Alberto Jiménez

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Alberto Jiménez
Real name Alberto Jiménez
Nickname(s) Ratón
Rated at Featherweight
Light Flyweight
Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Reach 70 in (173 cm)
Nationality Mexico Mexican
Born (1969-04-08) April 8, 1969 (age 48)
Colonia Valle Gómez, Mexico City
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 42
Wins 34
Wins by KO 29
Losses 5
Draws 3
No contests 0

Alberto Jiménez (born April 8, 1969 in Colonia Valle Gómez, Mexico City) was a Mexican boxer in the Lightweight division. He is the former WBO Flyweight Champion, making six title defences.[1]

Professional career[edit]

In June 1991, Alberto won the Mexican National Flyweight Championship by beating veteran Gonzalo Villalobos.[2]

WBC Flyweight Championship[edit]

In his first World Championship attempt, he lost a very disputed twelve round majority decision to Muangchai Kittikasem in Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand.[3]

WBO Flyweight Championship[edit]

On February 11, 1995, Jiménez won the WBO Flyweight Championship by upsetting South Africa's Jacob Matlala with an eighth round T.K.O. in Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal, Gauteng, South Africa.[4]

Preceded by
Jacob Matlala
WBO Flyweight Champion
11 February 1995– 13 December 1996
Succeeded by
Carlos Gabriel Salazar

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