Omar Narváez (boxer)

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Omar Andrés Narváez (born October 7, 1975) is an Argentine professional boxer. He is a two-weight world champion, having held the WBO flyweight title from 2002 to 2010, and the WBO junior bantamweight title from 2010 to 2014. As an amateur, Narváez represented Argentina at the 2000 Olympics, reaching the round of 16 of the super flyweight bracket.

Omar Narvaez
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Real nameOmar Andrés Narváez
Nickname(s)El Huracán (The Hurricane)
Weight(s)
Height5 ft 2+12 in (159 cm)
Reach64 in (163 cm)
NationalityArgentine
Born (1975-10-07) October 7, 1975 (age 46)
Trelew, Argentina
StanceSouthpaw
Boxing record
Total fights55
Wins49
Wins by KO25
Losses4
Draws2

Amateur careerEdit

  • He won the gold medal at the 1999 Pan American Games.
  • 1996 Olympian, as a flyweight. His results were:
  • 1997 World Championships Bronze medalist in Budapest, HUN
  • 1998 South American Games Gold medalist
  • 1999 Pan American Games Gold medalist in Winnipeg, CAN, beat Manuel Mantilla (CUB) and José Navarro (USA)
  • 1999 World Championships Silver medalist in Houston, USA, beat Steve Molitor (CAN)
  • 2000 Olympian, as a flyweight. His results were:
    • Defeated Carlos Valcárcel (Puerto Rico) 12-6
    • Lost to Volodymyr Sydorenko (Ukraine) 10-16
      • He is one of the rare foreign boxers who have won two medals (gold / bronze) at the prestigious international boxing tournament Giraldo Cordoba Cardin, which every year is celebrated in Cuba by invitation, Omar won gold in 1999 in Villa Clara, winning the final against Filipino Arlan Lily, in the semifinals had defeated the Guatemalan Castulo Gonzalez in 2000 won a bronze in the tournament in the province of Las Tunas, losing in the semifinals against the Thai Wijan Polit.

Professional careerEdit

He won the WBO world flyweight title on July 13, 2002 by a unanimous decision win over Adonis Rivas. He defended the title against 15 different contenders such as Luis Alberto Lazarate, Andrea Sarritzu, Everardo Morales, Alexander Mahmutov, Reginaldo Martins Carvalho, Bernard Inom, Rexon Flores, Walberto Ramos, Brahim Asloum, Marlon Marquez, Carlos Tamara, Iván Pozo, Alejandro "Payasito" Hernández, Rayonta Whitfield and Omar Soto.

He then moved up to Super Flyweight and won the WBO Super Flyweight title on May 15, 2010, with a unanimous points decision against Nicaraguan Everth Briceno in Buenos Aires, Argentina. That same year he won the Platinum Konex Award as the best boxer from the last decade in Argentina.

Narvaez faced Nonito Donaire on Oct. 22, 2011, at The Theater at Madison Square Garden at Bantamweight. He lost the one-sided fight by unanimous decision, his first professional loss.

He later returned to the super flyweight division where he won the WBO world super flyweight title and defended it against 11 boxers before getting knocked out by Naoya Inoue in the second round on December 30, 2014.

