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Wilfred Benitez

W L D
53 8 1
31 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 62
rounds 485
KOs 50%
 
global ID 438
aliasEl Radar / Bible of Boxing
born 1958-09-12
debut1973-11-22 / age 15
divisionsuper welterweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 10″   /   178cm
reach
70″   /   178cm
residence
San Juan, Puerto Rico
birth place
Bronx, New York, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1990-09-18
159Scott Papasodora15315 6 1
Convention Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mike Pestrak   judges: Robert TapperJohnny RobertsEd St. Mars
1990-08-24
160Sam Wilson1601 5 1
Regency Hotel, Denver, Colorado, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
 98-91 99-90 96-93
1990-05-23
158Pat Lawlor15713 1 0
Tucson, Arizona, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1990-03-08
158Ariel Conde1570 10 0
Americana Motel, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1986-11-28
Carlos Maria del Valle Herrera54 9 0
Salta, Salta, Argentina
LTKO7/10
 L 
TKO
7/10
  
1986-09-17
155Harry Daniels15914 3 1
5th Regiment Armory, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Larry Barrett   judges: Harry Cecchini 98-95, Frank Kelly 98-95, Tom Kelly 97-95
1986-07-01
158½Paul Whittaker16019 0 0
Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Lucien Joubert 6-4   judges: Kenny Snow 5-4, Paul Sita 6-3
1986-02-15
152½Matthew Hilton154¾19 0 0
Paul Sauve Arena, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
LKO9/10
 L 
KO
9/10
  
time: 2:59   referee: Guy Jutras   judges: Jean LapointeLise LavalleeJean-Claude Theroux
1985-08-21
154Kevin Moley15722 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Joe Cortez   judges: George DeGabriel 8-2, Bernie Friedkin 7-3, Simon Ramos 7-3
Benitez was knocked down in the first round.
1985-07-06
156Danny Chapman158½15 17 0
Convention Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W RTD7/10
 W  
RTD
7/10
  
time: 3:00   referee: Milton Greene
In the sixth round Chapman received a standing 8-count.
1985-03-30
Mauricio Bravo26 3 1
Concorde Boxing Arena, Oranjestad, Aruba
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
1984-07-14
152Davey Moore15613 1 0
Stade Louis II, Fontvieille, Monaco
LTKO2/10
 L 
TKO
2/10
  
time: 1:18   referee: Gerlando Lucia   judges: Angelo PolettiMario Puloni
Benitez down in rd 1 & standing 8-count in rd 2. Breaks his ankle following knockdown.
1984-02-11
154Stacy McSwain1548 7 1
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Dale Grable 98-92 99-91 99-91
1983-07-16
157¾Mustafa Hamsho15836 2 2
Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Davey Pearl   judges: Lou Tabat 109-118, Chuck Minker 111-118, Dalby Shirley 111-117
1983-05-18
158Tony Cerda160¾14 2 4
Dunes Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Richard Greene   judges: Jerry Roth 97-93, Lou Tabat 96-95, Paul Smith 99-91
1982-12-03
152Thomas Hearns153¾35 1 0
Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
LMD15/15
 L 
MD
15/15
  
referee: Octavio Meyran   judges: Dick Young 137-146, Tony Castellano 139-144, Lou Filippo 142-142
WBC World super welterweight title
1982-01-30
152¼Roberto Duran152½74 2 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD15/15
 W  
UD
15/15
  
referee: Richard Greene   judges: Hal Miller 143-142, Lou Tabat 145-141, Dave Moretti 144-141
WBC World super welterweight title
1981-11-14
153¼Carlos Santos152¼23 0 0
Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD15/15
 W  
UD
15/15
  
referee: Ferd Hernandez   judges: Paul Smith 147-138, Hal Miller 145-140, Dave Moretti 145-139
WBC World super welterweight title
1981-05-23
153¼Maurice Hope153½30 2 1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO12/15
 W  
TKO
12/15
  
time: 1:56   referee: Richard Greene   judges: Joe Swessel 107-102, Chuck Minker 107-101, Duane Ford 107-103
WBC World super welterweight title
1980-12-12
150¼Pete Ranzany148½50 4 2
Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Larry Rozadilla 99-92   judges: Henry Elesperu 97-94, Terry Smith 97-94
1980-08-01
154½Tony Chiaverini155½37 5 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
referee: Ferd Hernandez   judges: Duane FordArt LurieLou Tabat
1980-03-16
150¼Johnny Turner14734 3 1
Jai Alai Fronton, Miami, Florida, USA
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
time: 2:57   referee: Eddie Eckert   judges: William ConnersBernie Soto
Turner suffered several cuts and on the advice of the ringside Doctor referee Eddie Eckert stopped the bout.
1979-11-30
144½Sugar Ray Leonard14625 0 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LTKO15/15
 L 
TKO
15/15
  
