Eddie Gazo

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Eddie Gazo (born 1950-09-12 in San Lorenzo, Nicaragua) is a former professional boxer in the super welterweight (154 lb) division.

Pro career[edit]

Gazo turned pro in 1971, and captured the WBA light middleweight title in 1977 with a decision win over Miguel Angel Castellini. That year he was named The Ring magazine Progress of the Year fighter[citation needed]. He defended the belt three times before losing it to Masashi Kudo the following year. He retired in 1984 following a string of losses that concluded with a defeat to Julian Jackson.

Preceded by
Miguel Angel Castellini
WBA Light Middleweight Champion
1977 Mar 5 – 1978 Aug 9
Succeeded by
Masashi Kudo

Professional boxing record[edit]

44 Wins (24 knockouts, 20 decisions), 12 Losses (8 knockouts, 4 decisions), 2 Draws [1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 16-0 United States Virgin Islands Julian "The Hawk" Jackson KO 2 17/03/1984 Puerto Rico Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States Gazo knocked out at 0:36 of the second round.
Loss 3-0 Denmark John Mortensen PTS 6 01/12/1983 Denmark K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Loss 17-0 Uganda John "The Beast" Mugabi TKO 4 08/10/1983 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Loss 33-1 Venezuela Fulgencio Obelmejias KO 2 06/10/1981 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
Loss 18-5-4 United States Bert "Trouble" Lee KO 6 24/04/1981 California Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, United States
Loss 73-8-12 Argentina Miguel Castellini KO 9 20/09/1980 Argentina Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Win -- Edgar Bravo KO 1 05/09/1980 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Loss 27-0 United States Thomas Hearns KO 1 03/05/1980 Michigan Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, United States Gazo knocked out at 2:41 of the first round.
Win -- Nicaragua Lino Cajina KO 10 23/02/1980 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Win -- Carlos Grimaldi PTS 10 19/01/1980 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Win -- Trombo Machado KO 5 14/12/1979 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Win 0-5 Costa Rica Ezequiel Obando KO 9 05/11/1979 El Salvador San Salvador, El Salvador
Win -- Pedro Cisneros PTS 10 03/10/1979 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Loss 19-0 Japan Masashi Kudo SD 15 09/08/1978 Japan Akita City, Japan WBA World Light Middleweight Title. 143-146, 145-147, 146-145.
Win 14-4 South Korea Jae-Keum Lim SD 15 18/12/1977 South Korea Incheon, South Korea WBA World Light Middleweight Title.
Win 19-4-2 Japan Kenji Shibata UD 15 13/09/1977 Japan Nihon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan WBA World Light Middleweight Title. 71-69, 72-71, 73-71.
Win 31-5-1 Japan Koichi Wajima TKO 11 07/06/1977 Japan Nihon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan WBA World Light Middleweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 0:45 of the 11th round.
Win 62-5-10 Argentina Miguel Castellini UD 15 05/03/1977 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua WBA World Light Middleweight Title. 149-144, 148-144, 148-143.
Win 0-1 Nicaragua Jorge De Avila KO 7 04/09/1976 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Win 7-15-2 Panama Dino Del Cid KO 3 03/07/1976 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Win -- Rosalio Matute KO 6 15/05/1976 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Win 0-1 Colombia Rodrigo Delgado KO 10 13/03/1976 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua Central America Light Middleweight Title.
Win -- Costa Rica Ezequiel Obando KO 4 17/07/1975 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Loss -- Jose Scott PTS 10 06/06/1975 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Win -- Walter Zuniga PTS 10 05/05/1975 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Loss 1-0 Colombia Carlos Obregon KO 6 18/04/1975 Colombia Bogota, Colombia
Win -- Edmond Camayagua KO 6 07/02/1975 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Win 1-0 Panama Rodolfo Contreras KO 10 22/05/1974 Costa Rica Costa Rica
Win 0-3 Gerardo Sanders PTS 10 20/04/1974 Nicaragua Esteli, Nicaragua
Win 0-4 Nicaragua Roberto "Tito" Arias PTS 10 08/04/1974 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua Central America Welterweight Title.
Win -- El Salvador Hernan Grimaldi KO 4 18/03/1974 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Draw 2-0 Colombia Adalberto Vanegas PTS 10 04/02/1974 Colombia Cartagena, Colombia
Win 0-2 Nicaragua Roberto "Tito" Arias KO 8 12/01/1974 Nicaragua Estadio Roberto Clemente, Masaya, Nicaragua
Win 0-2 Gerardo Sanders KO 6 12/12/1973 Nicaragua Masaya, Nicaragua
Win 1-2 Carlos "The Cat" Espinosa PTS 12 02/11/1973 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua Nicaragua Welterweight Title.
Win 0-1 Gerardo Sanders KO 6 10/10/1973 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Loss 0-2 Carlos "The Cat" Espinosa KO 10 20/09/1973 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Win -- Orlando Sinclair KO 5 08/08/1973 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Win 1-4 Nicaragua Frank Medina PTS 10 27/07/1973 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Win 1-0 Nicaragua Omar "Sharif" Perez PTS 10 05/07/1973 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Loss -- Nicaragua Omar "Sharif" Perez PTS 10 14/06/1973 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Win 0-1 Carlos "The Cat" Espinosa PTS 10 04/04/1973 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Win -- Pantera Negra PTS 10 03/03/1973 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Draw 4-3 Nicaragua Julio Blanco PTS 10 02/02/1973 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Win -- Tarzan Suazo KO 6 01/01/1973 Nicaragua Esteli, Nicaragua
Win 30-13-3 Panama Leo Campbell PTS 10 10/03/1972 Nicaragua Chinandega, Nicaragua
Win -- Felix Bojorge KO 5 01/03/1972 Nicaragua Chinandega, Nicaragua
Win -- Zapito Menochal PTS 10 20/02/1972 Nicaragua Chinandega, Nicaragua
Win -- Freddy Menochal PTS 10 10/02/1972 Nicaragua Chinandega, Nicaragua
Win -- Henry "Hank" Thompson KO 5 01/02/1972 Nicaragua Chinandega, Nicaragua
Win -- Frank Darce PTS 10 30/01/1972 Nicaragua Leon, Nicaragua
Win -- Monaco Valle KO 1 20/01/1972 Nicaragua Jinotepe, Nicaragua
Win -- Gerardo Sanders KO 2 10/01/1972 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Win 0-1 Roberto "Tito" Arias PTS 10 01/01/1972 Nicaragua Chinandega, Nicaragua
Win -- Carlos Ampie KO 3 30/10/1971 Nicaragua Granada, Nicaragua
Win -- Carlos "Dirty" Sanchez PTS 6 20/10/1971 Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Win -- Sol Brillante Mitchell KO 3 10/10/1971 Nicaragua Leon, Nicaragua
Win -- Carlos "The Cat" Espinosa PTS 6 06/10/1971 Nicaragua Leon, Nicaragua

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