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Ruben Olivares
Global ID9040
sexmale
birthdate 1947-01-14
divisionbantamweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 5½″   /   166cm
reach67″   /   170cm
aliasEl Púas
country Mexico
residenceMexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
birth placeMexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
won 89 (KO 79) + lost 13 (KO 9) + drawn 3 = 105
rounds boxed 598 KO% 75.24
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1988-03-12Ignacio Madrid2-2-0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLKO410
time: 1:17
1986-02-25Roman Almaguer13-9-4
Forum, Inglewood, California, USADPTS44
referee: Marty Denkin 38-38 | judge: Larry Rozadilla 38-39 | judge: Lou Filippo 38-38
1981-11-24Margarito Marquez8-2-0
Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston, Texas, USALSD1010
94-96 | 96-95 | 95-96
1980-08-24Rafael Gandarilla1-6-0
Civic Center, McAllen, Texas, USALTKO810
time: 1:08
Gandarilla down in the second. Olivares took a knee in the seventh and was down twice in the eighth.
1980-04-25Sergio Reyes16-10-0
Ciudad Deportiva, Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, MexicoWTKO710
Reyes down three times in the seventh, leading to automatic stoppage.
1980-03-07Carlos Serrano5-2-0
Uptown Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO510
referee: Stanley Berg | judge: James Benz | judge: Mike Glienna | judge: Albert Tremari
1979-07-21Eusebio Pedroza22-3-0
Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston, Texas, USALTKO1215
time: 1:42 | referee: Davey Pearl 102-108 | judge: Marcos A. Torres 101-108 | judge: Rene Guajardo 100-108
WBA World featherweight title
1979-06-30Adrian Zapanta8-18-0
Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWTKO210
time: 2:51 | referee: Neffie Quintana
Zapanta floored three times before referee stopped the bout.
1979-04-22Guillermo Morales11-2-0
Plaza de Toros San Roque, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, MexicoDMD1010
96-96 | 96-96 | 96-97
1978-11-20Isaac Vega9-5-0
Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston, Texas, USAWTKO310
1978-10-18Shig Fukuyama27-15-3
Houston, Texas, USAWKO210
1978-04-28Jose Luis Ramirez43-1-0
Arena de Ciudad Obregon, Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, MexicoWTKO210
time: 1:17
1977-12-06Ricky Gutierrez11-1-1
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USAWUD1010
referee: Roy Ovalle 100-94 | judge: Charles West 99-93 | judge: Norman Stein 100-95
Olivares down in the 6th round.
Gutierrez reportedly 14-1-1 entering the fight.

1977-08-20Bobby Chacon36-3-0
Forum, Inglewood, California, USALUD1010
referee: John Thomas 94-96 | judge: Rudy Jordan 93-98 | judge: Lou Filippo 92-98
1976-11-19Jose Cervantes12-2-3
Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USALKO612
time: 2:59 | referee: Chuck Hassett
Olivares was knocked down once in the 2nd, 5th, and 6th round.
WBC Super Bantamweight Eliminator

1976-07-30Fernando Cabanela23-9-2
Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
referee: John Thomas 99-92 | judge: Chuck Hassett 99-92 | judge: George Latka 99-94
1976-06-02Charoensuk Pornsangfa
Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO110
time: 2:58 | referee: George Latka
Pornsangfa fought as Pajet Lupikanet, the featherweight champion of Thailand; he was knocked down three times.
1975-12-04Danny Lopez27-3-0
Forum, Inglewood, California, USALKO710
time: 1:59 | referee: Dick Young 2-7 | judge: Chuck Hassett 2-6 | judge: Richard Steele 3-5
Lopez down once and Olivares down twice in the first round. Olivares also dropped in the second round.
1975-09-20David Kotey29-2-2
Forum, Inglewood, California, USALSD1515
referee: Rudy Jordan 145-144 | judge: Dick Young 142-143 | judge: Chuck Hassett 143-144
WBC World featherweight title
Olivares down in 1st
1975-06-20Bobby Chacon26-1-0
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWTKO215
time: 2:29 | referee: Larry Rozadilla
WBC World featherweight title
Chacon was knocked down twice in the 2nd round.
