Orlando Salido

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Salido and the second or maternal family name is Rivera.
Orlando Salido
Statistics
Real name Orlando Salido Rivera
Nickname(s) Siri
Rated at Super Featherweight
Height 5 ft 6 in (171 cm)
Reach 68 in (174 cm)
Nationality Mexican
Born (1980-11-16) November 16, 1980 (age 33)
Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, Mexico
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 57
Wins 42
Wins by KO 29
Losses 12
Draws 2
No contests 1

Orlando Salido Rivera (born November 16, 1980 in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora) is a Mexican professional boxer. Salido is the current WBO Super Featherweight champion and a former WBO and IBF Featherweight Champion.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Salido suffered losses in the early portion of his career. However, he went on a nine fight undefeated streak before losing to WBA and IBF featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez by a 12 round unanimous decision. Salido rebounded with knockout wins over former champion César Soto and Rogers Mtagwa

On November 4, 2006, he defeated Robert Guerrero for the IBF world title, by a unanimous decision. The Official scorers saw it 115-113, 118-110, 117-111. Salido's win over Guerrero was marred by controversy, as Salido reportedly tested positive for steroids after the fight.[2]

As a result of his positive test for Nandrolone, Salido was stripped of his title and faced disciplinary action in Nevada, which included a suspension.[3] Salido maintained his innocence and immediately had a follow up test at LabCorp, a nationally recognized blood lab. The findings were negative of any steroids. It should be noted that Nandrolone is an anabolic steroid that may be present naturally in the human body in minute quantities.[4][5]

IBF Featherweight Championship[edit]

Salido returned to the ring ten months later with an eighth round unanimous decision victory over journeyman Marty Robbins. In his next fight, he knocked out Hector Julio Avila in an IBF sanctioned title eliminator.

In late 2008 Salido had the opportunity to fight for the IBF belt that he was forced to vacate due to his suspension, against Cristobal Cruz. Salido lost the bout, but later avenged the defeat in a rematch in May 2010, winning the IBF title in the process.

WBA Featherweight Championship[edit]

In his next fight, he faced WBA Featherweight Champion Yuriorkis Gamboa and lost a 12 round unanimous decision.

WBO Featherweight Championship[edit]

On April 16, 2011, he faced undefeated WBO featherweight champion Juan Manuel López in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. As a heavy underdog, Salido stopped Lopez by 8th round TKO to claim the WBO featherweight title.[6]

Salido vs Garcia[edit]

The WBO Featherweight champion and Ring No. 1 ranked Featherweight, Salido took on Miguel Garcia on January 19, 2013. Garcia dominated the bout from the very beginning, keeping Salido at range with the jab. Garcia knocked Salido down four times early on in the fight, building up a large lead on the scorecards. During the 8th round, Salido accidentally clashed heads with Garcia, causing Garcia's nose to break. The fight was stopped between rounds, with the decision going to the scorecards. Garcia won a wide unanimous decision, to win his first world title.[7]

Salido vs Cruz[edit]

Miguel Garcia was stripped of his WBO Featherweight title for failing to make weight in a title defence against Juan Manuel Lopez in June, 2013. Salido was matched up against Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz for the vacant title. The fight took place on October 12, 2013 on the undercard of the Bradley-Marquez pay-per-view promotion. Salido stopped Cruz in the seventh round to regain the WBO Featherweight title.[8]

Salido vs Lomachenko[edit]

Salido lost his belt as he failed the weight limit and won a controversial split decision being overweight and delivering inordinate number of low blows.[9][10] The controversial fight issues are outlined in Orlando Salido vs. Vasyl Lomachenko.

Professional boxing record[edit]

