Name: Miguel Canto
Alias: El Maestro
Hometown: Merida, Yucatán, Mexico
Birthplace: Merida, Yucatán, Mexico
Pro Boxer: Record
Manager and Trainer: Jesus Rivero
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Miguel Canto had a 13-year professional career, and compiled a 61-9-4 (15) record. After he won the WBC flyweight title, he successfully defended it 14 times, once by a TKO win, and the other 13 times by going the 15-round distance--a record that may never be broken, in this era of 12-round championship bouts.
- Named "Flyweight Fighter of the Century" along with Pancho Villa by the Associated Press in 1999.
- 11 opponents (1 by KO) beaten for the World Flyweight Title.
| WBC Flyweight Champion
1975 Jan 8 – 1979 Mar 18