123 relations: AIBA World Boxing Championships, Alberto Dávila, Alexis Argüello, Alfredo Layne, Amateur boxing, Andres Hernández, Atlantic City, New Jersey, Auditorio Juan Pachín Vicéns, Azumah Nelson, Bayamón, Puerto Rico, Bermane Stiverne, Bicycle, Billy Fox (boxer), Biographical film, Bullying, Caesars Palace, Carl Weathers, Carlos Ortiz, Carlos Zárate Serna, Carnival of Champions, Casino Miami, Central American and Caribbean Games, Christian, Christian Giudice, Colombia, Costa Rica, Culiacán, Deontay Wilder, Dotdash, Edwin Rosario, Egypt, El Nuevo Día, Esteban de Jesús, Eusebio Pedroza, Félix Trinidad, Featherweight, Fukuoka, Ghana, Hallandale Beach, Florida, Havana, Héctor Camacho, Héctor Camacho Jr., HBO, Hiram Bithorn Stadium, International Boxing Hall of Fame, Israel Vázquez, Jaime Garza, Japan, Juan Antonio López, Juan Laporte, ..., Juan Meza, Juan Ramón Loubriel Stadium, Julio César Chávez, Kickboxing, Kitakyushu, LaMar Clark, Larry Holmes vs. Gerry Cooney, Las Vegas Valley, Leo Cruz, Lineal championship, List of boxing triple champions, List of featherweight boxing champions, List of lineal boxing world champions, List of Puerto Rican boxing world champions, List of Schedule I drugs (US), List of super-bantamweight boxing champions, List of super-featherweight boxing champions, List of WBA world champions, List of WBC world champions, Lupe Pintor, Madison Square Garden, Managua, Mario González (Mexican boxer), Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Mexico City, Miami, Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida, Michael Gomez, Miguel Cotto, Montreal, Muay Thai, Munich, Nakhon Ratchasima, New Jersey, New Orleans, New York City, Olympic Games, Orlando, Florida, Orthodox stance, Panama, Panama City, Pay-per-view, Pneumonia, Ponce, Puerto Rico, Prison, Professional boxing, Puerto Rico, Pulmonary edema, Roberto Clemente Coliseum, Roberto Clemente Stadium (Nicaragua), Roberto Durán, Rocky Lockridge, Royal Kobayashi, Sagat Petchyindee, Salvador Sánchez, San José, Costa Rica, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Santo Domingo, South Korea, Sports in Puerto Rico, Super bantamweight, Super featherweight, Sylvester Stallone, Thailand, The Battle of the Little Giants, Trump World's Fair, Venezuela, Wilfred Benítez, World Boxing Association, World Boxing Council, Yum Dong-kyun, 1974 World Amateur Boxing Championships. Expand index (73 more) » « Shrink index
The AIBA World Boxing Championships and the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships are biennial amateur boxing competitions organised by the International Boxing Association (AIBA), which is the sport governing body.
Albert "Alberto" Dávila (born August 10, 1954) is a Mexican-American boxer who was the World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight champion of the world.
Alexis Argüello (April 19, 1952 – July 1, 2009) was a Nicaraguan professional boxer who competed from 1968 to 1995, and later became a politician.
Alfredo Layne (October 9, 1959 – June 25, 1999) was a Panamanian professional boxer.
Amateur boxing (also called Olympic Boxing) is a variant of boxing practised at the collegiate level, at the Olympic Games, Pan American Games and Commonwealth Games, as well as many associations.
Andres"Puppy"Hernandez (born in 1950) is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer who once fought Carlos Zarate for the World Boxing Council's world bantamweight title.
Atlantic City is a resort city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, known for its casinos, boardwalk, and beaches.
The Auditorio Juan Pachín Vicéns (English: Juan Pachín Vicens Auditorium), formerly, Coliseo Juan Pachín Vicéns (English: Juan Pachin Vicens Coliseum), is a sports venue in the city of Ponce, Puerto Rico.
Azumah Nelson (born 19 July 1958) is a Ghanaian former professional boxer.
