Carlos Buitrago

Carlos Alberto Buitrago Rojas (born December 16, 1991) is a Nicaraguan professional boxer. He has challenged four times for a world championship: the WBO mini flyweight title in 2013, the IBF mini flyweight title in 2017, and the WBO junior flyweight title in 2018 and 2020.

Carlos Buitrago
Statistics
Real nameCarlos Alberto Buitrago Rojas
Nickname(s)Chocorroncito
Weight(s)
Height5 ft 3 in (160 cm)
Reach65 in (165 cm)
NationalityNicaraguan
Born (1991-12-16) December 16, 1991 (age 29)
Managua, Nicaragua
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights40
Wins32
Wins by KO18
Losses6
Draws1
No contests1

Professional careerEdit

Buitrago challenged for his first world title against Merlito Sabillo for the WBO minimumweight title on November 30, 2013. The fight ended in a split draw, so Sabillo retained the title.[1]

Professional boxing recordEdit

Professional record summary
40 fights 32 wins 6 losses
By knockout 18 2
By decision 14 4
Draws 1
No contests 1
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
40 Loss 32–6–1 (1)   Elwin Soto UD 12 Oct 30, 2020   Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio, California, U.S. For WBO junior flyweight title
39 Win 32–5–1 (1)   Felix Moncada KO 4 (10), 0:52 Dec 21, 2019   Gimnasio Fight Club, San José, Costa Rica
38 Loss 31–5–1 (1)   McWilliams Arroyo UD 10 Jun 15, 2019   Coliseo Roger L. Mendoza, Caguas, Puerto Rico For WBO Latino flyweight title
37 Win 31–4–1 (1)   Gilmer Baules UD 6 Feb 2, 2019   BN Arena, Hatillo, Costa Rica
36 Loss 30–4–1 (1)   Ángel Acosta TKO 12 (12), 1:43 Jun 16, 2018   José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum, San Juan, Puerto Rico For WBO junior flyweight title
35 Loss 30–3–1 (1)   Hiroto Kyoguchi TKO 8 (12), 2:28 Dec 31, 2017   Ota City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan For IBF mini flyweight title
34 Win 30–2–1 (1)   Noe Medina UD 8 Oct 15, 2016   Puerto Salvador Allende, Managua, Nicaragua
33 Win 29–2–1 (1)   Roger Collado KO 1 (8), 1:56 May 28, 2016   Gimnasio Rosendo Álvarez, Managua, Nicaragua
32 Loss 28–2–1 (1)   Knockout CP Freshmart UD 12 Feb 4, 2016   City Hall Ground, Chonburi, Thailand For WBA interim mini flyweight title
31 Win 28–1–1 (1)   Mario Rodriguez UD 10 Mar 21, 2015   Palenque de la Feria Mesoamericana, Tapachula, Mexico Won inaugural WBA–NABA mini flyweight title
30 Loss 27–1–1 (1)   Knockout CP Freshmart UD 12 Oct 1, 2014   New I-Mobile Stadium, Buriram, Thailand For vacant WBA interim mini flyweight title
29 Draw 27–0–1 (1)   Merlito Sabillo SD 12 Nov 30, 2013   Smart Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Philippines For WBO mini flyweight title
28 Win 27–0 (1)   Julian Yedras UD 12 Jul 20, 2013   Centro Internacional de Convenciones Siglo XXI, Yucatán, Mexico
27 Win 26–0 (1)   Jose Aguilar UD 8 May 25, 2013   Polideportivo Espana, Managua, Nicaragua
26 Win 25–0 (1)   Yader Escobar TKO 1 (10), 1:24 May 3, 2013   Gimnasio Alexis Argüello, Managua, Nicaragua
25 Win 24–0 (1)   Jose Aguilar TD 5 (10) Oct 6, 2012   Polideportivo Espana, Managua, Nicaragua Unanimous TD after Buitrago cut from accidental head clash
24 Win 23–0 (1)   Eddy Castro TKO 5 (6), 2:48 May 26, 2012   Hotel Holiday Inn, Managua, Nicaragua