1975-04-07Benjamin Ortiz18-11-0
Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoWTKO610
1974-11-23Alexis Arguello35-4-0
Forum, Inglewood, California, USALKO1315
time: 1:20 | referee: Dick Young 3-8 | judge: Larry Rozadilla 5-6 | judge: George Latka 5-5
WBA World featherweight title
Olivares down twice in 13th
1974-10-05Carlos Mendoza18-11-4
Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MexicoWTKO610
time: 1:44 | referee: Ernesto Zacatecas
Olivares knocked down in 2nd round
1974-08-31Enrique Garcia20-12-1
Monterrey, Nuevo León, MexicoWRTD510
Garcia down once in the fourth and fifth round.
1974-07-09Zensuke Utagawa25-4-2
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWKO715
time: 1:29 | referee: George Latka 5-1 | judge: Dick Young 6-0 | judge: Rudy Jordan 4-0
vacant WBA World featherweight title
Title vacated by Ernesto Marcel's retirement
1974-05-14Adrian Zapanta6-4-0
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MexicoWKO210
1974-03-04Art Hafey34-4-4
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWSD1212
referee: Dick Young 7-5 | judge: Richard Steele 10-2 | judge: Eddie Fierro 4-8
1973-12-02Francisco Durango12-0-2
Plaza de Toros, Matamoros, Tamaulipas, MexicoWUD1010
1973-09-15Art Hafey28-4-4
Plaza de Toros Monumental, Monterrey, Nuevo León, MexicoLKO510
time: 2:08
Olivares down three times in the fifth round, the last one for the full count.
1973-06-23Bobby Chacon19-0-0
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWRTD912
referee: Dick Young
NABF featherweight title
1973-04-28Walter Seeley21-2-3
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWTKO210
time: 1:24 | referee: Dick Young
1972-11-14Rafael Herrera43-6-3
Forum, Inglewood, California, USALMD1010
referee: Larry Rozadilla 4-6 | judge: Lee Grossman 4-6 | judge: Chuck Hassett 5-5
1972-08-19Godfrey Stevens71-6-3
Monterrey, Nuevo León, MexicoWPTS1010
1972-03-19Rafael Herrera42-5-3
El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLKO815
time: 1:28 | referee: Ray Solis 66-70 | judge: Pedro Mendoza 66-70 | judge: Garcia Prado 65-70
WBC World bantamweight title
WBA World bantamweight title
1971-12-14Jesus Pimentel77-6-0
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWTKO1115
referee: George Latka
WBC World bantamweight title
WBA World bantamweight title
After an even start Pimentel is knocked down in the 6th and being punished until his corner throws in the towel
1971-10-25Kazuyoshi Kanazawa30-8-1
Aichi Prefectural Gym, Nagoya, Aichi, JapanWKO1415
time: 2:00 | referee: Jay Edson 62-60 | judge: J.J. Escalera 63-61 | judge: Shigeru Fujii 64-64
WBC World bantamweight title
WBA World bantamweight title
Kanazawa was knocked down three times in the 14th.
1971-08-23Kid Pascualito76-23-19
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWTKO910
time: 2:28 | referee: Rudy Jordan
Olivares was knocked down in the 3rd round.
1971-07-10Efren Torres58-8-1
Auditorio del Estado, Guadalajara, Jalisco, MexicoWTKO410
time: 2:50
1971-06-07Vicente Blanco4-2-0
Estadio Somoza, Managua, NicaraguaWKO510
Blanco down three times in the bout.
1971-05-19Tsuguo Mineyama15-8-3
Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoWTKO310
time: 1:10
1971-04-02Chucho Castillo42-10-2
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWUD1515
referee: John Thomas 9-4 | judge: Larry Rozadilla 12-4 | judge: Chuck Hassett 10-3
WBC World bantamweight title
WBA World bantamweight title
Olivares was knocked down in the 6th round.
1971-03-03Chung Park1-4-3
Auditorio del Estado, Guadalajara, Jalisco, MexicoWKO610
1970-10-16Chucho Castillo40-10-2
Forum, Inglewood, California, USALTKO1415
time: 2:37 | referee: Dick Young 6-7 | judge: Lee Grossman 6-6 | judge: Rudy Jordan 6-6
WBC World bantamweight title
WBA World bantamweight title
Olivares stopped on a bad cut over his left eye. The other two judges had the bout even.
