Edgar Cárdenas (born September 16, 1974 in Villa Nicolás Romero, Distrito Federal, Mexico) is a Mexican boxer in the Bantamweight division. He is a former WBC Continental Americas Light Flyweight, WBO NABO Light Flyweight, and the IBF Minimumweight Champion.[1]

Edgar Cardenas
Statistics
Real nameEdgar Cardenas
Nickname(s)Tun Tun
Weight(s)Bantamweight
Flyweight
Minimumweight
Height5 ft 6 in (167 cm)
Reach70 in (178 cm)
NationalityMexico Mexican
Born (1974-09-16) September 16, 1974 (age 45)
Villa Nicolás Romero, Distrito Federal, Mexico
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights44
Wins30
Wins by KO16
Losses12
Draws2
No contests0

Professional careerEdit

In December 2000, Edgar won the WBO NABO Light Flyweight Championship with a seventh round T.K.O. of veteran Alfredo Virgen.[2]

IBF Minimumweight ChampionshipEdit

On May 31, 2003 Cárdenas won the IBF Minimumweight Championship by upsetting an undefeated Miguel Barrera, Miguel would never fight again.[3]

Preceded by
Miguel Barrera
IBF Minimumweight Champion
31 May 2003– 4 October 2003
Succeeded by
Daniel Reyes

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://boxrec.com/media/index.php/Edgar_Cardenas
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-03-30. Retrieved 2010-09-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-03-16. Retrieved 2010-09-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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