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Rafael Ruelas
Global ID1547
sexmale
birthdate 1971-04-26
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divisionlightweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 11″   /   180cm
reach71″   /   180cm
US ID020826
country USA
residenceStudio City, California, USA
birth placeYerbabuena, Jalisco, Mexico
won 53 (KO 42) + lost 4 (KO 3) + drawn 0 = 57
rounds boxed 257 KO% 73.68
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1999-08-08Hicklet Lau11-5-1
New Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWSD1010
referee: Joe Cortez | judge: Chuck Giampa 96-94 | judge: Paul Smith 96-94 | judge: Al Lefkowitz 93-97
1998-08-15Kostya Tszyu20-1-0
County Coliseum, El Paso, Texas, USALTKO912
time: 0:21 | referee: Luis Carlos Guzman | judge: Gale E. Van Hoy | judge: Jae-Bong Kim | judge: Garry Dean
WBC Light Welterweight Title Eliminator
1998-06-19Juan Baldwin18-4-0
Trump Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWRTD510
time: 3:00 | referee: Benjy Esteves Jr. | judge: Barbara Perez | judge: Larry Layton | judge: Eugenia Williams
1998-03-21Tim Scott2-15-0
Max Schmeling Halle, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, GermanyWTKO2
1997-11-14Rodney Wilson22-9-2
South Padre Island, Texas, USAWTKO710
time: 2:59 | judge: Freddy Ledesma | judge: Bobby Wells | judge: Lee Rogers
1997-07-19Mike Griffith16-4-0
Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California, USAWTKO210
1997-01-23Jesus Arce5-12-0
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWTKO210
1996-12-03Jaime Balboa63-21-1
Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California, USAWKO510
time: 2:39 | referee: Pat Russell | judge: Doyle Millsap | judge: Marty Denkin | judge: Terry Smith
1996-08-23Livingstone Bramble38-17-3
Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWUD1010
referee: Earl Morton | judge: Al DeVito 99-91 | judge: Dan Shannon 98-92 | judge: Paul Venti 99-91
1996-07-10Mike Walsh16-3-3
Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills, California, USAWKO210
time: 2:06
1996-04-30Tomas Barrientes18-2-0
San Antonio, Texas, USAWKO210
time: 2:32 | referee: Rafael Ramos | judge: Gale E. Van Hoy | judge: Roy Ovalle | judge: Steve Jaramillo
1995-10-07George Scott26-1-0
Nassau, BahamasLUD1212
referee: Tony Orlando | judge: Mark Streisand 112-116 | judge: Frank Skilbred 112-116 | judge: Fernley Palmer 112-117
World Boxing Union (Original 1995-2004) lightweight title
1995-05-06Oscar De La Hoya17-0-0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALTKO212
time: 1:43 | referee: Richard Steele | judge: Jerry Roth 9-10 | judge: Glen Hamada 9-10 | judge: Mike Glienna 9-10
IBF World lightweight title
WBO World lightweight title
1995-01-28Billy Schwer26-1-0
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWRTD812
time: 3:00 | referee: Mills Lane | judge: Mike Glienna 77-75 | judge: Dave Parris 77-75 | judge: Bill Graham 79-73
IBF World lightweight title
1994-12-08Omar Pacheco1-1-1
Convention Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWKO310
time: 1:44 | referee: Merv Nephew | judge: Rocky Burke | judge: Sandy Pino | judge: Dan Sisneros
1994-05-27Mike Evgen25-2-0
MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO312
time: 2:53 | referee: Mitch Halpern | judge: Art Lurie 20-17 | judge: Glen Hamada 20-16 | judge: Fred Jones 20-18
IBF World lightweight title
1994-02-19Freddie Pendleton35-18-4
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWUD1212
referee: Robert Byrd | judge: Pat Russell 114-112 | judge: Eugene Grant 116-111 | judge: Ric Bays 115-110
IBF World lightweight title
Ruelas down twice in 1st round
1993-10-22Manuel Hernandez0-3-0
Boise State Pavilion, Boise, Idaho, USAWKO1
1993-08-19Conrado Lopez9-10-0
Marriott Hotel, Irvine, California, USAWKO110
time: 1:45 | referee: Burton Gillium
1993-07-17Darryl Tyson40-5-1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1010
referee: Vic Drakulich | judge: Paul Smith 100-90 | judge: Cindy Bartin 98-92 | judge: Dave Moretti 100-90
1993-02-23Robert Rivera18-1-1
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWTKO312
time: 2:23 | referee: Burton Gillium | judge: Marty Sammon | judge: Dick Young | judge: Chuck Giampa
NABF lightweight title
Rivera down twice in the 3rd round. Referee stops the fight when Rivera is being punished on the ropes.
