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Florentino Fernandez

W L D
50 16 1
43 KOs 10 KOs
last 6


bouts 67
rounds 351
KOs 64%
 
global ID 10924
aliasThe Ox
born 1936-03-06
death date2013-01-28 / age 76
debut1956-11-24 / age 20
divisionmiddleweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 10″   /   178cm
reach
71″   /   180cm
residence
Havana, Cuba
birth place
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1972-07-18
175Vernon McIntosh1769 8 0
Miami Marine Stadium, Key Biscayne, Florida, USA
LTKO10/10
 L 
TKO
10/10
  
time: 0:37   referee: Eddie Eckert
McIntosh was knocked down in the first round.
1972-06-13
173Paul Kasper17629 20 0
Miami Marine Stadium, Key Biscayne, Florida, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 1:02
1971-02-09
171Jerry Evans15 2 0
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
referee: Dick Tobin
1970-12-29
167Jimmy Williams16111 12 1
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
time: 1:25   referee: Eddie Eckert
1970-08-22
167Joe Moss16713 13 4
Dinner Key Auditorium, Coconut Grove, Florida, USA
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
1970-05-09
168¾Joe Aska171¾5 4 2
Convention Center, Coconut Grove, Florida, USA
W KO6/10
 W  
KO
6/10
  
1970-03-23
Lou Howard7 26 1
Dinner Key Auditorium, Miami, Florida, USA
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
1970-01-10
166Joe Aska1675 2 0
Dinner Key Auditorium, Coconut Grove, Florida, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1969-10-30
165Lou Howard1727 25 0
Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1967-04-18
168Luis Gutierrez17559 13 5
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
LKO6/10
 L 
KO
6/10
  
time: 2:46   referee: Cy Gottfried
1967-02-28
169Willie Tiger17913 10 1
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
LTKO3/10
 L 
TKO
3/10
  
time: 1:45   referee: Jimmy Peerless
1967-01-17
167Willie Tiger17713 9 1
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 2:30   referee: Cy Gottfried
1966-12-27
171¼Herman Scatterhawk Dixon162¼21 22 5
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
time: 2:30   referee: Jimmy Peerless
1966-08-20
Juan Carlos Rivero53 13 3
San Juan, Puerto Rico
LKO5/10
 L 
KO
5/10
  
1966-08-04
161Carl Moore15713 12 5
Veteran's Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jim Coe
1966-05-12
160Andy Heilman15922 1 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Lee Grossman 2-10   judges: Dick Young 2-11, John Thomas 0-10
Fernandez was knocked down in the 10th round for an eight-count.
1965-10-20
161½Jimmy Lester15917 1 0
Kezar Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
LKO2/10
 L 
KO
2/10
  
time: 0:49   referee: Vern Bybee
Fernandez was down twice in the 2nd, and suffered a broken jaw.
1965-09-04
161Jose Gonzalez16229 10 1
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1965-03-10
163Bobo Reckley16014 5 3
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:56   referee: Mike Kaplan
1965-02-15
159½Tommy Caldwell159½8 10 4
Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
time: 2:34   referee: Young Raymond
1964-12-30
166Johnny Featherman17322 2 1
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
Featherman suffered a cut eye stoppage.
1964-05-29
159Jose Gonzalez160¾27 9 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LTKO8/10
 L 
TKO
8/10
  
time: 2:25   referee: Arthur Mercante
Bout was halted because of a bad cut over Fernandez's left eye.
1964-02-22
162¼Juan Carlos Rivero167½49 9 1
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1963-12-13
159Juan Carlos Rivero16149 8 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
time: 3:00   referee: Johnny LoBianco
Bout was stopped due to a bad cut over Rivero's right eye.
1963-11-01
157¼Juan Carlos Rivero16148 8 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Johnny Colan 4-5   judges: George Walsh 5-6, Leo Birnbaum 3-6
Walsh scored the bout 5-5 in rounds. Fernandez was knocked down in the 8th.
1963-10-04
159½Joe DeNucci16536 5 2
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
time: 2:30   referee: Jimmy McCarron
1963-08-10
Randy Sandy24 22 2
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 1:13   referee: Quique Velazquez
Sandy was knocked down three times
1963-05-25
160Jose Torres161½26 0 1
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
time: 2:07   referee: Quique Velazquez   judges: Robert RobertsMundo FernandezRafael Carrasquillo
Torres was knocked down twice.
1963-02-22
160Obdulio Nunez159½23 6 0
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
time: 2:26
1963-01-25
162Hilario Morales16032 15 3
Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 2:57
1962-10-27
160½Rubin Carter15712 2 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LKO1/10
 L 
KO
1/10
  
