Ángel Hernández (boxer)
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|José Ángel Hernández|
|Real name||José Ángel Hernández|
|Height||5′ 8″ (173cm)|
September 17, 1975 |
San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
|Wins by KO||17|
José Ángel Hernández (San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, 17 September 1975) is a Mexican light middleweight boxer. Hernandez has fought many noted fighters. He has held the NABA, NABF and International Boxing Association Americas light middleweight titles.
Professional Career Highlights
Hernandez made his professional boxing debut at age 16 on March 29, 1996 with a first-round KO victory over David Pearson. He won his first eight fights by knockout.
Hernandez vs. Ouma
Hernandez vs. Winky Wright
On November 8, 2003, Hernandez (26-4) lost a 12-round unanimous decision to previous IBF light middleweight champion Winky Wright, (45-3). Winky became the new IBF light middleweight champion in the co-event fight at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Hernandez vs. Joval
Hernandez vs. Manfredo Jr.
Hernandez vs. Adama
On December 17, 2010, Hernandez lost his second shot at a middleweight championship for the vacant IBO international title at UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois to ex-Olympian Osumanu Adama of Ghana by a twelve round unanimous decision.
Hernandez Disqualification Loss to Joey Hernandez
On March 25, 2011, Angel Hernandez incurred an eighth round disqualification loss to Joey Hernandez, in a bout for the vacant USBO Light Middleweight title. Hernandez was briefly suspended, but was subsequently reinstated. He was relicensed to box by the Illinois Athletic Commission in 2012.
Hernandez versus Demetrius Andrade
Hernandez failed in an attempted comeback on February 10, 2012, in the main event of a Mohegan Sun Casino seven bout boxing card against 15-0 ex-Olympian Demetrius Andrade in a bout for the vacant IBA Americas light middleweight title. Andrade knocked out Hernandez at 1:39 of the second round. Hernandez, who passed all required medical tests before the bout, was suspended for 90 days.