Omar Narváez (boxer)

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Omar Narváez
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Statistics
Real name Omar Andrés Narváez
Nickname(s) El Huracán ("The Hurricane")
Rated at Flyweight
Super flyweight
Height 5 ft 3 in (160 cm)
Nationality Argentine
Born (1975-07-10) July 10, 1975 (age 41)
Trelew, Chubut, Argentina
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 50
Wins 46
Wins by KO 24
Losses 2
Draws 2

Omar Andrés Narváez (born July 10, 1975) is an Argentine professional boxer. He is a former WBO flyweight and super flyweight champion, and as an amateur was the first boxer from the 2000 Olympics to capture a major world title. Together with Julio César Chávez has the record for the most successful defenses of world titles (27).

Amateur[edit]

  • He won the gold medal at the 1999 Pan American Games.
  • 1996 Olympian, as a flyweight. His results were:
  • 1997 World Championships Bronze medalist in Budapest, HUN
  • 1998 South American Games Gold medalist
  • 1999 Pan American Games Gold medalist in Winnipeg, CAN, beat Manuel Mantilla (CUB) and José Navarro (USA)
  • 1999 World Championships Silver medalist in Houston, USA, beat Steve Molitor (CAN)
  • 2000 Olympian, as a flyweight. His results were:
    • Defeated Carlos Valcárcel (Puerto Rico) 12-6
    • Lost to Vladimir Sidorenko (Ukraine) 10-16
      • It is one of the rare foreign boxers who have won two medals (gold / bronze) at the prestigious international boxing tournament Giraldo Cordoba Cardin, which every year is celebrated in Cuba by invitation, Omar won gold in 1999 in Villa Clara, winning the final against Filipino Arlan Lily, in the semifinals had defeated the Guatemalan Castulo Gonzalez in 2000 won a bronze in the tournament in the province of Las Tunas, losing in the semifinals against the Thai Wijan Polit.

Pro[edit]

He won the WBO world flyweight title on July 13, 2002 by a unanimous decision win over Adonis Rivas. He defended the title 16 times with wins over Luis Alberto Lazarate, Andrea Sarritzu (twice), Everardo Morales, Alexander Mahmutov, Reginaldo Martins Carvalho, Bernard Inom, Rexon Flores, Walberto Ramos, Brahim Asloum, Marlon Marquez, Carlos Tamara, Iván Pozo, Alejandro "Payasito" Hernández, Rayonta Whitfield and Omar Soto.

He then moved up to Super Flyweight and won the WBO Super Flyweight title on May 15, 2010, with a unanimous points decision against Nicaraguan Everth Briceno in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Narvaez faced Nonito Donaire on Oct. 22, 2011, at The Theater at Madison Square Garden at Bantamweight. He lost the one-sided fight by unanimous decision, his first professional loss.

He later returned to the super flyweight division and made eleven consecutive defenses of the WBO super flyweight title before getting knocked out by Naoya Inoue in the second round on December 30, 2014.

Records[edit]

  • He is the South American boxer with more world title fights (31).
  • Along with Julio César Chávez is the boxer with more defenses of world titles in different categories (27).
  • Has the record of being the Argentine of more defenses rampant of a world title with 16, surpassing Carlos Monzón with 14.
  • He was officially undefeated 10 years, 10 months, 21 days.

Professional boxing record[edit]

