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Rafael Limon boxer

Rafael Limon image
Status inactive
Division super featherweight
Height 5′ 5½″/166cm
Reach 66″/168cm
Debut 1972-12-05
Born 1954-01-13
Nationality Mexico
Residence Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
bouts
78
won
53
lost
23
draw
2
bouts
78
won
53
lost
23
draw
2
Status inactive
Division super featherweight
Height 5′ 5½″/166cm
Reach 66″/168cm
Debut 1972-12-05
Born 1954-01-13
Nationality Mexico
Residence Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Born on January 13, 1954, Limón is best known for his four-bout rivalry with Bobby Chacon. Their first fight took place on December 7, 1975, in Mexicali, Mexico, Limón defeating a heavily favoured Chacon in a ten-round decision.Negotiations took place in 1977-78 to pit Limón against the WBA's world junior lightweight champion, Samuel Serrano. However, the fight never took place.

Born on January 13, 1954, Limón is best known for his four-bout rivalry with Bobby Chacon. Their first fight took place on December 7, 1975, in Mexicali, Mexico, Limón defeating a heavily favoured Chacon in a ten-round decision.Negotiations took place in 1977-78 to pit Limón against the WBA's world junior lightweight champion, Samuel Serrano. However, the fight never took place.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 7, 1994 John Armijo WWLLWW Huntington Park Casino, Huntington Park LOSS
KO
May 15, 1993 Gregorio Balcazar WWWW Cancun LOSS
Corner retirement
Aug. 23, 1991 Felipe Rojas LWLWL Acapulco WIN
TD
May 31, 1991 Zorrita Gonzalez L Ciudad Acuna WIN
Points
Nov. 1, 1990 Moises Perches LLW Mazatlan LOSS
KO
June 21, 1990 Angel Hernandez WWWWWW El San Juan Hotel & Casino, San Juan LOSS
Technical knockout
March 8, 1990 Sharmba Mitchell WWWWWW Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 18, 1989 Momong Mana-ay WLWLWL Blaisdell Center Arena, Honolulu LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 30, 1989 Chil-Sung Jun LWWWWW Jeonju LOSS
Points
Dec. 23, 1988 Rolando Navarrete WLWWWW Rizal Memorial Coliseum, Manila LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 4, 1988 Julio Cesar Chavez WWWWWW Mazatlan LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 29, 1987 Santos Moreno LLLLLL WIN
KO
May 5, 1986 Oscar Bejines LWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 7, 1983 Hector Camacho WWWWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan vacant World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 11, 1982 Bobby Chacon LWWWWW Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 18, 1982 Chung Il Choi WWWWLW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 29, 1982 Rolando Navarrete WWWWWW The Aladdin, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 10, 1981 Darrell Stovall LWWLLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
March 8, 1981 Cornelius Boza-Edwards WWWLWW Civic Auditorium, Stockton World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 11, 1980 Idelfonso Bethelmy DWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles vacant World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 24, 1980 Frankie Baltazar WWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles NABF Super Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 25, 1980 Frank Ahumada LWLLLL Convention Center, Anaheim WIN
Unanimous decision
March 21, 1980 Bobby Chacon WWWDWL Forum, Inglewood LOSS
Split-decision
Nov. 27, 1979 Faustino Pena Houston WIN
Unanimous decision
July 8, 1979 Alexis Arguello WWWLWW Felt Forum, New York World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
April 9, 1979 Bobby Chacon WLWWWW Sports Arena, Los Angeles NABF Super Featherweight

DRAW
TD
Feb. 26, 1979 Miguel Estrada LWWLLW Houston WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 19, 1978 Robert Vasquez WWLDWW Houston WIN
KO
Dec. 4, 1978 Abraham Perez WLWWLL Arena Tijuana 72, Tijuana WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 26, 1978 Jaime Nava WLLWWW Fresno WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 6, 1978 Juan Villa WLWWLL Civic Auditorium, Stockton WIN
Technical knockout
June 10, 1978 Rocky Ramon LDWWLW State Fair Arena, Oklahoma City WIN
Split-decision
April 15, 1978 Isaac Marin WWLWLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
March 4, 1978 Ernest Bing WWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles vacant NABF Super Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 29, 1977 Benjamin Ortiz WWLWLL Forum, Inglewood vacant NABF Super Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 22, 1977 Aurelio Muniz WLLLLL Ciudad Mante vacant NABF Super Featherweight

