WBC LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP VACANT TITLE STAPLES CENTER LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA OCTOBER 15, 2011
THIS WILL BE WBC’S 1, 900 CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE   FIGHT   IN   THE   49 YEAR HISTORY OF THE WBC
GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS & GARY SHAW PROM PRESENTS:
ANTONIO De MARCO
(MEXICO)
WBC No. 1
DATE OF BIRTH:             JANUARY 7, 1986
BIRTHPLACE:                 LOS MOCHIS, SINALOA
RESIDENCE:                     TIJUANA, BCN
AGE:                                  25
NICK NAME:                    ‘TONY’
RECORD:                         25-2-1, 18 KO’S
GUARD:                            SOUTHPAW
TOTAL ROUNDS:            138
WORLD TITLE FIGHTS: 3 (2-1-0)
MANAGER:                      ROMUILO QUIRARTE
PROMOTER:                    GARY SHAW

JORGE LINARES
(VENEZUELA)
WBC No. 2
DATE OF BIRTH: AUGUST 22, 1985
BIRTHPLACE     BARINAS, VENEZUELA
RESIDENCE:       TOKYO, JAPAN
AGE:                    26
NICK NAME:       ‘EL NIÑO DE ORO’
RECORD:            31-1-0, 20 KO’S
GUARD:              ORTHODOX
TOTAL ROUNDS:                179
WORLD TITLES FIGHTS: 5 (4-1-0)
MANAGER:         FREDIE ROACH                                         
PROMOTER:     GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS

 

WBC´S LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS
      NAME                                                                         PERIOD AS CHAMPION
 
1.          CARLOS ORTIZ (P. RICO                                            1963 – 1965
2.          ISMAEL LAGUNA (PAN)                                            1965
3.          CARLOS ORTIZ (P. RICO)                                          1965 – 1968 *
4.          CARLOS TEO CRUZ (DOM .R.)                                  1968 – 1969
5.          MANDO RAMOS (US)                                                  1969 – 1970
6.          ISMAEL LAGUNA (PAN)                                            1970 *
7.          PEDRO CARRASCO (SPAIN)                                       1971 – 1972
8.          MANDO RAMOS (US)                                                  1972 *
9.          ERUBEY CARMONA (MEX)                                       1972
10.       RODOLFO GONZALEZ (MEX)                                   1972 – 1974
11.       ISHIMATSU SUZUKI (JAPAN)                                    1974 – 1976
12.       ESTEBAN DE JESUS (P. RICO)                                   1976 – 1978
13.       ROBERTO DURAN (PAN)                                           1978
14.       JIM WATT (GB)                                                          1979 – 1981
15.       ALEXIS ARGUELLO (NIC)                                          1981 – 1983
16.       EDWIN ROSARIO (P. RICO)                                       1983 – 1984
17.       JOSE LUIS RAMIREZ (MÉX)                                       1984 – 1985
18.       HECTOR CAMACHO (P. RICO)                                  1985 – 1987
19.       JOSE LUIS RAMÍREZ (MÉX)                                       1987 – 1988 *
20.       JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ (MÉX)                                   1988
21.       PERNELL WHITAKER (US)                                       1989 – 1991
22.       MIGUEL ANGEL GONZALEZ (MEX)                         1992 – 1995
23.       JEAN BAPTISTE MENDY (FRA)                                1996 – 1997
24.       STEVE JOHNSTON (US)                                                             1997 – 1998
25.       CESAR BAZAN (MEX)                                                1998 – 1999
26.       STEVE JOHNSTON (US)                                              1999 – 2000 *
27.       JOSE LUIS CASTILLO (MEX)                                     2000 – 2002
28.       FLOYD MAYWEATHER (US)                                     2002 – 2003
29.       JOSE LUIS CASTILLO (MEX)                                     2004 – 2005 *       
30.       DIEGO CORRALES (US)                                                             2005
31.       JOSE ARMANDO SANTA CRUZ (US) INTERIM        2006
32.       DAVID DIAZ (US) INTERIM                                       2006 – 2008
33.       JOEL CASAMAYOR (CUBA)                                       2007
34.       MANNY PACQUIAO (PHIL)                                       2008
35.       EDWIN VALERO (VENEZUELA)                               2009 – 2010
36.       ANTONIO DE MARCO (MEXICO) (INTERIM)          2009 – 2010
37.       HUMBERTO SOTO (MEXICO)                                   2010 – 2011           * REGAINED
GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE LIGHTWEIGHT DIVISION IN THE HISTORY OF THE WBC
 
31 WORLD CHAMPIONS RECOGNIZED BY THE WBC
OF WHICH 6 HAVE REGAINED THEIR TITLE:
 
CARLOS ORTIZ (P. RICO)
ISMAEL LAGUNA (PANAMA)
MANDO RAMOS (US)
JOSE LUIS RAMIREZ (MEXICO)
STEVE JOHNSTON (US)
JOSE LUIS CASTILLO (MEXICO)
122 WORLD TITLE BOUTS HAVE BEEN HELD IN THE HISTORY OF THE WBC
 
 
THIS WILL BE THE 68th FIGHT IN THE LIGHTWEIGHT DIVISION HAVE BEEN HELD IN USA IN THE WBC HISTORY.
 
