Francisco Contreras

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Francisco Contreras
Real name Francisco Contreras
Nickname(s) The Phenom[1]
Weight(s) Light Welterweight
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Reach 182 cm (71 in)
Nationality Dominican Republic Dominican
Born (1984-03-24) March 24, 1984 (age 33)
La Romana, Dominican Republic
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 28
Wins 23
Wins by KO 18
Losses 5
Draws 0
No contests 0

Francisco Contreras (born March 21, 1984 in La Romana, Dominican Republic) is a Dominican professional boxer in the Lightweight division[2][3] and is the WBC CABOFE Light Welterweight Champion.[4] Francisco is trained by former IBF Super Featherweight Champion Roberto Garcia.[5][6]

Early life[edit]

Contreras was raised in a poor family, he first entered a boxing gym at the age of five. His father Bonifacio was also a boxer and even had two brothers who were also boxers.[7]

Amateur career[edit]

Francisco was a member of the Dominican National Team and ended his amateur career with a record of 350-14.[8]

Pro career[edit]

In September 2008, Contreras beat José Herley Zúñiga Montaño to win the WBC CABOFE Light Welterweight Championship.[9]


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