Juan Francisco Rodríguez

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Statistics
Weight(s)Bantamweight
Height1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
Born2 September 1950
Almería, Spain
Died16 April 2019(2019-04-16) (aged 68)[1]
Boxing record
Total fights34
Wins20
Wins by KO9
Losses9
Draws4

Juan Francisco Rodríguez Márquez (12 September 1950 – 16 April 2019) was a Spanish boxer. As an amateur he won the 1971 European flyweight title and reached the quarterfinals at the 1972 Summer Olympics. At the 1976 Games he was stopped in the second bout by the eventual silver medalist Charles Mooney.[2]

After the 1976 Olympics Rodríguez turned professional and fought until 1982. He challenged Carlos Zarate Serna for the Mexican's WBC world bantamweight title in a 1977 fight held at Madrid, but lost by technical knockout. Next year he won the European title.[3]

1976 Olympic record[edit]

Below are the results of Juan Francisco Rodriguez, a Spanish bantamweight boxer, who competed at the 1976 Montreal Olympics:

  • Round of 64: defeated Anthony Abacheng (Ghana) on points, 5-0
  • Round of 32: lost to Charles Mooney (United States) on points, 1-4

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