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Jose Napoles boxer

Jose Napoles image
Status inactive
Division welterweight
Height 5′ 7½″/171cm
Reach 72″/183cm
Debut 1958-08-02
Born 1940-04-13
Nationality Cuba
Residence Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
bouts
88
won
81
lost
7
draw
0
bouts
88
won
81
lost
7
draw
0
Status inactive
Division welterweight
Height 5′ 7½″/171cm
Reach 72″/183cm
Debut 1958-08-02
Born 1940-04-13
Nationality Cuba
Residence Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico

He debuted as a professional boxer on August 2, 1958 in Cuba, knocking out Julio Rojas in the first round. Nápoles' first 21 bouts were in Cuba, against mostly unknown competition. He did beat Ángel García and Leslie Grant, but lost to Hilton Smith (in his first defeat).After beating Enrique Carabeo in March 1961, Nápoles found himself a new challenge, outside of the ring; Cuban president Fidel Castro banned professional boxing in Cuba, and Nápoles soon found his career in jeopardy.

He debuted as a professional boxer on August 2, 1958 in Cuba, knocking out Julio Rojas in the first round. Nápoles' first 21 bouts were in Cuba, against mostly unknown competition. He did beat Ángel García and Leslie Grant, but lost to Hilton Smith (in his first defeat).After beating Enrique Carabeo in March 1961, Nápoles found himself a new challenge, outside of the ring; Cuban president Fidel Castro banned professional boxing in Cuba, and Nápoles soon found his career in jeopardy.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Dec. 6, 1975 John H Stracey WWWWWW Monumental Plaza de Toros México, Mexico City World Boxing Council World Welterweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
July 12, 1975 Armando Muniz WWLWWL Palacio de los Deportes, Mexico City World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 29, 1975 Armando Muniz LWWLWW Centro Internacional Acapulco, Acapulco World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
TD
Dec. 14, 1974 Horacio Agustin Saldano WDDWLW Palacio de los Deportes, Mexico City World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
KO
Aug. 3, 1974 Hedgemon Lewis WWWWWW Palacio de los Deportes, Mexico City World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 9, 1974 Carlos Monzon WWWWWW Puteaux World Boxing Association World Middleweight