time: 1:09   referee: Johnny LoBianco
1962-08-10
160Phil Moyer16028 6 1
Eugene Ballpark, Eugene, Oregon, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
time: 2:44   referee: Andy Crabtree 58-60   judges: Al McNeish 58-58, Jack Elich 58-58
Moyer was knocked down once in the 2nd, and twice in the 7th round.
1962-04-28
160½Joey Giambra15764 7 2
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
LTKO7/10
 L 
TKO
7/10
  
referee: Cy Gottfried
Bout was stopped because of a bad cut under Fernandez's eye.
1962-01-20
160Dick Tiger160¾43 14 2
Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
LTKO5/10
 L 
TKO
5/10
  
time: 3:00   referee: Mike Kaplan
Bout was stopped between the 5th and 6th rounds, due to a badly broken nose suffered by Fernandez.
1961-08-05
157¼Gene Fullmer159¾53 4 2
Ogden Stadium, Ogden, Utah, USA
LSD15/15
 L 
SD
15/15
  
referee: Ken Shulsen 142-145   judges: Norman Jorgensen 140-148, Del Markham 145-143
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
Fullmer fractured his elbow during the fight
1961-03-25
158Marcel Pigou15934 4 3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 2:11   referee: Al Berl
1961-01-28
156Rory Calhoun160¾44 11 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
time: 2:31   referee: Harry Kessler
1960-11-12
154Phil Moyer153¼22 3 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
referee: Harry Kessler
Moyer was knocked down twice in the 4th, and once in the 5th.
1960-08-25
149Emile Griffith149¼19 2 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Arthur Mercante 2-6   judges: Bill Recht 2-6, Joe Eppy 3-7
1960-04-16
147Gerald Gray146¼23 6 3
Havana, Cuba
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1960-03-23
147¾Ralph Dupas145¾79 13 6
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
 98-93 96-96 96-94
Dupas was knocked down in the 7th.
1959-12-23
147Rocky Kalingo14313 3 2
Coliseo Nacional, Havana, Cuba
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 2:42
1959-11-23
146¼Rocky Kalingo144¼12 3 2
Caracas, Venezuela
LTKO1/10
 L 
TKO
1/10
  
time: 1:16
1959-10-30
146Gaspar Ortega14750 16 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Al Berl 4-5   judges: Frank Forbes 6-2, Jack Gordon 5-4
1959-09-11
146Gaspar Ortega145¾50 15 2
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Cy Gottfried
Ortega was knocked down in the 1st and 4th rounds.
1959-06-19
144½Stefan Redl14723 3 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
time: 1:09   referee: Harry Ebbets 5-1   judges: Mike Davidowitch 4-2, Joe Agnello 5-0
Redl was knocked down once in the 7th, before the bout was stopped.
1959-05-09
141Paddy DeMarco144½74 20 3
Coliseo de la Ciudad, Havana, Cuba
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1959-03-28
140¼Eddie Armstrong140¼14 5 1
Havana, Cuba
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 1:00
1959-03-07
139¾Cesar Orta137½11 4 0
Havana, Cuba
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
time: 0:41
1959-01-31
Diogenes Sagarra139¾20 2 0
Havana, Cuba
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1958-12-06
Alberto Bisbe140¼17 5 3
Havana, Cuba
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1958-11-15
Wilfredo Hurst14 2 4
Havana, Cuba
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1958-11-01
Baby Cochet21 10 5
Havana, Cuba
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1958-10-04
Rocky Randell70 26 9
Havana, Cuba
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
1958-07-26
136½Norman Young132¾7 4 1
Coliseo de la Ciudad, Havana, Cuba
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1958-06-14
136½Alexis Garcia136½6 7 0
Havana, Cuba
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1958-05-17
138¾Ray Estepa13217 7 5
Palacio de Deportes, Havana, Cuba
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1958-04-26
136¾Angel Chapman Martinez138¼4 4 0
Havana, Cuba
W KO6/6
 W  
KO
6/6
  
1958-02-22
Antonio Espino1 4 4
Havana, Cuba
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
1958-02-01
Rolando Garcia16 9 2
Havana, Cuba
W TKO4/6
 W  
TKO
4/6
  
1957-12-28
Marino Gonzalez15 8 2
Havana, Cuba
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
1957-07-27
134¼Victor Francia136¼debut
Havana, Cuba
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1957-05-11
Pablo Barrios2 1 0
Havana, Cuba
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1957-03-16
Pedro Napoles0 2 0
Havana, Cuba
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1957-02-16
135¼Pablo Cardenas1406 3 1
Palacio de Deportes, Havana, Cuba
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1957-01-19
137½Juventino Ventosa139¾debut
Havana, Cuba
W KO1/4
 W  
KO
1/4
  
1956-11-24
Pastor Burkedebut
Palacio de Deportes, Havana, Cuba
W KO3/4
 W  
KO
3/4
  
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Win
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No Contest
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