Ruelas was deducted a point for low blow in the 2nd round.
Rivera knocked down reportedly for the 1st time as a pro.

1993-01-19Roberto Burgos0-3-0
Boise Center, Boise, Idaho, USAWKO110
referee: Jerry Armstrong
1992-11-06Jorge Paez43-4-4
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWRTD1012
time: 3:00 | referee: Marty Denkin | judge: Larry Rozadilla 97-90 | judge: Lou Moret 97-90 | judge: Lou Tabat 98-90
NABF lightweight title (supervisor: Steve English)
Paez was knocked down twice in the 1st round. The ringside doctor stopped the bout after the 10th round.
1992-08-25Benny Dominguez11-7-1
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWKO110
time: 2:07
1992-07-07Mauro Gutierrez47-16-5
Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood, California, USAWUD1010
99-92 | 99-91 | 98-92
1992-05-26Francisco Ortiz16-21-1
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWTKO210
time: 1:07 | referee: Marty Denkin
1992-04-03Francisco Lopez0-6-0
Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno, Nevada, USAWTKO110
time: 2:02 | referee: Norm Budden | judge: John McSweeny | judge: Keith MacDonald | judge: Doug Tucker
1992-01-30Rocky Lockridge44-7-0
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWUD1010
1991-11-26Juan De La Paz0-2-0
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWTKO2
1991-07-31Mauro Gutierrez45-15-5
Country Club, Reseda, California, USALKO212
time: 1:32 | referee: Chuck Hassett
WBC Continental Americas lightweight title
Ruelas was one second late with rising up after resting on one knee from a knockdown.
1991-06-25Narciso Valenzuela33-7-2
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWUD1010
Valenzuela floored in the final round.
1991-05-17Fernando Soldadito Teran10-6-0
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWKO110
time: 2:45
Teran down thrice.
1991-03-31Steve Cruz35-5-0
Sands Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO312
time: 0:57 | referee: Toby Gibson | judge: Dalby Shirley | judge: Al Munoz | judge: Bill Graham
NABF featherweight title (supervisor: Sam Macias)
1991-02-26Vicente Gonzalez13-9-2
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWUD1010
1991-01-14Tomas Valdez28-8-2
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWTKO3
referee: Chuck Hassett
Vacant IBF America Featherweight Title
1990-11-27Richard Abila15-6-0
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWKO712
time: 1:41 | referee: Vince Delgado
USA California State featherweight title
1990-09-22Felipe De Jesus8-7-0
Arco Arena, Sacramento, California, USAWTKO710
1990-08-17Job Walters12-4-0
Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO910
time: 2:10 | referee: Toby Gibson
1990-07-31Rosendo Alonso32-21-2
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWTKO1
referee: Chuck Hassett
1990-06-18Abe Gomez15-4-1
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Lou Filippo | 99-90 | 100-87 | 100-89
Gomez was knocked down twice in the 1st round
1990-05-29Vicente Gonzalez13-7-2
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWRTD510
1990-04-14Arturo Hernandez31-35-2
Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO18
time: 1:34
1990-03-08Antonio Sanchez0-1-0
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWKO2
1990-02-27Roberto Rios2-4-0
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWTKO2
referee: John Thomas
1990-02-05Simon Contreras4-10-2
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWKO5
time: 0:54
1989-11-28Ricardo Flores1-8-0
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWKO18
time: 2:49
1989-10-24Margarito Ruiz0-2-0
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWTKO46
referee: Lou Moret
1989-09-26Jose Luis Vasquez1-4-0
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWKO1
1989-08-29Joey Quinlan2-4-0
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWKO1
1989-07-14Ben Gomez1-1-0
Riviera Club, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO34
time: 2:11 | referee: Timothy Adams
1989-06-27Chilo Guzman0-4-0
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWKO36
time: 0:40
1989-06-16Benito Rodriguez9-3-0
Houston, Texas, USAWKO3
Bout not normally attributed to Rodriguez's record cross-references from Ruelas record.
1989-05-30Javier Lara6-7-2
Country Club, Reseda, California, USAWKO36
time: 2:28
1989-04-25Margarito Arreola1-3-0
Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWMD44
1989-03-28Adolfo Maya
Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO14
time: 2:30
1989-02-14Robert Rayford0-2-0
Showboat Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO34
1989-01-17Marcos Covarrubias1-2-0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD44

 
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