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Rocky Martinez boxer

Rocky Martinez image
Status inactive
Division super lightweight
Height 5′ 7″/170cm
Debut 1992-09-15
Born 1970-09-01
Nationality Mexico
Residence Chicago, Illinois, USA
bouts
54
won
40
lost
12
draw
1
bouts
54
won
40
lost
12
draw
1
Status inactive
Division super lightweight
Height 5′ 7″/170cm
Debut 1992-09-15
Born 1970-09-01
Nationality Mexico
Residence Chicago, Illinois, USA

On December 22, 2001, Martinez began his professional career, beating fellow Puerto Rican Wilfredo Ramos with a fourth round knockout on the undercard of a bill headed by Irving Garcia in Manatí, Puerto Rico. After defeating Ricky Piedra by knockout, he won his first decision against Israel Galarza. During the next year, Martínez defeated Richard Boyd, Adisone Sengaroun and Joe Johnson by knockout and Israel Coraliz by unanimous decision, before scoring the first draw of his career against Jose Leonardo Cruz. After six months of inactivity, he returned to action on April 23, 2004, defeating Celestino Rodriguez by technical knockout. Martínez fought once more in 2004, defeating Johnny Walker by unanimous decision. On January 27, 2005, he fought Mario Lacey, defeating him by knockout after scoring three knockdowns in the fourth round. After defeating Derrick Moon by unanimous decision, Martínez fought to ten rounds for the first time in his career, defeating Jose Luis Soto Karass by unanimous decision. This fight was followed by eleven months of inactivity, when he returned to action by defeating Wilfredo Vargas by technical knockout in three rounds.On November 17, 2006, Martínez fought in the super featherweight division for the first time, defeating Baudel Cárdenas by technical decision in the tenth round. With this victory, he won the vacant WBO Latino super featherweight title, a regional championship sanctioned by the World Boxing Organization. Three months later he competed for his second professional championship against Francisco Lorenzo. Martínez won the contest by split decision and received the WBO Inter-Continental super featherweight title. After defeating Genaro Trazancos by technical knockout in a non-title fight, he participated in a unification match against Daniel Jimenez. Martínez won by knockout in the twelfth and final round, retaining the Inter-Continental super featherweight title and winning the WBO NABO super featherweight championship.

On December 22, 2001, Martinez began his professional career, beating fellow Puerto Rican Wilfredo Ramos with a fourth round knockout on the undercard of a bill headed by Irving Garcia in Manatí, Puerto Rico. After defeating Ricky Piedra by knockout, he won his first decision against Israel Galarza. During the next year, Martínez defeated Richard Boyd, Adisone Sengaroun and Joe Johnson by knockout and Israel Coraliz by unanimous decision, before scoring the first draw of his career against Jose Leonardo Cruz. After six months of inactivity, he returned to action on April 23, 2004, defeating Celestino Rodriguez by technical knockout. Martínez fought once more in 2004, defeating Johnny Walker by unanimous decision. On January 27, 2005, he fought Mario Lacey, defeating him by knockout after scoring three knockdowns in the fourth round. After defeating Derrick Moon by unanimous decision, Martínez fought to ten rounds for the first time in his career, defeating Jose Luis Soto Karass by unanimous decision. This fight was followed by eleven months of inactivity, when he returned to action by defeating Wilfredo Vargas by technical knockout in three rounds.On November 17, 2006, Martínez fought in the super featherweight division for the first time, defeating Baudel Cárdenas by technical decision in the tenth round. With this victory, he won the vacant WBO Latino super featherweight title, a regional championship sanctioned by the World Boxing Organization. Three months later he competed for his second professional championship against Francisco Lorenzo. Martínez won the contest by split decision and received the WBO Inter-Continental super featherweight title. After defeating Genaro Trazancos by technical knockout in a non-title fight, he participated in a unification match against Daniel Jimenez. Martínez won by knockout in the twelfth and final round, retaining the Inter-Continental super featherweight title and winning the WBO NABO super featherweight championship.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
April 15, 2005 Thomas Damgaard WWWWWW K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen LOSS
Technical knockout
May 22, 2004 Dmitriy Salita WWWWWW Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 22, 2004 Paul Malignaggi WWWWWW The Grand Ballroom, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 30, 2004 Rashaan Abdul Blackburn LLDLLL DePaul Athletic Center, Chicago WIN
Majority decision
Oct. 10, 2003 Joe Wyatt WWWWWW McBride Hall, Gary
NC
Sept. 26, 2003 Verdell Smith LLLLLL DePaul Athletic Center, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
June 28, 2003 Miguel Cotto WWWWWW Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez, Bayamon World Boxing Council International Super Lightweight

vacant World Boxing Organisation NABO Super Lightweight

LOSS
KO
April 11, 2003 Ed Lee Humes LLLLL DePaul Athletic Center, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 25, 2003 Reggie Strickland LLLLLW Pepsi Coliseum, Indianapolis WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 27, 2002 Miguel Figueroa WWWWWW DePaul Athletic Center, Chicago LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 20, 2002 Stephen Smith WWWWWW Conference Centre, Wembley International Boxing Council Super Lightweight

