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Segundo Mercado boxer

Segundo Mercado image
Status inactive
Division middleweight
Height 6′ 2″/188cm
Reach 74″/188cm
Debut 1989-07-22
Born 1967-01-05
Nationality Ecuador
Residence Richmond Hill, New York, USA
bouts
31
won
19
lost
10
draw
2
bouts
31
won
19
lost
10
draw
2
Status inactive
Division middleweight
Height 6′ 2″/188cm
Reach 74″/188cm
Debut 1989-07-22
Born 1967-01-05
Nationality Ecuador
Residence Richmond Hill, New York, USA

Mercado represented Ecuador at the 1988 Summer Olympics, losing on points in the boxing competition to Martin Kitel of Sweden. He turned professional after the games and, fighting as a middleweight, built up a record of 18-2.On 17 December 1994, Mercado was matched against future undisputed middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins for the vacant IBF middleweight title in Quito, Ecuador. Attempting to become his country's first ever world boxing champion, Mercado knocked Hopkins down twice, but the fight was scored a controversial draw. They met again four months later, and this time Hopkins won via a seventh round TKO.

Mercado represented Ecuador at the 1988 Summer Olympics, losing on points in the boxing competition to Martin Kitel of Sweden. He turned professional after the games and, fighting as a middleweight, built up a record of 18-2.On 17 December 1994, Mercado was matched against future undisputed middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins for the vacant IBF middleweight title in Quito, Ecuador. Attempting to become his country's first ever world boxing champion, Mercado knocked Hopkins down twice, but the fight was scored a controversial draw. They met again four months later, and this time Hopkins won via a seventh round TKO.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Jan. 29, 2003 Rico Hoye WWWWWW Andiamo's Banquet Center, Warren LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 30, 2001 Danny Batchelder WWWWWW Casa Del Mariachi, Phoenix LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 10, 2000 Miguel Angel Jimenez WWWLWW Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas LOSS
Technical knockout
June 16, 2000 Merqui Sosa WLLWLL Harrah's Hotel & Casino, Reno LOSS
Technical knockout
April 3, 1998 Eric Lucas WWDWWW Molson Centre, Montreal LOSS
KO
Aug. 16, 1997 Jesus Carlos Velez LLLLLL Lima DRAW
TD
April 19, 1997 Frankie Liles WWWWWW Memorial Auditorium, Shreveport World Boxing Association World Super Middleweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 8, 1996 Joseph Kiwanuka WWWLWW Blue Horizon, Philadelphia vacant NABF Super Middleweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
May 7, 1996 Charlie Smith WWWWWD Steubenville vacant NABF Super Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 29, 1995 Bernard Hopkins LWWWWD US Air Arena, Landover vacant International Boxing Federation World Middleweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 17, 1994 Bernard Hopkins WLWWWW Coliseo General Rumiñahui, Quito vacant International Boxing Federation World Middleweight

DRAW
Split-decision
June 10, 1994 Brinatty Maquilon LLLLLL Quito International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 6, 1994 Carlos Lavalle LWWLLL Quito International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Middleweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 19, 1993 Aquilino Asprilla WWWWLW Quito WIN
Points
Sept. 17, 1993 Wayne Harris WLWWWL Quito World Boxing Association Fedelatin Middleweight

WIN
Points
July 30, 1993 Juan Leturia Quito International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Middleweight

WIN
KO
May 14, 1993 Diosmel Anaya LLLLLL Quito International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 2, 1993 Edison Martinez LLLLLL Quito International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Middleweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 21, 1991 Robert Carson WLWLLL Quito LOSS
DQ
Aug. 2, 1991 Ricardo Raul Nunez LWWLWW Guayaquil WIN
Points
Feb. 9, 1991 Alex Ramos LLWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 27, 1990 Adam Garland WWWWWW Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie WIN
Majority decision
July 3, 1990 Michael Dale WLLWWL Kushers Country Club, Monticello LOSS
Technical knockout
June 19, 1990 John McClendon LWLWWL Mahi Temple Shrine Auditorium, Miami WIN
Unanimous decision
May 18, 1990 Michael Dale WWLLWW Villa Roma Resort, Callicoon WIN
KO
March 27, 1990 Virgil Green WLLWLL Bally's Hotel & Casino, Reno WIN
KO
Sept. 14, 1989 Kermit Cain Beacon Theatre, New York WIN
Points
Aug. 27, 1989 Rahim Muhammad LWLLWL Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
Aug. 18, 1989 Eric Rhinehart WDLLWW Blue Horizon, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
July 27, 1989 Willie Pitts Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
July 22, 1989 Angel Cortez Brooklyn WIN
Technical knockout