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Elvis Alvarez boxer

Elvis Alvarez image
Status inactive
Age 30
Division flyweight
Debut 1983-07-02
Born 1965-02-02
Death 1995-07-16
Nationality Colombia
Residence Medellin, Colombia
bouts
42
won
31
lost
8
draw
3
bouts
42
won
31
lost
8
draw
3
Status inactive
Age 30
Division flyweight
Debut 1983-07-02
Born 1965-02-02
Death 1995-07-16
Nationality Colombia
Residence Medellin, Colombia

Álvarez turned professional in 1985 and captured the vacant WBO flyweight title with a decision win over Miguel Mercedes in 1989, and quickly vacated his title in March 1990 due to lack of interest in belt. In 1991 he captured the WBA flyweight title with a decision win over Leopard Tamakuma, but lost it in his first defense to Yong-Kang Kim. In 1994, in his only American appearance, he lost a twelve-round decision to Junior Jones for the WBA bantamweight title. It was to be his last fight.Álvarez was shot to death on July 16, 1995 in Medellín, Colombia.

Álvarez turned professional in 1985 and captured the vacant WBO flyweight title with a decision win over Miguel Mercedes in 1989, and quickly vacated his title in March 1990 due to lack of interest in belt. In 1991 he captured the WBA flyweight title with a decision win over Leopard Tamakuma, but lost it in his first defense to Yong-Kang Kim. In 1994, in his only American appearance, he lost a twelve-round decision to Junior Jones for the WBA bantamweight title. It was to be his last fight.Álvarez was shot to death on July 16, 1995 in Medellín, Colombia.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Jan. 8, 1994 Junior Jones WWWWWW Friar Tuck Inn, Catskill World Boxing Association World Bantamweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 16, 1993 Ernesto Briceno LWWWWW Caracas World Boxing Association Fedelatin Super Flyweight

LOSS
Points
July 8, 1993 Jesus Sarabia WWWWWD Plaza de Toros, Tijuana NABF Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 20, 1993 Miguel Nino WWWLWD NABF Bantamweight

DRAW
Points
June 5, 1993 Miguel Nino WWWLW Apartado NABF Bantamweight

DRAW
Points
Oct. 9, 1992 Carlos Mercado WWWWWL Plaza de Toros de Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena NABF Bantamweight

LOSS
Points
July 3, 1992 Elvis Mejia WWWWWW Barranquilla NABF Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 22, 1992 Jose Luis Bueno WWWWWD El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City World Boxing Council Continental Americas Super Flyweight

LOSS
Split-decision
April 11, 1992 Alvaro Vega LL Barranquilla World Boxing Council Continental Americas Super Flyweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 20, 1991 Manuel Ariza LLLDLL Parqueadero El Prado, Barranquilla World Boxing Council Continental Americas Super Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 27, 1991 Emilio Camarillo W Andes World Boxing Council Continental Americas Super Flyweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 14, 1991 Guillermo Salcedo WWWLWL San Andres World Boxing Council Continental Americas Super Flyweight

LOSS
Points
Aug. 17, 1991 Jose Benitez LLLLL Arpartado World Boxing Council Continental Americas Super Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 1, 1991 Yong Kang Kim LLWWLW Hilton Hotel, Seoul World Boxing Association World Flyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 14, 1991 Leopard Tamakuma LWWWWD Tokyo Budokan World Boxing Association World Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 15, 1990 Robinson Quiroz WLWWWL Coliseo Bernardo Caraballo, Cartagena World Boxing Association World Flyweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 19, 1990 Noel Cogollo WDLWWW Cartagena World Boxing Association World Flyweight

DRAW
Points
Aug. 31, 1990 Tobias Caraballo LLLL Cartagena World Boxing Association World Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 25, 1990 Sergio Lugares Plaza de Toros de Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena World Boxing Association World Flyweight

WIN
KO
March 24, 1990 Alfredo Lugo LLLLLL Medellin WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 17, 1990 Genaro Manjarres WWWWLL Apartado vacant World Boxing Association Fedelatin Flyweight

WIN
KO
Dec. 15, 1989 Victor Sierra LLLLLL Monteria vacant World Boxing Association Fedelatin Flyweight

WIN
KO
March 3, 1989 Miguel Mercedes WWWWWW Medellin vacant World Boxing Organisation World Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 2, 1988 Joselo Perez WLLLLL Barranquilla vacant World Boxing Organisation World Flyweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 7, 1988 Jorge Lugo DWWLLL Coliseo Cubierto, Beillo Antioquia World Boxing Association Fedelatin Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 10, 1988 Jorge Guevara L Turbo World Boxing Association Fedelatin Flyweight

WIN
KO
May 21, 1988 Lincoln Salcedo WWLWWL Vincente Diaz Romero Coliseum, Bucaramanga World Boxing Council FECARBOX Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 5, 1988 Victor Sierra LLLLLL Medellin World Boxing Council FECARBOX Flyweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 31, 1987 Jose Maria Burgos LWWL Apartado World Boxing Association Fedelatin Super Flyweight

WIN
Points
July 31, 1987 Edgar Monserrat LWDLWL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City World Boxing Association Fedelatin Super Flyweight

LOSS
Points
Feb. 13, 1987 Israel Contreras WWWWWL Estadio de Tenis del Country Club, Barranquilla World Boxing Association Fedelatin Super Flyweight

WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 31, 1986 Alfredo Lugo LWWWWW Monteria Colombian Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 16, 1986 Toribio Riasco DLLWL Medellin Colombian Super Flyweight

WIN
Points
July 6, 1985 Jose Maria Burgos Apartado Colombian Super Flyweight

WIN
Points
May 3, 1985 Jaime Diaz Barranquilla Colombian Super Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 28, 1985 Victor Tejedor LL Barranquilla Colombian Super Flyweight

WIN
KO
March 1, 1985 Rodolfo Blanco LWWWWL Barranquilla Colombian Super Flyweight

LOSS
Points
Feb. 22, 1985 Heriberto Malave L Cartagena Colombian Super Flyweight

WIN
Points
Aug. 31, 1984 Eugenio Oviedo D Cartagena Colombian Super Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 29, 1984 Heriberto Malave Cartagena Colombian Super Flyweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 16, 1983 Belin Bello Sincelejo Colombian Super Flyweight

WIN
Points
July 2, 1983 Edgar Acevedo Bogota Colombian Super Flyweight

WIN
Points