Rodolfo Gonzalez

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World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee

Name: Rodolfo Gonzalez
Alias: El Gato
Born: 1945-12-16
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Hometown: Long Beach, California, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 9″   /   175cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager: Jackie McCoy

Awards & Recognition

Rodolfo Gonzalez, Rick Farris, Armando Muniz
  • Rodolfo Gonzales actually missed making it into the World Boxing Hall of Fame by one vote in 2003, of the 140 voting members. A private vote was then taken by the 10-member Executive Committee, and Gonzales was accepted by an 8-2 vote. Two members resigned in protest. More on this controversy here.
  • Rodolfo Gonzalez was named by The Ring magazine to its list of The 100 Greatest Punchers of All-Time!.

External Links

  • Cyber Boxing Zone article
  • Chronicle of a Champion [1]


Preceded by:
Chango Carmona
WBC Lightweight Champion
1972 Nov 10 – 1974 Apr 11
Succeeded by:
Guts Ishimatsu