Ivan Calderon

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Ivan Calderon

Name: Ivan Calderon
Alias: Iron Boy / El Niño De Hierro
Birth Name: Iván Calderón Marrero
Born: 1975-01-07
Birthplace: Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Hometown: Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 5′ 0″   /   152cm
Reach: 63″   /   160cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager: Peter Rivera
Trainer: Jose Sanchez

Ivan Calderon is known as a great pure boxer. He was an amateur rival of Brian Viloria, beating him at the Olympic Qualifiers but losing in two Dual Meets. He also defeated Miguel Angel Cotto during his amateur career.

Amateur Highlights

  • 1999 3rd place as a Light Flyweight at Pan-American Games in Winnipeg, Canada. Results were:
  • 2000 represented Puerto Rico as a Light Flyweight at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. His result was:

Career Factoids


Preceded by:
Eduardo Ray Marquez
WBO Minimumweight Champion
2003 May 3 – 2007 Sep
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Donnie Nietes
Preceded by:
Hugo Fidel Cazares
WBO Light Flyweight Champion
2007 Aug 25 – 2010 Aug 28
Succeeded by:
Giovanni Segura