Wilfred Benitez

53 8 1
31 KOs 4 KOs
division super welter
status inactive
bouts 62
rounds 485
KOs 58.49%
career 1973-1990
debut 1973-11-22

ID# 000438
sex male
alias El Radar / Bible of Boxing
nationality Puerto Rico
stance orthodox
height 5′ 10″   /   178cm
reach 70″   /   178cm
residence San Juan, Puerto Rico
birth place The Bronx, New York, USA
followers
39

Box-pro 62 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
1990-09-18 Scott Papasodora 15 6 1
Convention Centre, Winnipeg
L-UD
1990-08-24 Sam Wilson 0 4 0
Regency Hotel, Denver
W-UD
98-91    99-90    96-93
1990-05-23 Pat Lawlor 13 1 0
Amigos Indoor Soccer Stadium, Tucson
L-SD
ref: Robert Ferrara 94-98   Carl Bedford 96-95   Joe Garcia 93-97
1990-03-08 Ariel Conde 0 11 0
Americana Motel, Phoenix
W-KO
1986-11-28 Carlos Herrera 54 9 0
Salta
L-TKO
1986-09-17 Harry Daniels 14 3 1
5th Regiment Armory, Baltimore
W-UD
ref: Larry Barrett   Harry Cecchini 98-95   Frank Kelly 98-95   Tom Kelly 97-95
1986-07-01 Paul Whittaker 19 0 0
Superdome, New Orleans
W-UD
ref: Lucien Joubert 6-4   Paul Sita 6-3   Kenny Snow 5-4
1986-02-15 Matthew Hilton 19 0 0
Paul Sauve Arena, Montreal
L-KO
1985-08-21 Kevin Moley 22 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-UD
ref: Joe Cortez   George DeGabriel 8-2   Bernie Friedkin 7-3   Simon Ramos 7-3
Benitez was knocked down in the first round.
1985-07-06 Danny Chapman 15 17 0
Convention Center, Washington
W-RTD
3:00    ref: Milton Greene
In the sixth round Chapman received a standing 8-count.
1985-03-30 Mauricio Bravo 26 3 1
Concorde Boxing Arena, Oranjestad
W-TKO
1984-07-14 Davey Moore 13 1 0
Stade Louis II, Fontvieille
L-TKO
1:18    ref: Gerlando Lucia   Angelo Poletti   Mario Puloni
Benitez down in rd 1 & standing 8-count in rd 2. Breaks his ankle following knockdown.
1984-02-11 Stacy McSwain 9 7 1
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit
W-UD
ref: Dale Grable    98-92    99-91    99-91
1983-07-16 Mustafa Hamsho 36 2 2
Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas
L-UD
ref: Davey Pearl   Chuck Minker 111-118   Dalby Shirley 111-117   Lou Tabat 109-118
1983-05-18 Tony Cerda 14 2 4
Dunes Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas
W-UD
ref: Richard Green   Jerry Roth 97-93   Paul Smith 99-91   Lou Tabat 96-95
1982-12-03 Thomas Hearns 35 1 0
Superdome, New Orleans
L-MD
ref: Octavio Meyran   Tony Castellano 139-144   Lou Filippo 142-142   Dick Young 137-146

1982-01-30 Roberto Duran 74 2 0
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas
W-UD
ref: Richard Green   Hal Miller 143-142   Dave Moretti 144-141   Lou Tabat 145-141

1981-11-14 Carlos Santos 22 0 0
Showboat Hotel & Casino, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas
W-UD
ref: Ferd Hernandez   Hal Miller 145-140   Dave Moretti 145-139   Paul Smith 147-138

1981-05-23 Maurice Hope 30 2 1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
W-KO
1:56    ref: Richard Green   Duane Ford 107-103   Chuck Minker 107-101   Joe Swessel 107-102

Hope down in rd 10 & counted out rd 12
1980-12-12 Pete Ranzany 50 4 2
Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento
W-UD
ref: Larry Rozadilla 99-92   Henry Elespuru 97-94   Terry Smith 97-94
1980-08-01 Tony Chiaverini 37 5 0
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas
W-TKO
1980-03-16 Johnny Turner 34 3 1
Jai Alai Fronton, Miami
W-TKO
2:57    ref: Eddie Eckert   William Connors   Bernie Soto
Turner suffered several cuts and on the advice of the ringside Doctor referee Eddie Eckert stopped the bout.
1979-11-30 Ray Leonard 25 0 0
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas
L-TKO
2:54    ref: Carlos Padilla   Harry Gibbs 134-136   Art Lurie 130-137   Ray Solis 133-137