RecordsEdit

Professional boxing recordEdit

Professional record summary
55 fights 49 wins 4 losses
By knockout 25 1
By decision 23 3
By disqualification 1 0
Draws 2
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
55 Loss 49–4–2   Pablo Ariel Gomez SD 10 21 Dec 2019   Club Sportivo America, Rosario, Argentina Lost IBF Latino bantamweight title
54 Win 49–3–2   Carlos Jorge Luis Sardinez UD 10 18 May 2019   Club Huracán, Tres Arroyos, Argentina Won vacant IBF Latino bantamweight title
53 Loss 48–3–2   Zolani Tete UD 12 21 Apr 2018   SSE Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland For WBO bantamweight title
52 Win 48–2–2   Jesus Vargas UD 10 3 Feb 2018   Nuevo Palacio Aurinegro, Puerto Madryn, Argentina
51 Win 47–2–2   Nikolai Potapov RTD 7 (12), 3:00 14 Oct 2017   Estadio Obras Sanitarias, Buenos Aires, Argentina
50 Win 46–2–2   Breilor Teran UD 10 11 Jun 2016   Gimnasio Municipal N° 1, Trelew, Argentina Retained IBF Latino bantamweight title
49 Win 45–2–2   Jesus Vargas RTD 8 (10), 3:00 19 Feb 2016   Nuevo Palacio Aurinegro, Puerto Madryn, Argentina Won vacant IBF Latino bantamweight title
48 Win 44–2–2   Diego Luis Pichardo Liriano UD 10 10 Oct 2015   Ce.De.M. N° 2, Caseros, Argentina Won vacant WBO International junior bantamweight title
47 Loss 43–2–2   Naoya Inoue KO 2 (12), 3:01 30 Dec 2014   Metropolitan Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan Lost WBO junior bantamweight title
46 Win 43–1–2   Felipe Orucuta MD 12 19 Sep 2014   Anfiteatro Municipal, Villa María, Argentina Retained WBO junior bantamweight title
45 Win 42–1–2   Antonio Tostado Garcia KO 4 (12), 2:59 17 May 2014   Anfiteatro Municipal, Villa María, Argentina Retained WBO junior bantamweight title
44 Win 41–1–2   David Carmona TKO 7 (12) 21 Dec 2013   Villa La Ñata Sporting Club, Benavídez, Argentina Retained WBO junior bantamweight title
43 Win 40–1–2   Hiroyuki Hisataka TKO 10 (12), 1:26 24 Aug 2013   Gimnasio Municipal N° 1, Trelew, Argentina Retained WBO junior bantamweight title
42 Win 39–1–2   Felipe Orucuta SD 12 25 May 2013   Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina Retained WBO junior bantamweight title
41 Win 38–1–2   David Quijano UD 12 15 Dec 2012   Hilton Garden Inn Hotel & Casino, San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina Retained WBO junior bantamweight title
40 Win 37–1–2   Johnny García KO 11 (12), 2:55 20 Oct 2012   Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina Retained WBO junior bantamweight title
39 Win 36–1–2   José Cabrera UD 12 21 Apr 2012   Estadio Aldo Cantoni, San Juan, Argentina Retained WBO junior bantamweight title
38 Loss 35–1–2   Nonito Donaire UD 12 22 Oct 2011   The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, U.S. For WBC and WBO bantamweight titles
37 Win 35–0–2   William Urina UD 12 11 Jun 2011   Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina Retained WBO junior bantamweight title
36 Win 34–0–2   César Seda UD 12 15 Apr 2011   Club Estudiantes, Bahía Blanca, Argentina Retained WBO junior bantamweight title
35 Win 33–0–2   Víctor Zaleta UD 12 12 Feb 2011   Polideportivo Municipal, Monte Hermoso, Argentina Retained WBO junior bantamweight title
34 Win 32–0–2   Everth Briceno UD 12 15 May 2010   Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina Won vacant WBO junior bantamweight title
33 Win 31–0–2   Santiago Acosta UD 10 24 Feb 2010   Estadio Socios Fundadores, Comodoro, Argentina
32 Win 30–0–2   Omar Soto TKO 11 (12), 1:58 26 Jun 2009   Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina Retained WBO flyweight title
31 Win 29–0–2   Rayonta Whitfield TKO 10 (12), 0:50 7 Feb 2009   Nuevo Palacio Aurinegro, Puerto Madryn, Argentina Retained WBO flyweight title
