Omar Narváez (boxer)
|Real name||Omar Andrés Narváez|
|Nickname(s)||El Huracán ("The Hurricane")|
|Height||5 ft 3 in (160 cm)|
July 10, 1975 |
Trelew, Chubut, Argentina
|Wins by KO||24|
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).
- 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.
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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.
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.
- 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
|46 Wins (24 knockouts), 2 Losses, 2 Draws|
|Win||46–2–2||Breilor Teran||UD||10 (10)||2016-06-11||Gimnasio Municipal N° 1, Trelew, Chubut|
|Win||45–2–2||Jesus Vargas||RTD||8 (10)||2016-02-19||Nuevo Palacio Aurinegro, Puerto Madryn, Chubut|
|Win||44–2–2||Diego Luis Pichardo Liriano||UD||10||2015-10-10||Ce.De.M. N° 2, Buenos Aires||Won vacant WBO International Super Flyweight title.|
|Loss||43–2–2||Naoya Inoue||KO||2 (12), 3:01||2014-12-30||Metropolitan Gym, Tokyo||Lost WBO Super Flyweight title.|
|Win||43–1–2||Felipe Orucuta||MD||12||2014-09-19||Anfiteatro Municipal, Villa María, Córdoba||Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.|
|Win||42–1–2||Antonio Garcia||KO||4 (12), 2:59||2014-05-17||Anfiteatro Municipal, Villa María, Córdoba||Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.|
|Win||41–1–2||David Carmona||TKO||7 (12)||2013-12-21||Villa La Ñata Sporting Club, Benavídez, Buenos Aires||Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.|
|Win||40–1–2||Hiroyuki Hisataka||TKO||10 (12), 1:26||2013-08-24||Gimnasio Municipal N° 1, Trelew, Chubut||Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.|
|Win||39–1–2||Felipe Orucuta||SD||12||2013-05-25||Luna Park, Buenos Aires||Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.|
|Win||38–1–2||David Quijano||UD||12||2012-12-15||Hilton Garden Inn, San Miguel, Tucumán||Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.|
|Win||37–1–2||Johnny García||KO||11 (12), 2:55||2012-10-20||Luna Park, Buenos Aires||Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.|
|Win||36–1–2||José Cabrera||UD||12||2012-04-21||Estadio Aldo Cantoni, San Juan, San Juan||Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.|
|Loss||35–1–2||Nonito Donaire||UD||12||2011-10-22||WaMu Theater, New York City, New York||For WBC and WBO Bantamweight titles.|
|Win||35–0–2||William Urina||UD||12||2011-06-11||Luna Park, Buenos Aires||Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.|
|Win||34–0–2||Cesar Seda||UD||12||2011-04-15||Club Estudiantes, Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires||Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.|
|Win||33–0–2||Víctor Zaleta||UD||12||2011-02-12||Polideportivo Municipal, Monte Hermoso, Buenos Aires||Retained WBO Super Flyweight title.|
|Win||32–0–2||Everth Briceno||UD||12||2010-05-15||Luna Park, Buenos Aires||Won vacant WBO Super Flyweight title.|
|Win||31–0–2||Santiago Acosta||UD||10||2010-02-24||Estadio Socios Fundadores, Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut|
|Win||30–0–2||Omar Soto||TKO||11 (12), 1:58||2009-06-26||Luna Park, Buenos Aires||Retained WBO Flyweight title.|
|Win||29–0–2||Rayonta Whitfield||TKO||10 (12), 0:50||2009-02-07||Nuevo Palacio Aurinegro, Puerto Madryn, Chubut||Retained WBO Flyweight title.|
|Win||28–0–2||Alejandro Hernandez||UD||12||2008-09-20||Nuevo Palacio Aurinegro, Puerto Madryn, Chubut||Retained WBO Flyweight title.|