World Boxing Council World Middleweight

LOSS
Corner retirement
Sept. 22, 1973 Clyde Gray WWWWWW Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 23, 1973 Roger Menetrey WWWWWW Palais des Sports, Grenoble World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 28, 1973 Ernie Lopez WWWLWW Forum, Inglewood World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
KO
Aug. 5, 1972 Edmundo Leite WLWWLW Palacio de los Deportes, Mexico City World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 10, 1972 Adolph Pruitt WWLWWW Plaza de Toros Monumental, Monterrey World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 28, 1972 Ralph Charles WWWLWW Empire Pool, Wembley World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
KO
Dec. 14, 1971 Hedgemon Lewis LWWWW Forum, Inglewood World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 16, 1971 Esteban Alfredo Osuna LWLLLW Arena Mexico, Mexico City World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 23, 1971 Jean Josselin LDLLDL Forum, Inglewood WIN
KO
July 31, 1971 David Melendez LWWWLL Arena Coliseo, Monterrey WIN
Technical knockout
June 4, 1971 Billy Backus WWWWWW Forum, Inglewood World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 27, 1971 Manuel Gonzalez WWWWLL Arena Mexico, Mexico City WIN
KO
Dec. 3, 1970 Billy Backus DWWWWW War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 5, 1970 Pete Toro LWWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 14, 1970 Fighting Mack WWLLLW Forum, Inglewood WIN
KO
Feb. 14, 1970 Ernie Lopez WWWWLW Forum, Inglewood World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 17, 1969 Emile Griffith WLWWWW Forum, Inglewood World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 29, 1969 Curtis Cokes WWWWWL Monumental Plaza de Toros México, Mexico City World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
Corner retirement
April 18, 1969 Curtis Cokes WWWWWW Forum, Inglewood World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Feb. 15, 1969 Fate Davis WWWWLW Arena Mexico, Mexico City World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 22, 1968 Lennox Beckles LLWWWL Monumental Plaza de Toros México, Mexico City World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
KO
Nov. 4, 1968 Des Rea WWWWLL Forum, Inglewood WIN
Technical knockout
July 15, 1968 Eddie Pace WDLWLW Plaza de Toros, Tijuana WIN
Unanimous decision
June 14, 1968 Leroy Roberts WLWWWL Forum, Inglewood WIN
Technical knockout
June 2, 1968 Peter Cobblah LDWWWL Monumental Plaza de Toros México, Mexico City WIN
Points
April 29, 1968 Herbie Lee WLWWLL Plaza de Toros, Tijuana WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 18, 1968 Mike Cruz WLWLLL Tampico WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 3, 1967 Charlie Watson LLLLLL Merida WIN
KO
Sept. 11, 1967 Johnny DePeiza LLLLLL Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez WIN
Technical knockout
July 10, 1967 LC Morgan LWLLLL Plaza de Toros, Tijuana WIN
Technical knockout
June 4, 1967 Johnny Brooks LWWLLW Merida WIN
KO
Dec. 17, 1966 Eugenio Espinoza DWWWWD El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 30, 1966 Jimmy Fields DLDLLL Plaza de Toros Fermin Rivera, San Luis Potosi WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 22, 1966 LC Morgan LLLWWL Estadio Adolfo López Mateos, Reynosa LOSS
Technical knockout
July 27, 1966 Humberto Trottman WWLLLL Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez WIN
KO
April 17, 1966 Al Grant WWWLDL Reynosa WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 12, 1966 Johnny Santos WWWWWW Monumental Plaza de Toros México, Mexico City WIN
KO
Dec. 11, 1965 Adolph Pruitt WWWWWW El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 3, 1965 Eddie Perkins WWWWLW Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez WIN
Unanimous decision
March 25, 1965 Giordano Campari WLWLLW Nuevo Circo, Caracas WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 28, 1965 LC Morgan WWWWWL Plaza de Toros Monumental, Monterrey WIN
KO
Jan. 1, 1965 Carlos Rios WLWDWW Plaza de Toros, Torreon WIN
KO
Nov. 14, 1964 Alfredo Urbina WWLWLW El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City WIN
KO
Aug. 15, 1964 Eduardo Moreno WWWWWW Culiacan WIN
Technical knockout
June 22, 1964 Carlos Hernandez WWWWWW Nuevo Circo, Caracas WIN
Technical knockout
April 25, 1964 Alfredo Urbina WWWWWW Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
March 1, 1964 Taketeru Yoshimoto WWLWLW Kokugikan WIN
KO
Nov. 30, 1963 LC Morgan WWLWWW Caracas WIN
KO
Nov. 16, 1963 Tony Perez WLWLLL Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 23, 1963 Francisco Cancio WWWWWW Mexico City WIN
KO
Aug. 19, 1963 Pulga Serrano WLWWWW Tijuana WIN
Technical knockout
July 13, 1963 Baby Vasquez LWWWWL Arena Mexico, Mexico City WIN
Points
May 27, 1963 Raul Soriano WWWWWL Tijuana WIN
KO
April 27, 1963 Alfredo Urbina LWWWLW Mexico City LOSS
Points
March 30, 1963 Baby Vasquez LLWWWW Arena Mexico, Mexico City WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 9, 1963 Baby Gutierrez WWWWLW Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 5, 1963 Tony Perez WWWLWL Plaza de Toros, Hermosillo LOSS
Split-decision
Nov. 10, 1962 Tony Perez LWWWLW Plaza de Toros, Los Mochis WIN
Points
Sept. 29, 1962 Bobby Cervantes LLWWLW Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 25, 1962 Kid Anahuac LDLWLW Mexico City WIN
KO
July 21, 1962 Enrique Camarena LLWWWL Mexico City WIN
KO
June 3, 1961 Angel Robinson Garcia DLLLLL Havana WIN
Points
March 18, 1961 Rolando Chico Morales LWWLWW Havana WIN
Points
Jan. 28, 1961 Guillermo Valdez WLWWLL Havana WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 17, 1960 Tony Padron WLLLWL Palacio de Deportes, Havana WIN
DQ
Nov. 26, 1960 Rolando Chico Morales LLWLWW Havana WIN
Points
Oct. 15, 1960 Tony Padron WWLLLW Coliseo Nacional, Havana WIN
Unanimous decision
July 2, 1960 Bunny Grant WWWWWW Havana WIN
Points
May 21, 1960 Angel Robinson Garcia WWWLWW Havana WIN
Points
Feb. 20, 1960 Diwaldo Ventosa WWLWWL Coliseo Nacional, Havana WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 2, 1960 Isaac Espinosa WWLWWL Coliseo de la Ciudad, Havana WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 28, 1959 Bobby Cervantes WWWLWL Arena Trejo, Havana WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 14, 1959 Augusto Narvalle WWLWDW Coliseo de la Ciudad, Havana WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 3, 1959 Cristobal Gonzalez DWWWWL Coliseo de la Ciudad, Havana WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 22, 1959 Hilton Smith WWWWWL Coliseo Nacional, Havana LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 25, 1959 Cristobal Gonzalez LDWWWW Coliseo Nacional, Havana WIN
Unanimous decision
July 11, 1959 Clodoaldo Hernandez DLLWL Coliseo Nacional, Havana WIN
Technical knockout
May 16, 1959 Juan Bacallao WWWWLW Coliseo Nacional, Havana WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 21, 1959 Armando Castillo WLWLDD Coliseo de la Ciudad, Havana WIN
Points
Nov. 29, 1958 Felix Pomares WLLLLL Havana WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 11, 1958 Euripides Guerra Coliseo Nacional, Havana WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 2, 1958 Julio Rojas LWLL Coliseo Nacional, Havana WIN
Technical knockout