Name: Adilson Rodrigues
Birth Name: José Adilson Rodrigues dos Santos
Hometown: Penha, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Birthplace: Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil
Pro Boxer: Record
Jose Adilson Rodrigues dos Santos, the "Maguila", is the former Brazilian Heavyweight Champion, South American Heavyweight champion, WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight champion, WBF Heavyweight champion and WBA Fedelatin Heavyweight champion. He's, probably, the best known Brazilian Heavyweight boxer in history.
Adilson has two victories against the current WBO Cruiserweight champion, Johnny Nelson. Adilson has fought great fighters like Evander Holyfield and George Foreman, losing to both by KO in the 2nd round. As of 2006, he acts in television comedy shows. His son, Adenilson Rodrigues, is also a professional boxer.
Titles Held Professional
|Date||Titles Held Professional||No. Defenses Title|
|1996||WBA Fedelatin heavyweight title|
|1996||IBF Latin American Heavyweight Title|
|1995||World Boxing Federation heavyweight title|
|1986||WBC Continental Americas heavyweight title|
|1984||South American heavyweight title|
|1983||Brazilian heavyweight title|