Pablo Chacón

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Pablo Chacón
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Real name Julio Pablo Chacón
Nickname(s) El Relámpago
(The Lightning Strike)
Rated at Featherweight
Super featherweight
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Nationality Argentine
Born (1975-05-22) May 22, 1975 (age 41)
Las Heras, Mendoza, Argentina
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 61
Wins 54
Wins by KO 37
Losses 7
Draws 0
No contests 0
Olympic medal record
Representing  Argentina
Men's boxing
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta Featherweight

Julio Pablo Chacón (born May 22, 1975) is an Argentine boxer. Nicknamed "El Relámpago", Chacon won a Featherweight Bronze medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics. He was born in Las Heras, Mendoza.

Amateur highlights[edit]

  • 1994 competed as a Bantamweight at the World Cup in Bangkok, Thailand.
    • Lost to Steve Naraina (Mauritius) PTS
  • 1996 won the Featherweight bronze medal at the Atlanta Olympics.
    • Defeated Tyson Gray (Jamaica) PTS (6-5)
    • Defeated Josian Lebon (Mauritius) PTS (14-7)
    • Defeated János Nagy (Hungary) PTS (18-4)
    • Lost to Somluck Kamsing (Thailand) PTS (8-20)

Professional career[edit]

Chacon began his professional career in 1996 and went on to become WBO Featherweight champion. Chacon won his first 36 fights, setting up a fight with WBA Featherweight Title holder Freddie Norwood in 2000. Norwood dropped Chacon in the 3rd and won a unanimous decision. In 2001, Chacon defeated Istvan Kovacs by TKO to win the WBO Featherweight title. He defended his title four times, including a victory over Victor Polo, prior to losing his title in 2002 to interin champ Scott Harrison. He later moved up a weight class and challenged Mike Anchondo for the Vacant WBO Super Featherweight Title, but lost a decision.

Professional boxing record[edit]

