Miguel Vazquez

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Name: Miguel Vazquez
Alias: Titere Puppet
Birth Name: José Miguel Vázquez Bautista
Hometown: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 178cm
Reach: 183cm
Pro Boxer: Record

Manager: Antonio Margarito

Notable Bouts

  • August 14, 2010 - Claimed the IBF World Lightweight Title by scoring a unanimous decision over Ji Hoon Kim (21-5).
  • July 17, 2009 - Appeared in the main event of ESPN Friday Night Fights and scored a split decision upset victory over top ten ranked and undefeated lightweight Breidis Prescott 21-0 (18 KOs). For his victory, Vazquez was ranked the # 8 lightweight in the world according to The Ring Magazine.
  • June 28, 2008 - Vazquez was defeated for the 3rd time in his professional career with a unanimous decision loss in a rematch with Saul Alvarez 19-0-1 (15 KOs).
  • June 5, 2008 - Defeated Aldo Valtierra 24-9 (13 KOs) by 11th Round TKO to earn the WBC FECARBOX Light Welterweight Title.
  • July 27, 2007 - Lost to Timothy Bradley 20-0 (11 KOs) by unanimous decision for the WBC Youth World Light Welterweight Title. Bradley would defeat Junior Witter in his next bout to earn his first world title.
  • Jan 20, 2006 - Made his professional debut and suffered a split-decision loss to future champion Saul Alvarez 2-0 (2 KOs).

Career Factoids

Regional & Minor Titles

  • WBF Mexican Welterweight Title (2018)
  • WBC FECARBOX Light Welterweight Title (2008)
  • Jalisco State Light Welterweight Title (2007)

World Titles

  • IBF Lightweight Title

Preceded by:
Nate Campbell
Stripped (failed to make weight)
IBF Lightweight Champion
2010 Aug 14 – 2014 Sep 13
Succeeded by:
Mickey Bey Jr.