|Win|||27–0–2||Iván Pozo||RTD||7 (12), 3:00||2008-05-09||Pabellón Central, Vigo, Galicia||Retained WBO Flyweight title.|
|Win||26–0–2||Carlos Tamara||UD||12||2008-01-25||Nuevo Palacio Aurinegro, Puerto Madryn, Chubut||Retained WBO Flyweight title.|
|Win||25–0–2||Marlon Marquez||TKO||4 (12), 2:47||2007-09-14||Municipal Gymnasium No. 1, Trelew, Chubut||Retained WBO Flyweight title.|
|Win||24–0–2||Brahim Asloum||UD||12||2007-03-10||La Palestre, Le Cannet, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur||Retained WBO Flyweight title.|
|Win||23–0–2||Walberto Ramos||UD||12||2006-10-14||Luna Park, Buenos Aires||Retained WBO Flyweight title.|
|Win||22–0–2||Rexon Flores||UD||12||2006-08-05||Orfeo Superdomo, Córdoba, Córdoba||Retained WBO Flyweight title.|
|Win||21–0–2||Feliciano Azuaga||TKO||6 (10)||2006-04-21||Orfeo Superdomo, Córdoba, Córdoba|
|Win||20–0–2||Bernard Inom||TKO||11 (12), 0:44||2005-12-05||Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, Paris, Île-de-France||Retained WBO Flyweight title.|
|Win||19–0–2||Wellington Vicente||KO||7 (10)||2005-04-08||Municipal Gymnasium No. 1, Trelew, Chubut|
|Win||18–0–2||Marcos Obregon||KO||5 (10)||2004-12-10||Club General Paz Juniors, Córdoba, Córdoba|
|Win||17–0–2||Wellington Vicente||TKO||10 (10)||2004-10-29||Polideportivo Carlos Cerutti, Córdoba, Córdoba|
|Win||16–0–2||Reginaldo Martins Carvalho||TKO||3 (12), 1:27||2004-03-06||Luna Park, Buenos Aires||Retained WBO Flyweight title.|
|Win||15–0–2||Alexander Makhmutov||RTD||10 (12), 3:00||2003-11-14||Palais Marcel Cerdan, Levallois-Perret, Île-de-France||Retained WBO Flyweight title.|
|Draw||14–0–2||Andrea Sarritzu||SD||12||2003-08-09||Villasimius, Sardinia||Retained WBO Flyweight title.|
|Win||14–0–1||Everardo Morales||TKO||5 (12)||2003-06-07||Luna Park, Buenos Aires||Retained WBO Flyweight title.|
|Win||13–0–1||Andrea Sarritzu||SD||12||2002-12-14||Palazzetto dello Sport, Quartu Sant'Elena, Sardinia||Retained WBO Flyweight title.|
|Win||12–0–1||Luis Alberto Lazarte||DQ||10 (12), 2:27||2002-09-13||Municipal Gymnasium No. 1, Trelew, Chubut||Retained WBO Flyweight title.|
|Win||11–0–1||Adonis Rivas||UD||12||2002-07-13||Luna Park, Buenos Aires||Won WBO Flyweight title.|
|Win||10–0–1||Felipe Zapata||KO||1 (10)||2002-03-30||Estadio F. A. B., Buenos Aires|
|Win||9–0–1||Marcos Obregon||UD||10||2001-11-10||Estadio F. A. B., Buenos Aires|
|Win||8–0–1||Wellington Vicente||UD||10||2001-10-06||Estadio F. A. B., Buenos Aires|
|Win||7–0–1||Sandro Pereyra||TKO||1 (6)||2001-09-21||Club General Paz Juniors, Córdoba, Córdoba|
|Win||6–0–1||Nicolas Vergara||TKO||3 (6)||2001-08-25||General Levalle, Córdoba|
|Win||5–0–1||Javier Arce||KO||3 (4), 3:00||2001-06-30||Club Rivadavia, Necochea, Buenos Aires|
|Draw||4–0–1||Carlos Montivero||MD||4||2001-06-09||Estadio Gibson Brown, Posadas, Misiones|
|Win||4–0||Ricardo Toledo||RTD||5 (6), 0:01||2001-04-14||Puerto Madryn, Chubut|
|Win||3–0||Ricardo Toledo||MD||4||2001-01-26||Necochea, Buenos Aires|
|Win||2–0||Daniel Monzon||KO||1 (4)||2000-12-16||Estadio F. A. B., Buenos Aires|
|Win||1–0||Carlos Palacios||RTD||4 (4)||2000-12-01||Trelew, Chubut|
- List of current world boxing champions
- List of flyweight boxing champions
- Boxing at the 2000 Summer Olympics
- "Omar Andrés Narvaez Professional boxing record". BoxRec.com.
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|WBO Flyweight Champion
July 13, 2002 – May 2010
Title next held byJulio Cesar Miranda
Title last held byJorge Arce
|WBO Junior Bantamweight Champion
May 15, 2010 – December 30, 2014