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Alexis Arguello

W L D
77 8 0
62 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 85
rounds 492
KOs 73%
 
global ID 2179
birth nameAndres Alexis Arguello Bohorquez
aliasEl Flaco Explosivo
born 1952-04-19
death date2009-07-01 / age 57
debut1968-10-26 / age 16
divisionsuper featherweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 10″   /   178cm
reach
72″   /   183cm
residence
Managua, Nicaragua
birth place
Barrio Monseñor Lezcano, Managua, Nicaragua
other rolesJudge  

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1995-01-21
142Scott Walker14117 3 1
Arizona Charlie's, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Richard Steele   judges: Chuck Giampa 94-95, Jerry Roth 94-95, Paul Smith 91-98
1994-08-27
142¾Jorge Palomares1403 12 1
Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Brian Garry   judges: Bill Ray 94-94, Rocky Young 95-93, Frank Skilbred 95-93
1986-02-09
143Billy Costello14431 1 0
Lawlor Events Center, Reno, Nevada, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
time: 1:42   referee: Mills Lane   judges: Dave Moretti 27-30, Keith MacDonald 27-30, Doug Tucker 27-30
Costello down twice in 4th rd.
1985-10-25
141½Pat Jefferson143¾24 5 0
Sullivan Arena, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
time: 2:47   referee: Bill McConkey
1983-09-09
139Aaron Pryor14033 0 0
Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LKO10/15
 L 
KO
10/15
  
time: 1:48   referee: Richard Steele   judges: Chuck Minker 83-85, Jimmy Rondeau 82-87, James Jen Kin 83-86
WBA World super lightweight title
1983-04-24
140¼Claude Noel137½29 5 0
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 0:37   referee: Larry Hazzard
Noel knocked down in the 1st round. In the third, he indicated to referee he could not continue, claiming a hip injury.
1983-02-26
140Vilomar Fernandez14127 9 2
Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Steve Crosson 98-92   judge: Roy Ovalle 100-91 98-92
1982-11-12
138½Aaron Pryor14031 0 0
Orange Bowl, Miami, Florida, USA
LTKO14/15
 L 
TKO
14/15
  
time: 1:06   referee: Stanley Christodoulou 124-127   judges: Ken Morita 127-125, Ove Ovesen 124-127
WBA World super lightweight title
1982-07-31
140¼Kevin Rooney14019 1 0
Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 3:07   referee: Larry Hazzard   judges: Harold LedermanCharley Spina
1982-05-22
134¾Andy Ganigan13534 3 0
The Aladdin, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W KO5/15
 W  
KO
5/15
  
time: 3:09   referee: Carlos Padilla   judges: Hal Miller 37-37, Jose Mayorga 39-37, Abraham Pacheco 37-36
WBC World lightweight title
Arguello down in the 1st.
1982-02-13
135James Busceme134½27 3 0
Civic Center, Beaumont, Texas, USA
W TKO6/15
 W  
TKO
6/15
  
time: 2:35   referee: Octavio Meyran   judges: Mike Jacobs 48-47, Arlen Bynum 48-47, Jose Mayorga 49-48
WBC World lightweight title
1981-11-21
135Roberto Elizondo133¾23 1 0
Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W KO7/15
 W  
KO
7/15
  
time: 3:07   referee: Joey Curtis   judges: Duane Ford 59-54, Lou Tabat 59-54, Chuck Minker 59-54
WBC World lightweight title
1981-10-03
135Ray Mancini134½20 0 0
Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO14/15
 W  
TKO
14/15
  
time: 1:44   referee: Tony Perez   judges: Jose Mayorga 127-122, Eva Shain 125-122, Roberto Ramirez Sr. 125-123
WBC World lightweight title
1981-06-20
134½Jim Watt134¾38 7 0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W UD15/15
 W  
UD
15/15
  
