Melchor Cob Castro

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Melchor Cob Castro
Real name Melchor Cob Castro
Rated at Light flyweight
Nationality Mexico Mexican
Born (1968-04-18) April 18, 1968 (age 49)
Chiná, Campeche, Mexico
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 85
Wins 70
Wins by KO 33
Losses 11
Draws 4
No contests 0

Melchor Cob Castro (born 18 April 1968 in Chiná, Campeche, Mexico) a professional boxer in the light flyweight (108 lb) division.

Pro career[edit]

Cob Castro turned pro in 1986 and captured the WBC light flyweight title in 1991 with a TKO win over Rolando Pascua. He lost the belt in his first defense to Humberto González later that year by decision. In 1992 he lost a rematch to Gonzalez, also by decision. In 1997 he captured the WBO light flyweight title with a decision win over Jesus Chong, but again lost the belt in his first defense to Juan Domingo Córdoba.

In 2004 he took on Jorge Arce for the WBC light flyweight title, and was knocked out for the first time in his career in the 5th round.

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Preceded by
Rolando Pascua
WBC Light Flyweight Champion
1991 Mar 25 – 1991 Jun 3
Succeeded by
Humberto González
Preceded by
Jesus Chong
WBO Light Flyweight Champion
1997 Aug 25 – 1998 Jan 17
Succeeded by
Juan Domingo Córdoba