time: 2:54   referee: Carlos Padilla   judges: Art Lurie 130-137, Harry Gibbs 134-136, Ray Solis 133-137
WBC World welterweight title
1979-03-25
147Harold Weston14726 7 5
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico
W UD15/15
 W  
UD
15/15
  
referee: Richard Steele 149-138   judges: Waldemar Schmidt 144-142, Cesar Ramos 146-145
WBC World welterweight title
1979-01-14
146Carlos Palomino146½27 1 3
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico
W SD15/15
 W  
SD
15/15
  
referee: Zach Clayton 142-145   judges: Harry Gibbs 146-143, Jay Edson 146-142
WBC World welterweight title
1978-12-08
147½Vernon Lewis148½4 4 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1978-08-25
145½Randy Shields14131 3 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W RTD6/10
 W  
RTD
6/10
  
referee: Harold Valan
Shields did not answer the bell for the 7th round.
1978-02-04
145½Bruce Curry143½15 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Tony Perez 9-1   judges: Artie Aidala 7-3, Al Reid 5-5
1977-11-18
144½Bruce Curry142½14 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Arthur Mercante 4-5   judges: Carol Castellano 5-4, Barney Smith 7-3
Benitez knocked down twice in 4th round and once in the fifth
1977-08-03
139½Ray Chavez Guerrero139¼29 6 3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO15/15
 W  
TKO
15/15
  
time: 1:41   referee: Arthur Mercante   judges: Sam IromArtie Aidala
NYSAC World super lightweight title
1977-07-01
147½Easy Boy Lake143¾8 8 1
Lionel Roberts Stadium, Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 2:48   referee: Roberto Gonzalez
1977-06-02
Roberto Gonzalezdebut
Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1977-03-06
146Melvin Dennis14526 8 3
Correctional Facility Prison, Marion, Ohio, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
referee: Jimmy Devlin 7-1   judges: Carol Castellano 8-0, Larry Barrett 5-1
1977-02-02
144¾Harold Weston14621 6 4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
DMD10/10
 D 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Johnny LoBianco 7-3   judges: Al Reid 5-5, Harold Lederman 5-5
1976-10-16
139½Tony Petronelli13935 1 1
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO3/15
 W  
TKO
3/15
  
WBA World super lightweight title
1976-05-31
139Emiliano Villa13924 2 1
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico
W UD15/15
 W  
UD
15/15
  
referee: Ismael Quinones Falu 150-138   judges: Rudy Ortega 149-137, Waldemar Schmidt 148-137
WBA World super lightweight title
1976-03-06
138½Antonio Cervantes14074 9 3
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico
W SD15/15
 W  
SD
15/15
  
referee: Isaac Herrera 148-144   judges: Roberto Ramirez Sr. 147-142, Jesus Celis 145-147
WBA World super lightweight title
1975-12-13
Chris Fernandez26 11 4
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1975-10-20
Omar Ruben Realecio10 4 1
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1975-09-01
Marcelino Alicia15 16 1
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1975-08-19
Young Woodall2 0 0
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
1975-08-01
Eyue Jeudydebut
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
1975-06-28
Jim Henry9 15 3
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO8/0
 W  
TKO
8/0
  
1975-06-09
Angel Robinson Garcia133 70 19
Ramon Loubriel Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1975-05-05
Santos Solis6 0 0
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1975-03-31
Wilbur Seales0 3 0
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO4/0
 W  
TKO
4/0
  
1975-02-08
Santiago Rosa6 8 0
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
1975-01-04
Francisco Rodriguez0 4 0
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO7/0
 W  
TKO
7/0
  
1974-12-02
145Lawrence Hafey14737 10 3
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
referee: Arthur Mercante 6-2   judges: Bernie Friedkin 6-2, Tony Castellano 8-0
1974-10-25
145Terry Summerhays14816 7 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO6/8
 W  
TKO
6/8
  
time: 1:51
1974-09-16
141Al Hughes1415 16 1
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USA
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
time: 2:06
1974-08-31
Easy Boy Lake4 3 1
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
W TKO5/0
 W  
TKO
5/0
  
1974-06-26
Carlos Crispin0 3 0
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO3/0
 W  
TKO
3/0
  
1974-06-21
Ives St Jean0 1 0
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1974-05-11
Easy Boy Lake4 2 1
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
W KO5/0
 W  
KO
5/0
  
1974-04-30
Juan Disla1 5 1
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1974-04-01
Victor Mangual1 1 1
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1974-02-18
Roberto Flandersdebut
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO4/0
 W  
TKO
4/0
  
1974-01-26
Joe Yorkdebut
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1974-01-07
Hector Amadis0 0 1
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
1973-11-30
Jesse Torresdebut
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1973-11-22
Hiram Santiagodebut
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
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