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Rodolfo Martinez

W L D
44 7 1
35 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 52
rounds 319
KOs 67%
 
global ID 2670
birth nameRodolfo Martinez Estrada
born 1948-08-24
debut1965-08-14 / age 16
divisionbantamweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 5½″   /   166cm
residence
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
birth place
Tepito, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1979-07-01
121Manuel Lara120debut
Ciudad Constitucion, Baja California Sur, Mexico
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Exact date unknown
1977-11-17
117¾Alberto Davila25 4 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LTKO7/12
 L 
TKO
7/12
  
time: 2:40   referee: John Thomas
WBC Bantamweight Title Eliminator
Martinez was knocked down four times in the 7th round.
1977-08-09
119Gilberto Illueca12026 4 0
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Leonard Zuniga   judges: Norman Stein 99-95, Joe Felan 98-97, Leonard Zuniga 94-99
Martinez reportedly 52-5-1 (39 KOs) and Illueca 31-4 (6 KOs) entering the fight
1977-05-17
120½Mike Ayala121½13 0 0
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
time: 2:53   referee: Norman Stein
NABF super bantamweight title
1976-09-18
Roberto Rubaldino22 2 0
Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico
LTKO4/12
 L 
TKO
4/12
  
Mexico bantamweight title
1976-05-08
115½Carlos Zarate116¼39 0 0
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
LKO9/15
 L 
KO
9/15
  
time: 1:51   referee: Larry Rozadilla
WBC World bantamweight title
1976-01-30
117½Venice Borkhorsor117¼42 3 0
Hua Mark Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand
W SD15/15
 W  
SD
15/15
  
referee: Jay Edson 145-140   judges: Jose Juan Guerra 145-141, Boonsong Kherdmanee 142-143
WBC World bantamweight title
1975-10-08
117¾Hisami Numata117¾14 3 1
Miyagi Sports Center, Sendai, Miyagi, JapanW UD15/15
 W  
UD
15/15
  
referee: Jimmy Rondeau 147-141   judges: Benjamin Marquez 147-146, Hiroyuki Tezaki 147-144
WBC World bantamweight title
1975-05-31
Nestor Jimenez52 9 2
Coliseo El Campin, Bogota, Colombia
W RTD7/15
 W  
RTD
7/15
  
time: 3:00   referee: Jay Edson   judges: Horacio CastillaRoque de los Rios
WBC World bantamweight title
1974-12-07
116¾Rafael Herrera117½47 6 3
Plaza de Toros, Merida, Yucatán, Mexico
W TKO4/15
 W  
TKO
4/15
  
WBC World bantamweight title
1974-05-25
117Saul Montana11720 10 2
Palacio de Deporte, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO11/15
 W  
TKO
11/15
  
NABF bantamweight title
1974-02-18
Francisco Villegas27 3 1
San Juan, Puerto Rico
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1973-12-05
119¼Jorge Miranda1208 2 0
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City, Panama
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
1973-08-18
120Guy Caudron119½15 4 2
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1973-04-14
117Rafael Herrera11744 6 3
Plaza de Toros Monumental, Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
LTKO12/15
 L 
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
118½Beaver Kajimoto117½22 7 4
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Chuck Hassett 8-2   judges: Lee Grossman 10-1, George Latka 8-1
Kajimoto deducted 1 pt in rd 9 for unnecessary roughness and knocked down Martinez in rd 2.
1972-06-30
117¾Octavio Gomez11838 6 5
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W KO6/12
 W  
KO
6/12
  
time: 2:07
vacant NABF bantamweight title
1972-04-22
117Kenji Endo11719 5 0
Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
time: 1:04
1972-01-31
Ramon Bravo7 2 1
Caracas, Venezuela
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
1971-11-27
Manuel Mendoza6 1 0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO6/0
 W  
TKO
6/0
  
1971-10-30
Pedro Cordero23 16 1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1971-06-12
Jose Luis Meza9 6 0
Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
1971-01-20
117¾Rafael Herrera11838 5 3
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
LMD12/12
 L 
MD
12/12
  
referee: George Latka 6-6   judges: John Thomas 4-7, Larry Rozadilla 5-6
vacant NABF bantamweight title
Martinez down in the 2nd.
1970-10-16
117Rogelio Lara11718 6 1
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
World Bantamweight Title Eliminator
1970-09-05
117¾Shintaro Uchiyama117¾26 2 4
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: John Thomas 8-1   judges: Rudy Jordan 3-5, Lee Grossman 6-3
1970-07-02
118½Lenny Brice11929 12 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W TKO10/10
 W  
TKO
10/10
  
time: 2:05   referee: George Latka
Brice was knocked down twice in the 4th and once in the 10th rounds.
1970-04-09
117½Kazuyoshi Kanazawa26 6 1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1970-02-16
117Roger Moreno11731 11 5
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1969-11-28
Shintaro Oshima2 0 0
Plaza de Toros Nuevo Progreso, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 1:08
1969-10-04
118Yoshimoto Suda11821 11 7
Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1969-01-26
117Yoshio Nakane11843 14 6
El Toreo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1968-11-24
Heleno Vitor Ferreira19 12 16
Estadio de la Ciudad Universitario, Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1968-08-31
116Cammy Beto11626 6 1
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1968-06-15
Raul Cruz8 1 0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
referee: Ernesto Magana
Injury
1968-04-06
Hilario Diaz6 0 1
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO5/0
 W  
KO
5/0
  
1967-11-25
Luciano Escandon2 1 0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO6/0
 W  
TKO
6/0
  
1967-10-07
Carlos Gonzalez Garrido6 7 3
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO8/10
 W  
KO
8/10
  
1967-08-15
Jose Vargasdebut
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
1967-07-05
Ramiro Garcia14 12 3
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
1967-02-18
111Chema Espinosa1121 0 1
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1966-11-26
112Manuel Sanchez1120 1 0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1966-10-15
Eduardo Ramirezdebut
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
1966-09-17
Eduardo Alvarado5 2 0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
1966-08-20
112Anacleto Resendiz1122 2 0
Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO2/8
 W  
TKO
2/8
  
1966-07-02
112Mateo Jaimes1113 6 0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1966-05-07
Raul Perez2 1 0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
According to Bob Yalen, this fight was previously listed incorrectly as occurring on 11 April 1966.
1966-02-26
Armando Navarro2 0 0
Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1966-01-08
112Tomas Gonzalez1121 2 1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO4/6
 W  
KO
4/6
  
1965-12-18
Adan Garciadebut
Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1965-10-30
Mario Campero1 0 0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1965-09-11
112Isidro Enciso1131 13 0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1965-08-14
112Roman Mejia1120 2 0
Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO3/4
 W  
KO
3/4
  
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Draw
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No Contest
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