Bayamón is a municipality of Puerto Rico located on the northern coastal valley, north of Aguas Buenas and Comerío; south of Toa Baja and Cataño; west of Guaynabo; and east of Toa Alta and Naranjito. Bayamón is spread over 11 wards and Bayamón Pueblo (the downtown area and the administrative center of the city). It is part of the San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Bermane Stiverne (born November 1, 1978) is a Haitian-Canadian professional boxer who held the WBC heavyweight title from 2014 to 2015.
A bicycle, also called a cycle or bike, is a human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other.
"Blackjack" Billy Fox (born April 20, 1926) is a retired American light heavyweight boxer.
A biographical film, or biopic (abbreviation for biographical motion picture), is a film that dramatizes the life of a non-fictional or historically-based person or people.
Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate or aggressively dominate others.
Caesars Palace is a luxury hotel and casino in Paradise, Nevada, United States.
Carl Weathers (born January 14, 1948) is an American actor and former professional football player.
Carlos Juan Ortiz (born September 9, 1936) is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer.
Carlos Zárate Serna (born May 23, 1951 in Tepito, a borough of Mexico City) is a retired Mexican boxer.
The Carnival of Champions, as Don King nicknamed it, was an important boxing event held in New Orleans's Louisiana Superdome on December 3, 1982.
Casino Miami (formerly known as Miami Jai-Alai Fronton) is a 6,500-capacity indoor arena and casino located at 3500 NW 37th Avenue in Miami, Florida.
The Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC or CACGs) are a multi-sport regional championship event, held quadrennial (once every four years), typically in the middle (even) year between Summer Olympics.
A Christian is a person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.
Christian Giudice (born June 5, 1974) is an American boxing writer who has published boxing biographies.
Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America.
Costa Rica ("Rich Coast"), officially the Republic of Costa Rica (República de Costa Rica), is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Caribbean Sea to the east, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island.
Culiacán is a city in northwestern Mexico.
Deontay Leshun Wilder (born October 22, 1985) is an American professional boxer.
Dotdash (formerly About.com) is an American Internet-based network of content that publishes articles and videos about various subjects on its "topic sites", of which there are nearly 1,000.
Edwin "Chapo" Rosario (March 15, 1963 – December 1, 1997) was a world champion professional boxer who competed from 1979 to 1997.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
El Nuevo Día (English: The New Day) is the newspaper with the highest circulation in Puerto Rico, reaching a readership of 1.2 million people with over 200,000 daily copies.
Esteban de Jesús (August 2, 1951 – May 12, 1989) was a Puerto Rican world lightweight champion boxer whose life was full of controversy, problems and scandals.
Eusebio Pedroza (born March 2, 1953) is a retired boxer from Panama who held the WBA and lineal featherweight championship from 1978 to 1985.
Félix Juan Trinidad García (born January 10, 1973), also known as "Tito" Trinidad, is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer who competed from 1990 to 2008.
Featherweight is a weight class in the combat sports of boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, and Greco-Roman wrestling.
is the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture, situated on the northern shore of Japanese island Kyushu.
Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa.
Hallandale Beach (formerly known simply as Hallandale) is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States.
Havana (Spanish: La Habana) is the capital city, largest city, province, major port, and leading commercial center of Cuba.
Eachann Louis (May 24, 1962 – November 24, 2012), commonly known by his nickname Héctor Macho Camacho, was a Puerto Rican professional boxer and entertainer.
Héctor Machito Camacho Herrera Jr. (born September 20, 1978) is a Mexican-Puerto Rican professional boxer residing in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.He started boxing professional at the age of 18 years old.
Home Box Office (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network of Home Box Office, Inc..
Hiram Bithorn Stadium (Spanish: Estadio Hiram Bithorn) is a baseball park in San Juan, Puerto Rico, built in 1962 and designed by Puerto Rican architect Pedro Miranda.
The modern International Boxing Hall of Fame, located in Canastota, New York, United States, honors boxers, trainers and other contributors to the sport worldwide.
