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Leonardo Cruz boxer

Leonardo Cruz image
Status inactive
Division super bantamweight
Height 5′ 5½″/166cm
Debut 1971-03-04
Born 1953-01-17
Nationality Dominican Republic
bouts
51
won
40
lost
8
draw
3
bouts
51
won
40
lost
8
draw
3
Status inactive
Division super bantamweight
Height 5′ 5½″/166cm
Debut 1971-03-04
Born 1953-01-17
Nationality Dominican Republic

Leo was the brother of Carlos Cruz. Carlos had conquered the world Lightweight title by beating Carlos Ortiz in 1968, but lost his life in the Dominicana DC-9 air disaster of February 15, 1970.Leo moved to Puerto Rico early in the 1970s, and began identifying himself as half Puerto Rican almost immediately.

Leo was the brother of Carlos Cruz. Carlos had conquered the world Lightweight title by beating Carlos Ortiz in 1968, but lost his life in the Dominicana DC-9 air disaster of February 15, 1970.Leo moved to Puerto Rico early in the 1970s, and began identifying himself as half Puerto Rican almost immediately.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
May 19, 1989 Chris Diaz LLLLWL El San Juan Hotel & Casino, San Juan LOSS
Technical knockout
May 26, 1984 Jose Guzman Mets Pavillion, Guaynabo WIN
KO
Feb. 22, 1984 Loris Stecca WWWWWW Palasport di San Siro, Milan World Boxing Association World Super Bantamweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 26, 1983 Cleo Garcia LWWWWL Estadio Quisqueya, Santo Domingo World Boxing Association World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 16, 1983 Soon-Hyun Chung WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Association World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 13, 1982 Benito Badilla WWWWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan World Boxing Association World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
June 12, 1982 Sergio Victor Palma WWWWWW Convention Center, Miami Beach World Boxing Association World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 8, 1981 Milton Torres DWDLLD San Juan World Boxing Association World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Points
April 4, 1981 Sergio Victor Palma WWWWWW Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires World Boxing Association World Super Bantamweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 17, 1980 Niliberto Herrera WWLLWL Palacio de Deportes, Santo Domingo World Boxing Association World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 26, 1980 Luis Barreto W Santo Domingo World Boxing Association World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
March 2, 1980 Howard Doyle Joe Louis Arena, Detroit WIN
KO
Aug. 4, 1979 Ismael Santana WWW Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago WIN
KO
Feb. 18, 1979 Jose Cervantes LWWWWL Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan WIN
Points
Sept. 9, 1978 Wilfredo Gomez WWWWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
July 8, 1978 Eladio Leal WWLWWL San Juan World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
April 22, 1978 Lupe Pintor WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Points
Feb. 2, 1978 Guillermo Almengot LLLLL Santo Domingo World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 15, 1977 Aurelio Birriel LWWWWW Carolina LOSS
Points
Oct. 3, 1977 Manuel Batista WWL Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Super Featherweight

WIN
KO
June 13, 1977 Nelson Cruz Tamariz WWLWWL Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Super Featherweight

WIN
Points
March 14, 1977 Nelson Cruz Tamariz WWWLWW Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Super Featherweight

WIN
Points
Jan. 15, 1977 Reynaldo Hidalgo WWWWLL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City LOSS
Technical knockout
March 15, 1976 Tony Rocha WWWWWL Santo Domingo WIN
KO
Dec. 22, 1975 Idelfonso Bethelmy WWWLWW Santo Domingo WIN
Points
Oct. 8, 1975 Jose Nunez WLLL Santo Domingo WIN
KO
Sept. 1, 1975 Francisco Villegas LDWDWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
Points
June 16, 1975 Francisco Cruz WWLLWW Santo Domingo WIN
Points
Jan. 9, 1975 Roberto Pena L Santo Domingo WIN
KO
Dec. 19, 1974 Livio Nolasco LWLWLW Santo Domingo LOSS
KO
Sept. 9, 1974 Benjamin Ortiz WLLWWW San Juan WIN
Points
Aug. 14, 1974 Roberto Pena Palacio de Deportes, Santo Domingo WIN
KO
July 6, 1974 Inocencio Pena LL Santo Domingo WIN
KO
April 6, 1974 Francisco Cruz LLLLWL Country Club Stadium, San Juan LOSS
Points
Nov. 30, 1973 Enrique Maxwell WWWWDW San Juan WIN
Points
Oct. 27, 1973 Andres Torres LWWLLL San Juan WIN
KO
Sept. 1, 1973 Hector Espinosa D Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
July 14, 1973 Francisco Cruz LLLL Caguas WIN
Points
May 12, 1973 Luciano Santos LDLLLL Country Club Stadium, Carolina WIN
Points
April 28, 1973 Andres Torres LWLWWL Country Club Stadium, Carolina WIN
Points
April 7, 1973 Heriberto Olivares WDLLLL Carolina DRAW
Points
March 30, 1973 Julio Valdez DLL Santo Domingo WIN
Points
March 10, 1973 Francisco Cruz LL San Juan WIN
Points
March 9, 1973 Julio Valdez DL Santo Domingo WIN
KO
Nov. 16, 1972 Alfredo Campusano Estadio Quisqueya, Santo Domingo WIN
KO
Oct. 14, 1972 Felito Pena Santo Domingo WIN
Points
Aug. 15, 1972 Francisco Cruz L Santo Domingo WIN
KO
July 8, 1972 Jorge Leo Santo Domingo WIN
Points
Oct. 19, 1971 Julio Valdez Santo Domingo DRAW
Points
April 3, 1971 Heriberto Olivares WWD San Juan WIN
Points
March 4, 1971 Heriberto Olivares WW Parque Isidoro García, Mayaguez DRAW
Points