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Rafael Herrera

W L D
48 9 4
20 KOs 3 KOs
last 6


bouts 61
rounds 469
KOs 33%
 
global ID 12630
birth nameRafael Herrera Lemus
born 1945-01-07
debut1963-03-20 / age 18
divisionbantamweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 4″   /   163cm
residence
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
birth place
Huascato, Jalisco, Mexico

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1986-02-25
126Alfredo Meneses1269 9 2
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W MD4/4
 W  
MD
4/4
  
referee: Marty Denkin 39-37   judges: Lou Filippo 39-37, James Jen Kin 38-38
1976-05-23
Jose Cervantes10 2 2
Maestranza Cesar Giron, Maracay, Venezuela
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
1975-11-10
Jose Luis Soto7 3 1
Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1975-07-05
124¾Octavio Gomez12550 13 6
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Dick Young 3-7   judges: Rudy Jordan 4-5, George Latka 4-6
1974-12-07
117½Rodolfo Martinez116¾38 3 1
Plaza de Toros, Merida, Yucatán, Mexico
LTKO4/15
 L 
TKO
4/15
  
WBC World bantamweight title
1974-05-25
117Romeo Anaya11737 4 1
Palacio de Deporte, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO6/15
 W  
TKO
6/15
  
WBC World bantamweight title
1973-10-13
118Venice Borkhorsor117¾34 1 0
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W SD15/15
 W  
SD
15/15
  
referee: Larry Rozadilla 143-141   judges: Rudy Jordan 144-142, Chuck Hassett 141-145
WBC World bantamweight title
1973-04-14
117Rodolfo Martinez11735 1 1
Plaza de Toros Monumental, Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
W TKO12/15
 W  
TKO
12/15
  
referee: Octavio Meyran
vacant WBC World bantamweight title
Martinez down four times (twice in 4th, twice in 11th), Herrera down in the 8th.
1972-11-14
120Ruben Olivares121½70 2 1
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Larry Rozadilla 6-4   judges: Lee Grossman 6-4, Chuck Hassett 5-5
1972-07-29
117¾Enrique Pinder11833 4 2
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City, Panama
LUD15/15
 L 
UD
15/15
  
referee: Waldemar Schmidt 138-149   judges: Harmodio Cedeno 142-147, Ramon Berumen 142-145
WBC World bantamweight title
WBA World bantamweight title
Pinder is stripped of WBC title after this fight for failure to defend against Rodolfo Martinez
1972-03-19
118Ruben Olivares11869 1 1
El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO8/15
 W  
KO
8/15
  
time: 1:28   referee: Ray Solis 70-66   judges: Pedro Mendoza 70-66, Garcia Prado 70-65
WBC World bantamweight title
WBA World bantamweight title
1971-08-23
118Chucho Castillo11843 11 2
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W SD12/12
 W  
SD
12/12
  
referee: George Latka 6-5   judges: Chuck Hassett 7-4, Dick Young 5-6
NABF bantamweight title
1971-06-14
118Modesto Boy Dayaganon1183 1 1
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
Previously displayed as taking place on 07/12/71. Source: Herrera Record in Excelsior, a Mexico City newspaper.
1971-04-02
119Cesar Deciga117¾11 1 1
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W TKO10/10
 W  
TKO
10/10
  
time: 1:36   referee: Larry Rozadilla
1971-01-20
118Rodolfo Martinez117¾28 0 1
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W MD12/12
 W  
MD
12/12
  
referee: George Latka 6-6   judges: John Thomas 7-4, Larry Rozadilla 6-5
vacant NABF bantamweight title
Martinez down in the 2nd.
1970-09-05
118½Octavio Gomez11829 4 3
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1970-04-18
Jose Lopez118debut
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1970-03-17
117Cesar Chuy Chavez1164 4 0
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1970-01-20
123Yoshimoto Suda12322 12 9
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1969-09-25
120Lenny Brice120½27 11 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 1:13   referee: Dick Young
Brice was stopped on a cut left eye.
1969-07-26
119Raul Cruz11912 3 0
Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1969-04-17
119½Billy McGrandle121½17 2 0
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1969-03-29
Ricardo Solis2 5 0
Plaza de Toros, Torreon, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
1969-03-04
119Ken Nagamine1233 10 1
Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1969-02-15
117Chucho Castillo11734 8 0
Plaza de Toros Monumental, Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
LTKO3/12
 L 
TKO
3/12
  