42 Wins (29 knockouts), 12 Losses (5 knockouts), 2 Draws, 1 No Contest[11]
Res. Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Win 42-12-2-(1) Thailand Terdsak Kokietgym TKO 11 (12), 0:16 2014-09-20 Mexico Auditorio Fausto Gutierrez Moreno, Tijuana, Baja California Won interim WBO Super Featherweight title.
Win 41-12-2-(1) Ukraine Vasyl Lomachenko SD 12 2014-03-01 United States Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas USA For vacant WBO Featherweight title.
Salido lost the title on the scales after failing to make weight, title was at stake for Lomachenko only.
Win 40-12-2-(1) Puerto Rico Orlando Cruz TKO 7 (12), 1:05 2013-10-12 United States Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada USA Won vacant WBO Featherweight title.
Loss 39-12-2-(1) United States Miguel Ángel García TD 8 (12) 2013-01-19 United States Madison Square Garden, New York, USA Lost WBO Featherweight title.
Win 39-11-2-(1) Chile Moises Gutierrez TKO 3 (10) 2012-07-28 Mexico El Palenque de la Feria, Tepic, Nayarit
Win 38-11-2-(1) Puerto Rico Juan Manuel López TKO 10 (12) 2012-03-10 Puerto RicoColiseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico Retained WBO Featherweight title.
Win 37-11-2-(1) Philippines Weng Haya TKO 8 (10) 2011-12-17 Mexico Palenque de la Feria, Ciudad Obregón, Sonora
Win 36-11-2-(1) Japan Kenichi Yamaguchi TKO 11 (12) 2011-07-23 Mexico Centro de Usos Múltiples, Ciudad Obregón, Sonora Retained WBO Featherweight title.
Win 35-11-2-(1) Puerto Rico Juan Manuel López TKO 8 (12) 2011-04-16 Puerto Rico Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez, Bayamón, Puerto Rico Won WBO Featherweight title.
Loss 34-11-2-(1) Cuba Yuriorkis Gamboa UD 12 2010-09-11 United States Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada For WBA (Super) & vacant IBF Featherweight titles.
Win 34-10-2-(1) Mexico Cristóbal Cruz UD 12 2010-05-15 Mexico Estadio Tomás Oroz Gaytán, Ciudad Obregón, Sonora Won IBF Featherweight title.
Win 33-10-2-(1) Mexico Victor Rodriguez KO 5 (10) 2009-07-31 Mexico Centro de Espectacúlos Modelo, Ciudad Obregón, Sonora
Win 32-10-2-(1) Mexico Leonardo Resendiz TKO 3 (8) 2009-06-20 Mexico Gimnasio Oscar "Tigre" García, Ensenada, Baja California
Loss 31-10-2-(1) Mexico Cristóbal Cruz SD 12 2008-10-23 United States Northern Quest Casino, Airway Heights, Washington For vacant IBF Featherweight title.
Win 31-9-2-(1) Mexico Ernesto Aboyte DQ 6 (10) 2008-06-13 Mexico Gimnasio Polifuncional, Hermosillo, Sonora
Win 30-9-2-(1) Panama Renan Acosta TKO 4 (10) 2008-04-26 Mexico Plaza de Toros Juriquilla, Querétaro, Querétaro
Win 29-9-2-(1) Dominican Republic Héctor Julio Avila TKO 6 (12) 2007-12-14 United States Cicero Stadium 1909 S. Laramie, Cicero, Illinois IBF Featherweight title eliminator.
Win 28-9-2-(1) United States Marty Robbins UD 8 (8) 2007-09-14 United States Congress Theatre 2135 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, Illinois
NC 27-9-2-(1) United States Robert Guerrero ND 12 (12) 2006-11-04 United States Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada Won IBF Featherweight title.
Win 27-9-2 Mexico Franner Trinidad TKO 1 (10) 2006-08-19 Mexico Centro de Espectacúlos Modelo, Ciudad Obregón, Sonora
Win 26-9-2 Tanzania Rogers Mtagwa TKO 5 (12) 2006-03-18 United States The Centre, Evansville, Indiana
Win 25-9-2 Mexico Leonardo Valdez TKO 1 (8) 2005-10-15 Mexico Domo de la Macroplaza, Nogales, Sonora
Win 24-9-2 Mexico César Soto UD 10 2005-05-06 Mexico Ciudad Obregón, Sonora
Loss 23-9-2 Mexico Juan Manuel Márquez UD 12 2004-09-18 United States MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada For WBA (Super) & IBF Featherweight titles.