1970-09-11Memo Rodriguez2-2-1
Acapulco, Guerrero, MexicoWKO510
1970-08-14Jose Arranz50-13-12
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWTKO310
time: 2:21 | referee: George Latka
1970-07-22Shuji Chiyoda16-2-5
International Amphitheatre, Chicago, Illinois, USAWUD1010
referee: Joey White 50-42 | judge: Harold Marovitz 48-41 | judge: Edwin Albrecht 50-38
1970-04-18Chucho Castillo39-9-2
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWUD1515
referee: George Latka 9-4 | judge: Dick Young 10-5 | judge: Rudy Jordan 7-6
WBC World bantamweight title
WBA World bantamweight title
Olivares was knocked down in the 2nd round.
1970-03-18Romy Guelas7-6-6
Convention Center Arena, San Antonio, Texas, USAWRTD510
1970-02-22Angel Hernandez0-1-0
Acambaro, Guanajuato, MexicoWKO310
1969-12-12Alan Rudkin38-5-0
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWTKO215
time: 2:30 | referee: John Thomas
WBC World bantamweight title
WBA World bantamweight title
Rudkin was down once in the 1st, and twice in the 2nd.
1969-10-27Shigeyoshi Oki14-9-3
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MexicoWKO310
1969-08-22Lionel Rose34-2-0
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWKO515
time: 2:24 | referee: Larry Rozadilla
WBC World bantamweight title
WBA World bantamweight title
1969-06-29Nene Jun2-0-0
Monumental Plaza de Toros, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWTKO110
time: 1:43 | referee: Ramon Berumen
1969-05-23Takao Sakurai25-1-0
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWTKO612
time: 2:28 | referee: Joey Olmos | judge: Larry Rozadilla
World Bantamweight Title Elimination bout
1969-05-06Frank Adame
Nogales, Sonora, MexicoWKO210
1969-03-17Ernie Cruz7-4-0
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWTKO910
time: 2:28 | referee: Lee Grossman
Olivares was knocked down in the 2nd round. Cruz was knocked down four times.
1969-03-09Carlos Zayas15-20-4
Plaza de Toros San Roque, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, MexicoWTKO710
time: 2:37
1969-02-23Jose Bisbal34-21-6
El Toreo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWKO310
time: 2:28
1969-01-26Kazuyoshi Kanazawa19-4-1
El Toreo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWTKO210
Kanazawa knocked down three times in the second round before fight was stopped.
1968-11-24Joe Medel64-24-7
Estadio de la Ciudad Universitario, Monterrey, Nuevo León, MexicoWKO810
1968-10-11Wally Brooks2-4-0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWKO110
time: 1:03
Brooks was a last second replacement opponent.
1968-09-15Antoine Porcel22-7-7
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWKO110
1968-08-28Bernabe Fernandez1-4-3
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWTKO310
time: 1:47
1968-08-10Tiny Palacio16-8-5
Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWTKO610
referee: Ernesto Magana
1968-07-11Gary Garber1-1-0
Plaza de Toros, Torreon, Coahuila de Zaragoza, MexicoWTKO510
1968-06-25Enrique Yepes1-0-1
Jalapa, Veracruz, MexicoWKO510
time: 1:27
Yepes down twice in the fifth round.
1968-06-08Octavio Gomez18-1-1
Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWKO510
time: 2:33 | referee: Ernesto Magana
Gomez down in the second and twice in the fifth.
1968-05-20Kid Gavilan1-0-0
Puebla, Puebla, MexicoWKO410
1968-04-27Manuel Arnal11-8-0
Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWDQ610
time: 1:43 | referee: Arturo M. Lopez
Arnal warned repeatedly for holding, lost a point for it, and was finally DQ'd because of it.
1968-03-31Salvatore Burruni94-8-1
El Toreo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWTKO310
time: 0:57
"Former world champion Salvatore Burruni was disqualified last night for refusing to fight Mexico's Ruben Olivares after Burruni turned his back and walked to his corner after taking a left to the midsection in the third round. Burruni later locked himself in his dressing room and refused comment." (AP) UPDATE: According to Mexican newspaper El Informador 04/01/1968, this was a technical knockout victory for Olivares.
1968-03-03Pornchai Poprai-ngam2-8-0
Arena en La Paz, La Paz, Baja California Sur, MexicoWTKO910
1968-01-28German Bastidas11-4-2
El Toreo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWTKO510
time: 0:34 | referee: Jose Marcenas
1967-11-19Felipe Gonzalez16-6-2
Arena en La Paz, La Paz, Baja California Sur, MexicoWTKO610
time: 2:37
1967-11-03Chamaco Castillo5-5-0
Veracruz, Veracruz, MexicoWKO410
1967-10-14Ushiwakamaru Harada17-2-3
Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWTKO210
time: 2:25
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