Roberto Duran

103 16 0
70 KOs 4 KOs
Box-pro
division light
status inactive
bouts 119
rounds 821
KOs 58.82%
career 1968-2001
debut 1968-02-23

ID# 000080
birth name Roberto Duran Samaniego
sex male
alias Manos de Piedra / El Cholo
age
nationality Panama
stance orthodox
height 5′ 7″   /   170cm
reach 66″   /   168cm
residence Panama City, Panama
birth place El Chorrillo, Panama

Boxing Pro 119 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
2001-07-14 Hector Camacho 73 4 2
Pepsi Center, Denver
L-UD
ref: Robert Ferrara   Ed Kugler 108-118   Levi Martinez 112-114   Tyrone Short 108-118
2000-08-12 Patrick Goossen 19 2 0
Yakama Legends Casino, Toppenish
W-UD
ref: Mike Fisher   Larry Cover 97-93   Dennis Ryan 98-92   Bruce Siebol 98-94
2000-06-16 Pat Lawlor 22 10 0
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Juan Diaz
W-UD
ref: Julio Cesar Alvarado   Harmodio Cedeno 117-113   Arturo Sanchez 117-114   Marcos A Torres 117-113
NBA Super Middleweight Title
1999-03-06 Omar Eduardo
Gonzalez
20 1 0
Mar del Plata
L-UD
ref: Guillermo Armani   Mario Lier 96-98   Omar Moran 96-97   Carlos Villarreal 97-99
1998-08-28 William Joppy 25 1 1
Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas
L-TKO
2:54    ref: Joe Cortez   Duane Ford 18-20   Derek Milham 18-20   Cesar Ramos 18-20

1998-01-31 Felix Jose
Hernandez
10 5 1
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-UD
ref: Carlos Berrocal   Harmodio Cedeno 97-91   Arturo Sanchez 98-91   Marcos A Torres 97-91
Duran was knocked down in 1st round.- Hernandez dropped in 4th and 8th rounds.-
1997-11-15 David Radford 14 9 2
Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal
W-UD
ref: Len Hunt   Alfred Buqwana 79-74   Gordon Goba 78-75   Jaap Van Niewenhuizen 80-73
1997-06-14 Jorge Castro 101 5 2
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-UD
ref: Carlos Berrocal   Marcos A Torres 97-95    97-95    97-95
1997-02-15 Jorge Castro 100 5 2
Mar del Plata
L-UD
ref: Luis Carlos Guzman   Luis Clemente 96-99   Edgar Freije 98-99   Osvaldo Tua 94-100
1996-09-27 Mike Culbert 21 3 0
Mountaineer Casino Racetrack and Resort, Chester
W-TKO
2:24    ref: Dave Johnson
1996-08-31 Ariel Cruz 3 13 0
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-KO
1996-06-22 Hector Camacho 58 3 1
Mark Etess Arena, Atlantic City
L-UD
ref: Tony Perez   Dana DePaolo 113-116   Tim Figley 113-115   Paul Venti 111-117
1996-02-20 Ray Domenge 19 6 0
Mahi Temple Shrine Auditorium, Miami
W-UD
ref: William Connors   Robert Balogh 99-92   Paul Herman 99-91   Rocky Young 99-91
1995-12-21 Wilbur Garst 17 3 1
War Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale
W-TKO
2:14    ref: Armando Garcia   Paul Herman   Mark Streisand   Al Wilensky
1995-06-10 Roni Martinez 16 0 0
Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City
W-TKO
2:59    ref: Ron Lipton   Larry Dickey   Tim Figley   Gary Merritt
1995-01-14 Vinny Pazienza 39 5 0
Convention Hall, Atlantic City
L-UD
ref: Steve Smoger   Debra Barnes 110-118   Tim Figley 111-117   Joseph Pasquale 112-116
1994-10-18 Heath Todd 26 4 0
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis
W-RTD
3:00    ref: Elmo Adolph
1994-06-25 Vinny Pazienza 37 5 0
MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas
L-UD
ref: Joe Cortez   Chuck Giampa 113-117   Dave Moretti 112-117   Jerry Roth 112-117
Pazienza down in round 5
1994-03-29 Terry Thomas 26 3 2
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis
W-TKO
1994-02-22 Carlos Montero 5 4 0
Palais des Sports, Marseille
W-UD
1993-12-14 Tony Menefee 19 1 0
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis
W-TKO
1993-08-17 Sean Fitzgerald 17 0 2
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis
W-KO
1993-06-29 Jacques LeBlanc 22 4 2
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis
W-UD
ref: Chester Comeaux   Elmo Adolph 97-96   Bill Moran 98-92   Fred Steinwinder III 99-91
1992-12-17 Ken Hulsey 14 7 1
Cleveland State Convocation Center, Cleveland
W-KO
2:45    ref: Ron Tillman
1992-09-30 Tony Biglen 15 5 1
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo
W-UD
ref: Luis Rivera   Andy Heymann 100-86   Don Nodecker 100-86   Joe Ware 100-86
Biglen down in fourth
1991-03-18 Pat Lawlor 14 1 0
Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas
L-TKO
1:50    ref: Vic Drakulich   Art Lurie   Al Siciliano   Paul Smith
Duran injures his shoulder and is unable to continue.
1989-12-07 Ray Leonard 35 1 1
Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas
L-UD
ref: Richard Steele   Joe Cortez 111-116   Bob Logist 110-120   Jerry Roth 109-119

