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Lorenzo Safora

W L D
33 32 4
11 KOs 1 KOs
last 6


bouts 69
rounds 580
KOs 16%
 
global ID 46
born 1921-01-01
debut1939-08-12 / age 18
divisionbantamweight
height5′ 2″   /   157cm
residence
Havana, Cuba
birth place
Havana, Cuba

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1948-11-12
126¾Carroll Alexander12423 9 3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1948-10-29
127Tommy Collins125½34 4 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1948-10-21
127Cleve Simmons1303 3 1
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1948-09-23
129¾George LaFalgio129½23 5 0
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1948-05-19
Ciro Moracen31 7 6
Havana, Cuba
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1947-12-05
125½Bobby Jackson12819 9 3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Abe Roth 53-57   judges: Jimmy Wallace 54-56, Mushy Callahan 54-56
1947-10-27
Pantaleon Ramirezdebut
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1947-09-23
Henry Davis11 0 5
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1947-08-29
Chico Rosa24 1 0
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1947-08-05
Henry Davis10 0 5
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1947-07-18
124Horace Leftwich12524 21 6
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Lloyd McConnaughay   judges: Lee RamageJoe Narvaez
1947-02-26
126½Carlos Chavez12836 4 7
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Safora was knocked down four times.
1947-01-20
128Jose Aponte Torres12830 51 9
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1946-11-01
131½Fabela Chavez13116 2 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mushy Callahan 46-64
1946-08-21
Star Misamis1290 1 0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Brown 53-58
1946-07-17
126Billy Gibson12610 14 2
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
Safora was knocked down, before knocking down Gibson
1946-07-02
126Juan Leanos12751 8 2
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1946-06-18
126Mickey Quack13020 7 5
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Billy Burke 56-54
1945-12-15
117Luis Galvani119¾20 0 0
Palacio de Deportes, Havana, Cuba
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1945-11-02
122Baby Mickey1202 4 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Reggie Gilmore
1945-07-28
Luis Galvani18 0 0
Palacio de Deportes, Havana, Cuba
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
Cuban bantamweight title
1945-04-21
119½Benny Goldberg12034 2 2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Benny Whitman
1945-03-23
117Luis Castillo11736 17 3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Charley Randolph 53-57   judges: Benny Whitman 53-58, Jack McDonald 55-55
1st round bout of Hollywood Legion Bantamweight tournament.
1945-02-02
118½Ceferino Robleto115½13 13 8
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
Robleto was knocked down twice.
1944-11-22
120Manuel Ortiz122½63 12 2
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1944-11-01
Ceferino Robleto12 11 8
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1944-09-16
Herminio Renteriadebut
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1944-07-22
117John Pino117½7 1 0
Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City, Panama
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1944-07-02
Young Isaac9 9 3
Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City, Panama
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1944-03-16
Paco Villa44 40 17
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1944-03-09
Juan Penedodebut
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1944-02-16
Baby Mickey0 1 1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
From Excelsior, Mexico City (Bob Yalen). Yalen placed a questionmark next to the result, but it isn't clear what this significies.
1943-11-06
Angel Aviles7 9 4
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1943-09-04
Luis Castillo27 10 3
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1943-08-07
Zenobio Becerra5 6 0
Arena Cristal, Havana, Cuba
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1943-05-15
Luis Castillo27 8 3
Arena Cristal, Havana, Cuba
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1943-02-21
Luis Castillo26 7 3
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1942-11-29
124Leocadio Torres13015 8 5
Estadio Olimpico, Panama City, Panama
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1942-11-15
Young Baby Nelson14 13 3
Estadio Olimpico, Panama City, Panama
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1942-10-23
120Young Jack Renault120¾12 9 4
Club Tropical, Colon City, Panama
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1942-09-06
Enrique Chaffardet50 14 7
Caracas, Venezuela
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1942-07-25
Erasmo Ferrar0 1 0
Caracas, Venezuela
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
1942-05-17
Silvestre Almeida1 0 0
Caracas, Venezuela
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
From El Boxeo Profesional de Venezuela, 1922-1981, by Luis Enrique Arias.
1942-04-12
Young Baby Nelson12 9 2
Estadio Olimpico, Panama City, Panama
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1942-03-15
Kid Zefine13 3 2
Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City, Panama
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1942-02-15
Benny Olaciregui1 0 0
Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City, Panama
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1941-11-08
National Kid12619 5 3
Havana, Cuba
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1941-10-25
Eligio Cayuco Alvarez0 5 1
Arena Cristal, Havana, Cuba
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1941-10-04
121National Kid12518 4 3
Arena Cristal, Havana, Cuba
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1941-09-06
Zenobio Becerra5 3 0
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1941-08-16
Juan Villalba2 3 1
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1941-05-10
Small Montana80 21 9
Palacio de Deportes, Havana, Cuba
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1941-04-26
Luis Castillo16 1 1
Palacio de Deportes, Havana, Cuba
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1941-03-31
Baby Canzonery3 7 1
Havana, Cuba
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
Cuban bantamweight title
1941-03-01
Mariano Isaacdebut
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1941-02-08
Pedro Pablo Medina16 5 2
Havana, Cuba
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
Cuban bantamweight title
1940-12-22
Panchito Villa12238 13 3
Palacio de Deportes, Havana, Cuba
LKO3/10
 L 
KO
3/10
  
From Excelsior, Mexico City (Bob Yalen), and from The Ring, March 1941, page 62.
1940-10-26
119Bertico Ramos115¾3 7 0
Havana, Cuba
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1940-09-28
Tommy Kiene15 1 2
Arena Cristal, Havana, Cuba
W KO5/0
 W  
KO
5/0
  
1940-09-07
Juan Sanchez0 1 0
Havana, Cuba
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1940-08-10
Pedro Pablo Medina15 4 2
Havana, Cuba
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
Cuban bantamweight title
1940-06-22
Manuel Gonzalez2 7 0
Havana, Cuba
W KO9/0
 W  
KO
9/0
  
1940-04-20
Pablo Conde16 7 0
Havana, Cuba
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1940-03-18
Manuel Gonzalez2 6 0
Havana, Cuba
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1940-02-23
Baby Canzonery0 2 1
Havana, Cuba
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
Month and day unknown.
1940-01-27
Nelson Rodriguezdebut
Arena Cristal, Havana, Cuba
W TKO3/0
 W  
TKO
3/0
  
1940-01-13
Mario Chico Morales1 1 1
Havana, Cuba
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1939-12-15
Chile Cantero4 0 1
Arena Cristal, Havana, Cuba
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1939-11-18
Baby Canzonerydebut
Arena Cristal, Havana, Cuba
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
Both men had been Cuban National Amateur title holders, fighting four times in the amateurs with each winning two bouts.
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
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Scheduled/Pending
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