referee: Arthur Mercante   judges: Kurt Halbach 147-143, Dick Young 147-137, Robert Desgain 147-143
WBC World lightweight title
1981-02-07
136Robert Vasquez13621 6 2
Convention Center, Miami, Florida, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 2:55   referee: Eddie Eckert
1980-11-14
135½Jose Luis Ramirez13567 2 0
Jai Alai Fronton, Miami, Florida, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: William Conners 95-94   judges: Sam Biller 97-94, James Kenon 95-98
Arguello down in the sixth round.
1980-08-09
135½Cornelius Boza-Edwards134½27 1 0
Superstar Theatre, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
referee: Tony Perez   judges: Charley SpinaRichard F. Murry
Edwards' manager stopped the fight.
1980-04-27
130Rolando Navarrete13036 6 3
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO5/15
 W  
TKO
5/15
  
referee: Roberto Ramirez Sr.   judges: Samuel Conde Lopez 40-37, Cesar Ramos 40-37, Roberto Ramirez Sr. 39-37
WBC World super featherweight title
1980-03-31
131½Gerald Hayes13118 13 3
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
judges: Dalby Shirley 98-92, Lou Tabat 98-92, Dave Moretti 97-93
1980-01-20
130Ruben Castillo129¾46 0 0
Community Center, Tucson, Arizona, USA
W TKO11/15
 W  
TKO
11/15
  
time: 2:03   referee: Octavio Meyran   judges: Ricardo Rizo 97-96, Jose Juan Guerra 97-96, Robert Cox 96-97
WBC World super featherweight title
1979-11-16
129½Bobby Chacon129¾42 4 1
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W RTD7/15
 W  
RTD
7/15
  
time: 3:00   referee: John Thomas 66-67   judges: Henry Elesperu 66-67, Larry Rozadilla 67-66
WBC World super featherweight title
1979-07-08
130Rafael Limon12943 9 2
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USA
W TKO11/15
 W  
TKO
11/15
  
time: 1:40   referee: Tony Perez 6-2   judges: Eva Shain 7-2, Artie Aidala 7-1
WBC World super featherweight title
A cut over Limon's right eye forced the stoppage.
1979-02-04
129Alfredo Escalera129¾42 9 2
Sports Palace, Rimini, Emilia Romagna, Italy
W TKO13/15
 W  
TKO
13/15
  
time: 1:24   referee: Angelo Poletti
WBC World super featherweight title
Escalera was knocked down three times in the bout
1978-11-10
130Arturo Leon128¼19 14 2
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD15/15
 W  
UD
15/15
  
referee: Davey Pearl   judges: Hal Miller 146-139, Harold Buck 145-140, Duane Ford 146-139
WBC World super featherweight title
1978-07-26
135¼Vilomar Fernandez134¾22 6 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Arthur Mercante 5-5   judges: Artie Aidala 4-5, Sam Irom 4-6
1978-06-03
129Diego Alcala13029 10 2
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico
W KO1/15
 W  
KO
1/15
  
time: 1:56   referee: Roberto Ramirez Sr.
WBC World super featherweight title
1978-04-29
129½Rey Tam129¾22 0 1
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W TKO5/15
 W  
TKO
5/15
  
time: 1:54   referee: Rudy Jordan
WBC World super featherweight title
1978-03-25
134Mario Mendez1333 9 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1978-01-28
129½Alfredo Escalera13040 7 2
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
W TKO13/15
 W  
TKO
13/15
  
time: 2:36   referee: Arthur Mercante 116-111   judges: Dick Young 117-110, Jose Juan Guerra 118-112
WBC World super featherweight title
Stopped on cuts / Escalera down in 2nd round
1977-12-18
133¼Enrique Solis13212 6 2
Estadio Somoza, Managua, Nicaragua
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
time: 1:09
Solis down twice in the fifth.
1977-09-29
134¾Jerome Artis13016 1 4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
referee: Lew Eskin
Artis was knocked down twice in the 2nd round.
1977-08-27
133¾Benjamin Ortiz129½22 15 0
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Roberto Ramirez Sr. 100-90 100-90 100-91
1977-08-03
131½Jose Fernandez13228 9 3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 2:06
Fernandez was down three times in the 1st round, triggering the three knockdown rule.
1977-06-22
132Ezequiel Cocoa Sanchez133½21 6 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
referee: Tony Perez
The ring doctor requested that Perez stop the bout after the 4th round. Sanchez was knocked down twice in the 4th round.
1977-05-14
130Alberto Herrera12911 2 0
Estadio Roberto Clemente, Masaya, Nicaragua
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 1:47
Herrera down twice.
1977-02-19
132Godfrey Stevens13171 9 3
Estadio Roberto Clemente, Masaya, Nicaragua
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 1:13
1976-06-19
125¾Salvador Torres125¼17 2 1
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W KO3/15
 W  
KO
3/15
  
