José Quirino

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José Quirino
Real name José Quirino
Nickname(s) El Gallito
Weight(s) Fly weight
Super Flyweight
Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Reach 73 in (185 cm)
Nationality Mexico Mexican
Born (1968-04-19) April 19, 1968 (age 49)
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 59
Wins 36
Wins by KO 15
Losses 22
Draws 1
No contests 0

José Quirino (born April 19, 1968 in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico) was a Mexican boxer in the Super Flyweight division. He is the former WBO Super Flyweight Champion.[1]

Professional career[edit]

In his career José won many of his fights with lots of speed,he was not a hard puncher but had lots of speed.[2]

WBO Super Flyweight Championship[edit]

Quirino won the WBO Super Flyweight Championship by upsetting Puerto Rico's José Ruíz Matos in The Aladdin, Las Vegas, Nevada.[3]

On September 4, 1992 he lost his Championship against an undefeated Johnny Bredahl in a very disputed twelve-round decision, in Parken, Copenhagen, Denmark.[4]


Jose was undefeated 16-0 until he lost his 17th professional fight against Tony "the bazooka" Luca,In this highly disputed 10 round fight. José has losses to some of boxing's best fighters like Danny Romero, Michael Carbajal, Mark Johnson, Junior Jones, and Johnny Bredahl. Jose was also nominated as the rookie of the year for Mexico in the year of 1986.

Preceded by
José Ruíz Matos
WBO Super Flyweight Champion
2 February 1992– 4 September 1992
Succeeded by
Johnny Bredahl

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