Arturo Morua

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Arturo Morua
Real name Arturo Morua
Nickname(s) El Silencioso
Rated at Welterweight
Light Welterweight
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Reach 71 in (180 cm)
Nationality Mexico Mexican
Born (1978-05-03) May 3, 1978 (age 38)
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 42
Wins 26
Wins by KO 15
Losses 15
Draws 1
No contests 0

Arturo Morua (born May 3, 1978 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico) is a Mexican[1] professional boxer in the Welterweight division. Arturo is a former WBA Fedecentro, WBO Latino, and WBO Inter-Continental Light Welterweight Champion. Morua has fought numerous times on Telefutura and Telemundo.[2]

Pro career[edit]

On October 2001, Morua took on hard hitting, Cosme Rivera (21-6-2) and defeated him by UD12 to win the WBA Fedecentro Light Welterweight Title.

WBC Light Welterweight Championship[edit]

In his first title attempt Arturo would lose a tough fight to WBC Champion Junior Witter.[3]

WBO Light Welterweight Championship[edit]

Arturo then lost a twelve round decision to WBO Champion Ricardo Torres.[4]

Morua holds wins over great fighters like Emanuel Augustus, Omar Gabriel Weis, and Cosme Rivera.

Professional record[edit]

26 Wins (15 knockouts), 15 Losses, 1 Draw
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Loss 26-15-1 United States Jessie Vargas TKO 6 (8) 2010-05-01 United States MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Loss 26-14-1 Mexico Juan Jesus Rivera UD 10 (10) 2009-12-05 Mexico Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico
Loss 26-13-1 Dominican Republic Victor Cayo TKO 1 (9) 2009-05-30 United States Virgin Islands UVI Sports & Fitness Center, Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
Loss 26-12-1 Cuba Diosbelys Hurtado TKO 3 (10) 2009-04-03 United States Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami, Florida, USA
Loss 26-11-1 Argentina Marcos Maidana RTD 6 (12) 2008-04-19 Germany Bordelandhalle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Win 26-10-1 Mexico Mario Alberto Mondragon TKO 3 (10) 2008-02-29 Mexico Coliseo Olimpico de la UG, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Loss 25-10-1 Puerto Rico Alex De Jesus UD 12 (12) 2007-07-20 United States Civic Center, Kissimmee, Florida, USA


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