Miguel Velasquez

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Miguel Velasquez Torres (born 27 December 1944, in Santa Cruz, Tenerife), is a former Spanish boxer at Light Welterweight.

Olympic games results[edit]

1964 (as a Light welterweight)

Professional career[edit]

Velasquez turned pro in 1966 and captured the WBC light welterweight title in 1976 with a disqualification win over Saensak Muangsurin in his 72nd pro fight. He lost the title later that year in his first defense in a rematch to Muangsurin, via 2nd round TKO. Velasquez retired after the loss, but had a brief comeback in 1979.

Preceded by
Saensak Muangsurin
WBC Light Welterweight Champion
1976 Jun 30 – 1976 Oct 29
Succeeded by
Saensak Muangsurin

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