1989-02-24 Iran Barkley 25 4 0
Convention Center, Atlantic City
W-SD
ref: Joe Cortez   Dave Brown 113-116   Giuseppe Ferrari 118-112   Tom Kaczmarek 116-112

Barkley down in 11th round
1988-10-01 Jeff Lanas 16 3 0
International Amphitheatre, Chicago
W-SD
ref: Stanley Berg   Mike Glienna 47-46   Jerry Jakubco 47-45   Bill Lerch 44-46
1988-04-14 Paul Thorn 9 1 1
Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City
W-RTD
3:00    ref: Randy Neumann
Stopped after six completed rounds by Thorne's cornermen due to a severely split lip.
1988-02-05 Ricky Stackhouse 18 5 1
Convention Center, Atlantic City
W-UD
ref: Rudy Battle   Frank Brunette 96-92   Frank Cairo 96-92   Richard Strange 98-91
Stackhouse was knocked down in the 7th round.-
1987-09-12 Juan Carlos Gimenez 28 3 2
James L. Knight Center, Miami Beach
W-UD
ref: Juan Arias   Mark Conn 98-91   John Rupert 97-91   Al Wilensky 96-91
1987-05-16 Victor Claudio 10 4 0
Convention Center, Miami Beach
W-UD
Ed Levine 98-91   Mark Sheckner 98-92   Stuart Winston 99-91
Claudio down in 9th
1986-06-23 Robbie Sims 26 4 1
Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas
L-SD
ref: Mills Lane   Bill Graham 92-97   Art Lurie 96-94   Jerry Roth 94-95
1986-04-18 Jorge Suero 0 2 0
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-KO
1986-01-31 Manuel Esteban
Zambrano
9 10 0
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-KO
2:57    ref: Carlos Berrocal   Humberto Figueroa Sr
Zambrano suffered a triple fracture of the jaw
1984-06-15 Thomas Hearns 38 1 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
L-TKO
1:07    ref: Carlos Padilla   Newton Campos 6-10   Harry Gibbs 7-10   Hans LeVert 7-10

1983-11-10 Marvelous Marvin
Hagler
57 2 2
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
L-UD
ref: Stanley Christodoulou   Guy Jutras 142-144   Ove Ovesen 143-144   Yusaku Yoshida 145-146

1983-06-16 Davey Moore 12 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
2:02    ref: Ernesto Magana   Kazumasa Kuwata 70-65   Fernando Viso 70-64   Yusaku Yoshida 70-65

Moore was knocked down in the 7th round.-
1983-01-29 Pipino Cuevas 29 8 0
Sports Arena, Los Angeles
W-TKO
2:26    ref: James Jen Kin
1982-11-12 Jimmy Batten 36 6 0
Orange Bowl, Miami
W-UD
ref: William Connors 98-94   Ed Regina 98-92   Al Wilensky 99-93
1982-09-04 Kirkland Laing 23 3 1
Cobo Hall, Detroit
L-SD
ref: Bob Watson   Bernard Humphrey 96-94   Stuart Kirshenbaum 94-96   Nate McAlpine 94-96
1982 Upset of the Year - Ring Magazine
1982-01-30 Wilfred Benitez 43 1 1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
L-UD
ref: Richard Green   Hal Miller 142-143   Dave Moretti 141-144   Lou Tabat 141-145

