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Jose Antonio Rodríguez Avelar (born August 25, 1958 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico) was a Mexican boxer in the Flyweight division. He is a former WBC and Lineal Flyweight Champion.[1]

Antonio Avelar
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Real nameJose Antonio Rodríguez Avelar
Nickname(s)El Avelar
Weight(s)Lightweight
Featherweight
Bantamweight
Flyweight
Height5 ft 7 in (173 cm)
Reach72 in (183 cm)
NationalityMexico Mexican
Born (1958-08-28) August 28, 1958 (age 60)
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights53
Wins39
Wins by KO32
Losses13
Draws1
No contests0

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Professional careerEdit

In August 1980, Avelar won his first NABF Championship by Knocking out Alberto Morales.[2]

WBC Flyweight ChampionshipEdit

In his second attempt, Avelar won the WBC and Lineal Flyweight titles by upsetting Shoji Oguma of Japan by T.K.O. in the seventh round.[3] On July 25, 1987, Avelar lost his last bout to an undefeated Miguel Lora WBC Bantamweight Championship.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://boxrec.com/media/index.php/Antonio_Avelar
  2. ^ http://boxrec.com/show_display.php?show_id=10886
  3. ^ http://boxrec.com/show_display.php?show_id=369349
  4. ^ "Antonio Avelar - Lineal Flyweight Champion". The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia.

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Achievements
Preceded by
Shoji Oguma
Lineal Flyweight Champion
12 May 1981– 20 March 1982
Succeeded by
Prudencio Cardona
Preceded by
Shoji Oguma
WBC Flyweight Champion
12 May 1981– 20 March 1982
Succeeded by
Prudencio Cardona