Mexico bantamweight title
1968-12-19
120½Jerry Stokes12127 12 1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: John Thomas
1968-11-21
119Lenny Brice11923 9 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Rudy Jordan 7-2   judges: Lee Grossman 5-2, Eddie Fierro 5-1
1968-09-28
116Guillermo Tellez11731 10 4
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
1968-08-03
117Ronnie Jones11823 11 0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1968-06-29
Santos Sandoval9 2 2
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 1:47
Sandoval was knocked down three times
1968-03-30
Raul Vega32 10 0
Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1967-12-05
120Alex Rivera1190 3 1
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1967-10-17
120½Ricardo Solis1201 2 0
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
1967-09-19
123Lupe Gonzalez1241 3 1
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
DTD8/10
 D 
TD
8/10
  
referee: Elmer Costa
"Herrera was well ahead on points when he dropped Gonzalez with a left hook in the eighth round which Costa ruled a low blow. Gonzalez couldn't continue and Costa called it a draw." Source: Hayward Daily Review
1967-08-18
121Elias Vargas12122 9 0
Arena, San Bernardino, California, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 2:18   referee: Abe Cohen
1967-07-06
Elias Vargas22 8 0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1967-06-08
119Pedro Rodriguez120½1 0 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Larry Rozadilla 6-4   judges: Lee Grossman 6-4, John Thomas 5-3
1967-06-05
118Alex Rivera1180 2 1
Stockton, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1967-05-16
117Raton Antonio Perez11916 13 1
San Jose, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1967-04-06
119Jose Hernandez1192 3 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1967-03-02
120Manuel Magallanes119½19 32 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W PTS5/5
 W  
PTS
5/5
  
1967-01-21
119Gerardo Luna1189 2 0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1966-11-16
Alfredo Meneses4 3 0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1966-07-13
118Cornelio Vega11813 16 1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1966-06-08
Gerardo Luna7 1 0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Ramon Berumen
1966-01-06
Coruco Contreras2 2 0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO10/10
 W  
KO
10/10
  
1965-11-08
Coruco Contreras2 1 0
Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico
W KO8/10
 W  
KO
8/10
  
KO8 instead of KO6 according to record in Mexico City newspaper.
1965-10-09
118Alfredo Meneses1183 1 0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1965-05-01
117Gerardo Luna1164 1 0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
This bout did not occur on 05/10/65 as previously displayed. Source: Herrera record in Mexico City newspaper Excelsior
1965-04-03
118Rogelio Rea1193 1 0
Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO4/0
 W  
TKO
4/0
  
1965-01-27
118Cid Cardenas1174 3 1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1964-11-21
Andres Molina7 3 0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
1964-10-10
117Alfonso Izquierdo1191 1 0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1964-09-20
Miguel Zamudiodebut
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO8/0
 W  
TKO
8/0
  
1964-08-26
Jose Luis Madrid2 0 0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1964-02-07
Jose Luis Madriddebut
Poza Rica, Veracruz, Mexico
LKO4/0
 L 
KO
4/0
  
1963-09-21
112Alfonso Jose Cazares1127 3 0
Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1963-07-13
David Monroy4 5 0
Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1963-05-25
Wenceslao Angelesdebut
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1963-04-17
Raul Martinez0 2 0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1963-03-20
118Memo Gonzalez1170 6 0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
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Draw
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No Contest
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