|Real name||César Canchila|
|Height||5 ft 4 in (163 cm)|
|Reach||70 in (180 cm)|
March 15, 1982 |
|Wins by KO||25|
César Canchila is a boxer from Colombia who fights in the light flyweight division, where he is a former WBO Latino and WBA Fedelatin champion. He was born in the small town of Cereté on March 15, 1982 and currently resides in Montería. On July 26, 2008 Canchila captured the vacant WBA Interim Light Flyweight Title when he won a unanimous decision against the previously unbeaten Giovanni Segura in Las Vegas. Canchila would then lose the title in a rematch to Segura in his very next bout by 4th round TKO on March 14, 2009.
In 2009 he took on the then unbeaten Filipino boxer Johnriel Casimero for the WBO's interim version of the light flyweight title. As with the second Segura bout Canchila lost this fight by TKO, this time in the 11th round.
- "BREAKING NEWS: CASIMERO DOWNS CANCHILA FIVE TIMES EN ROUTE TO 11TH ROUND TKO VICTORY, WINS TITLE". philboxing.com. Retrieved 2009-12-20.
Title last held byBeibis Mendoza
|WBA Light Flyweight Champion
July 26, 2008 – March 14, 2009
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