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WBC News: Thompson vs. Miura this Saturday, August 17th



WORLD BOXING COUNCIL NEWS

August 14, 2013 – Mexico City.

From the office of WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán:

WBC STATISTICS

WBC Super Featherweight World Championship

Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico – Plaza de Toros

August 17, 2013

This will be the 1,830th fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 50-year history.

GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS & CANCUN BOXING PRESENT:

TAKASHI MIURA (Japan)

WBC Super Featherweight World Champion

Age (date of birth): 29 (May 14, 1984)

Residence: Tokyo, Japan

Birthplace: Yamamoto, Japan

Record: 25-2-2, 19 KOs

Stance: Lefthanded

Total rounds: 155

World championship fights: 1-1, 1 KO

Manager: Akihiko Honda

Promoter: Teiken Promotions

SERGIO THOMPSON (Mexico)

Ranked WBC No. 1 at super featherweight

Age (date of birth): 29 (October 29, 1983)

Birthplace: Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Residence: Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Record: 27-2-0, 25 KOs

Stance: Righthanded

Total rounds: 118

WBC titles: International Silver / Fecarbox

Manager: Jose Luis Bueno

Promoter: Pepe Gomez

WBC SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS

1. Gabriel Elorde (Phil) 1963 – 1967

2. Yoshiaki Numata (Jap) 1967

3. Hiroshi Kobayashi (Japan) 1967 – 1968

4. Rene Barrientos (Phil) 1969 – 1970

5. Yoshiaki Numata (Japan) * 1970 – 1971

6. Ricardo Arredondo (Mex) 1971 – 1974

7. Kuniaki Shibata (Jap) 1974 – 1975

8. Alfredo Escalera (P. Rico) 1975 – 1978

9. Alexis Arguello (Nic) 1978 – 1980

10. Rafael Limon (Mex) 1980 – 1981

11. Cornelius Boza-Edwards (Uga) 1981

12. Rolando Navarrete (Phil) 1981 – 1982

13. Rafael Limon (Mex) * 1982

14. Bobby Chacon (US) 1982 – 1983

15. Hector Camacho (P. Rico) 1983

16. Julio Cesar Chavez (Mex) 1984 – 1987

17. Azumah Nelson (Ghana) 1988 – 1994

18. James Leija (US) 1994

19. Gabriel Ruelas (Mex) 1994 – 1995

20. Azumah Nelson (Ghana) * 1995 – 1997

21. Genaro Hernandez (US) 1997 – 1998

22. Floyd Mayweather (US) 1998 – 2001

23. Sirimongkol Singmanassuk (Thai) 2002 – 2003

24. Jesus Chavez (Mexico) 2003 – 2004

25. Erik Morales (Mexico) 2004

26. Marco Antonio Barrera (Mexico) 2004 – 2007

27. Juan Manuel Marquez (Mexico) 2007 – 2008

28. Manny Pacquiao (Philippines) 2008

29. Humberto Soto (Mexico) 2008 – 2009

30. Humberto Mauro Gutierrez (Mex) Int. 2009

31. Vitaly Tajbert (Germany) 2009 – 2010

32. Takahiro Aoh (Japan) 2010 – 2012

33. Gamaliel Diaz (Mexico) 2012 – 2013

34. Takashi Miura (Japan) 2013 –

* Regained

GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT DIVISION IN WBC HISTORY

31 world champions have been recognized by the WBC, three of whom have regained the title: Yoshiaki Numata (Japan), Rafael Limon (Mexico), Azumah Nelson (Ghana).

134 super featherweight world title fights have been held in the history of the WBC.

This will be the 13th super featherweight title fight in Mexico in the history of the WBC.

221 WBC world title fights have been held in Mexico in WBC history.

WBC TITLE FIGHTS BETWEEN MEXICO & JAPAN

There have been 93 WBC world title fights between Mexico and Japan.

Mexico has won 54 bouts, Japan has won 35, with 2 draws and 1 no contest.

MEMORABLE FIGHTS:

Jan. 29, 1967 Vicente Saldivar KO7 Mitsunori Seki, Mexico City

Jan. 3, 1967 Masahiko Harada W15 Jose Medel, Nagoya

Dec. 11, 1970 Kuniaki Shibata KO13 Vicente Saldivar, Tijuana

Sep. 1, 1973 Ricardo Arredondo TKO6 Morito Kashiwaba, Tokyo

Sep. 12, 1974 Ishimatsu Suzuki D15 Tury Pineda, Tokyo

Jan. 8, 1975 Miguel Canto W15 Shoji Oguma, Sendai

Aug. 23, 1975 Miguel Canto TKO11 Jiro Takada, Merida

June 11, 1980 Guadalupe Pintor D15 Eijiro Murata, Tokyo

Apr. 9, 1984 Gabriel Bernal KO2 Koji Kobayashi, Tokyo

Mar. 30, 1985 Gilberto Roman W12 Jiro Watanabe, Itami

July 22, 1987 Rene Arredondo TKO6 Tsuyoshi Hamada, Tokyo

Sep. 17, 1992 Victor Rabanales TKO9 Joichiro Tatsuyoshi, Osaka

Mar. 3, 1996 Daniel Zaragoza TKO11 Joichiro Tatsuyoshi, Yokohama

Apr. 27, 1996 Hiroshi Kawashima W12 Jose Luis Bueno, Yokohama

Apr. 14, 1997 Daniel Zaragoza W12 Joichiro Tatsuyoshi, Osaka

Mar. 6, 2004 Oscar Larios W12 Shigeru Nakazato, Saitama

Jan. 3, 2007 Cristian Mijares TKO10 Katsushige Kawashima, Tokyo

Mar 12, 2008 Takahiro Aoh W12 Oscar Larios, Tokyo

May 23, 2009 Toshiaki Nishioka TKO3 Jhonny Gonzalez, Monterrey

Apr. 30, 2010 Fernando Montiel TKO4 Hozumi Hasegawa, Tokyo

Sep. 20, 2010 Tomas Rojas W12 Kohei Kono (vacant), Saitama

WBC Statistics by Luis Medina.