWW Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles World Light Welterweight

WIN
KO
June 12, 1959 Kenny Lane WLWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York vacant National Boxing Association World Super Lightweight

vacant NYSAC World Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 13, 1959 Len Matthews WWWDLW Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 31, 1958 Kenny Lane WWWLWW Auditorium, Miami Beach LOSS
Majority decision
Oct. 28, 1958 Dave Charnley WWWWWW Harringay Arena, Harringay WIN
Points
Sept. 19, 1958 Johnny Busso LWLWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
June 27, 1958 Johnny Busso WLWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Split-decision
May 9, 1958 Joey Lopes DWLWWW Legion Stadium, Hollywood WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 28, 1958 Tommy Tibbs LWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 23, 1957 Harry Bell LWLWWW St. Nicholas Arena, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
May 29, 1957 Felix Chiocca WDWLWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
May 7, 1957 Ike Vaughn LLWWLW Auditorium, Miami Beach WIN
Unanimous decision
April 9, 1957 Lou Filippo WWWLW Legion Stadium, Hollywood WIN
Technical knockout
March 2, 1957 Lou Filippo WWWWLW Legion Stadium, Hollywood
ND
Jan. 23, 1957 Bobby Rogers WWWLWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 31, 1956 Gale Kerwin WWWWWW St. Nicholas Arena, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 15, 1956 Philip Kim LLLLWW Legion Stadium, Hollywood WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 27, 1956 Mickey Northrup WLWDLD Legion Stadium, Hollywood WIN
Unanimous decision
July 30, 1956 Tommy Salem LWWWWW St. Nicholas Arena, New York WIN
Split-decision
May 25, 1956 Johnny Gorman WWWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
Feb. 17, 1956 Ray Portilla WWWDLL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
Jan. 9, 1956 Ray Portilla WWWWDL St. Nicholas Arena, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 10, 1955 Charley Titone LLWLLL Paterson WIN
KO
Nov. 12, 1955 Lem Miller WWLLL Arena, Boston WIN
Points
Oct. 29, 1955 Al Duarte LWWDLL Arena, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 3, 1955 Leroy Graham LWWL St. Nicholas Arena, New York WIN
KO
Sept. 19, 1955 Hector Rodriguez DWWLWL St. Nicholas Arena, New York WIN
KO
Aug. 22, 1955 Armand Bush LWLLLL St. Nicholas Arena, New York WIN
Points
Aug. 10, 1955 Tony DeCola WWDWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
June 24, 1955 Jimmy DeMura LWLWLD War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse WIN
Points
May 30, 1955 Juan Pacheco WWL St. Nicholas Arena, New York WIN
KO
May 13, 1955 Danny Roberts LWLLLL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
Feb. 28, 1955 Morris Hodnett LL St. Nicholas Arena, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 14, 1955 Harry Bell WW St. Nicholas Arena, New York WIN
KO