time: 1:25   referee: Larry Rozadilla
WBA World featherweight title
1976-04-10
Modesto Concepcion1 8 1
Universidad de Managua, Managua, Nicaragua
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1976-02-01
127Jose Torres12524 3 0
Plaza de Toros Calafia, Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
 96-94 95-96 96-95
Arguello down in the 9th.
1975-12-20
Saul Montana24 13 2
Polideportivo Espana, Managua, Nicaragua
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1975-10-12
125½Royal Kobayashi125¾18 0 0
Kokugikan, Tokyo, JapanW KO5/15
 W  
KO
5/15
  
time: 2:47   referee: Carlos Padilla 19-19   judges: Ricardo Rizo 20-17, Yusaku Yoshida 20-20
WBA World featherweight title
1975-07-18
128½Rosalio Muro127¾11 1 0
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 2:54   referee: Vern Bybee
Muro down in the 1st and 2nd rounds. Referee stops the fight to save Muro from further punishment.
1975-05-31
126Rigoberto Riasco12619 4 4
Estadio Flor de Cana, Granada, Nicaragua
W TKO2/15
 W  
TKO
2/15
  
time: 2:00   referee: Ferny Carpentier   judge: Ricardo Rizo
WBA World featherweight title
1975-03-15
125¾Leonel Hernandez125¾29 4 0
El Poliedro, Caracas, Venezuela
W TKO8/15
 W  
TKO
8/15
  
time: 2:52   referee: Ferny Carpentier
WBA World featherweight title
1975-02-08
Oscar Aparicio1 2 0
Nuevo Poliedro, San Salvador, El Salvador
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1974-11-23
124¼Ruben Olivares125½78 4 1
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W KO13/15
 W  
KO
13/15
  
time: 1:20   referee: Dick Young 8-3   judges: Larry Rozadilla 6-5, George Latka 5-5
WBA World featherweight title
Olivares down twice in 13th
1974-09-21
Otoniel Martinez0 4 0
Estadio Roberto Clemente, Masaya, Nicaragua
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1974-08-24
Oscar Apariciodebut
Estadio Roberto Clemente, Masaya, Nicaragua
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1974-05-18
126Art Hafey124½35 5 4
Estadio Roberto Clemente, Masaya, Nicaragua
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
time: 1:01   referee: Ferny Carpentier
1974-04-27
Enrique Garcia20 10 1
Arena Kennedy, Managua, Nicaragua
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1974-02-16
122½Ernesto Marcel125¾39 4 2
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City, Panama
LUD15/15
 L 
UD
15/15
  
referee: Servio Tulio Lay 140-146   judges: Harmodio Cedeno 142-146, Juan Carlos Tapia 140-146
WBA World featherweight title
Marcel retires after this bout.
1974-01-12
Raul Martinez Mora24 8 0
Estadio Roberto Clemente, Masaya, Nicaragua
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1973-11-24
Jose Legra133 10 4
Estadio Roberto Clemente, Masaya, Nicaragua
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
1973-10-27
Sigfrido Rodriguez7 4 1
Arena Kennedy, Managua, Nicaragua
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
Rodriguez was knocked down seven times in the fight.-
1973-08-25
Nacho Lomeli3 1 1
Estadio Roberto Clemente, Masaya, Nicaragua
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:33   referee: Ferny Carpentier
Both fighters were knocked down in the 1st round at the same time.
1973-06-30
Octavio Gomez43 9 5
Arena Kennedy, Managua, Nicaragua
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1973-05-26
Kid Pascualito81 25 19
Arena Kennedy, Managua, Nicaragua
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1973-03-31
Magallo Lozada7 5 0
Arena Kennedy, Managua, Nicaragua
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1973-02-24
Fernando Fernandez5 6 0
Arena Kennedy, Managua, Nicaragua
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1972-12-16
Rafael Gonzalez7 6 2
Arena Kennedy, Managua, Nicaragua
W TKO3/0
 W  
TKO
3/0
  
