Adonis Rivas

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Adonis Rivas
Real name Adonis Antonio Rivas Ordóñez
Nickname(s) Caballo (Horse)
Rated at Flyweight
Super flyweight
Nationality Nicaraguan
Born (1972-12-07) December 7, 1972 (age 44)
León, León, Nicaragua
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 40
Wins 22
Wins by KO 10
Losses 13
Draws 4
No contests 1
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Rivas and the second or maternal family name is Ordóñez.

Adonis Antonio Rivas Ordóñez (born December 7, 1972 in León, Nicaragua) is a professional boxer in the super flyweight division.

Boxing career[edit]

Rivas turned professional in 1995 and captured the WBO super flyweight title with a decision win over Diego Morales in 1999. He defended the belt twice before losing it to Pedro Alcázar in 2001. He dropped down in weight in 2002 to fight for the WBO flyweight title against Jair Jimenez and won a majority decision. He lost the belt later that year to Omar Andres Narvaez. In 2005 and 2006 he lost a pair of bouts against Jorge Arce for the WBC flyweight title.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Diego Morales
WBO Super Flyweight Champion
1999-11-20 – 2001-06-16
Succeeded by
Pedro Alcázar
Preceded by
Fernando Montiel
WBO Flyweight Champion
2002-05-04 – 2002-07-13
Succeeded by
Omar Andrés Narváez