1981-09-26 Luigi Minchillo 35 1 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
W-UD
ref: Mills Lane   Hal Miller 98-92   Dave Moretti 100-91   Paul Smith 100-90
1981-08-09 Nino Gonzalez 24 1 0
Public Hall, Cleveland
W-UD
ref: Jackie Keough 48-44   Vito Mazzeo 48-45   Ed McGuire 47-43
1980-11-25 Ray Leonard 27 1 0
Superdome, New Orleans
L-TKO
2:44    ref: Octavio Meyran   James Brimmell 66-67   Jean Deswert 66-68   Mike Jacobs 66-68

1980-06-20 Ray Leonard 27 0 0
Olympic Stadium, Montreal
W-UD
ref: Carlos Padilla   Raymond Baldeyrou 146-144   Harry Gibbs 145-144   Angelo Poletti 148-147

1980-02-24 Wellington Wheatley 7 2 1
Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas
W-TKO
0:44    ref: Carlos Padilla
Wheatley's record after the bout was 17-3-2, according to the AP.
1980-01-13 Joseph Nsubuga 15 1 0
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas
W-RTD
3:00    ref: Richard Green   Harold Buck   Hal Miller   Joe Swessel
The referee stopped the bout in Nsubuga's corner after Nsubuga had been knocked down late in the 4th round.
1979-09-28 Zeferino Gonzalez 19 2 1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
W-UD
ref: Ferd Hernandez   Harold Buck 99-91   Art Lurie 99-92   Chuck Minker 98-92
1979-06-22 Carlos Palomino 27 2 3
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-UD
ref: Arthur Mercante 99-90   Tony Castellano 99-91   Harold Lederman 99-90
Palomino was knocked down in 6th round
1979-04-08 Jimmy Heair 73 17 1
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas
W-UD
ref: Richard Green   Hal Miller 50-40   Chuck Minker 49-41   Lou Tabat 49-41
1978-12-08 Monroe Brooks 41 4 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-KO
1:59    ref: Arthur Mercante
1978-09-01 Ezequiel Obando 1 3 0
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-KO
1:09    ref: Isaac Herrera
1978-04-27 Adolfo Viruet 15 2 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-UD
ref: Arthur Mercante 7-2   Artie Aidala 6-4   Tony Castellano 7-3
1978-01-21 Esteban De Jesus 51 3 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
W-TKO
2:32    ref: Buddy Basilico   Art Lurie 107-102   Isidro Rodriguez 109-104   Richard Steele 107-104

Duran vacates the Lightweight Title in January 1979
1977-09-17 Edwin Viruet 23 2 2
Spectrum, Philadelphia
W-UD
ref: Isidro Rodriguez 73-68   Frank Adams 71-65   Servio Tulio Lay 73-65

1977-08-06 Bernardo Diaz 3 5 0
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-KO
1:29    ref: Carlos Berrocal   Harmodio Cedeno   Rodolfo Hill

1977-05-16 Javier Muniz 21 6 1
Capitol Center, Landover
W-UD
1977-01-29 Vilomar Fernandez 19 5 1
Fontainbleau Hotel, Miami Beach
W-KO
2:10    ref: Servio Tulio Lay   Marty Cohen   Al Wilensky

1976-10-15 Alvaro Rojas 21 10 0
Hollywood Sportatorium, Pembroke Pines
W-KO
2:17    ref: Carlos Berrocal

1976-07-31 Emiliano Villa 24 4 0
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-TKO
2:00    ref: Carlos Berrocal
The 1979 and 1981 Ring Record Book and Boxing Encyclopedia incorrectly list this as a 9th round KO.
1976-05-23 Lou Bizzarro 22 0 0
County Field House, Erie
W-KO
2:59    ref: Waldemar Schmidt   Emma De Urrunaga

Bizzaro was knocked down twice in the 10th round; and took a standing eight-count, and was knocked down twice in the 14th round.
1976-05-04 Saoul Mamby 18 8 5
Convention Center, Miami Beach
W-UD
ref: Cy Gottfried 48-44   Marty Cohen 48-45   Gus Jacobson 48-42
1975-12-20 Leoncio Ortiz 30 5 2
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan
W-KO
2:39    ref: Waldemar Schmidt   Juan Carlos Tapia