Fight a third round TKO instead of previously listed 7th round TKO. Source: Bob Yalen research
1972-11-19
Memo Ortiz3 2 0
Arena Kennedy, Managua, Nicaragua
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
referee: Waldemar Schmidt
1972-10-21
Memo Barrera1 2 0
Arena Kennedy, Managua, Nicaragua
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1972-09-09
Jorge Benitez0 1 0
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
According to La Prensa, this was Arguello's first bout after hurting his hand in the Reyes fight nine months earlier. Source: Bob Yalen research
1972-01-15
Jorge Reyes7 6 0
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
LTKO6/10
 L 
TKO
6/10
  
Fight did not take place on June 22 as previously displayed. Arguello hurt his hand badly in this bout and was cut.
1971-12-18
Vicente Worrel Jr6 2 0
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1971-10-02
Emilio Kid Clay Buitrago4 6 0
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
Nicaraguan bantamweight title
1971-09-04
Reynaldo Mendoza2 3 0
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W TKO4/0
 W  
TKO
4/0
  
1971-08-14
Catalino Alvarado5 14 5
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1971-07-17
Emilio Kid Clay Buitrago4 5 0
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
Clay down in the third round and eventually forced to retire with an eye injury.
1971-06-26
Marcial Loyola0 1 0
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1971-06-05
Kid Chapuladebut
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1971-05-01
Mauricio Buitrago1 0 0
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1971-04-17
Julio Hernandez2 1 0
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1971-03-13
Julio Hernandez2 0 0
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1971-02-13
118¾Antonio Quiroz123debut
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W KO6/8
 W  
KO
6/8
  
time: 2:06   referee: Ferny Carpentier
Quiroz was knocked down in the 1st and 4th round.-
1970-12-19
Armando Figueroadebut
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W TKO1/0
 W  
TKO
1/0
  
time: 2:50
1970-12-05
Julio Moralesdebut
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1970-11-14
Jose Urbina0 2 0
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
time: 2:40
1970-10-17
Mario Bojorquedebut
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
1970-09-24
Marcelino Becklesdebut
Gimnasio Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica
W TKO8/8
 W  
TKO
8/8
  
Fight not fought on Sept. 7th in Managua, Nicaragua as previously displayed. Source: Bob Yalen research
1969-04-26
Oscar Espinosa2 1 0
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
LSD6/6
 L 
SD
6/6
  
1969-03-01
Omar Amaya1 0 0
Arena Metropolitano, Leon, Nicaragua
LKO4/6
 L 
KO
4/6
  
Bout was not a first round TKO loss for Arguello, opponent was Omar Amaya (Cachorro Amaya's brother), and it did not take place on Aug 1, 1968 in Managua as previously displayed. Source: Bob Yalen research in La Prensa.
1969-02-15
Alberto Martinezdebut
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W TKO3/4
 W  
TKO
3/4
  
Bout not fought on Jan 25 as previously displayed. Source: Bob Yalen research. Martinez could not answer the bell for the fourth round.
1968-12-14
Oscar Espinosa1 0 0
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W SD4/4
 W  
SD
4/4
  
Arguello down in the third.
1968-10-26
Israel Medinadebut
Estadio Cranshaw, Managua, Nicaragua
W KO1/4
 W  
KO
1/4
  
Arguello's pro debut per research by Bob Yalen.
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No Contest
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