Israel Vázquez Castañeda (born December 25, 1977) is a Mexican former professional boxer who competed from 1995 to 2010.
Jaime Garza (born September 10, 1959 in Santa Cruz, California) was a Mexican American boxer in the Featherweight division.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Juan Antonio López (June 15, 1952 in Culiacán, Sinaloa – June 29, 2004 in Culiacán) was a Mexican professional boxer.
Juan Laporte, also known as Juan La Porte (born November 24, 1959) is a former boxer who was born in Guayama, Puerto Rico.
Juan Meza (born March 18, 1956), also known for his nickname Kid Meza, is a former boxer who was world Super Bantamweight champion.
Juan Ramón Loubriel Stadium (Spanish: Estadio Juan Ramón Loubriel) is a soccer-specific stadium located in Bayamón, Puerto Rico.
Julio César Chávez González (born July 12, 1962), also known as Julio César Chávez Sr., is a Mexican former professional boxer who competed from 1980 to 2005.
Kickboxing is a group of stand-up combat sports based on kicking and punching, historically developed from karate mixed with boxing.
is one of two designated cities in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, together with Fukuoka, with a population of just under 1 million people.
LaMar Clark (December 1, 1934 – November 5, 2006) was an American professional boxer who fought as a heavyweight boxer.
Larry Holmes vs.
The Las Vegas Valley is a major metropolitan area in the southern part of the U.S. state of Nevada.
Leonardo Cruz (born January 17, 1953 in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic), better known in the world of boxing as Leo Cruz, was a world Jr.
In combat sports where champions are decided by a challenge, the lineal championship of a weight class is a world championship title held initially by an undisputed champion and subsequently by a fighter who defeats the reigning champion in a match at that weight class.
In boxing, a triple champion is a boxer who has won world titles in three weight classes.
This is a list of featherweight boxing champions, as recognized by boxing organizations.
This is a list of lineal boxing world champions.
In Puerto Rico, boxing is considered a major sport, having produced more amateur and professional world champions than any other sport in its history.
This is the list of Schedule I drugs as defined by the United States Controlled Substances Act.
This is a chronological List of World Super Bantamweight Boxing Champions, as recognized by four of the better-known sanctioning organizations.
This is a list of Super featherweight boxing champions, as recognized by boxing organizations.
This is a list of WBA world champions, showing every world champion certificated by the World Boxing Association (WBA).
This is a list of WBC world champions, showing every world champion certificated by the World Boxing Council (WBC).
José Guadalupe Pintor Guzmán (born April 13, 1955), better known as Lupe Pintor, is a Mexican former professional boxer who competed from 1974 to 1995.
Madison Square Garden, often called "MSG" or simply "The Garden", is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Managua is the capital and largest city of Nicaragua, and the center of eponymous department.
Mariano ("Mario") González Lugo (born August 15, 1969 in Puebla, Puebla) is a retired boxer from Mexico, who represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.
The Mercedes-Benz Superdome, often referred to simply as the Superdome, is a domed sports and exhibition venue located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Ciudad de México,; abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.
Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.
The Miami Beach Convention Center (originally the Miami Beach Exhibition Hall) is a convention center located in Miami Beach, Florida.
Miami Beach is a coastal resort city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States.
Michael Gomez (born Michael Armstrong; 21 June 1977) is a former professional boxer who competed from 1995 to 2009.
Miguel Ángel Cotto Vázquez (born October 29, 1980) is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer who competed from 2001 to 2017.
Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.
Muay Thai (มวยไทย) or Thai boxing is a combat sport of Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques.
Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.
Nakhon Ratchasima (นครราชสีมา) is one of the four major cities of Isan, Thailand, known as the "big four of Isan".
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.
New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.
Orlando is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County.
In combat sports such as boxing, an orthodox stance is one in which the boxer places his left foot farther in front of the right foot, thus having his weaker side closer to the opponent.
Panama (Panamá), officially the Republic of Panama (República de Panamá), is a country in Central America, bordered by Costa Rica to the west, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south.
