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WBC News: Mijares vs. Terrazas this Saturday night in Mexico City, Mexico



WORLD BOXING COUNCIL NEWS

April 18, 2013 – Mexico City.

From the office of WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán:

WBC STATISTICS

Vacant WBC Super Bantamweight World Championship

Mexico City, D.F., Mexico – Arena Ciudad de Mexico

April 20, 2013

This will be the 1,814th championship fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 50-year history.

ZANFER PROMOTIONS PRESENTS:

VICTOR “Vikingo” TERRAZAS (MEXICO)

Ranked WBC No. 1

Age, date of birth: 30 (Feb. 11, 1983)

Residence, birthplace: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Record: 36-2-1, 21 KOs

Stance: Righthanded

Total rounds: 221

World title fights: 0

Manager: Omar Rivera

Promoter: Zanfer Promotions

CRISTIAN “Diamante” MIJARES (MEXICO)

Ranked WBC No. 2

Age, date of birth: 31 (Oct. 2, 1981)

Residence, birthplace: Gomez Palacio, Durango, Mexico

Record: 47-6-2, 22 KOs

Stance: Lefthanded

Total rounds: 401

World title fights: 10 (9-1, 4 KOs)

Manager: Manuel López

Promoter: Zanfer Promotions

WBC SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS:

1. Rigoberto Riasco (Pan) 1976

2. Royal Kobayashi (Jap) 1976

3. Dong-Kyun Yum (Kor) 1976 – 1977

4. Wilfredo Gomez (P. Rico) 1977 – 1982

5. Jaime Garza (US) 1983 – 1984

6. Juan Meza (US) 1984 – 1985

7. Lupe Pintor (Mex) 1985 – 1986

8. Samart Payakaroon (Thai) 1986 – 1987

9. Jeff Fenech (Aust) 1987 – 1988

10. Daniel Zaragoza (Mex) 1988 – 1990

11. Paul Banke (US) 1990

12. Pedro Decima (Arg) 1990 – 1991

13. Kiyoshi Hatanaka (Jap) 1991

14. Daniel Zaragoza (Mex) * 1991 – 1992

15. Thierry Jacob (Fra) 1992

16. Tracy Patterson (US) 1992 – 1994

17. Hector Acero-Sanchez (D.R.) 1994 – 1995

18. Daniel Zaragoza (Mex) * 1995 – 1997

19. Erik Morales (Mex) 1997 – 2000

20. Willie Jorrin (US) 2000 – 2002

21. Oscar Larios (Mex) 2002 – 2005

22. Israel Vazquez (Mex) 2005 – 2007

23. Rafael Marquez (Mexico) 2007

24. Israel Vazquez (Mexico) * 2007 – 2008

25. Toshiaki Nishioka (Japan) 2008 – 2012

26. Abner Mares (Mexico) 2012 – 2013

* Regained title

GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT DIVISION IN WBC HISTORY:

23 world champions have been recognized by the WBC, of whom only two have regained the title: Daniel Zaragoza (Mexico) two times, and Israel Vazquez (Mexico).

101 world title bouts have been held in the super bantamweight division in WBC history, six of them in Mexico.

Wilfredo Gomez (Puerto Rico) holds the record for super bantamweight world title defenses with 17.

Daniel Zaragoza (Mexico) made 14 title defenses in three periods as champion.

Oscar Larios (Mexico) made 10 title defenses.

WBC TITLE BOUTS HELD IN MEXICO

219 WBC title bouts have been held in Mexico in WBC history.

WBC TOP 5 TITLE FIGHTS IN MEXICO

Sep. 26, 1964 Vicente Saldivar KO12 Ultiminio Ramos, Naucalpan – Featherweight

Jan. 28, 1968 Chartchai Chionoi KO13 Efren Torres, Naucalpan – Flyweight

Apr. 14, 1973 Rafael Herrera TKO12 Rodolfo Martinez, Monterrey – Bantamweight

Aug. 24, 1992 Julio Cesar Chavez TKO5 Greg Haugen, Mexico City – Super Lightweight

Mar. 8, 2008 Samuel Peter TKO5 Oleg Maskaev, Cancun – Heavyweight

WBC TITLE FIGHTS BETWEEN MEXICANS

There have been 105 WBC title fights between Mexicans in WBC history.

WBC Statistics by Luis Medina.