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Mauro Mina boxer

Mauro Mina image
Status inactive
Age 59
Division light heavyweight
Height 5′ 11½″/182cm
Reach 74″/188cm
Debut 1955-10-22
Born 1933-11-22
Death 1993-06-01
Nationality Peru
Residence Lima, Peru
bouts
58
won
52
lost
3
draw
3
bouts
58
won
52
lost
3
draw
3
Status inactive
Age 59
Division light heavyweight
Height 5′ 11½″/182cm
Reach 74″/188cm
Debut 1955-10-22
Born 1933-11-22
Death 1993-06-01
Nationality Peru
Residence Lima, Peru

He was born in Chincha on November 22, 1933. It had been a long road for Mina. He began life in a rural African-Peruvian community, was a child worker in Chincha, Peru and struggled as a young man in Lima before becoming a professional boxer. As his career and fame progressed, he became the toast of the city, the hope of Peru and a national symbol in a fragmented society. As an amateur he obtained the Latin American championship in the middleweight division on February 1952 in Lima, Peru. He started boxing professionally at the age of 22 defeating Chilean Manuel Vargas in 10 rounds on October 22, 1955. After a few fights in Lima, he had his first loss against Luiz Ignacio, in São Paulo.After the loss to the Brazilian Mina won five straight fights before challenging Uruguayan Dogomar Martinez for the South American Light Heavyweight Title in October 1958. The fight was held in Montevideo, Uruguay and Martinez came out a victorious on a close decision to retain his title.

He was born in Chincha on November 22, 1933. It had been a long road for Mina. He began life in a rural African-Peruvian community, was a child worker in Chincha, Peru and struggled as a young man in Lima before becoming a professional boxer. As his career and fame progressed, he became the toast of the city, the hope of Peru and a national symbol in a fragmented society. As an amateur he obtained the Latin American championship in the middleweight division on February 1952 in Lima, Peru. He started boxing professionally at the age of 22 defeating Chilean Manuel Vargas in 10 rounds on October 22, 1955. After a few fights in Lima, he had his first loss against Luiz Ignacio, in São Paulo.After the loss to the Brazilian Mina won five straight fights before challenging Uruguayan Dogomar Martinez for the South American Light Heavyweight Title in October 1958. The fight was held in Montevideo, Uruguay and Martinez came out a victorious on a close decision to retain his title.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Nov. 5, 1965 Piero Del Papa WWWLWW Estadio Nacional, Lima Attendance: 15,000 1966-04-11: Mina announced his retirement and vacated the South American Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 10, 1965 Sonny Miles WWWLWL Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 11, 1965 Chuck Leslie WDLWLW Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 9, 1965 Bobby Stininato LWWWWW Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 18, 1964 Hank Casey WWDWLL Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
Points
Sept. 20, 1964 Gregorio Peralta WWLWWW Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 19, 1964 Floyd McCoy WWDLLL Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
Corner retirement
Feb. 19, 1964 Allen Thomas WWWWLL Estadio Nacional, Lima DRAW
Points
Nov. 7, 1963 Bob Foster WWWLWW Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 16, 1963 Leslie Smith WWWLWL Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
KO
Sept. 18, 1963 Dave Russell LWWLLL Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
Points
Jan. 18, 1963 Eddie Cotton LWWWLW Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 24, 1962 Henry Hank DLWLLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 17, 1962 Eddie Cotton WWLWWW Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 30, 1962 Norman Letcher LLWWWW Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
KO
July 15, 1962 Lino Rendon LWWLLL Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
Corner retirement
April 14, 1962 Von Clay LWWLWL Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
KO
March 19, 1962 Sixto Rodriguez LLWLLL Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
Points
Feb. 18, 1962 Freddy Blades WLWLWL Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
KO
Dec. 27, 1961 Allan Harmon WWWWLW Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
KO
Dec. 7, 1961 Sixto Rodriguez WWLLWL Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
Points
Nov. 15, 1961 Roque Maravilla WLWWLL Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
KO
Aug. 30, 1961 Jesse Bowdry LWWLLL Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
Points
July 29, 1961 Freddie Mack WWWWLL Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
Points
April 12, 1961 Freddie Mack WWWWWL Tribuna Sur-Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
Points
March 18, 1961 Sonny Ray LWLLLL Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
KO
Feb. 15, 1961 Ulric Regis Tribuna Norte, Lima WIN
KO
Jan. 31, 1961 Humberto Loayza WWDLWD Tribuna Norte, Lima WIN
KO
Dec. 2, 1960 Humberto Loayza WWWDLW Teatro Caupolican, Santiago de Chile DRAW
Points
Nov. 1, 1960 Guillermo Dutschmann WWLWWW Lima WIN
Points
Oct. 12, 1960 Humberto Loayza WWWWWD Lima WIN
Points
Aug. 30, 1960 Juan Carlos Comini LLLWLL Tribuna Norte, Lima WIN
Technical knockout
June 19, 1960 Gregorio Peralta DWWWWW Tribuna Norte, Lima WIN
KO
June 2, 1960 Guillermo Dutschmann WWLWWW Lima WIN
Points
May 21, 1960 Battling Siki LWDWWW Lima WIN
KO
May 7, 1960 Ilde Warusfel LWLLLW Lima WIN
KO
March 15, 1960 Sugar Boy Nando WWWLLW Lima WIN
KO
Dec. 2, 1959 Hugo Medina LWWWLD Lima WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 20, 1959 Julio Carreras WWLWLW Lima WIN
Points
Oct. 15, 1959 Artie Towne WWWWWW Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
Points
Sept. 9, 1959 Wim Snoek DLLLDL Estadio Nacional, Lima WIN
Points
July 15, 1959 Pablo Sagrispanti LWLL Lima WIN
Technical knockout
June 20, 1959 Carlos Paiva WWLLLL Lima WIN
Technical knockout
May 20, 1959 Rodolfo Diaz WWWDWL Lima WIN
Points
April 15, 1959 Rodolfo Diaz WWWDW Lima WIN
Points
Oct. 11, 1958 Dogomar Martinez DWWWWW Palacio Peñarol, Montevideo South American Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 16, 1958 Luis Ignacio WWLLWW Lima South American Light Heavyweight

DRAW
Points
May 17, 1958 Antonio Diaz WWWWLL Tribuna Sur-Estadio Nacional, Lima South American Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Feb. 13, 1958 Andres Villalba LLLDWL Lima South American Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 2, 1958 David Bondulich DLLLWW Lima South American Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 4, 1957 Antonio Diaz WWWWWW Lima South American Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 23, 1957 Luis Ignacio WLWWWW Ginásio Estadual do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo South American Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 6, 1957 Aurelio Diaz WLLWLL Lima South American Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
June 8, 1957 Santiago Meza LWLLLD Plaza de Toros de Acho, Lima South American Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Jan. 21, 1956 Oscar Montes DLDWLL Luna Park, Lima South American Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Dec. 18, 1955 Alcides Cliso DLLLLL Coliseo Municipal, Ica South American Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 12, 1955 Alcides Cliso LDLLLL Carpa Tropicana, Lima WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 22, 1955 Manuel Vargas WLWDWL Carpa Tropicana, Lima WIN
Points