54 Wins (37 knockouts), 7 Losses (1 knockout)[1]
Res. Record Opponent Type Round Time Date Location Notes
Win 54–7 Argentina Julio Cesar Algañaraz UD 12 2005–12–02 Argentina Luna Park, Buenos Aires Won vacant WBO Inter-Continental Super featherweight title.
Win 53–7 Argentina Julio Cesar Algañaraz UD 12 2005–09–17 Argentina Polideportivo Municipal, Malargüe, Mendoza Ret. South American Super featherweight title.
Win 52–7 Argentina Roberto Arrieta KO 2 (10) 2:58 2005–04–09 Argentina Estadio Pascual Perez, Mendoza, Mendoza
Loss 51–7 Hungary János Nagy UD 12 2004–12–18 Hungary University Sporthall, Győr, Győr-Moson-Sopron For vacant IBC Super featherweight title.
Win 51–6 Argentina Ricardo Chamorro KO 9 (12) 2004–11–13 Argentina Estadio Posta del Retamo, Junín, Mendoza Ret. South American Super featherweight title.
Loss 50–6 United States Mike Anchondo UD 12 2004–07–15 United States American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas For vacant WBO Super featherweight title.
Win 50–5 Brazil Jairo Moura dos Santos TKO 5 (10) 3:47 2004–05–29 Argentina Estadio Pascual Perez, Mendoza, Mendoza
Loss 49–5 Argentina Ricardo Silva SD 10 2004–02–14 Argentina Club Atlético Mar del Plata, Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires
Win 49–4 Venezuela Santos Rebolledo KO 8 (10) 1:47 2003–12–06 Argentina Luna Park, Buenos Aires
Loss 48–4 Hungary János Nagy TKO 10 (12) 2003–10–25 Hungary City Sporthall, Szolnok, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok For WBO Inter-Continental Super featherweight title.
Win 48–3 Mexico Fernando Trejo UD 10 2003–07–26 Argentina Club Newell's Old Boys, Rosario, Santa Fe
Win 47–3 Argentina Justo Martinez KO 3 (10) 2003–06–21 Argentina Estadio General Mosconi, Cutral Có, Neuquén
Win 46–3 Colombia Esteban de Jesus Morales UD 10 2003–05–03 Argentina Estadio F. A. B., Buenos Aires
Win 45–3 Argentina Claudio Martinet TKO 8 (12) 2003–03–01 Argentina Polideportivo Municipal, Villa Carlos Paz, Córdoba Won South American Super featherweight title.
Loss 44–3 United Kingdom Scott Harrison UD 12 2002–10–19 Scotland Braehead Arena, Glasgow Lost WBO Featherweight title.
Win 44–2 Argentina Victor Hugo Paz UD 10 2002–08–31 Argentina Estadio Pascual Perez, Mendoza, Mendoza
Win 43–2 Colombia Victor Polo SD 12 2002–01–19 England York Hall, London, Greater London Ret. WBO Featherweight title.
Win 42–2 Brazil Andre Nicola RTD 4 (10) 0:01 2001–11–17 Argentina Estadio F. A. B., Buenos Aires
Win 41–2 Colombia Edward Barrios KO 5 (12) 2:50 2001–08–11 Argentina Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza, Mendoza Ret. WBO Featherweight title.
Win 40–2 Hungary István Kovács TKO 6 (12) 0:15 2001–06–16 Hungary Kisstadion, Budapest Won WBO Featherweight title.
Win 39–2 Argentina Claudio Martinet KO 5 (12) 2:54 2001–02–24 Argentina Club Rivadavia, Necochea, Buenos Aires Won WBO Latino Super featherweight title.
Win 38–2 Argentina Sergio Liendo RTD 4 (10) 0:01 2000–12–16 Argentina Estadio F. A. B., Buenos Aires
Win 37–2 Argentina Justo Martinez UD 12 2000–10–28 Argentina Estadio Pascual Perez, Mendoza, Mendoza Won vacant WBO Latino Featherweight title.
Loss 36–2 Argentina Claudio Martinet SD 10 2000–09–08 Argentina Casinos del Litoral, Corrientes, Corrientes
Loss 36–1 United States Freddie Norwood UD 12 2000–05–25 Argentina Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza, Mendoza For WBA Featherweight title.
Win 36–0 Colombia Wilson Palacio TKO 8 (10) 1:20 1999–12–18 Argentina Club Andes Tallers, Godoy Cruz, Mendoza
Win 35–0 Venezuela Richard Carrillo TKO 8 (12) 1:19 1999–11–17 Panama Hotel El Panamá, Panama City, Panamá Ret. WBA Fedelatin Featherweight title.
Win 34–0 Mexico Aldo Valtierra UD 10 1999–09–17 Argentina Talleres, San Luis
Win 33–0 Colombia Oscar León TKO 10 (12) 1999–07–23 Argentina Estadio Pascual Perez, Mendoza, Mendoza Ret. WBA Fedelatin Featherweight title.
Win 32–0 Argentina Juan Cabrera UD 10 1999–06–19 Argentina Club Nolting, Ciudadela, Buenos Aires
Win 31–0 Colombia Mauricio Julio KO 4 (10) 1999–05–08 Argentina Club Argentino de Quilmes, Quilmes, Buenos Aires
Win 30–0 Colombia Hector Ordoñez UD 10 1999–02–12 Argentina Mendoza, Mendoza
Win 29–0 Argentina Remigio Molina DQ 8 (12) 1999–01–20 Argentina Club Atlético Quilmes, Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Ret. WBA Fedelatin Featherweight title.
Win 28–0 Argentina Miguel Angel Albarado KO 2 1998–12–18 Argentina San Juan, San Juan
Win 27–0 Brazil Almir Fernandes de Oliveira TKO 7 (10) 1998–11–07 Argentina Estadio Socios Fundadores, Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut
Win 26–0 Colombia David Herrera KO 1 (12) 1:43 1998–10–24 Argentina Estadio F. A. B., Buenos Aires Ret. WBA Fedelatin Featherweight title.
Win 25–0 United States Darryl Pinckney UD 8 1998–09–19 United States Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia
Win 24–0 Colombia Ever Beleno DSQ 3 (10) 1998–08–08 Argentina Estadio F. A. B., Buenos Aires
Win 23–0 Argentina Ruben Condori TKO 4 (10) 1998–07–25 Argentina Canal 9 Studios, Buenos Aires
Win 22–0 Argentina Nestor Farias KO 3 (10) 1998–06–27 Argentina Buenos Aires
Win 21–0 Argentina Oscar Bogarin UD 10 1998–04–20 Argentina Corrientes, Corrientes
Win 20–0 Argentina Vicente Burgo KO 4 (10) 1998–03–21 Argentina Estadio F. A. B., Buenos Aires
Win 19–0 Argentina Hector Mari TKO 2 (10) 1998–03–12 Argentina Mendoza, Mendoza
Win 18–0 Venezuela Angel Rivas KO 4 (12) 1998–01–16 Argentina Club Atlético Quilmes, Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Won WBA Fedelatin Featherweight title.
Win 17–0 Argentina Hector Mari UD 8 1997–10–18 Argentina Cipolletti, Río Negro
Win 16–0 Argentina Sergio Nuñez KO 8 (12) 1997–08–08 Argentina Mendoza, Mendoza Ret. WBC Mundo Hispano Featherweight title.
Win 15–0 Argentina Walter Farias UD 10 1997–07–11 Argentina Córdoba, Córdoba
Win 14–0 Panama Hermogenes Mosquera KO 4 1997–06–27 Argentina La Rioja, La Rioja
Win 13–0 Argentina Vicente Burgo UD 10 1997–06–21 Argentina Canal 9 Studios, Buenos Aires
Win 12–0 Mexico Jaime Hernandez KO 8 (12) 1997–05–17 Argentina La Banda, Santiago del Estero Won WBC Mundo Hispano Featherweight title.
Win 11–0 Argentina Nestor Ayala RTD 6 (8) 1997–05–10 Argentina Mendoza, Mendoza
Win 10–0 Argentina Horacio Basualdo KO 4 (8) 1997–04–04 Argentina San Rafael, Mendoza
Win 9–0 Argentina Miguel Angel Rodríguez KO 3 1997–03–26 Argentina Mendoza, Mendoza
Win 8–0 Argentina Jorge Carballo KO 2 1997–03–22 Argentina Ituzaingó, Buenos Aires
Win 7–0 Argentina Oscar Bogarin TKO 3 (6) 1997–02–15 Argentina Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires
Win 6–0 Argentina Andres Salto TKO 1 1997–01–31 Argentina Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires
Win 5–0 Venezuela Ricardo Romero TKO 2 (8) 1997–01–10 Argentina Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires
Win 4–0 Argentina Juan Carlos Cortes TKO 2 1996–11–16 Argentina Buenos Aires
Win 3–0 Argentina Nestor Redondo TKO 8 1996–11–16 Argentina Estadio F. A. B., Buenos Aires
Win 2–0 Argentina Raul Ubalton KO 1 1996–11–02 Argentina Canal 9 Studios, Buenos Aires
Win 1–0 Argentina Eduardo Diaz TKO 4 (6) 1996–10–11 Argentina Mendoza, Mendoza

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Achievements
Preceded by
István Kovács
WBO Featherweight Champion
June 16, 2001 – October 19, 2002
Succeeded by
Scott Harrison