Miguel Acosta

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Miguel Acosta (born April 20, 1978 in Miranda, Venezuela) is a professional boxer from Venezuela. He resides in the capital of Caracas. His nickname is "Aguacerito". He is the former WBA world lightweight champion after knocking out Paulus Moses on May 29, 2010. However Acosta lost the title in his first official defense against Brandon Rios on February 26, 2011.

Professional Record[edit]

29 Wins (23 knockouts, 6 decisions), 4 Losses, 2 Draws
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Loss 29-7-2 United States Miguel Angel Gonzalez UD 10 (12) 2013-005-02 United States California, USA
Loss 29-6-2 Armenia Art Hovhannisyan SD 10 (12) 2012-07-20 United States California, USA
Loss 29-5-2 Cuba Richar Abril UD 12 (10) 2011-10-22 United States Panama City [Panama For interim WBA world lightweight title.
Win 29-4-2 Colombia Luis Cardozo TKO 3 (10), ?:?? 2011-09-30 Colombia Barranquilla, Colombia
Loss 28-4-2 United States Brandon Ríos TKO 10 (12), 1:14 2011-02-26 United States Las Vegas, Nevada, USA For WBA world lightweight title.

Acosta was knocked down once in the sixth, eighth, and tenth.

Win 28-3-2 Panama Armando Córdoba KO 1 (8), 2:00 2010-11-25 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Win 27-3-2 Namibia Paulus Moses KO 6 (12), 2:17 2010-05-29 Namibia Windhoek, Namibia Won WBA world lightweight title.
Win 26-3-2 Mexico Urbano Antillón KO 9 (12), 1:47 2009-07-25 Mexico Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico Won interim WBA world lightweight title.
Win 25-3-2 Colombia Dunis Linan UD 10 (10) 2009-03-07 Venezuela Turmero, Venezuela
Win 24-3-2 Colombia Onalvi Sierra TKO 4 (10), 2:16 2008-12-27 Colombia Barranquilla, Colombia
Win 23-3-2 Brazil Raimundo De Almeida KO 3 (10), ?:?? 2008-08-30 Venezuela Isla Margarita, Venezuela
Win 22-3-2 Colombia Ever Garcia Hernandez TKO 2 (8), ?:?? 2008-04-19 Trinidad and Tobago Port-of-Spain, Trinidad And Tobago
Win 21-3-2 Benin Anges Adjaho SD 12 (12) 2007-10-13 United States Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA WBA super featherweight title eliminator.

Acosta was knocked down in the ninth and twelfth rounds.

Win 20-3-2 Colombia Edinson Jimenez UD 4 (4) 2007-06-29 Colombia Barranquilla, Colombia
Win 19-3-2 Ecuador Gerardo Bermeo KO 1 (12), ?:?? 2006-11-27 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela Defends WBA Fedecentro lightweight title.
Win 18-3-2 Nicaragua José Alfaro UD 10 (10) 2006-10-06 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua Won vacant WBA Fedecentro lightweight title.
Win 17-3-2 Colombia Devinson Guerra TKO 3 (10), 1:13 2005-12-17 Venezuela Turmero, Venezuela
Win 16-3-2 Colombia Jesus Perez TKO 2 (10), 2:15 2005-11-26 Venezuela Turmero, Venezuela
Win 15-3-2 Colombia Pablo Osuna KO 5 (10), ?:?? 2005-10-15 Venezuela Turmero, Venezuela
Win 14-3-2 Venezuela Pedro Verdu TKO 5 (10), 0:25 2004-05-02 Venezuela Turmero, Venezuela
Win 13-3-2 Venezuela Johnny Antequera UD 10 (10) 2004-11-20 Venezuela Turmero, Venezuela
Win 12-3-2 Venezuela Jose Zerpa KO 5 (10), ?:?? 2004-08-28 Venezuela Turmero, Venezuela
Win 11-3-2 Colombia Victor Julio Salgado KO 2 (10), ?:?? 2004-07-03 Venezuela Petare, Venezuela
Win 10-3-2 Colombia Jose Hernandez KO 1 (10), 1:15 2004-04-12 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
Loss 9-3-2 Colombia William Morelo PTS 10 (10) 2003-10-18 Colombia Bogotá, Colombia
Loss 9-2-2 Venezuela Angel Granados KO 3 (10), ?:?? 2003-05-28 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
Loss 9-1-2 Venezuela Gilberto Gonzalez KO 2 (10), ?:?? 2002-10-26 Venezuela Turmero, Venezuela
Win 9-0-2 Colombia Alejandro Sarabia KO 5 (12), ?:?? 2002-07-06 Venezuela San Juan de Los Morros, Venezuela Won vacant WBA Fedecentro lightweight title.

Sarabia was knocked down twice in the fifth round.

Win 8-0-2 Venezuela Santos Rebolledo MD 12 (12) 2002-03-18 Venezuela San Juan de Los Morros, Venezuela Won vacant Venezuelan lightweight title.
Win 7-0-2 Venezuela Jose Zerpa KO 6 (10), ?:?? 2001-09-17 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
Win 6-0-2 Venezuela Carlos Campos TKO 7 (8), ?:?? 2001-07-28 Venezuela Maracaibo, Venezuela
Win 5-0-2 Venezuela Carlos Cabello KO 2 (8), ?:?? 2001-07-02 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
Win 4-0-2 Venezuela Hector Gaurena KO 2 (8), ?:?? 2001-05-05 Venezuela El Paraiso, Venezuela
Win 3-0-2 Venezuela Rafael Requez KO 1 (6), ?:?? 2001-03-19 Venezuela El Paraiso, Venezuela
Win 2-0-2 Venezuela Eduardo Hernandez TKO 2 (6), ?:?? 2000-10-31 Venezuela Turmero, Venezuela
Win 1-0-2 Venezuela Reinaldo Blanco KO 1 (6), ?:?? 2000-10-21 Venezuela Turmero, Venezuela Rematch.
Draw 0-0-2 Venezuela Alejandro Heredia PTS 4 (4) 2000-05-25 Venezuela Maturín, Venezuela
Draw 0-0-1 Venezuela Reinaldo Blanco PTS 4 (4) 1999-11-02 Venezuela Sebucan, Venezuela Professional debut.

External links[edit]

New title WBA Lightweight Interim Champion
July 25, 2009 – May 29, 2010
Unified
Succeeded by
Robert Guerrero
Preceded by
Paulus Moses
WBA Lightweight Champion
Regular Title

May 29, 2010 – February 26, 2011
Succeeded by
Brandon Ríos