Win 23-8-2 Puerto Rico Omar Adorno TKO 4 (10) 2004-04-02 Puerto Rico Cancha Pepín Cestero, Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Win 22-8-2 Ghana Alfred Kotey UD 10 2003-10-31 United States Park ‘N Swap, Phoenix, Arizona
Win 21-8-2 United States Fred Neal TKO 3 (10) 2003-07-11 United States City Center Pavilion, Reno, Nevada
Win 20-8-2 United States Radford Beasley TKO 2 (10) 2003-05-30 United States Lucky Eagle Casino, Eagle Pass, Texas
Win 19-8-2 Panama Armando Córdoba KO 4 (10) 2003-02-22 United States Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, Anaheim
Win 18-8-2 Mexico Jorge Monzón TKO 4 (10) 2002-12-06 United States Kickapoo Casino, Eagle Pass, Texas
Win 17-8-2 Puerto Rico Carlos Gerena MD 10 2002-09-06 United States Victoria Community Center, Victoria, Texas
Win 16-8-2 Mexico Juan Ruiz KO 7 2002-03-26 Mexico
Win 15-8-2 United States Lamont Pearson UD 10 2002-03-22 United States Celebrity Theater, Phoenix, Arizona
Loss 14-8-2 Mexico Alejandro González MD 10 2001-12-02 United States Grand Victoria Casino, Elgin, Illinois
Win 14-7-2 Netherlands Regilio Tuur SD 8 2001-11-23 United States Roseland Ballroom, New York City, New York
Win 13-7-2 United States Michael Jamison TKO 1 2001-07-08 United States Texas Station Casino, North Las Vegas, Nevada
Win 12-7-2 United States Dustin Kim TKO 5 (8) 2001-06-15 United States Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada Injury
Draw 11-7-2 United States Mark Burse PTS 8 2001-05-18 United States Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
Loss 11-7-1 Armenia William Abelyan UD 6 2001-03-23 United States Sportscenter, Owensboro, Kentucky
Win 11-6-1 Mexico Victor Manuel Mendoza KO 5 2000-10-27 Mexico
Win 10-6-1 Mexico Rubén Estanislao TKO 9 (10) 2000-09-16 Mexico México, Distrito Federal
Win 9-6-1 Mexico Iván Feliciano KO 4 2000-07-14 Mexico
Loss 8-6-1 Mexico Iván Valle KO 4 2000-03-31 Mexico Auditorio Benito Juárez, Los Mochis, Sinaloa
Win 8-5-1 Mexico Ricardo Ramírez KO 3 2000-02-18 Mexico Ciudad Obregón, Sonora
Win 7-5-1 Mexico Ramón Aragón UD 10 1998-10-09 Mexico Ciudad Obregón, Sonora
Loss 6-5-1 Mexico José Luis Montes KO 7 1998-02-13 Mexico
Loss 6-4-1 Mexico Daniel Rodríguez TKO 8 1997-11-12 Mexico Tijuana, Baja California
Win 6-3-1 Mexico Ernesto Medina TKO 5 (10) 1997-08-29 Mexico Ciudad Obregón, Sonora Won Sonora Super Bantamweight title.
Draw 5-3-1 Mexico Lázaro Padilla PTS 10 1997-06-27 Mexico
Win 5–3 Mexico Ricardo Medina KO 6 (10) 1997-04-18 Mexico Ciudad Obregón, Sonora
Loss 4–3 Mexico Héctor Guzmán TKO 3 1997-01-31 Mexico Mexicali, Baja California
Loss 4–2 Mexico Iván Cazarez UD 6 1996-11-22 Mexico Mexicali, Baja California
Win 4–1 Mexico Ventura Mendivil UD 8 1996-10-04 Mexico Ciudad Obregón, Sonora
Win 3–1 Mexico Ricardo Medina UD 4 1996-09-20 Mexico
Win 2–1 Mexico Julio Alberto Leal UD 4 1996-09-02 Mexico Mexicali, Baja California
Win 1–1 Mexico Jesús Osorio TKO 2 (4) 1996-08-17 Mexico
Loss 0–1 Mexico Iván Cazarez TKO 4 1996-03-01 Mexico Mexicali, Baja California

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Achievements
Preceded by
Cristóbal Cruz
IBF Featherweight Champion
May 15, 2010 – September 11, 2010
Stripped
Vacant
Title next held by
Yuriorkis Gamboa
Preceded by
Juan Manuel López
WBO Featherweight Champion
April 16, 2011 – January 19, 2013
Succeeded by
Miguel Ángel García
Preceded by
Miguel Ángel García
Stripped
WBO Featherweight Champion
October 12, 2013 – February 28, 2014
Stripped
Vacant
Title next held by
Vasyl Lomachenko
Preceded by
Alex Arthur
Promoted
WBO Super Featherweight Champion
Interim title

September 20, 2014 – October 14, 2014
Promoted
Vacant
Preceded by
Miguel Ángel García
Vacated
WBO Super Featherweight Champion
October 14, 2014 - present
Incumbent