Carlos Palomino Fight history

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Summary

  • Won the All-Army Light Welterweight Championship in 1971 and 1972
  • Outpointed Olympic Gold Medalist Sugar Ray Seales to win the National AAU Light Welterweight Championship in 1972
  • Defeated John Stracey by a 12th-round TKO to win the WBC World Welterweight Championship on June 22, 1976
  • Successfully defended the World Welterweight Championship seven times
  • Rated as the 37th greatest welterweight of all-time by Herbert G. Goldman in the September 1989 issue of Boxing Illustrated
  • Returned to the ring in January 1997 at age 47 and won four straight fights by knockout
  • Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2004
  • Retired with a record of 8-1 (6 KOs) in world title bouts
  • Retired with a record of 2-2 (2 KOs) against current and former world champions

9-14-72

Javier Martinez

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-PTS)

9-14-72

10-5-72

Javier Martinez

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-PTS)

10-5-72

11-16-72

Ted Liggett

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (DRAW)

11-16-72

1-19-73

Tim Walker

Arena, San Bernardino (W-PTS)

1-19-73

2-1-73

Ramon Solitario

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-KO)

2-1-73

3-1-73

Rosario Zavala

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-PTS)

3-1-73

3-29-73

Lalo Barriente

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-PTS)

3-29-73

4-12-73

Tommy Coulson

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-PTS)

4-12-73

5-3-73

David Arellano

Coliseum, San Diego (W-PTS)

5-3-73

5-23-73

Juan Garza

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-KO)

5-23-73

6-14-74

David Arellano

Coliseum, San Diego (W-KO)

6-14-74

8-2-74

Andy Price

Coliseum, San Diego (L-SD)

8-2-74

10-10-74

Nelson Ruiz

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-TKO)

10-10-74

10-24-74

Jose Miranda

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-KO)

10-24-74

12-19-74

Tommy Howard

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-UD)

12-19-74

2-13-75

Zovek Barajas

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (DRAW)

2-13-75

3-27-75

Zovek Barajas

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-TKO)

3-27-75

5-22-75

Roger Buckskin

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-UD)

5-22-75

7-19-75

Johnny Pinedo

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-KO)

7-19-75

10-25-75

Eddie Alexander

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-KO)

10-25-75

11-22-75

Hedgemon Lewis

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (DRAW)

11-22-75

2-12-76

Mike Avans

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-UD)

2-12-76

4-29-76

Toshiharu Nambu

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-TKO)

4-29-76

6-22-76

John H Stracey

Wembley, London (W-TKO)

Carlos Palomino wins WBC World Welterweight Title

6-22-76

1-22-77

Armando Muniz

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-TKO)

Carlos Palomino retains WBC World Welterweight Title

1-22-77

1-22-77

Armando Muniz

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-TKO)

Carlos Palomino retains WBC World Welterweight Title

1-22-77

6-14-77

Dave “Boy” Green

Wembley, London (W-KO)

Carlos Palomino retains WBC World Welterweight Title

6-14-77

9-13-77

Everaldo Azevedo

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-UD)

Carlos Palomino retains WBC World Welterweight Title

9-13-77

12-10-77

Jose Palacios

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-KO)

Carlos Palomino retains WBC World Welterweight Title

12-10-77

2-11-78

Ryu Sorimachi

Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas (W-KO)

Carlos Palomino retains WBC World Welterweight Title

2-11-78

3-18-78

Mimoun Mohatar

The Aladdin, Las Vegas (W-TKO)

Carlos Palomino retains WBC World Welterweight Title

3-18-78

5-27-78

Armando Muniz

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (W-UD)

Carlos Palomino retains WBC World Welterweight Title

5-27-78

1-14-79

Wilfred Benitez

Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan (L-SD)

Carlos Palomino loses WBC World Welterweight Title

1-14-79

6-22-79

Roberto Duran

Madison Square Garden, NY (L-UD)

Carlos Palomino retires from boxing

6-22-79

1-10-97

Ismael Diaz

Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood (W-RTD)

1-10-97

5-9-97

Wilbur Garst

Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood (W-KO)

5-9-97

6-8-97

Rene Arredondo

Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood (W-KO)

6-8-97

10-26-97

Eric Ramon Vazquez

Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood (W-KO)

10-26-97

5-30-98

Wilfredo Rivera

Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles (L-UD)

Carlos Palomino permanently retires from boxing

5-30-98