Lupe Pintor

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Name: Lupe Pintor
Alias: El Grillo de Cuajimalpa/El Indio
Birth Name: José Guadalupe Pintor Guzmán
Hometown: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Birthplace: Cuajimalpa de Morelos, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 163cm
Reach: 168cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Career Overview

  • Defeated Carlos Zarate by a controversial 15-round split decision to win the WBC bantamweight title on June 3, 1979.
  • Successfully defend the WBC bantamweight title for the third time with a 12th-round knockout of Johnny Owen on September 19, 1980. Owen died from the injuries he sustained in the fight.
  • Successfully defended the WBC bantamweight title eight times before relinquishing it to move up in weight.
  • Challenged Wilfredo Gomez for the WBC super bantamweight title on December 3, 1982, and lost by a 14th-round TKO. The third round was named Round of the Year by The Ring.
  • Defeated Juan Meza by a 12-round unanimous decision to win the WBC super bantamweight title on August 18, 1985.
  • Named The Ring Comeback of the Year boxer for 1985.
  • Lost the WBC bantamweight title in his first defense to Samart Payakaroon by a fifth-round knockout on January 18, 1986.

Preceded by:
Carlos Zarate
WBC Bantamweight Champion
1979 Jun 3 – 1982
Succeeded by:
Alberto Davila
Preceded by:
Juan Meza
WBC Super Bantamweight Champion
1985 Aug 18 – 1986 Jan 18
Succeeded by:
Samart Payakaroon