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Antonio Rivera

W L D
36 13 3
32 KOs 6 KOs
last 6


bouts 52
rounds 280
KOs 62%
 
global ID 3646
birth nameAntonio Rivera Suarez
aliasTonito
born 1963-12-05
death date2005-04-24 / age 41
debut1981-02-26 / age 17
divisionlightweight
stanceorthodox
residence
Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
2002-08-30
Johnny Valentin3 24 1
Coliseum Fransisco Deyda, Hatillo, Puerto Rico
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
World Television Hispanic Championship Tournament Fight
1998-02-27
147¾Shannan Taylor147¼19 0 1
Beaton Park Basketball Stadium, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
LKO1/10
 L 
KO
1/10
  
1997-10-25
149Sammy Fuentes14834 16 1
San Juan, Puerto Rico
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1997-04-06
149Ken Sigurani14718 0 0
Jaffa Mosque Arena, Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO1/0
 W  
TKO
1/0
  
time: 1:26   referee: Ernie Sharif   judges: Dana DePaoloTony TarentinoTony Wolfe
1996-11-01
140Diosbelys Hurtado14019 0 0
Coconut Grove, Florida, USA
LKO1/0
 L 
KO
1/0
  
time: 2:05
1996-07-22
138Juan Carlos Rodriguez138½31 6 2
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
1996-04-13
135Artur Grigorian13518 0 0
Sporthalle, Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany
LKO12/12
 L 
KO
12/12
  
time: 2:23   referee: Joe O'Neil   judges: Andre Van Grootenbruel 97-110, Teofilo Regus 98-109, Cornelio Stucchi 98-110
vacant WBO World lightweight title
1995-12-15
136Gerald Gray13815 1 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
1995-08-25
138Jose Ferrer1378 9 1
Condado, Puerto Rico
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1995-06-15
140Mark Reels140½11 4 2
Condado, Puerto Rico
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1995-03-06
136¼Fabian Hector Tejeda136¼42 3 2
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 1:50   referee: Vince Delgado
1994-10-22
Mazasi Kangodi3 13 8
Guspini, Sardegna, Italy
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1993-12-19
Francisco Ortiz16 23 1
Quartu Sant'Elena, Sardegna, Italy
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1993-09-24
134¼Giovanni Parisi134½25 2 0
Palasport, Roma, Lazio, Italy
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Tony Orlando   judges: Frank Brunette 112-116, Knud Jensen 113-116, Mike Glienna 113-115
WBO World lightweight title
1993-06-22
138Lajos Vidak1343 7 0
Ferrara, Emilia Romagna, Italy
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1993-06-04
137Victor Melendez0 1 0
Macomer, Sardegna, Italy
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1992-12-02
139Eduardo Jacques5 9 1
Teatro Tenda, Tortoli, Sardegna, Italy
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1992-06-25
138Armando Herrera0 1 0
Gaggiano, Lombardia, Italy
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
1991-12-22
Benito Martinez9 6 2
Decimomannu, Sardegna, Italy
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1991-09-14
134¾Dingaan Thobela134¼25 0 1
Standard Bank Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Steve Smoger   judges: Horacio Bakemon 112-117, John Stewart 113-115, Heinrich Muehmert 112-118
WBO World lightweight title
1991-08-10
135Sergio Atilio Martinez13518 7 7
Santa Maria Navarrese, Sardegna, Italy
W TKO4/0
 W  
TKO
4/0
  
1991-02-23
137Patrick Kamy136¾7 7 0
Cagliari, Sardegna, Italy
W KO5/8
 W  
KO
5/8
  
1990-11-10
136Giovanni Parisi13612 1 0
Monsano, Marche, Italy
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1990-07-20
Faical Naifer3 42 3
Simaxis, Sardegna, Italy
W RTD2/0
 W  
RTD
2/0
  
1990-05-19
136Museta Binguina13429 2 5
Pirri, Sardegna, Italy
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1989-12-09
130Kamel Bou-Ali13038 3 1
Teramo, Abruzzo, Italy
LKO8/12
 L 
KO
8/12
  
vacant WBO World super featherweight title
A war of attrition between heavy-handed fighters sees Rivera down in opener and shaken in 2nd. Bou Ali goes down heavily at the end of 3rd, but recovers and finishes the fight with another knockdown in 8th. Rivera just beats the count, but is stopped.
1989-10-21
134Victor Aponte4 8 0
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO5/0
 W  
TKO
5/0
  
1988-08-27
Margarito Marquez18 9 2
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO6/0
 W  
TKO
6/0
  
1988-07-11
135Tomas Rodriguez13514 4 2
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO3/0
 W  
TKO
3/0
  
1988-01-23
125¾Calvin Grove12632 0 0
Palais des Sports, Gamaches, Somme, France
LTKO4/15
 L 
TKO
4/15
  
time: 2:12   referee: Rudy Battle   judges: Walter Cavalieri 28-30, Richard F. Murry 28-29, Georges Gondre 29-29
IBF World featherweight title
1986-08-30
126Ki-Young Chung125¾31 4 2
Citizen Hall, Osan City, South Korea
W TKO10/15
 W  
TKO
10/15
  
time: 1:36   referee: Bruce McTavish   judges: Gus Mercurio 86-82, Louis Race 84-85, Jae-Keun Kim 86-85
IBF World featherweight title
1985-10-05
126Irving Mitchell25 3 0
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO6/12
 W  
TKO
6/12
  
WBC Continental Americas featherweight title
1985-07-12
126Tony Miller12513 0 0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1985-02-02
123Alberto Mercado12323 2 1
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
time: 1:16
1984-09-01
122Juan Veloz8 4 2
Carolina, Puerto Rico
LTKO11/12
 L 
TKO
11/12
  
Puerto Rican super bantamweight title
1984-07-26
122Vincent Christian12012 0 0
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
time: 2:41   referee: Fred Ucci
1983-12-14
122Manuel Santos1 7 1
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO7/0
 W  
TKO
7/0
  
1983-05-07
Feliciano Perez0 1 0
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
W TKO5/0
 W  
TKO
5/0
  
1983-04-16
126Guillermo Almengot0 11 0
Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1983-02-12
122Orlando Perez0 1 0
Canovanas, Puerto Rico
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
Puerto Rican super bantamweight title
1982-10-15
Enrique Sanchez35 3 1
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1982-07-31
121Elvin Gonzalez4 7 2
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO6/0
 W  
TKO
6/0
  
1982-07-17
Antonio Rodriguez0 1 0
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1982-05-20
125Frankie Granados11 37 3
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO1/0
 W  
TKO
1/0
  
1982-01-09
122Ramon Canales0 1 1
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1981-10-24
Ismael Espinosadebut
Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1981-08-08
Elvin Gonzalez3 6 1
San Juan, Puerto Rico
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1981-07-09
Herminio Adorno2 2 0
Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
W TKO1/0
 W  
TKO
1/0
  
1981-05-22
Herminio Adorno1 1 0
San Juan, Puerto Rico
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1981-03-26
Luis Ramosdebut
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
W TKO3/0
 W  
TKO
3/0
  
1981-03-06
Angel Luis Torresdebut
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1981-02-26
Humberto Maldonadodebut
Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
W TKO1/0
 W  
TKO
1/0
  
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
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Scheduled/Pending
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