1979-03-25 Harold Weston 26 7 5
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan
W-UD
ref: Richard Steele 149-138   Cesar Ramos 146-145   Waldemar Schmidt 144-142

1979-01-14 Carlos Palomino 27 1 3
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan
W-SD
ref: Jay Edson 148-143   Zach Clayton 142-145   Harry Gibbs 146-143

1978-12-08 Vernon Lewis 4 4 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-UD
Lewis entered the bout with a 25-5-1 record, per the New York Daily News.
1978-08-25 Randy Shields 31 3 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-RTD
3:00    ref: Harold Valan
Shields did not answer the bell for the 7th round.
1978-02-04 Bruce Curry 14 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-MD
ref: Tony Perez 9-1   Artie Aidala 7-3   Al Reid 5-5
1977-11-18 Bruce Curry 13 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-SD
ref: Arthur Mercante 4-5   Carol Castellano 5-4   Barney Smith 7-3
Benitez knocked down twice in 4th round and once in the fifth
1977-08-03 Ray Chavez Guerrero 30 6 3
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
1:41    ref: Arthur Mercante   Artie Aidala   Sam Irom


1977-07-01 Easy Boy Lake 8 9 1
Lionel Roberts Stadium, Charlotte Amalie
W-TKO
2:48    ref: Roberto Gonzalez
1977-06-02 Roberto Gonzalez debut
Saint Thomas
W-KO
1977-03-06 Melvin Dennis 24 8 3
Marion County Institution, Marion
W-UD
ref: Jimmy Devlin 7-1   Larry Barrett 5-1   Carol Castellano 8-0¼
1977-02-02 Harold Weston 21 6 4
Madison Square Garden, New York
D-MD
ref: Johnny LoBianco 7-3   Harold Lederman 5-5   Al Reid 5-5
1976-10-16 Tony Petronelli 35 1 1
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan
W-TKO
0:53    ref: Ismael Quinones Falu

1976-05-31 Emiliano Villa 24 3 0
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan
W-UD
ref: Ismael Quinones Falu 150-138   Rudy Ortega 149-137   Waldemar Schmidt 148-137

1976-03-06 Antonio Cervantes 50 9 1
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan
W-SD
ref: Isaac Herrera 148-144   Jesus Celis 145-147   Roberto Ramirez Sr 147-142

1975-12-13 Chris Fernandez 26 11 4
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan
W-PTS
1975-10-20 Omar Ruben Realecio 10 4 1
Felt Forum, New York
W-TKO
1975-09-01 Marcelino Alicia 14 16 1
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan
W-TKO
1975-08-19 Young Woodall 2 2 0
Philipsburg
W-KO
1975-08-01 Eyue Jeudy debut
Philipsburg
W-KO
1975-06-28 Jim Henry 12 16 2
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan
W-TKO
1975-06-09 Angel Robinson
Garcia
134 70 19
Ramon Loubriel Stadium, San Juan
W-PTS
1975-05-05 Santos Solis 6 0 0
San Juan
W-SD
1975-03-31 Wilbur Seales 0 3 0
San Juan
W-TKO
1975-02-08 Santiago Rosa 6 8 0
San Juan
W-KO
1975-01-04 Francisco Rodriguez 0 3 0
Country Club Stadium, San Juan
W-TKO
1974-12-02 Lawrence Hafey 39 10 3
Felt Forum, New York
W-UD
ref: Arthur Mercante 6-2   Tony Castellano 8-0   Bernie Friedkin 6-2
1974-10-25 Terry Summerhays 17 7 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
1974-09-16 Al Hughes 5 16 1
Felt Forum, New York
W-TKO
2:06    ref: Vincent Rainone
1974-08-31 Easy Boy Lake 4 3 1
Philipsburg
W-TKO
1974-06-26 Carlos Crispin 0 3 0
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan
W-TKO
1974-06-21 Ives St Jean 0 1 0
Philipsburg
W-KO
1974-05-11 Easy Boy Lake 4 2 1
Philipsburg
W-KO
1974-04-30 Juan Disla 1 6 1
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan
W-TKO
1974-04-01 Victor Mangual 1 1 1
San Juan
W-PTS
1974-02-18 Roberto Flanders debut
San Juan
W-TKO
1974-01-26 Joe York debut
Philipsburg
W-KO
1974-01-07 Hector Amadis 0 0 1
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan
W-KO
1973-11-30 Jesse Torres debut
Philipsburg
W-KO
1973-11-22 Hiram Santiago debut
San Juan
W-KO