30 Win 28–0–2   Alejandro Hernandez UD 12 20 Sep 2008   Nuevo Palacio Aurinegro, Puerto Madryn, Argentina Retained WBO flyweight title
29 Win 27–0–2   Iván Pozo RTD 7 (12), 3:00 9 May 2008   Pabellon Central, Vigo, Spain Retained WBO flyweight title
28 Win 26–0–2   Carlos Tamara UD 12 25 Jan 2008   Nuevo Palacio Aurinegro, Puerto Madryn, Argentina Retained WBO flyweight title
27 Win 25–0–2   Marlon Marquez TKO 4 (12), 2:47 14 Sep 2007   Gimnasio Municipal Nº 1, Trelew, Argentina Retained WBO flyweight title
26 Win 24–0–2   Brahim Asloum UD 12 10 Mar 2007   La Palestre, Le Cannet, Argentina Retained WBO flyweight title
25 Win 23–0–2   Walberto Ramos UD 12 14 Oct 2006   Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina Retained WBO flyweight title
24 Win 22–0–2   Rexon Flores UD 12 5 Aug 2006   Super Domo Orfeo, Córdoba, Argentina Retained WBO flyweight title
23 Win 21–0–2   Feliciano Azuaga TKO 6 (10) 21 Apr 2006   Super Domo Orfeo, Córdoba, Argentina
22 Win 20–0–2   Bernard Inom TKO 11 (12), 0:44 5 Dec 2005   Palais Omnisport de Paris Bercy, Paris, France Retained WBO flyweight title
21 Win 19–0–2   Wellington Vicente KO 7 (10) 8 Apr 2005   Gimnasio Municipal Nº 1, Trelew, Argentina
20 Win 18–0–2   Marcos Obregon KO 5 (10) 10 Dec 2004   Club General Paz Juniors, Córdoba, Argentina
19 Win 17–0–2   Wellington Vicente TKO 10 (10) 29 Oct 2004   Polideportivo Carlos Cerutti, Córdoba, Argentina
18 Win 16–0–2   Reginaldo Martins Carvalho TKO 3 (12), 1:27 6 Mar 2004   Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina Retained WBO flyweight title
17 Win 15–0–2   Alexander Makhmutov RTD 10 (12), 3:00 14 Nov 2003   Palais Marcel Cerdan, Levallois-Perret, France Retained WBO flyweight title
16 Draw 14–0–2   Andrea Sarritzu SD 12 9 Aug 2003   Cagliari, Italy Retained WBO flyweight title
15 Win 14–0–1   Everardo Morales TKO 5 (12) 7 Jun 2003   Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina Retained WBO flyweight title
14 Win 13–0–1   Andrea Sarritzu SD 12 14 Dec 2002   Palazzetto dello Sport, Quartu Sant'Elena, Italy Retained WBO flyweight title
13 Win 12–0–1   Luis Alberto Lazarte DQ 10 (12), 2:27 13 Sep 2002   Gimnasio Municipal Nº 1, Trelew, Argentina Retained WBO flyweight title;
Lazarte disqualified for repeated headbutts
12 Win 11–0–1   Adonis Rivas UD 12 13 Jul 2002   Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina Won WBO flyweight title
11 Win 10–0–1   Felipe Zapata KO 1 (10) 30 Mar 2002   Estadio F.A.B., Buenos Aires, Argentina
10 Win 9–0–1   Marcos Obregon UD 10 10 Nov 2001   Estadio F.A.B., Buenos Aires, Argentina
9 Win 8–0–1   Wellington Vicente UD 10 6 Oct 2001   Estadio F.A.B., Buenos Aires, Argentina
8 Win 7–0–1   Sandro Pereyra TKO 1 (6), 1:46 21 Sep 2001   Club General Paz Juniors, Córdoba, Argentina
7 Win 6–0–1   Nicolas Vergara TKO 3 (6) 25 Aug 2001   General Lavalle, Argentina
6 Win 5–0–1   Javier Arce KO 3 (4), 3:00 30 Jun 2001   Club Rivadavia, Necochea, Argentina
5 Draw 4–0–1   Carlos Montivero MD 4 9 Jun 2001   Estadio Gibson Brown, Posadas, Argentina
4 Win 4–0   Ricardo Toledo RTD 5 (6), 3:00 14 Apr 2001   Puerto Madryn, Argentina
3 Win 3–0   Ricardo Toledo MD 4 26 Jan 2001   Necochea, Argentina
2 Win 2–0   Daniel Monzon KO 1 (4) 16 Dec 2000   Estadio F.A.B., Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 Win 1–0   Carlos Palacios RTD 4 (4) 1 Dec 2000   Trelew, Argentina

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Sporting positions
World boxing titles
Preceded by WBO flyweight champion
July 13, 2002 – May 2010
Vacant
Title next held by
Julio César Miranda
Vacant
Title last held by
Jorge Arce
WBO junior bantamweight champion
May 15, 2010 – December 30, 2014
Succeeded by