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WORLD BOXING COUNCIL NEWS
April 18, 2013 – Mexico City.
From the office of WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán:
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
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
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.
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