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All the world boxing champions in Argentina:…

Perhaps not as much as Mexico or the United States, but Argentina has a rich boxing history, with several world champions to its credit. Since P


Perhaps not as much as Mexico or the United States, but Argentina has a rich boxing history, with several world champions to its credit. Since Pascual Perez until Fernando Martinezwe leave you the complete list of those who knew how to reach the top.

The road is long and winding. Not everyone reaches the top, and less with the wind against. In boxing matters, except in the golden age of the historic moon park, Argentines almost always had to act as visitors and dance with the ugliest. Nothing is free in the life of the fighter.

Only 41 guys managed to stand on top, and only one remains in force. 40 of them are recognized by the regulatory entities of the art of fists, while another was dethroned for testing positive in a doping sample. Check out their stories below.

All world boxing champions in Argentina: year by year and divisions

  1. Pascual Perez: Flyweight World Champion WBA, between 1954 and 1960; nine successful defenses.
  2. Horace Accavallo: Flyweight World Champion WBA and the WBC, between 1966 and 1968; three successful defenses.
  3. Nicolino Loche: Super lightweight world champion for the WBA, between 1968 and 1972; five successful defenses.
  4. Carlos Monzon: World Middleweight Champion WBA and the WBC, between 1970 and 1977; 14 successful defenses.
  5. Victor Galindez: Middle Heavyweight World Champion WBA, between 1974 and 1979; 10 successful defenses.
  6. Michael Castellini: Super Welterweight World Champion WBAbetween 1976 and 1977. He did not make successful defenses.
  7. Miguel Neck: Middle Heavyweight World Champion WBCbetween 1977 and 1978. He did not make successful defenses.
  8. Hugo Pastor Corro: Super Welterweight World Champion WBA and the WBC; two successful defenses.
  9. Sergio Victor Palma: Super bantamweight world champion for the WBA, between 1980 and 1982; five successful defenses.
  10. Santos “Falucho” Laciar: Flyweight World Champion WBA, between 1981 and 1985. He made nine successful defenses. Super flyweight world champion WBCin 1987. He did not make successful defenses.
  11. Gustavo Ballas: Super flyweight world champion for the WBAin 1981. He did not make successful defenses.
  12. Ubaldo Sacco: Super lightweight world champion for the WBAbetween 1985 and 1986. He did not make successful defenses.
  13. Juan Martin “Whip” Coggi: Super lightweight world champion for the WBAbetween 1987 and 1990, 1993 and 1994, and in 1996. He made nine successful defenses.
  14. Pedro Tenth: Super bantamweight world champion for the WBAbetween 1990 and 1991. He did not make successful defenses.
  15. Hugo Soto: Flyweight world champion for the WBCbetween 1998 and 1999. He did not make successful defenses.
  16. Julio Cesar Vazquez: Super Welterweight World Champion WBAbetween 1992 and 1996. He made ten successful defenses.
  17. Nestor Giovannini: Cruiserweight World Champion WBObetween 1993 and 1994. He completed a successful defense.
  18. Jorge “Locomotive” Castro: World Middleweight Champion WBAbetween 1994 and 1995. He made four successful defenses.
  19. Marcelo “Toro” Dominguez: Cruiserweight World Champion WBCbetween 1995 and 1998. He made five successful defenses.
  20. Charles Salazar: Super flyweight world champion for the IBF, between 1995 and 1996. He completed a successful defense. Flyweight World Champion WBObetween 1996 and 1998. He made five successful defenses.
  21. Juan Domingo Cordoba: World Light Flyweight Champion WBOin 1998. He completed a successful defense.
  22. Victor Godoi: Super flyweight world champion for the WBObetween 1998 and 1999. He did not make successful defenses.
  23. Jorge Rodrigo “Hiena” Barrios: Super featherweight world champion WBObetween 2005 and 2006. He made two successful defenses.
  24. Paul Chacon: Featherweight World Champion WBObetween 2001 and 2002. He made two successful defenses.
  25. Raul Balbi: World lightweight champion for the WBAin 2001. He did not make successful defenses.
  26. Omar “Hurricane” Narvaez: World Flyweight Champion for WBO, between 2002 and 2009. He made 16 successful defenses. Super flyweight world champion WBObetween 2010 and 2014. He made 11 successful defenses.
  27. Hector Velasco: World Middleweight Champion WBOin 2003. He did not make successful defenses.
  28. Carlos “Tata” Baldomir: World Welterweight Champion for WBCin 2006. He completed a successful defense.
  29. Juan Carlos “Coton” Reveco: World Light Flyweight Champion WBA, in 2007, as well as between 2009 and 2010. He made three successful defenses. Flyweight World Champion WBAbetween 2011 and 2015. He made eight successful defenses.
  30. Hugo Garay: Middle Heavyweight World Champion WBAbetween 2008 and 2009. He completed a successful defense.
  31. Victor Emilio “Tyson del Abasto” Ramirez: Cruiserweight World Champion WBO, in 2009. He made a single successful defense, which earned him to leave interim. Cruiserweight World Champion IBFbetween 2015 and 2016. He completed a successful defense.
  32. Sergio “Wonder” Martinez: Super Welterweight World Champion for WBC, between 2008 and 2010, with two successful defenses. World Champion World Middleweight Champion for WBC and the WBObetween 2010 and 2011 with two successful defenses, as well as between 2012 and 2014 with a single successful defense.
  33. Marcos “Chinese” Maidana: Super lightweight world champion for the WBA, in 2011. He completed a successful defense. World Welterweight Champion WBAbetween 2013 and 2014. He did not make successful defenses.
  34. jonathan barros: Featherweight World Champion WBAbetween 2010 and 2011. He made two successful defenses.
  35. Louis Lazarte: World Light Flyweight Champion IBFbetween 2010 and 2011. He made two successful defenses.
  36. Jesus Cuellar: Featherweight World Champion WBAbetween 2013 and 2016. He made five successful defenses.
  37. Cesar Cuenca: Super lightweight world champion for the IBFin 2015. He did not make successful defenses.
  38. Brian “Boxi” Castaño: Interim Super Welterweight World Champion WBA capped on November 26, 2016. He made a successful title defense. Promoted to overall champion in July 2017, he and made two successful defenses. On June 25, 2019 he was dethroned by the WBA. world champion of WBO at super welterweight from February 13, 2021 to May 14, 2022. He made a successful defense.
  39. Lucas Matthysse: World Welterweight Champion for WBAfrom January 27 to July 15, 2018. He did not make successful defenses.
  40. Fernando “Puma” Martinez: Super Flyweight World Champion IBF, from February 26, 2022 to date. He has not made any title defenses.

Argentina is an important country for boxing, due to the number of actors to whom it gave birth, and the preponderance of them