Panama City (Ciudad de Panamá) is the capital and largest city of Panama.
Pay-per-view (PPV) is a type of pay television service by which a subscriber of a television service provider can purchase events to view via private telecast.
Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the small air sacs known as alveoli.
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico.
A prison, also known as a correctional facility, jail, gaol (dated, British English), penitentiary (American English), detention center (American English), or remand center is a facility in which inmates are forcibly confined and denied a variety of freedoms under the authority of the state.
Professional boxing, or prizefighting, is a regulated, sanctioned boxing.
Puerto Rico (Spanish for "Rich Port"), officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, "Free Associated State of Puerto Rico") and briefly called Porto Rico, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea.
Pulmonary edema is fluid accumulation in the tissue and air spaces of the lungs.
Roberto Clemente Coliseum (Spanish: Coliseo Roberto Clemente) is a sports and concert arena located in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Roberto Clemente Stadium is a baseball stadium in Masaya, Nicaragua.
Roberto Durán Samaniego (born June 16, 1951) is a Panamanian former professional boxer who competed from 1968 to 2001.
Rick "Rocky" Lockridge (born January 30, 1959) is an American former professional boxer.
, better known as Royal Kobayashi, is a retired Japanese boxer who competed at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games in the featherweight division, and won the Lineal and WBC junior featherweight titles in 1976.
Sagat Petchyindee (born Sakat Phonpimai, November 30, 1957) is a Thai former professional boxer, Muay Thai fighter, actor and trainer who is considered one of the greatest Muay Thai fighters and was a 3 time Lumpinee Champion, 3 time Rajadammern Champion and Muay Thai and Kickboxing World Champion Since retiring he works as a kickboxing trainer.
Salvador Sánchez Narváez (January 26, 1959 – August 12, 1982) was a Mexican boxer born in the town of Santiago Tianguistenco, Estado de México.
San José (literally meaning "Saint Joseph") is the capital and largest city of Costa Rica.
San Juan (Saint John) is the capital and most populous municipality in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the United States.
Santo Domingo (meaning "Saint Dominic"), officially Santo Domingo de Guzmán, is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic and the largest metropolitan area in the Caribbean by population.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
Sports in Puerto Rico can be traced from the ceremonial competitions amongst the pre-Columbian Native Americans of the Arawak (Taíno) tribes which inhabited the island to the modern era in which sports activities consist of an organized physical activity or skill carried out with a recreational purpose for competition.
Super bantamweight, also known as junior featherweight, is a weight class in professional boxing, contested from and up to.
Super featherweight, also known as junior lightweight, is a weight division in professional boxing, contested between and.
Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone (born July 6, 1946) is an American actor, producer and filmmaker.
Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces.
The Battle of the Little Giants was a 1981 boxing event with a deep social impact.
Trump World's Fair at Trump Plaza was a hotel and casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey that occupied 280 feet of the Atlantic City boardwalk and was 21 floors in height.
Venezuela, officially denominated Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (República Bolivariana de Venezuela),Previously, the official name was Estado de Venezuela (1830–1856), República de Venezuela (1856–1864), Estados Unidos de Venezuela (1864–1953), and again República de Venezuela (1953–1999).
Wilfred Benítez (born September 12, 1958) is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer and the youngest world champion in the sport's history.
The World Boxing Association (WBA) is the oldest and one of four major organizations which sanction world championship boxing bouts, alongside the IBF, WBC, and WBO.
The World Boxing Council (WBC) is one of four major organizations which sanction world championship boxing bouts, alongside the International Boxing Federation (IBF), World Boxing Association (WBA) and World Boxing Organization (WBO) and one of the two original sanctioning bodies (along with the WBA).
Dong-Kyun Yum (Hangul: 염동균, Hanja: 廉東均) (born November 10, 1950 in Okcheon, Chungcheongbuk-do) is a former professional boxer from South Korea.
The Men's 1974 World Amateur Boxing Championships were held in Havana, Cuba from August 17 to 30.