Lorenzo Villanueva

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Lorenzo Villanueva
Statistics
Real name Lorenzo G. Villanueva
Nickname(s) Thunderbolt
Rated at Featherweight
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Nationality Philippines Filipino
Born (1985-11-11) November 11, 1985 (age 31)
Midsayap, Cotabato (del Norte), Philippines
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 23
Wins 22
Wins by KO 21
Losses 1
Draws 0
No contests 1

Lorenzo G. Villanueva, (born November 11, 1985) is a Filipino professional boxer in the Featherweight class. He is trained by famed trainer Freddie Roach.[1]

Boxing career[edit]

Villanueva turned professional in 2007.

In 2009, Villanueva won the WBO Oriental featherweight title by stopping previously unbeaten Eric Canoy in the 10th round.

His first fight in the United States was supposed to be on November 12, 2011 on the Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez III undercard against an undecided opponent, but visa issues prevented Villanueva from participating in the event.[2]

On May 5, 2012, he suffered his first defeat, after being knocked-out in round 2 by Indonesian's Daud Yordan held at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore for the vacant International Boxing Organization Featherweight title.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roach to train Filipino Prospect". Boxing Scene. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Singapore hosts two world boxing title fights". The Manila Times.net. Retrieved March 11, 2012. 

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