Guty Espadas Jr.

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Guty Espadas Jr.
Statistics
Real name Gustavo Espinosa Espadas Jr.
Nickname(s) Guty
Weight(s) Light Welterweight
Lightweight
Super Featherweight
Featherweight
Height 5 ft 11 in (182 cm)
Reach 73 in (185 cm)
Nationality Mexico Mexican
Born (1974-09-02) September 2, 1974 (age 43)
Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 53
Wins 45
Wins by KO 28
Losses 8
Draws 0
No contests 0

Gustavo Espinosa Espadas Jr. (born September 2, 1974 in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico) is a Mexican boxer in the Featherweight division. He is the former WBC Featherweight Champion and the son of former WBA Flyweight Champion, Guty Espadas.

Professional career[edit]

Espadas Jr. turned professional in 1992.

WBC Featherweight Championship[edit]

In 2000 won the Vacant WBC Featherweight Championship by winning a technical decision over Luisito Espinosa in the 11th round. He defended the belt once before losing a close decision to Erik Morales in 2001.

In 2003 he rematched Morales but was knocked out in the 3rd round.

He announced his retirement after sustaining a 2nd round knockout loss to Rocky Juarez in 2004, only to come out of it in 2007 by beating Moises Perez twice in the same year.

Personal life[edit]

Espadas's father, Guty Espadas, was the WBA Flyweight Champion during the 1970s.

Preceded by
Naseem Hamed
Vacated
WBC Featherweight Champion
14 Apr 2000 – 17 Feb 2001
Succeeded by
Erik Morales

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