WORLD LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE BOUTS BY COUNTRY IN WBC HISTORY
 
 
                                 USA                                   67
                                 MEXICO                          15
                                 PUERTO RICO               12
                                 JAPAN                              8
                                 FRANCE                          6
                                 SCOTLAND                     5
                                 SPAIN                               2
                                 PANAMA                         2
                                 ENGLAND                       2
                                 VENEZUELA                   1
                                 PHILIPPINES                  1
                                 DOMINICAN REP.         1
 
                                            TOTAL FIGHTS      122
 
 
WBC TITLE FIGHTS IN CALIFORNIA STATE IN
THE WBC HISTORY
 
 
164 WORLD TITLE FIGHTS HAVE BEEN HELD IN CALIFORNIA STATE IN THE WBC HISTORY
 
13 TITLE FIGHTS IN THE LIGHTWEIGHT DIVISION HAVE TAKEN PLACE IN CALIFORNIA STATE IN THE HISTORY OF THE WBC
 
 
FIGHTS BY DIVISION IN CALIFORNIA STATE IN THE WBC HISTORY
 
 
 
BANTAM                                   27
SUPERBANTAM                       18
SUPERFEATHER                      16
FEATHER                                  16
WELTER                                    15
LIGHT                                        13
LT. FLY                                      11
SUPERWELTER                        10
SUPERLIGHT                            10
SUPERFLY                                 8
HEAVY                                       5
LT. HEAVY                                5
MIDDLE                                    3
CRUISER                                   2
FLY                                             2
STRAW                                       2
SUPERMIDDLE                        1
 
TOTAL FIGHTS       164
 
 
 
 
 
WBC TITLE FIGHTS
VENEZUELA – MEXICO
 
 
THERE HAS BEEN 17 WBC TITLE FIGHTS BETWEEN BOXERS OF THESE NATIONALITIES.
 
VENEZUELA HAS WON 11 TITLE FIGHTS / MEXICO HAS WON 6 TITLE FIGHTS
 
VENEZUELA 11 / MEXICO 6
 
 
WBC TITLE FIGHTS VENEZUELA – MEXICO
 
 
 
04/08/1973      BETULIO GONZALEZ – MIGUEL CANTO         DEC 15               MARACAIBO           FL
17/11/1973      BETULIO GONZALEZ – ALBERTO MORALES TKO 11              CARACAS                 FL
25/05/1975      MIGUEL CANTO – BETULIO GONZALEZ         DEC 15               MONTERREY           FL
14/02/1976      LUIS ESTABA – LEO PALACIOS                           DEC 15               CARACAS                 LF
01/05/1976      LUIS ESTABA – JUAN ALVAREZ                         DEC 15               CARACAS                 LF
03/10/1976      MIGUEL CANTO – BETULIO GONZALEZ         DEC 15               CARACAS                 FL
21/11/1976      LUIS ESTABA – VALENTIN MARTINEZ            TKO 11              CARACAS                 LF
24/04/1977      MIGUEL CANTO – REYES ARNAL                      DEC 15               CARACAS                 FL
21/08/1977      LUIS ESTABA – JUAN ALVAREZ                         TKO 11              PTO . DE LA CRUZ          LF
19/02/1978      FREDDIE CASTILLO – LUIS ESTABA                  KO 14                 CARACAS                 LF
11/12/1980      RAFAEL LIMON – ILDEFONSO BETHELMI      KO 15                 LOS ANGELES      SFE
26/07/1981      GUADALUPE PÍNTOR – JOVITO RENGIFO       KO 8                   LAS VEGAS               BA
09/05/1983      RAFAEL ORONO – RAUL VALDEZ                     DEC 12               CARACAS             SFL
21/07/2007      JORGE LINARES – OSCAR LARIOS                      TKO 10              LAS VEGAS               FE
15/12/2007      JORGE LINARES – GAMALIEL DIAZ                 KO 8                   CANCUN                   FE
19/12/2009      EDWIN VALERO – HECTOR VELAZQUEZ        TKO 7                LA GUAIRA              LI
06/02/2010      EDWIN VALERO – ANTONIO DE MARCO        TKO 9                MONTERREY           LI

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