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Rodolfo Blanco boxer

Rodolfo Blanco image
Status inactive
Division flyweight
Height 5′ 4½″/164cm
Reach 64″/163cm
Debut 1982-03-05
Born 1966-06-14
Nationality Colombia
Residence Miami, Florida, USA
bouts
53
won
30
lost
22
draw
1
bouts
53
won
30
lost
22
draw
1
Status inactive
Division flyweight
Height 5′ 4½″/164cm
Reach 64″/163cm
Debut 1982-03-05
Born 1966-06-14
Nationality Colombia
Residence Miami, Florida, USA

Blanco became a professional boxer in 1982. In 1987 he challenged Myung Woo Yuh for the World Boxing Association light flyweight title, losing by an eighth-round knockout. In 1990 he once again challenged for a world title, this time in the flyweight class. Northern Irish boxer Dave McAuley defeated Blanco by a unanimous decision to retain the IBF title. Two years later, on June 11, 1992, McAuley and Blanco met again, this time with Blanco prevailing by a unanimous decision and taking the title.Blanco lost the title in his first defense when Thai Pichit Sitbangprachan knocked him out in three rounds on November 11, 1992. Blanco never won another world championship, although he did win the North American Boxing Federation super flyweight title in 1997. The next year he challenged Johnny Tapia for the IBF and WBO super flyweight titles, losing in twelve rounds.

Blanco became a professional boxer in 1982. In 1987 he challenged Myung Woo Yuh for the World Boxing Association light flyweight title, losing by an eighth-round knockout. In 1990 he once again challenged for a world title, this time in the flyweight class. Northern Irish boxer Dave McAuley defeated Blanco by a unanimous decision to retain the IBF title. Two years later, on June 11, 1992, McAuley and Blanco met again, this time with Blanco prevailing by a unanimous decision and taking the title.Blanco lost the title in his first defense when Thai Pichit Sitbangprachan knocked him out in three rounds on November 11, 1992. Blanco never won another world championship, although he did win the North American Boxing Federation super flyweight title in 1997. The next year he challenged Johnny Tapia for the IBF and WBO super flyweight titles, losing in twelve rounds.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Aug. 10, 2002 Ricardo Medina WLLLWL Emerald Queen Casino, Tacoma LOSS
KO
Dec. 22, 2001 Brahim Asloum WWWWW Zenith, Orléans LOSS
Points
Nov. 16, 2001 Spend Abazi WWLWWW Roskilde Hallerne, Roskilde LOSS
KO
Oct. 5, 2001 Hector Javier Marquez WLWWLW Ciudad Juarez LOSS
Technical knockout
Sept. 15, 2000 David Toledo WLWWWW JFK High School, Paterson LOSS
Points
July 18, 2000 Orlando Gonzalez LLLLLL Fantasy Show, Miami WIN
Technical knockout
June 24, 2000 Angel Chacon WWLLWL PAL Gymnasium, Homestead LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 8, 2000 Danny Romero WLWDWW The Pit, Albuquerque LOSS
KO
Aug. 21, 1999 Adan Vargas WWWWWW Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami LOSS
KO
Sept. 25, 1998 Eric Morel WWWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 8, 1998 Cuauhtemoc Gomez LWWWWW Mahi Temple Shrine Auditorium, Miami World Boxing Association Fedelatin Bantamweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 13, 1998 Johnny Tapia WWWWWW The Pit - UNM, Albuquerque International Boxing Federation World Super Flyweight

World Boxing Organisation World Super Flyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 6, 1997 Antonio Jaramillo DLWLLL Oranjestad International Boxing Federation World Super Flyweight

World Boxing Organisation World Super Flyweight

WIN
Points
Aug. 7, 1997 William Alverzo WWWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket vacant NABF Super Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 7, 1997 David Griman WLWWLL Miami vacant NABF Super Flyweight

LOSS
Points
May 10, 1997 Elias Juarez WLWWLW Miami vacant NABF Super Flyweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Oct. 26, 1996 Tomas Cordoba WLWWWL Miami vacant NABF Super Flyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 29, 1992 Pichit Sithbanprachan WWWWWW Imperial World Center, Samut Prakan International Boxing Federation World Flyweight

LOSS
KO
June 11, 1992 Dave McAuley WWWWWW Pabellón de La Casilla, Bilbao International Boxing Federation World Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 20, 1991 Agustin Garcia LLLWLL Plaza de Toros de Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena International Boxing Federation World Flyweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 15, 1990 Dave McAuley LWLWWW Kings Hall, Belfast International Boxing Federation World Flyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 9, 1990 Manuel Julio LLLLLL Cartagena International Boxing Federation World Flyweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 1, 1989 Toribio Riasco WLLWLW Plaza de Toros de Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena International Boxing Federation World Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 15, 1989 Rafael Castro WWWWL Cartagena International Boxing Federation World Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 26, 1989 Noel Cogollo WWWWWD Monteria WIN
KO
April 8, 1989 Alfredo Cardales LLLLLL Barranquilla WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 28, 1988 Betulio Gonzalez WLWLDW Maracaibo WIN
Technical knockout
July 15, 1988 Felix Marti WWLWLW Salon Jumbo Country Club, Barranquilla WIN
Technical knockout
March 25, 1988 Eduardo Tunon WWLWWL Barranquilla WIN
KO
March 4, 1988 Jose Iriarte WLLLLL Santa Marta WIN
KO
Sept. 20, 1987 Myung Woo Yuh WWWWWW Sunin Gymnasium, Incheon World Boxing Association World Light Flyweight

LOSS
KO
June 19, 1987 Rafael Ramos LLLLLL Barranquilla WIN
Technical knockout
April 4, 1987 Alfredo Gomez WLLWLL San Andres Island WIN
KO
June 21, 1986 Rafael Julio LWLLLD San Onofre WIN
Points
April 30, 1986 Hermogenes Murillo WWWWWL Barranquilla WIN
Points
March 20, 1986 Felix Barrios Barranquilla WIN
KO
Jan. 31, 1986 Agustin Garcia WWWWWD Cartagena Colombian Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 18, 1985 Joselo Perez Cartagena Colombian Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 27, 1985 Benedicto Murillo WWWLWL Barranquilla Colombian Light Flyweight

DRAW
Points
Aug. 30, 1985 Alfredo Cardales Barranquilla Colombian Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 21, 1985 Arnold Velasquez W Barranquilla Colombian Light Flyweight

WIN
KO
March 21, 1985 Jose Iriarte LLWWLL Barranquilla Colombian Light Flyweight

WIN
KO
March 1, 1985 Elvis Alvarez WWWWW Barranquilla Colombian Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
July 27, 1984 Agustin Garcia LWWWWW Cartagena Colombian Light Flyweight

LOSS
Points
March 11, 1984 Leonardo Paredes WWWLLL Barranquilla Colombian Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 19, 1983 Nelson Polanco WL Sincelejo Colombian Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 15, 1983 Jaime Paternina Sincelejo Colombian Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
July 30, 1983 Manuel Julio LWDLL Sincelejo Colombian Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 11, 1983 Manuel Ariza Sincelejo Colombian Light Flyweight

LOSS
TD
Nov. 6, 1982 Jorge Lugo LL Colombian Light Flyweight

LOSS
Points
April 17, 1982 Arnold Velasquez Cartagena Colombian Light Flyweight

LOSS
Points
March 20, 1982 Urbano Saltarin LLLL San Onofre Colombian Light Flyweight

WIN
KO
March 5, 1982 Jose Iriarte Cartagena Colombian Light Flyweight

LOSS
Points