46 Wins (24 knockouts), 2 Losses, 2 Draws[1]
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd.,Time Date Location Notes
Win 46–2–2 Venezuela Breilor Teran UD 10 (10) 2016-06-11 Argentina Gimnasio Municipal N° 1, Trelew, Chubut
Win 45–2–2 Venezuela Jesus Vargas RTD 8 (10) 2016-02-19 Argentina Nuevo Palacio Aurinegro, Puerto Madryn, Chubut
Win 44–2–2 Dominican Republic Diego Luis Pichardo Liriano UD 10 2015-10-10 Argentina Ce.De.M. N° 2, Buenos Aires Won vacant WBO International Super Flyweight title.
Loss 43–2–2 Japan Naoya Inoue KO 2 (12), 3:01 2014-12-30 Japan Metropolitan Gym, Tokyo Lost WBO Super Flyweight title.
Win 43–1–2 Mexico Felipe Orucuta MD 12 2014-09-19 Argentina Anfiteatro Municipal, Villa María, Córdoba Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.
Win 42–1–2 Mexico Antonio Garcia KO 4 (12), 2:59 2014-05-17 Argentina Anfiteatro Municipal, Villa María, Córdoba Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.
Win 41–1–2 Mexico David Carmona TKO 7 (12) 2013-12-21 Argentina Villa La Ñata Sporting Club, Benavídez, Buenos Aires Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.
Win 40–1–2 Japan Hiroyuki Hisataka TKO 10 (12), 1:26 2013-08-24 Argentina Gimnasio Municipal N° 1, Trelew, Chubut Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.
Win 39–1–2 Mexico Felipe Orucuta SD 12 2013-05-25 Argentina Luna Park, Buenos Aires Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.
Win 38–1–2 Puerto Rico David Quijano UD 12 2012-12-15 Argentina Hilton Garden Inn, San Miguel, Tucumán Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.
Win 37–1–2 Mexico Johnny García KO 11 (12), 2:55 2012-10-20 Argentina Luna Park, Buenos Aires Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.
Win 36–1–2 Mexico José Cabrera UD 12 2012-04-21 Argentina Estadio Aldo Cantoni, San Juan, San Juan Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.
Loss 35–1–2 Philippines Nonito Donaire UD 12 2011-10-22 United States WaMu Theater, New York City, New York For WBC and WBO Bantamweight titles.
Win 35–0–2 Colombia William Urina UD 12 2011-06-11 Argentina Luna Park, Buenos Aires Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.
Win 34–0–2 Puerto Rico Cesar Seda UD 12 2011-04-15 Argentina Club Estudiantes, Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.
Win 33–0–2 Mexico Víctor Zaleta UD 12 2011-02-12 Argentina Polideportivo Municipal, Monte Hermoso, Buenos Aires Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.
Win 32–0–2 Nicaragua Everth Briceno UD 12 2010-05-15 Argentina Luna Park, Buenos Aires Won vacant WBO Super Flyweight title.
Win 31–0–2 Argentina Santiago Acosta UD 10 2010-02-24 Argentina Estadio Socios Fundadores, Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut
Win 30–0–2 Mexico Omar Soto TKO 11 (12), 1:58 2009-06-26 Argentina Luna Park, Buenos Aires Retained WBO Flyweight title.
Win 29–0–2 United States Rayonta Whitfield TKO 10 (12), 0:50 2009-02-07 Argentina Nuevo Palacio Aurinegro, Puerto Madryn, Chubut Retained WBO Flyweight title.
Win 28–0–2 Mexico Alejandro Hernandez UD 12 2008-09-20 Argentina Nuevo Palacio Aurinegro, Puerto Madryn, Chubut Retained WBO Flyweight title.
Win| 27–0–2 Spain Iván Pozo RTD 7 (12), 3:00 2008-05-09 Spain Pabellón Central, Vigo, Galicia Retained WBO Flyweight title.
Win 26–0–2 Colombia Carlos Tamara UD 12 2008-01-25 Argentina Nuevo Palacio Aurinegro, Puerto Madryn, Chubut Retained WBO Flyweight title.