IBC Light Welterweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 5, 2002 Artur Grigorian WWWWWW Bordelandhalle, Magdeburg World Boxing Organisation World Lightweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 17, 2001 Freddy Cruz WLLLLL DePaul University, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
June 29, 2001 Teddy Worth WLWDLW Fiesta Palace, Waukegan WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 3, 2001 Hector Camacho Jr WWWWWW Club Level, Miami Beach NABA Super Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 8, 2000 Mickle Orr WLLLL Chicago NABA Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 13, 2000 Elvesto Mills LLLLLL Grand Victoria Casino, Elgin WIN
Technical knockout
April 8, 2000 Randall Bailey WWWWWW Palais Omnisport de Paris-Bercy, Paris World Boxing Organisation World Super Lightweight

LOSS
Corner retirement
Jan. 21, 2000 Hicklet Lau WLLLWL DePaul Alumni Hall, Chicago DRAW
Split-decision
July 10, 1999 Alex Perez WDLLLD Grand Victoria Casino, Elgin WIN
Unanimous decision
April 23, 1999 Javier Carmona WWWWWL DePaul Alumni Hall, Chicago World Boxing Organisation Latino Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 5, 1999 Roberto Nunez WWWWLL Park West, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 22, 1999 Paul Spadafora WWWWWW Carmichael's, Chicago LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 13, 1998 Roberto Nunez WWWWWL Park West, Chicago World Boxing Organisation Latino Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 7, 1998 Hector Ulises Chong LLLLLL Park West, Chicago World Boxing Organisation Latino Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 26, 1998 Bobby Butters WWLLLL DePaul Alumni Hall, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
April 10, 1998 Ali Kareem Muhammad LLLLLL Ramada Inn, Rosemont WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 20, 1998 Henry Mobley LLLLLL Park West Theatre, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 29, 1998 Lonzie Pembleton LL Banana Joe's, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 26, 1997 Nelson Hernandez DLLLLL Ramada Inn, Rosemont WIN
KO
July 19, 1996 Aaron Shockley LLLLLL Fiesta Palace, Waukegan WIN
Majority decision
May 31, 1996 Jimmy Morgan LLWLLL Expo Center, Dolton WIN
Unanimous decision
March 31, 1996 Joey Gamache WWWWWW Sullivan Gymnasium, Portland World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Super Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 26, 1996 Jeff Whaley LLWLLW Expo Center, Dolton WIN
KO
Nov. 4, 1995 Phillip Holiday WWWWWW Superbowl, Sun City International Boxing Federation World Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 28, 1995 Arvell Campbell LLLLLL Bismark Hotel, Chicago International Boxing Federation World Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 23, 1995 Gerald Shelton LDLLWL Bismarck Hotel, Chicago International Boxing Federation World Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 26, 1995 Darryl Jones LLLLWW Rosemont International Boxing Federation World Lightweight

WIN
KO
April 11, 1995 Ken Redding LLLLL Bismarck Pavillon, Chicago WIN
KO
Jan. 26, 1995 Ali Kareem Muhammad WLLLLL Rosemont WIN
Points
Dec. 20, 1994 Ramon Ochoa LLLLLW Rosemont WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 23, 1994 Damion Sutton LLLLLL Rosemont WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 11, 1994 David Levi LWLWWW Congress Theatre, Chicago WIN
Points
Sept. 26, 1994 Aaron Shockley LWWWWL Ramada Inn, Rosemont WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 3, 1994 Jake Torrance LLLLL Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
June 18, 1994 Elvesto Mills WWLLLD Bismark Hotel, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
May 26, 1994 Larry Sutton LLLLLL Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
July 23, 1993 Nelson Hernandez LLLWL Union Hall, Countryside WIN
Unanimous decision
April 23, 1993 Oscar Washington LLLLDL Union Hall, Countryside WIN
Points
Feb. 26, 1993 Phil Taylor Union Hall, Countryside WIN
KO
Feb. 6, 1993 David Levi WLLLW River Center, Davenport WIN
Majority decision
Dec. 5, 1992 Gene Vassar W Expo Center, Dolton WIN
Split-decision
Nov. 21, 1992 Rondell Jones W Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 15, 1992 Aaron Shockley LLLLLL Chicago WIN
Points