Willie Rodriguez

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Willie Rodriguez vs. Sugar Ray Leonard

Name: Willie Rodriguez
Alias: Fireball
Hometown: Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Boxing Record: click
Promoting Record: click

Career Highlights

  • Outpointed over six rounds by Sugar Ray Leonard on May 14, 1977. It was Leonard's second professional fight.
  • Stopped future WBC Super Lightweight Champion Leroy Haley in twelve rounds to win the NABF Junior Welterweight Championship on February 2, 1979.
  • Outpointed Art McKnight over twelve rounds to win the vacant USBA Junior Welterweight Championship on September 19, 1979.
  • Outpointed future WBO Welterweight Champion Manning Galloway over twelve rounds to win the Ohio State Junior Welterweight Championship on January 8, 1981.