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Miguel Santana boxer

Miguel Santana image
Status inactive
Division lightweight
Debut 1982-03-21
Born 1965-02-09
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence Bayamon, Puerto Rico
bouts
47
won
25
lost
20
draw
2
bouts
47
won
25
lost
20
draw
2
Status inactive
Division lightweight
Debut 1982-03-21
Born 1965-02-09
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Miguel Santana had an award winning amateur boxing career, training alongside a young Jose Antonio Rivera, who is a two division world champion himself. Santana and Rivera became lifelong friends during their teenage years.Santana decided to become a professional in 1982, and he debuted by outpointing Angel Lopez over six rounds on March 21. Santana scored his first knockout on his next bout, on July 21, when he defeated Ramon Canales in the fourth round at San Juan. After one more win, Santana faced Joe Rivera, on March 21, 1983 in Bayamon. Santana knocked Rivera out in the fourth round. Half a decade later, Rivera would unsuccessfully challenge for world titles, drawing (tying) and losing to Brian Mitchell in fifteen and twelve rounds respectively, and being knocked out in seven by Juan Martin Coggi.

Miguel Santana had an award winning amateur boxing career, training alongside a young Jose Antonio Rivera, who is a two division world champion himself. Santana and Rivera became lifelong friends during their teenage years.Santana decided to become a professional in 1982, and he debuted by outpointing Angel Lopez over six rounds on March 21. Santana scored his first knockout on his next bout, on July 21, when he defeated Ramon Canales in the fourth round at San Juan. After one more win, Santana faced Joe Rivera, on March 21, 1983 in Bayamon. Santana knocked Rivera out in the fourth round. Half a decade later, Rivera would unsuccessfully challenge for world titles, drawing (tying) and losing to Brian Mitchell in fifteen and twelve rounds respectively, and being knocked out in seven by Juan Martin Coggi.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
March 26, 1998 Wilfredo Negron LWWWLW Isla Verde LOSS
Technical knockout
March 13, 1997 Ray Oliveira WWWWWW Strand Theatre, Providence LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 20, 1995 Robert Frazier WWWWWW Sturbridge LOSS
Points
April 21, 1995 Willy Wise DWWWDL Huntington Hilton Hotel, Melville LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 9, 1994 Carlos Merria Worcester WIN
Points
March 4, 1993 Pedro Sanchez WWWWD Santo Domingo LOSS
Technical knockout
Jan. 16, 1993 Pedro Sanchez WWWWW Isla Verde DRAW
TD
Sept. 15, 1992 Larry Barnes WWWWWW Westchester County Center, White Plains LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 15, 1992 Ray McElroy WWWWLW Ritz Theater, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 8, 1992 Louie Lomeli WLWWWL Supper Club, New York LOSS
Majority decision
March 27, 1992 Glenwood Brown WWWWLL Friar Tuck Inn, Catskill LOSS
Points
Feb. 28, 1992 Jacques LeBlanc WLDWWW Westin Hotel, Boston WIN
Points
Dec. 12, 1991 Stephan Johnson WWWWWW Broome County Arena, Binghamton LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 23, 1991 Sharmba Mitchell WWWWWW Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City LOSS
Technical knockout
March 23, 1991 Jaime Rodriguez LLLLLL Worcester WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 16, 1990 Santos Cardona LWWLWL Jai Alai Fronton, Miami LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 6, 1990 Todd Foster WWWWWW Four Seasons Arena, Great Falls LOSS
DQ
Jan. 26, 1990 James McGirt WWWWWW Resorts International, Atlantic City LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 3, 1989 Rodney Moore DWWDWW Blue Horizon, Philadelphia LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 11, 1989 Tracy Spann WWWWWW Civic Center, Philadelphia LOSS
Technical knockout
March 25, 1989 Cirilo Morell LWLWLL Saint Thomas WIN
Technical knockout
April 11, 1988 Greg Haugen WWWLWW Tacoma Dome, Tacoma LOSS
TD
Dec. 23, 1987 Terrence Alli WWWWLW Resorts International, Atlantic City LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 25, 1987 Pernell Whitaker WWWWWW Scope Arena, Norfolk NABF Lightweight

USBA Lightweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
June 23, 1987 Anthony Fletcher WDWWWL Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
March 25, 1987 Tim Burgess WLWWWW Resorts International, Atlantic City DRAW
Points
Dec. 19, 1986 Felix Gonzales WWWWWW Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 27, 1986 Terrence Alli WWWWDW Caesars Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City vacant USBA Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 18, 1986 Rodney Moore WWWWLW Trump Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
May 2, 1986 Michael Gamble WWWLLW Resorts International Hotel & Casino, Superstar Theatre, Atlantic City WIN
Points
April 2, 1986 Wesley Shuler WDWWWL War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 13, 1985 Miguel Aguado WLWWWW Tamiami Fairgrounds Auditorium, Miami WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 3, 1985 Orlando Romero Uribe WWWWL Tamiami Fairgrounds Auditorium, Miami WIN
Technical knockout
April 20, 1985 Angel Luis Garcia LLWL Catano Puerto Rican Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 9, 1985 Wilfredo Lanzo WWLLWL San Juan Puerto Rican Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 11, 1984 Victor Aponte LLL Aguadilla Puerto Rican Lightweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 1, 1984 Javier Fragoso LLL Carolina Puerto Rican Lightweight

WIN
KO
July 13, 1984 Jose Rivas LL Trujillo Alto Puerto Rican Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 26, 1984 Charles Baez DW Mets Pavillion, Guaynabo Puerto Rican Lightweight

WIN
KO
Dec. 16, 1983 Jose Rivas L Rio Piedras Puerto Rican Lightweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 27, 1983 Alfredo DeLeon Trujillo Alto Puerto Rican Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 30, 1983 Victor Aponte L Trujillo Alto Puerto Rican Lightweight

WIN
Points
March 21, 1983 Jose Rivera DLW Bayamon Puerto Rican Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 11, 1982 Carlos Hernandez Cayey Puerto Rican Lightweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 29, 1982 Antonio Rodriguez LL Isla Verde, Willemstad Puerto Rican Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
July 31, 1982 Ramon Canales LDLL San Juan Puerto Rican Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 21, 1982 Angel Lopez Puerto Rican Lightweight

WIN
Points