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Luis Resto
Global ID22083
sexmale
birthdate 1955-06-11
divisionwelterweight
stanceorthodox
country Puerto Rico
residenceBronx, New York, USA
birth placePuerto Rico
won 20 (KO 8) + lost 8 (KO 3) + drawn 2 = 31
rounds boxed 236 KO% 25.81
 
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1983-06-16Billy Collins Jr.14-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USANCNC1010
referee: Tony Perez | judge: Carol Castellano | judge: Bill Graham
Originally, Resto won a unanimous decision. The New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) ordered the result changed to "No Contest" following charges that Resto's gloves had been illegally tampered with before the bout by Resto's trainer, Panama Lewis.
As a result of this bout, in October 1986, Resto was convicted of assault, conspiracy, and criminal possession of a deadly weapon (his fists). He served 21/2 years of a three-year sentence. Both he and Lewis were banned from boxing for life.

1983-04-07Sammy Horne23-3-0
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWUD1212
ESPN Welterweight Title
1982-12-16Robert Sawyer11-5-0
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWKO1212
referee: Larry Hazzard
ESPN Welterweight Title
1982-10-22Kevin Perry7-2-0
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1982-10-07Frank Medina6-21-1
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USAWTKO210
time: 2:26
1982-07-04Giovanni Bovenzi12-6-1
Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, Ohio, USAWUD1010
1981-09-16Domingo Ayala16-3-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO710
referee: Vincent Rainone
Stopped by doctor at the end of round seven.
1981-06-20Manuel Jiminez22-2-0
San Juan, Puerto RicoLPTS1010
1981-03-05Jose Vallejo3-2-0
Trujillo Alto, Puerto RicoWPTS1010
1980-11-25Nino Gonzalez20-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALKO910
time: 1:13 | referee: Vincent Rainone
Resto was ahead on the scorecards at the time of the knockout.
1980-11-06Ismael Martinez0-1-1
San Juan, Puerto RicoWPTS1010
1980-10-09Jorge Mojica1-5-1
San Juan, Puerto RicoWKO8
1980-06-06Juan Hidalgo18-2-0
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1980-03-28Adolfo Viruet16-4-0
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
1979-10-26Pat Hallacy20-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
10-0 | 10-0 | 10-0
1979-08-18Vernon Lewis4-5-0
National Sports Hall, Georgetown, GuyanaLSD1010
referee: Cecil Henry
1979-04-06Earl Liburd9-1-1
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USAWUD88
1979-03-16Gary Coates6-6-0
Cincinnati, Ohio, USAWKO4
1979-02-18Reggie Ford5-4-0
Georgetown, GuyanaWPTS1010
1979-02-15John Baker Muwanga5-0-0
Nordstrandhallen, Oslo, NorwayLPTS88
1978-10-01Mark Harris1-1-0
Georgetown, GuyanaWKO7
1978-07-29Luis Primera6-0-0
Caracas, VenezuelaLKO110
Also reported as a 10-round points win for Primera
1978-04-22Mario Omar Guillotti55-8-5
Ariston Theatre, San Remo, Liguria, ItalyLPTS88
1978-03-18Bruce Curry15-2-0
The Aladdin, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALTKO210
time: 2:22 | referee: Ferd Hernandez
1977-12-17Fighting Hunks2-3-1
Lionel Roberts Stadium, Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin IslandsWUD1010
1977-11-18Anthony Daniels17-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1977-06-18Sam Hailstock6-1-1
Long Island Arena, Commack, New York, USADPTS66
1977-06-03Tyrone Phelps11-17-3
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWKO46
1977-05-06Mike Lytell
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWKO2
1977-04-19Ronald Whyms5-5-2
Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York, USAWUD66
1977-02-04Julio Chevalier0-1-0
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWPTS44
Pro debut for Resto a two time New York Golden Gloves Champion.

 
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