Win 25–0–2 Nicaragua Marlon Marquez TKO 4 (12), 2:47 2007-09-14 Argentina Municipal Gymnasium No. 1, Trelew, Chubut Retained WBO Flyweight title.
Win 24–0–2 France Brahim Asloum UD 12 2007-03-10 France La Palestre, Le Cannet, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Retained WBO Flyweight title.
Win 23–0–2 Colombia Walberto Ramos UD 12 2006-10-14 Argentina Luna Park, Buenos Aires Retained WBO Flyweight title.
Win 22–0–2 Philippines Rexon Flores UD 12 2006-08-05 Argentina Orfeo Superdomo, Córdoba, Córdoba Retained WBO Flyweight title.
Win 21–0–2 Paraguay Feliciano Azuaga TKO 6 (10) 2006-04-21 Argentina Orfeo Superdomo, Córdoba, Córdoba
Win 20–0–2 France Bernard Inom TKO 11 (12), 0:44 2005-12-05 France Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, Paris, Île-de-France Retained WBO Flyweight title.
Win 19–0–2 Brazil Wellington Vicente KO 7 (10) 2005-04-08 Argentina Municipal Gymnasium No. 1, Trelew, Chubut
Win 18–0–2 Argentina Marcos Obregon KO 5 (10) 2004-12-10 Argentina Club General Paz Juniors, Córdoba, Córdoba
Win 17–0–2 Brazil Wellington Vicente TKO 10 (10) 2004-10-29 Argentina Polideportivo Carlos Cerutti, Córdoba, Córdoba
Win 16–0–2 Brazil Reginaldo Martins Carvalho TKO 3 (12), 1:27 2004-03-06 Argentina Luna Park, Buenos Aires Retained WBO Flyweight title.
Win 15–0–2 Russia Alexander Makhmutov RTD 10 (12), 3:00 2003-11-14 France Palais Marcel Cerdan, Levallois-Perret, Île-de-France Retained WBO Flyweight title.
Draw 14–0–2 Italy Andrea Sarritzu SD 12 2003-08-09 Italy Villasimius, Sardinia Retained WBO Flyweight title.
Win 14–0–1 Mexico Everardo Morales TKO 5 (12) 2003-06-07 Argentina Luna Park, Buenos Aires Retained WBO Flyweight title.
Win 13–0–1 Italy Andrea Sarritzu SD 12 2002-12-14 Italy Palazzetto dello Sport, Quartu Sant'Elena, Sardinia Retained WBO Flyweight title.
Win 12–0–1 Argentina Luis Alberto Lazarte DQ 10 (12), 2:27 2002-09-13 Argentina Municipal Gymnasium No. 1, Trelew, Chubut Retained WBO Flyweight title.
Win 11–0–1 Nicaragua Adonis Rivas UD 12 2002-07-13 Argentina Luna Park, Buenos Aires Won WBO Flyweight title.
Win 10–0–1 Colombia Felipe Zapata KO 1 (10) 2002-03-30 Argentina Estadio F. A. B., Buenos Aires
Win 9–0–1 Argentina Marcos Obregon UD 10 2001-11-10 Argentina Estadio F. A. B., Buenos Aires
Win 8–0–1 Brazil Wellington Vicente UD 10 2001-10-06 Argentina Estadio F. A. B., Buenos Aires
Win 7–0–1 Argentina Sandro Pereyra TKO 1 (6) 2001-09-21 Argentina Club General Paz Juniors, Córdoba, Córdoba
Win 6–0–1 Argentina Nicolas Vergara TKO 3 (6) 2001-08-25 Argentina General Levalle, Córdoba
Win 5–0–1 Argentina Javier Arce KO 3 (4), 3:00 2001-06-30 Argentina Club Rivadavia, Necochea, Buenos Aires
Draw 4–0–1 Argentina Carlos Montivero MD 4 2001-06-09 Argentina Estadio Gibson Brown, Posadas, Misiones
Win 4–0 Argentina Ricardo Toledo RTD 5 (6), 0:01 2001-04-14 Argentina Puerto Madryn, Chubut
Win 3–0 Argentina Ricardo Toledo MD 4 2001-01-26 Argentina Necochea, Buenos Aires
Win 2–0 Argentina Daniel Monzon KO 1 (4) 2000-12-16 Argentina Estadio F. A. B., Buenos Aires
Win 1–0 Argentina Carlos Palacios RTD 4 (4) 2000-12-01 Argentina Trelew, Chubut

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Preceded by
Adonis Rivas
WBO Flyweight Champion
July 13, 2002 – May 2010
Vacant
Title next held by
Julio Cesar Miranda
Vacant
Title last held by
Jorge Arce
WBO Junior Bantamweight Champion
May 15, 2010 – December 30, 2014
Succeeded by
Naoya Inoue