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Santiago Samaniego boxer

Santiago Samaniego image
Status inactive
Division super welterweight
Height 5′ 11″/180cm
Reach 69″/175cm
Debut 1993-07-17
Born 1974-01-25
Nationality Panama
Residence Miami, Florida, USA
bouts
51
won
37
lost
13
draw
1
bouts
51
won
37
lost
13
draw
1
Status inactive
Division super welterweight
Height 5′ 11″/180cm
Reach 69″/175cm
Debut 1993-07-17
Born 1974-01-25
Nationality Panama
Residence Miami, Florida, USA

Samaniego is a first cousin of Roberto Durán.Nicknamed "El Herrero", Samaniego turned pro in 1993, and in 1997 took on undefeated Mihai Leu for the Vacant WBO Welterweight Title, but lost a decision. In 2002 he faced Mamadou Thiam for the interim WBA Light Middleweight Title, and won in a 12th round stoppage. In 2003, he was TKO'd by Alejandro García, losing the belt. Since the loss, he dropped fights to Rhoshii Wells and Sechew Powell

Samaniego is a first cousin of Roberto Durán.Nicknamed "El Herrero", Samaniego turned pro in 1993, and in 1997 took on undefeated Mihai Leu for the Vacant WBO Welterweight Title, but lost a decision. In 2002 he faced Mamadou Thiam for the interim WBA Light Middleweight Title, and won in a 12th round stoppage. In 2003, he was TKO'd by Alejandro García, losing the belt. Since the loss, he dropped fights to Rhoshii Wells and Sechew Powell

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Feb. 4, 2011 Vladine Biosse WWWWWW Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville USA New England Super Middleweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 1, 2007 Nilson Julio Tapia WDWWL Arena Roberto Duran, Panama City LOSS
KO
March 24, 2007 Alfonso Mosquera WLLWLW Centro de Convenciones Figali, Panama City World Boxing Association Fedelatin Super Welterweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 7, 2006 Karl Willis LLLLLL Omni New Daisy Theater, Memphis WIN
KO
Aug. 25, 2005 Sechew Powell WWWWWW Hammerstein Ballroom, New York LOSS
Technical knockout
June 24, 2005 Troy Lowry LLWWLL Target Center, Minneapolis LOSS
TD
Sept. 4, 2004 Rhoshii Wells WWDWWL Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas LOSS
TD
March 1, 2003 Alejandro Garcia WWWWWW Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 10, 2002 Mamadou Thiam WWWWWW Plage du Prado, Marseille WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 7, 2001 Hector Quiroz WWLWWW Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 18, 2001 Javier Castillo WWLLWD Arena Panama Al Brown, Colon City World Boxing Association Fedelatin Super Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 3, 2001 Rashid Matumla WWWWWL Grand Victoria Casino, Elgin WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 21, 2001 Jason Papillion WLWLWL Sunset Station, San Antonio WIN
Split-decision
Aug. 12, 2000 Santos Cardona WWWLWL Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami vacant International Boxing Association World Super Welterweight

LOSS
Split-decision
April 30, 2000 Kenny Ellis WWWLWW Grand Victoria Casino, Elgin vacant International Boxing Association World Super Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 5, 2000 Maselino Masoe WWWWWW New Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 6, 2000 Alfredo Cuevas LWWWWL Grand Victoria Casino, Elgin WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 20, 1999 Angel Beltre WWLLLL Grand Victoria Casino, Elgin WIN
KO
Aug. 27, 1999 Vernon Forrest WWWWWW Bell Auditorium, Augusta NABF Welterweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
June 19, 1999 Deltonia Clary WWLLLL Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami NABF Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 9, 1999 Kofi Jantuah WWWWW New Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 24, 1998 Curtis Summit WWLWWW Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City DRAW
Points
July 24, 1998 Tim Shocks WWWLWD Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami WIN
Technical knockout
May 29, 1998 Theo Elmore WWWWWW Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 15, 1997 Felix Jose Hernandez LLLLDL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 22, 1997 Mihai Leu WWWWWW Sporthalle, Wandsbek vacant World Boxing Organisation World Welterweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 31, 1996 Aquilino Asprilla WLLLWD Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
KO
June 1, 1996 Eder Gonzalez LWWLLL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City World Boxing Organisation NABO Welterweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 20, 1996 Arthur Allen WWWWW Mahi Temple Shrine Auditorium, Miami World Boxing Organisation NABO Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 31, 1995 Giorbis Barthelemy WWWLWD Miami NBA Welterweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 3, 1995 Tim Tipton LLWWWW Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 15, 1995 Antonio Ojeda LWLLLL Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 18, 1995 John Bryant LWWDLL Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 3, 1995 John Armijo LWWWWD Silver Nugget, North Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
July 20, 1995 Francisco Barra WLWWLL Silver Nugget, North Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
June 17, 1995 Gabriel Palafox L MGM Grand, Las Vegas WIN
Corner retirement
April 1, 1995 Jorge Madrigal LLDWLL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 4, 1995 Antonio Ocasio LLWWWL Arena Panama Al Brown, Colon City WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 19, 1994 Herminio Perez WWWLLL Arena Panama Al Brown, Colon City WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 5, 1994 Rodolfo Navarro WLLLLL Gimnasio Kiwanis, Panama City WIN
KO
Sept. 16, 1994 Manuel Florian WLLWLL Colon City WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 3, 1994 Oliver Brenes Colon City WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 6, 1994 Marcos Angulo LWLLWL Panama City WIN
KO
July 23, 1994 Raul Corpas WDL Joron Bugabeno, La Concepcion WIN
Technical knockout
March 26, 1994 Marcelino Quiroz LWWWW Arena Panama Al Brown, Colon City WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 23, 1993 Carlos Henry LDDWDL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 16, 1993 Jorge Allen WLLDLW Arena Panama Al Brown, Colon City WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 2, 1993 Jose Cordoba WWWLLL Jardin El Rancho, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 28, 1993 Giovanni Duran L Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
Points
Aug. 14, 1993 Jose Julio Jardin El Rancho, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
July 17, 1993 Lorenzo Murillo LLLLL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
Points