1975-09-30 Edwin Viruet 20 1 2
Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale
W-UD
ref: Petey Della 6-2   Tony Castellano 5-4   Harold Lederman 6-3
1975-09-13 Alirio Acuna 0 3 0
Gimnasio Jose D. Crespo, Chitre
W-KO
1975-08-02 Pepe El Toro 2 2 0
Managua
W-KO
1975-06-03 Jose Peterson 24 14 1
Convention Center, Miami Beach
W-TKO
1:02    ref: Cy Gottfried
1975-03-02 Ray Lampkin 29 3 1
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-KO

Lampkin is briefly hospitalized after the fight.
1975-02-15 Andres Salgado 3 6 0
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-KO
1:00    ref: Servio Tulio Lay
1974-12-21 Masataka Takayama 21 5 1
Plaza de Toros, Zapote
W-TKO

Takayama was knocked down three times in the 1st round.
1974-11-16 Adalberto Vanegas 6 0 2
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-KO
1974-10-31 Jose Vasquez 6 0 0
Gimnasio Nacional Eddy Cortés, San Jose
W-KO
1974-09-02 Hector Matta 24 7 2
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan
W-UD
1974-07-06 Flash Gallego 21 15 1
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-TKO
2:35    ref: Servio Tulio Lay
1974-03-16 Esteban De Jesus 41 1 0
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-KO
1:11    ref: Isaac Herrera   Harmodio Cedeno   Emma De Urrunaga

Duran knocked down in first
1974-02-16 Armando Mendoza 17 4 0
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-TKO
1:50    ref: Roberto Lopez
1974-01-21 Leonard Tavarez 25 11 5
Palais des Sports, Paris
W-TKO
1973-12-01 Tony Garcia 13 2 4
Gimnasio Escuela Normal, Santiago de Veraguas
W-KO
1973-09-08 Guts Ishimatsu 25 10 5
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-TKO

1973-08-04 Doc McClendon 11 12 2
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan
W-UD
1973-06-02 Hector Thompson 39 2 2
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-TKO
2:15    ref: Nicasio Lorenzo Drake 70-64   Harmodio Cedeno 66-64   Emma De Urrunaga 70-63

1973-04-14 Gerardo Ferrat 26 9 1
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-TKO
2:45    ref: Vivian Stewart
1973-03-17 Javier Ayala 17 9 1
Sports Arena, Los Angeles
W-UD
Ayala was knocked down in the 10th round. Jugdes score: 9-1; 9-1; 9-0-1.
1973-02-22 Juan Medina 4 0 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles
W-TKO
1:22    ref: George Latka
1973-01-20 Jimmy Robertson 26 5 1
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-KO
3:05    ref: Vivian Stewart   Harmodio Cedeno

1972-11-17 Esteban De Jesus 32 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-UD
ref: Arthur Mercante 4-5   Harold Lederman 3-6   Bill Recht 2-6
Duran knocked down in first
1972-10-28 Lupe Ramirez 15 12 0
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-KO
1972-09-02 Greg Potter 11 3 1
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-KO
1:58    ref: Isaac Herrera
1972-06-26 Ken Buchanan 43 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO

1972-03-10 Panchito Munoz 11 11 1
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-TKO
2:34    
Mu?oz was knocked down three times in 1st round; attrib Francisco Munoz
1972-01-15 Angel Robinson
Garcia
121 55 19
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-UD
ref: Roberto Lopez 98-94   Harry Boyd 98-96   Humberto Figueroa Sr 99-93
1971-10-16 Hiroshi Kobayashi 61 9 4
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-KO
0:30    ref: Isaac Herrera 59-57   Harmodio Cedeno 59-57   Juan Carlos Tapia 60-56
1971-09-13 Benny Huertas 18 14 3
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
1971-07-18 Fermin Soto 8 8 1
Monterrey
W-TKO
Soto was knocked down in 2nd round
1971-05-29 Lloyd Marshall 22 8 0
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-TKO
1:37    ref: Roberto Lopez
1971-03-21 Jose Acosta 17 13 6
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-KO
1:55    ref: Nicasio Lorenzo Drake
1971-01-10 Jose Angel Herrera 7 2 0
Plaza de Toros Monumental, Monterrey
W-KO
1970-10-18 Ignacio Castaneda 1 5 0
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City
W-TKO
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