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Hilario Zapata boxer

Hilario Zapata image
Status inactive
Division light flyweight
Height 5′ 6″/168cm
Reach 68″/173cm
Debut 1977-10-28
Born 1958-08-19
Nationality Panama
Residence Panama City, Panama
bouts
54
won
43
lost
10
draw
1
bouts
54
won
43
lost
10
draw
1
Status inactive
Division light flyweight
Height 5′ 6″/168cm
Reach 68″/173cm
Debut 1977-10-28
Born 1958-08-19
Nationality Panama
Residence Panama City, Panama

Zapata began his professional boxing career in 1977, beating Victor Lopez by a knockout in the second round. He had 2 wins in '77.He had a fast ascent to the top, starting in 1978. By his fifth bout, on July 1, he was meeting former world Flyweight champion Juan Guzmán in Panama City, beating Guzman by a decision in ten. His next fight, against Yong-Hwang Kim, in South Korea, was his first fight abroad; he gave himself a twentieth birthday present by beating Kim by a 10-round decision on August 19. Then, he met future world Flyweight champion Alfonso Lopez, for the vacant Latin American Jr. Flyweight belt. Zapata suffered his first loss in the fight against Lopez, when he was beaten by a decision in 12.

Zapata began his professional boxing career in 1977, beating Victor Lopez by a knockout in the second round. He had 2 wins in '77.He had a fast ascent to the top, starting in 1978. By his fifth bout, on July 1, he was meeting former world Flyweight champion Juan Guzmán in Panama City, beating Guzman by a decision in ten. His next fight, against Yong-Hwang Kim, in South Korea, was his first fight abroad; he gave himself a twentieth birthday present by beating Kim by a 10-round decision on August 19. Then, he met future world Flyweight champion Alfonso Lopez, for the vacant Latin American Jr. Flyweight belt. Zapata suffered his first loss in the fight against Lopez, when he was beaten by a decision in 12.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Feb. 27, 1993 Sung Kil Moon WWWWWW Olympic Fencing Gymnasium, Seoul World Boxing Council World Super Flyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 28, 1992 Noel Cogollo WWDWWW Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City World Boxing Council FECARBOX Super Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 31, 1992 Eduardo Lopez LWWLWL Arena Panama Al Brown, Colon City World Boxing Council FECARBOX Super Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 19, 1992 David Merchant WLLWWW Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City World Boxing Association Fedelatin Super Flyweight

LOSS
TD
Aug. 15, 1992 Guillermo Salcedo LWLWWL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City World Boxing Association Fedelatin Super Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 1, 1992 Juan Rios WWWLW Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City World Boxing Association Fedelatin Super Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 21, 1991 Emilio Diaz LLLL Hotel El Panama, Panama City WIN
KO
Oct. 26, 1990 Genaro Manjarres WWLLLL Hotel El Panama, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 13, 1990 Orlando Legal WDWLWW Estudios de TV 2, Panama City WIN
KO
Aug. 30, 1990 Agustin Garcia WLLLWL Estudios de TV 2, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
April 22, 1989 Pedro Romero WLLWLL Arena Panama Al Brown, Colon City LOSS
Split-decision
Dec. 3, 1988 Julio Gudino WLWLWL Gimnasio Neco de la Guardia, Panama City LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 15, 1987 Fidel Bassa WWWWWW Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City World Boxing Association World Flyweight

DRAW
Points
Feb. 13, 1987 Fidel Bassa WWWWWW Estadio de Tenis del Country Club, Barranquilla World Boxing Association World Flyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 7, 1986 Claudemir Carvalho Dias WWWWWW Hotel Quatro Rodas, Salvador World Boxing Association World Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 13, 1986 Alberto Castro LWWWDW Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City World Boxing Association World Flyweight

WIN
Split-decision
July 5, 1986 Dodie Boy Penalosa WWWWWW University of Life Training & Recreational Arena (ULTRA), Pasig City World Boxing Association World Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 7, 1986 Shuichi Hozumi WWWWWW Municipal Gymnasium, Nirasaki World Boxing Association World Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 31, 1986 Javier Lucas WWWWWW Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City World Boxing Association World Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 5, 1985 Alonzo Gonzalez WWLWWL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City vacant World Boxing Association World Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 29, 1985 Alonzo Gonzalez LWWLWW Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City vacant World Boxing Association World Flyweight

WIN
Points
Feb. 2, 1985 Ramon E Espinal LL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 28, 1984 Rafael Cabrera WWWWWD Gimnasio Neco de la Guardia, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 8, 1984 Santos Laciar WWWWWW Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires World Boxing Association World Flyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 10, 1984 Alberto Castro WWWWWW Porlamar World Boxing Association World Flyweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 1, 1984 Alex Miranda WDDLWL Gimnasio Neco de la Guardia, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
July 14, 1984 Ramon Antonio Nery WWWWLW Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
June 23, 1984 Juan Polo Perez WWWLLW Centro de Convenciones Atlapa, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 9, 1983 Harold Petty WWWWWW Las Vegas NABF Bantamweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
March 26, 1983 Jung Koo Chang WWWLWW Chungmu Gymnasium, Daejeon World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 30, 1982 Tadashi Tomori WLWWWL Kokugikan World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 18, 1982 Jung Koo Chang WWWWWW Chonju Gymnasium, Chongju World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Split-decision
July 20, 1982 Tadashi Tomori LWLWWW Sangyo Hall, Kanazawa World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Split-decision
Feb. 6, 1982 Amado Ursua LLWWWW Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

LOSS
KO
Nov. 5, 1981 Netrnoi Sor Vorasingh WWDWWW Suranaree Stadium, Nakhon Ratchasima World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 15, 1981 German Torres WWWWDW Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 24, 1981 Rudy Crawford WWWWWL Cow Palace, Daly City World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 8, 1981 Joey Olivo WLWWWW Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Dec. 1, 1980 Jose Reinaldo Becerra WWWWWW Nuevo Circo, Caracas World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Majority decision
Sept. 17, 1980 Shigeo Nakajima LWWWWL Civic Center, Gifu World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 4, 1980 Hector Melendez WDLWWW Caracas World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 7, 1980 Chi-Bok Kim WWDLWW Munhwa Gymnasium, Seoul World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 24, 1980 Shigeo Nakajima WLWWWW Kokugikan World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 6, 1979 Jose Ricard LDLL Arena Panama Al Brown, Colon City WIN
Technical knockout
June 23, 1979 Freddy Castillo WWLWWL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
April 7, 1979 Nestor Obregon WWWWLW Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 14, 1979 Ramon L Perez LDDDLL Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 1, 1978 Alfonso Lopez LWLLLL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City World Boxing Association Fedelatin Light Flyweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Aug. 19, 1978 Yong Hwan Kim D Seoul World Boxing Association Fedelatin Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
July 2, 1978 Juan Antonio Guzman WWWLWL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
April 15, 1978 Alfredo Thomas LDLLL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
March 4, 1978 Humberto Mayorga LLWL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
Points
Nov. 26, 1977 Cesar Becerra L Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 28, 1977 Victor Lopez LLLLLL Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
Technical knockout