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Salvador Sanchez boxer

Salvador Sanchez image
Status inactive
Age 23
Division featherweight
Height 5′ 6″/168cm
Reach 68″/173cm
Debut 1975-05-04
Born 1959-01-26
Death 1982-08-12
Nationality Mexico
Residence Tianguistenco, México, Mexico
bouts
46
won
44
lost
1
draw
1
bouts
46
won
44
lost
1
draw
1
Status inactive
Age 23
Division featherweight
Height 5′ 6″/168cm
Reach 68″/173cm
Debut 1975-05-04
Born 1959-01-26
Death 1982-08-12
Nationality Mexico
Residence Tianguistenco, México, Mexico

In 1991, Sánchez was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. The Ring magazine named him Fighter of the Year in 1981. In 2002, he was named the 24th greatest fighter of the past 80 years by The Ring magazine. In 2003, The Ring rated Sánchez number 88 on the list of 100 greatest punchers of all time. Sánchez was voted as the #3 featherweight of the 20th Century by the Associated Press.Sánchez started his professional career at the age of 16, as a teenager (after a brief amateur career consisting of reportedly 4 amateur bouts) he started piling up wins against tough Mexican opposition. His first fight of note came in his 19th professional fight against the Mexican bantamweight champion Antonio Becerra. Becerra proved too experienced for the young Sánchez, the bout ended in a split decision defeat for Sánchez.

In 1991, Sánchez was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. The Ring magazine named him Fighter of the Year in 1981. In 2002, he was named the 24th greatest fighter of the past 80 years by The Ring magazine. In 2003, The Ring rated Sánchez number 88 on the list of 100 greatest punchers of all time. Sánchez was voted as the #3 featherweight of the 20th Century by the Associated Press.Sánchez started his professional career at the age of 16, as a teenager (after a brief amateur career consisting of reportedly 4 amateur bouts) he started piling up wins against tough Mexican opposition. His first fight of note came in his 19th professional fight against the Mexican bantamweight champion Antonio Becerra. Becerra proved too experienced for the young Sánchez, the bout ended in a split decision defeat for Sánchez.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
July 21, 1982 Azumah Nelson WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York World Boxing Council World Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 8, 1982 Rocky Garcia WWWWWL Reunion Arena, Dallas World Boxing Council World Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 12, 1981 Pat Cowdell WWWWWW Astrodome, Houston World Boxing Council World Featherweight

WIN
Split-decision
Aug. 21, 1981 Wilfredo Gomez WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 11, 1981 Nicky Perez WWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
March 22, 1981 Roberto Castanon WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 13, 1980 Juan Laporte WWWWWW County Coliseum, El Paso World Boxing Council World Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 13, 1980 Pat Ford WWWWWW Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio World Boxing Council World Featherweight

WIN
Majority decision
June 21, 1980 Danny Lopez WWWWWL Caesars Palace, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 12, 1980 Ruben Castillo WWWWLW Civic Auditorium, Tucson World Boxing Council World Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 2, 1980 Danny Lopez WWWWWW Veteran's Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix World Boxing Council World Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 15, 1979 Rafael Gandarilla LWLLLL El Pavillon, Guadalajara World Boxing Council World Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 25, 1979 Richard Rozelle LLWWWL Sports Arena, Los Angeles WIN
KO
Aug. 7, 1979 Felix Trinidad Sr LWWWWW Summit, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
July 22, 1979 Rosalio Muro WLLLLL San Luis Potosi WIN
KO
June 17, 1979 Fel Clemente LWLLWW Convention Center Arena, San Antonio WIN
Unanimous decision
May 19, 1979 Salvador Torres LWLLLW Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
March 13, 1979 James Martinez WWWWWL Convention Center, San Antonio WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 3, 1979 Carlos Mimila LWLLLW Mexico City WIN
KO
Dec. 16, 1978 Jose Santana LLLWWW Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 21, 1978 Edwin Alarcon WWLLLW Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 26, 1978 Francisco Ponce LWWLL Houston WIN
KO
Aug. 13, 1978 Hector Cortez WWWWWL Mazatlan WIN
Technical knockout
July 1, 1978 Jose Sanchez WWDLLL Mexico City WIN
Points
April 15, 1978 Juan Escobar WWWLWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles DRAW
Majority decision
Dec. 3, 1977 Eliseo Cosme WWWLWL Arena Coliseo, Mexico City WIN
Points
Nov. 11, 1977 Jose Luis Soto WWLWDL Auditorio Benito Juarez, Los Mochis WIN
Points
Sept. 9, 1977 Antonio Becerra WLLWWW Mazatlan vacant Mexico Bantamweight

LOSS
Split-decision
May 21, 1977 Rosalio Badillo WWWWWL Arena Coliseo, Mexico City vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 12, 1977 Daniel Felizardo WWWLWW El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 5, 1977 Raul Lopez LWWWWW El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 25, 1976 Antonio Leon WLLWWW Mexico City vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 31, 1976 Saul Montana WWLWLL Nuevo Laredo vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 11, 1976 Joel Valdez DLWL Mexico City vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 5, 1976 Pedro Sandoval WL Mexico City vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 26, 1976 Fidel Trejo WLD Mexico City vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
KO
April 24, 1976 Jose Chavez WL Mexico City vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 31, 1976 Serafin Pacheco W Mexico City vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 25, 1976 Javier Solis Mexico City vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 24, 1976 Juan Granados WDWLL Mexico City vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 11, 1975 Fidel Trejo W Mexico City vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 25, 1975 Candido Sandoval WLWLL Mexico City vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 19, 1975 Cesar Lopez Misantla vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
KO
Aug. 10, 1975 Victor Martinez Misantla vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
KO
May 25, 1975 Miguel Ortiz Misantla vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
KO
May 4, 1975 Al Gardeno Veracruz vacant Mexico Bantamweight

WIN
KO