Adilson Rodrigues

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Name: Adilson Rodrigues
Alias: Maguila
Birth Name: José Adilson Rodrigues dos Santos
Born: 1958-06-12
Hometown: Penha, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Birthplace: Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 186cm
Reach: 183cm
Pro Boxer: Record

Adilson Rodrigues Photo Gallery

Trainer: Ralph Zumbano, Miguel de Oliveira, Angelo Dundee

Professional Career

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