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Ismael Laguna boxer

Ismael Laguna image
Status inactive
Division lightweight
Height 5′ 9″/175cm
Reach 68″/173cm
Debut 1960-08-21
Born 1943-06-28
Nationality Panama
Residence Colon City, Panama
bouts
75
won
65
lost
9
draw
1
bouts
75
won
65
lost
9
draw
1
Status inactive
Division lightweight
Height 5′ 9″/175cm
Reach 68″/173cm
Debut 1960-08-21
Born 1943-06-28
Nationality Panama
Residence Colon City, Panama

Known as "El Tigre Colonense", Laguna was the World Lightweight Champion in 1965 and later regained the belt in 1970, but he was stripped of his WBC title prior to losing the WBA Title to Ken Buchanan.Laguna also lost 15 round decisions in two other bids to regain his lightweight title, in 1967 against Carlos Ortiz, and in 1971 to Ken Buchanan. He retired after the loss to Buchanan in 1971.

Known as "El Tigre Colonense", Laguna was the World Lightweight Champion in 1965 and later regained the belt in 1970, but he was stripped of his WBC title prior to losing the WBA Title to Ken Buchanan.Laguna also lost 15 round decisions in two other bids to regain his lightweight title, in 1967 against Carlos Ortiz, and in 1971 to Ken Buchanan. He retired after the loss to Buchanan in 1971.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 13, 1971 Ken Buchanan WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York World Boxing Association World Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 22, 1971 Eddie Linder WWLLWW Auditorium, Miami Beach LOSS
Split-decision
April 3, 1971 Chango Carmona WWWWWW Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
March 6, 1971 Lloyd Marshall LWLWWL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 26, 1970 Ken Buchanan WWLWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan NYSAC World Lightweight

World Boxing Association World Lightweight

LOSS
Split-decision
June 6, 1970 Guts Ishimatsu DLWWWW Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City World Boxing Association World Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 3, 1970 Mando Ramos WWWWWW Sports Arena, Los Angeles World Boxing Association World Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 24, 1970 Jose Luis Vallejo WLLLDL Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
Technical knockout
July 14, 1969 Genaro Soto LWWWWD Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
July 5, 1969 Eugenio Espinoza WLWWWW Estadio Juan D. Arosemena, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
May 24, 1969 Eugenio Espinoza WWWLWW Quito LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 31, 1969 Maurice Tavant WWWWWW Palais des Sports, Lyon WIN
Points
March 2, 1969 Curly Aguirre WLLWLL Estadio Juan D. Arosemena, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 15, 1968 Roman Blanco LWWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Majority decision
Oct. 22, 1968 Grady Ponder LLLLLW Auditorium, Miami Beach WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 7, 1968 Gabe LaMarca WWWDLL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 20, 1968 Lloyd Marshall WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
July 17, 1968 Victor Melendez DWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
April 29, 1968 Frankie Narvaez LLWWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan WIN
Unanimous decision
April 15, 1968 Bud Anderson WWLWLL Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 26, 1968 Ray Adigun WWWLWW Paris WIN
Points
Oct. 28, 1967 Paul Armstead LWWWLL Estadio Juan D. Arosemena, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 16, 1967 Carlos Ortiz WDWWWW Shea Stadium, Queens World Boxing Association World Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 3, 1967 Alfredo Urbina WWWWLW Estadio Juan D. Arosemena, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
April 1, 1967 Vicente Rivas LWWLWL Estadio Juan D. Arosemena, Panama City WIN
KO
March 10, 1967 Frankie Narvaez WLWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 3, 1966 Daniel Guanin WWWWWW Estadio Juan D. Arosemena, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 1, 1966 Percy Hayles WLWWLL National Stadium, Kingston WIN
Technical knockout
July 28, 1966 Al Grant WWLDLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
March 19, 1966 Flash Elorde WWWWWW Araneta Coliseum, Barangay Cubao, Quezon City LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 19, 1966 Carlos Hernandez LWWWWW Estadio Juan D. Arosemena, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 13, 1965 Carlos Ortiz WWWWWL Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan World Boxing Association World Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 17, 1965 Nicolino Locche LWWWWW Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires World Boxing Association World Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Lightweight

DRAW
Points
June 19, 1965 Raul Soriano WWWWWL Estadio Nacional, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
April 10, 1965 Carlos Ortiz WWWWWW Estadio Nacional, Panama City World Boxing Association World Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Majority decision
Dec. 20, 1964 Sebastiao Nascimento WLWWWL Estadio Olimpico, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 24, 1964 Percy Hayles WLWWWW Estadio Olimpico, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 2, 1964 Vicente Milan Derado WLWWLL Estadio Olimpico, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
July 6, 1964 Kid Anahuac WDLLWL Sports Arena, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
June 1, 1964 Vicente Saldivar WWWWWW Plaza de Toros, Tijuana LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 9, 1964 Angel Robinson Garcia DDWWWW Palais des Sports, Paris WIN
Points
Feb. 21, 1964 Oripes dos Santos DDWLLW Ginásio Estadual do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo WIN
KO
Jan. 26, 1964 Pedro Miranda WDWWLW Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
KO
Nov. 18, 1963 Rafiu King WWLLDL Palais des Sports, Paris WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 15, 1963 Antonio Herrera WWWDWW Estadio Nacional, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 25, 1963 Eduardo Guerrero LWLDWW Estadio Nacional, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
July 21, 1963 Don Johnson WWDWWL Estadio Nacional, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
June 7, 1963 Antonio Herrera WDWWWD Plaza de Toros Santamaria, Bogota LOSS
Points
May 20, 1963 Fili Nava DWWWWL Estadio Nacional, Panama City WIN
KO
March 17, 1963 Auburn Copeland WLWWLW Plaza de Toros La Macarena, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 22, 1963 Juan Ramirez WDDWWW Estadio Nacional, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 20, 1963 Bobby Gray LDWLLW Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 16, 1962 Tony Herrera WLLWLW Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City WIN
KO
Nov. 18, 1962 Enrique Hitchman LWWWLW Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City WIN
KO
Oct. 28, 1962 Beresford Francis WWLLWW Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 16, 1962 Pedro Ortiz LWWWWL Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
July 29, 1962 Jorge Baby Salazar WWWWLW Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
Technical knockout
June 24, 1962 Carlos Celis WWWWLW Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
Technical knockout
June 10, 1962 Agustin Carmona WWWWWL Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City WIN
KO
June 3, 1962 Jorge Uzcategui Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
Technical knockout
April 15, 1962 Nelson Estrada LLLLWL Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
Technical knockout
March 2, 1962 Castor Castillo WWW Maracaibo WIN
Points
Jan. 14, 1962 Eloy Sanchez WDLWW Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
KO
Dec. 1, 1961 Hector Hicks DWWLWL Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
KO
Oct. 15, 1961 Euro Partides L Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City WIN
KO
Aug. 27, 1961 Enrique Hitchman WWLWWW Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
June 25, 1961 Claudio Martinez LWLWLW Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
Technical knockout
June 4, 1961 Killer Solomon WWWWLW Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
KO
May 21, 1961 Battling Escudero WLWDLL Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
KO
April 30, 1961 Ernesto Campbell WWWLWL Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
April 16, 1961 Jose Pacheco DWLLWL Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City WIN
KO
March 26, 1961 Carlos Real WLLWLW Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City WIN
Split-decision
March 5, 1961 Javier Valle W Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 22, 1961 Eduardo Frutos DWWLLW Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 21, 1960 Antonio Morgan Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City WIN
KO