23 Win 22–0 (1)   Gabriel Mendoza UD 10 Feb 17, 2012   Pharaoh's Casino, Managua, Nicaragua Won vacant WBO Latino mini flyweight title
22 Win 21–0 (1)   Carlos Melo UD 10 Dec 9, 2011   Pharaoh's Casino, Managua, Nicaragua
21 Win 20–0 (1)   Felipe Rivas UD 10 Aug 12, 2011   Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, U.S.
20 Win 19–0 (1)   William Trana TKO 8 (8), 1:58 Jul 2, 2011   Gimnasio Alexis Argüello, Managua, Nicaragua
19 Win 18–0 (1)   Eddy Castro TKO 2 (6), 0:44 May 6, 2011   Pharaoh's Casino, Managua, Nicaragua
18 Win 17–0 (1)   Jorle Estrada TKO 6 (9), 2:25 Nov 23, 2010   Pharaoh's Casino, Managua, Nicaragua Retained WBA Fedecentro mini flyweight title
17 NC 16–0 (1)   Eddy Castro NC 2 (9) Oct 30, 2010   Gimnasio Alexis Argüello, Managua, Nicaragua WBA Fedecentro mini flyweight title at stake;
NC after accidental head clash
16 Win 16–0   Eddy Zuniga UD 9 Jun 18, 2010   Gimnasio Polideportivo Espana, Managua, Nicaragua Retained WBO Youth mini flyweight title;
Won vacant WBA Fedecentro mini flyweight title
15 Win 15–0   Hector Elizabeth TKO 4 (8), 0:10 Apr 30, 2010   Pharaoh's Casino, Managua, Nicaragua
14 Win 14–0   Jose Martinez UD 8 Feb 6, 2010   Gimnasio Alexis Argüello, Managua, Nicaragua
13 Win 13–0   Edgar Jimenez TKO 7 (10), 2:12 Dec 19, 2009   Estadio Nacional, Managua, Nicaragua Won inaugural WBO Youth mini flyweight title
12 Win 12–0   Giovany Rayo KO 6 (6), 1:10 Aug 15, 2009   Gimnasio Alexis Argüello, Managua, Nicaragua
11 Win 11–0   Jose Martinez UD 6 Jun 6, 2009   Polideportivo Espana, Managua, Nicaragua
10 Win 10–0   Jose Carvajal KO 1 (4), 1:45 May 1, 2009   Pharaoh's Casino, Managua, Nicaragua
9 Win 9–0   Jose Hurtado KO 1 (6), 1:33 Feb 13, 2009   Pharaoh's Casino, Managua, Nicaragua
8 Win 8–0   Oscar Lopez TKO 5 (6) Dec 13, 2008   Gimnasio Alexis Argüello, Managua, Nicaragua
7 Win 7–0   Pedro Ramos KO 1 (6) Nov 28, 2008   Pharaoh's Casino, Managua, Nicaragua
6 Win 6–0   Ernesto Castillo TKO 1 (4), 1:20 Nov 1, 2008   Gimnasio Alexis Argüello, Managua, Nicaragua
5 Win 5–0   Giovanny Narvaez KO 3 (4) Oct 4, 2008   Gimnasio Alexis Argüello, Managua, Nicaragua
4 Win 4–0   Lester Berrios TKO 2 (4) Sep 12, 2008   Centro Comercial Las Américas, Managua, Nicaragua
3 Win 3–0   Jose Carvajal TKO 1 (4), 1:36 Aug 23, 2008   Gimnasio Alexis Argüello, Managua, Nicaragua
2 Win 2–0   Ernesto Castillo UD 4 Jul 12, 2008   Universidad Nacional, Managua, Nicaragua
1 Win 1–0   Oscar Lopez UD 4 Jun 20, 2008   Gimnasio Alexis Argüello, Managua, Nicaragua

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sabillo, Buitrago Fight To A Draw, Melindo Tops Rodriguez". Retrieved 2013-12-01.

External linksEdit

Sporting positions
Regional boxing titles
New title WBO Youth mini flyweight champion
December 19, 2009 – October 2010
Vacated
Title discontinued
Vacant
Title last held by
Omar Soto
WBA Fedecentro mini flyweight champion
June 18, 2010 – March 2011
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Jesús Silvestre
Vacant
Title last held by
Iván Calderón
WBO Latino mini flyweight champion
February 17, 2012 – January 2013
Vacated
Title discontinued
New title WBA–NABA mini flyweight champion
March 21, 2015 – February 4, 2016
Lost bid for world title
Title discontinued