LOSS
DQ
Oct. 8, 1977 Ray Saldivar WLWWDW Forum, Inglewood WIN
KO
Sept. 15, 1977 Hector Munoz LLWLLL Reynosa WIN
KO
Sept. 2, 1977 Antonio Llamas LLW Coatzacoalcos WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 6, 1977 Mar Basa WWLWLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
May 31, 1977 Augustin Estrada LLWLWW Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio WIN
Unanimous decision
March 13, 1977 Leonardo Bermudez LWDLLW Culiacan DRAW
Points
Nov. 13, 1976 Chuy Rodriguez WLDWLW Estadio General Angel Flores, Culiacan WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 2, 1976 Teruyoshi Noji WWLWLL Sports Arena, Los Angeles WIN
KO
Aug. 28, 1976 Lionel Rose WLWLLW Forum, Inglewood WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 6, 1976 Ruben Coria LDLLWL Forum, Inglewood WIN
Technical knockout
July 10, 1976 Ray Thomas LLLLLL Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez WIN
Technical knockout
June 7, 1976 Saul Montana WWWLWL Tijuana WIN
Points
May 4, 1976 Antonio Medina Rodriguez LWWWLW Tijuana WIN
Points
Feb. 1, 1976 Vicente Blanco WWLWLD Plaza de Toros Calafia, Mexicali WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 7, 1975 Bobby Chacon WWWWLW Plaza de Toros Calafia, Mexicali WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 15, 1975 Juan Pablo Oropeza WWWWLW Mexico City WIN
Points
Sept. 13, 1975 Victor Ramirez LWLWLL Mexico City LOSS
Points
July 12, 1975 Jose Luis Meza WLLWWL Palacio de los Deportes, Mexico City WIN
Points
June 14, 1975 Victor Ramirez WLLWLW Arena Mexico, Mexico City WIN
Points
May 4, 1975 Memo Rodriguez WWWLLW Tuxtla Gutierrez LOSS
Points
March 15, 1975 Tomas Frias WLLWLW Arena Coliseo, Mexico City WIN
Points
Feb. 8, 1975 Chuy Rodriguez WLWWWW Arena Coliseo, Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 3, 1975 Goyo Martinez LLLLWL Aguascalientes WIN
KO
Dec. 29, 1974 Jose Luis Navarette LWDWW Ciudad Juarez WIN
KO
Dec. 17, 1974 Edel Borunda WWWLLL Ciudad Juarez WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 4, 1974 Memo Ramirez WLLWLW Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 28, 1974 Salvador Medina LWLWLL Mexico City WIN
KO
Sept. 28, 1974 Alejandro Perez WLWWWW Arena Coliseo, Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 14, 1974 Jose Pozos WLLLWL Arena Mexico, Mexico City WIN
KO
July 20, 1974 Gaby Morgan WWW Arena Coliseo, Mexico City LOSS
DQ
June 1, 1974 Canelo Salinas LWWD Arena Coliseo, Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
April 6, 1974 Antonio Nava LWWWW Arena Coliseo, Mexico City LOSS
Technical knockout
March 9, 1974 Chamaco Casanova LWWLLW Arena Coliseo, Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 19, 1974 Armando Estevez W Arena Coliseo, Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 31, 1973 Canelo Salinas L Arena Coliseo, Mexico City LOSS
Points
Sept. 20, 1973 Juan Ordonez LLWWDL Mexico City LOSS
Technical knockout
Sept. 1, 1973 Ventura Perez Arena Coliseo, Mexico City WIN
KO
June 8, 1973 Carlos Mimila WW Mexico City LOSS
Technical knockout
March 21, 1973 Magdaleno Andrade W Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 10, 1973 Joel Carmona Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 3, 1973 Raul Juarez Arena Coliseo, Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 5, 1972 Jose Garcia L Mexico City WIN
KO