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Juan Laporte boxer

Juan Laporte image
Status inactive
Division featherweight
Height 5′ 5″/165cm
Reach 68″/173cm
Debut 1977-10-29
Born 1959-11-24
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence Brooklyn, New York, USA
bouts
57
won
40
lost
16
draw
1
bouts
57
won
40
lost
16
draw
1
Status inactive
Division featherweight
Height 5′ 5″/165cm
Reach 68″/173cm
Debut 1977-10-29
Born 1959-11-24
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence Brooklyn, New York, USA

Juan Laporte won the 1976 112 lb New York Golden Gloves Sub-Novice Championship. He defeated Long Island's Ricky Brown in the finals. Laporte was defeated by Joseph Nieto of the Police Athletic Leagues Lynch Center in the 1977 118 lb Open Championship. Laporte trained at the Lunar Boys Club in Brooklyn, New York. He had an amateur record of 29-6, according to the March 1983 Ring Magazine.Juan Laporte moved to New York at a young age, where he grew up into a pretty well known contender, but one that many boxing critics didn't consider to be material to become a world champion earlier in his career.

Juan Laporte won the 1976 112 lb New York Golden Gloves Sub-Novice Championship. He defeated Long Island's Ricky Brown in the finals. Laporte was defeated by Joseph Nieto of the Police Athletic Leagues Lynch Center in the 1977 118 lb Open Championship. Laporte trained at the Lunar Boys Club in Brooklyn, New York. He had an amateur record of 29-6, according to the March 1983 Ring Magazine.Juan Laporte moved to New York at a young age, where he grew up into a pretty well known contender, but one that many boxing critics didn't consider to be material to become a world champion earlier in his career.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
June 18, 1999 Billy Costello WWWWWW Crown Coliseum, Fayetteville LOSS
Split-decision
March 27, 1998 Teddy Reid WWWWLW Music Fair, Westbury LOSS
Split-decision
July 24, 1994 Zack Padilla WWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles World Boxing Organisation World Super Lightweight

LOSS
Corner retirement
April 15, 1994 Manuel Rodriguez WWLLLL San Juan World Boxing Organisation World Super Lightweight

WIN
KO
July 24, 1993 Charles Murray WWWWWW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 24, 1993 William Ruiz WWWWWW Miami International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 20, 1993 Marco Antonio Lizarraga DWLLLL Miami International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 23, 1992 Kostya Tszyu WWW Darling Harbour Convention Centre, Sydney LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 8, 1992 Hector Lopez WWWWWW Riviera Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 18, 1991 Curtis Strong WWDWLL Sun Dome, Tampa WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 13, 1990 Azumah Nelson WWWWWL Entertainment Centre, Sydney World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 17, 1990 Felix Gonzales LWWLWL Civic Center, Butte DRAW
TD
Feb. 15, 1990 Rogelio Lopez DWLWDD Hyatt Regency, Tampa NABF Super Featherweight

WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 12, 1989 Bruno Rabanales LWLWWD Richfield High School, Richfield NABF Super Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 29, 1989 John John Molina LWWWWL Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan vacant World Boxing Organisation World Super Featherweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 27, 1988 Lupe Miranda WWWWWW Convention Center, Tucson NABF Super Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 13, 1988 Nicky Perez WWWLLW Pima County Fairgrounds, Tucson NABF Super Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 11, 1988 Alejandro Garcia LWLLLL San Juan NABF Super Featherweight

WIN
KO
May 27, 1988 Sylvester Kennon WLWWLW Cooperative Auditorium, New York NABF Super Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 22, 1988 Robert Anderson DLWLLL Co-Operative Auditorium, Manhattan WIN
Corner retirement
July 5, 1987 Lupe Suarez WLWWWW The Aladdin, Las Vegas LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 4, 1987 Jocko King LDWLLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
April 23, 1987 Rafael Gandarilla LLLLWL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 12, 1986 Julio Cesar Chavez WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 25, 1986 Jimmy Magnifico LLLLWL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
April 3, 1986 Vinnie Costello WWWDWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Majority decision
Feb. 23, 1985 Barry McGuigan WWWWWW Kings Hall, Belfast LOSS
Points
Nov. 14, 1984 Dwight Pratchett WLLWLW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
March 31, 1984 Wilfredo Gomez WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Council World Featherweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 5, 1983 Gerald Hayes DLWWLW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City LOSS
Majority decision
June 25, 1983 Johnny De La Rosa WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Council World Featherweight

WIN
Split-decision
Feb. 20, 1983 Ruben Castillo WWDWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Council World Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 15, 1982 Mario Miranda WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York vacant World Boxing Council World Featherweight

WIN
Corner retirement
July 21, 1982 Edwin Luis Rivera WWLWWW Madison Square Garden, New York vacant World Boxing Council World Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 28, 1982 Alberto Collazo WWLLLL Felt Forum, New York USBA Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 24, 1982 Eusebio Pedroza WWWWWW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City World Boxing Association World Featherweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 11, 1981 Edwin Luis Rivera WWLLWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Split-decision
Aug. 22, 1981 Rocky Lockridge WLWWWW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas USBA Featherweight

WIN
KO
April 10, 1981 Fernando Ortiz WWLWWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
March 6, 1981 Roberto Bido WLWLW San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 13, 1980 Salvador Sanchez WWWWWW County Coliseum, El Paso World Boxing Council World Featherweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 13, 1980 Mano Morua WWWDWW Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio World Boxing Council World Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 20, 1980 Fel Clemente WWLLLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
April 18, 1980 David Capo LWLD Felt Forum, New York WIN
Split-decision
Jan. 25, 1980 Jean Lapointe WLLWLW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 19, 1979 Jose Rivera WLLLLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 22, 1979 Andres Torres LLWLWL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 16, 1979 Wardell Williams WLWWLW Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City WIN
Technical knockout
June 14, 1979 Jose Figueroa WWDLD Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
April 27, 1979 Lazaro Fabiano LLWWWL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 15, 1978 David Capo Felt Forum, New York WIN
Majority decision
July 26, 1978 Rey Viruet LL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
May 27, 1978 Jose Rodriguez LLLLWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOSS
Points
March 2, 1978 Santos Cruz Felt Forum, New York WIN
Points
Dec. 15, 1977 Charlie Buggs WL Wilson Junior High School, Hamilton WIN
KO
Nov. 11, 1977 Jerry Strickland LLLLLL Convention Center, Cincinnati WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 29, 1977 Johnny Green LL Garfield High School Gym, Hamilton WIN
Technical knockout