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Edwin Rosario boxer

Edwin Rosario image
Status inactive
Age 34
Division lightweight
Height 5′ 6″/168cm
Reach 66½″/169cm
Debut 1979-03-03
Born 1963-03-15
Death 1997-12-01
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
bouts
53
won
47
lost
6
draw
0
bouts
53
won
47
lost
6
draw
0
Status inactive
Age 34
Division lightweight
Height 5′ 6″/168cm
Reach 66½″/169cm
Debut 1979-03-03
Born 1963-03-15
Death 1997-12-01
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence Toa Baja, Puerto Rico

Edwin "Chapo" Rosario Rivera (Spanish pronunciation: ˈeðwin roˈsaɾjo; March 15, 1963 – December 1, 1997) was a world champion professional boxer who competed from 1979 to 1997. He won the lightweight championship of the world three times, as the WBC lightweight champion (1983–84), and the WBA champion (1986–87) and (1989–90). Rosario won a 4th world championship after moving up to the junior welterweight division by claiming the WBA title, holding that crown from 1991 to 1992.Rosario was posthumously inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2006.

Edwin "Chapo" Rosario Rivera (Spanish pronunciation: ˈeðwin roˈsaɾjo; March 15, 1963 – December 1, 1997) was a world champion professional boxer who competed from 1979 to 1997. He won the lightweight championship of the world three times, as the WBC lightweight champion (1983–84), and the WBA champion (1986–87) and (1989–90). Rosario won a 4th world championship after moving up to the junior welterweight division by claiming the WBA title, holding that crown from 1991 to 1992.Rosario was posthumously inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2006.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 25, 1997 Harold Bennett LWLLWW Bayamon WIN
KO
Aug. 23, 1997 Sanford Ricks WWLWLL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
July 17, 1997 Roger Benito Flores LWLWWL Bayamon World Boxing Association Fedecentro Welterweight

WIN
Points
June 7, 1997 Calvin Moody LLLLLL Miami WIN
Technical knockout
May 22, 1997 Maurice Roberson LWWLWL Bayamon WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 30, 1993 Frankie Randall WWWWWW The Pyramid, Memphis LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 11, 1992 George Kellman WLWLLW San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
April 10, 1992 Akinobu Hiranaka WWWLWW El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City World Boxing Association World Super Lightweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
June 14, 1991 Loreto Garza WWWWWW Arco Arena, Sacramento World Boxing Association World Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 23, 1990 Dwayne Swift WLWWWW Villa Roma Resort, Callicoon WIN
Majority decision
April 4, 1990 Juan Nazario WWLWWW Madison Square Garden, New York World Boxing Association World Lightweight

LOSS
Corner retirement
July 9, 1989 Anthony Jones WLWWWW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City vacant World Boxing Association World Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 16, 1989 Larry Benson LLWLLL Felt Forum, New York vacant World Boxing Association World Lightweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Feb. 9, 1989 Jesus Gallardo LWLLLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 27, 1988 Juan Minaya LLLLLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
Sept. 3, 1988 Felipe Angulo WWWLWL Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 11, 1988 Rafael Gandarilla LLLLWL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
July 31, 1988 Javier Cerna LL Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
June 2, 1988 Ramiro Lozano WWLLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 21, 1987 Julio Cesar Chavez WWWWWW Las Vegas Hilton, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas World Boxing Association World Lightweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 11, 1987 Juan Nazario WWWWWW UIC Pavilion, Chicago World Boxing Association World Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 7, 1987 Roger Brown WWLLLW Las Vegas Hilton, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Sept. 26, 1986 Livingstone Bramble WWWWWW Abel Holtz Stadium, Miami Beach World Boxing Association World Lightweight

WIN
KO
June 13, 1986 Hector Camacho WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York World Boxing Council World Lightweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Dec. 27, 1985 Roque Montoya WWWWLW Latham Coliseum, Latham WIN
KO
June 16, 1985 Frankie Randall WWWWWW York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Points
April 15, 1985 Alberto Ramos WWWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
March 13, 1985 Eduardo Valdez LLWLLL Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 3, 1984 Jose Luis Ramirez LWWWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan World Boxing Council World Lightweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
June 23, 1984 Howard Davis Jr WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Split-decision
March 17, 1984 Roberto Elizondo LWWWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 1, 1983 Jose Luis Ramirez WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan vacant World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 30, 1982 Edwin Viruet WWWWWW The Aladdin, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
March 21, 1982 Dennis Quimayousie LWWWLL Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 30, 1982 Ezzard Charles Adams WWLWWW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Dec. 10, 1981 Ernesto Herrera WLDLLL Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa WIN
KO
Nov. 14, 1981 Roberto Garcia WWWLLL Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Sept. 16, 1981 James Martinez WDWLLL Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
July 18, 1981 Rodrigo Aguirre WWWWW Sun Dome, Tampa WIN
KO
June 25, 1981 Refugio Rojas WWWLWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
May 23, 1981 Jose Resendez WLWLLD Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
April 10, 1981 Tony Tris WLWLLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 22, 1980 Javier Flores WWLLWW Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
July 7, 1980 Jose Luis Lara LLLWDL Metropolitan Sports Center, Bloomington WIN
Technical knockout
March 10, 1980 Pascual Polanco L San Juan WIN
KO
Feb. 18, 1980 Leopoldo Frias WLLWLW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
KO
Sept. 22, 1979 Pancho Muletta San Juan WIN
KO
Aug. 1, 1979 James Sowell LWW Shrine Exposition Center, Los Angeles WIN
KO
July 20, 1979 Jose Villegas WDWLLW Coliseum, San Diego WIN
Corner retirement
May 12, 1979 Julio Miranda Santo Domingo WIN
KO
March 27, 1979 Enrique Maldonado Santo Domingo WIN
KO
March 4, 1979 Juan Caro Santo Domingo WIN
KO
March 3, 1979 Jorge Ortega Santo Domingo WIN
KO