Ricardo Domínguez

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Ricardo Dominguez
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Real name Ricardo Domínguez
Nickname(s) Pelón
Rated at Welterweight
Light Welterweight
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Reach 71 in (182 cm)
Nationality Mexico Mexican
Born (1985-07-20)July 20, 1985
Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Died February 22, 2017(2017-02-22) (aged 31)
Boxing record
Total fights 50
Wins 37
Wins by KO 22
Losses 11
Draws 2
No contests 0

Ricardo Domínguez (July 20, 1985 in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico – February 22, 2017) was a Mexican professional boxer in the Light Welterweight division. He is best known for having won the 2009 Campeón Azteca tournament at Lightweight.[1]

Pro career[edit]

Domínguez won his pro debut against Eduardo Castillo in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico.

Campeón Azteca[edit]

In 2009, he fought at the first Campeón Azteca tournament in the Lightweight division, where he went on to beat Saul Carreon[2] and Jesus Gonzalez[3] in the first two rounds. At the tournaments championship fight he knocked out Reyes Sanchez to not only win the Prize money but also a title fight with the WBC Lightweight Champion.[4][5]

WBC Lightweight Championship[edit]

In May 2010,[6] Dominguez lost his first ever title fight to WBC champion Humberto Soto.[7]

IBF Lightweight Championship[edit]

On November 27, 2010 Ricardo lost to Miguel Vazquez the IBF Lightweight champion in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.[8][9] This was the second title fight for Dominguez.[10]

Professional record[edit]

32 Wins (20 knockouts), 7 Losses, 2 Draw
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
N/A N/A MexicoAntonio Lozada Jr. N/A N/A April 16, 2011 MexicoTijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Loss 32-7-2 MexicoMiguel Vazquez UD 12 (12) November 27, 2010 MexicoTijuana, Baja California, Mexico For the IBF Lightweight title


  1. ^ "Sports News & latest headlines from AOL". Boxing.fanhouse.com. 2010-05-17. Retrieved 2017-02-22. 
  2. ^ "event". BoxRec. 2009-09-23. Retrieved 2017-02-22. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ http://www.aztecadeportes.com/nota/boxazteca/zorrita-soto-expone-titulo-ante-ricardo-dominguez/2010-04-414
  5. ^ "event". BoxRec. 2009-12-18. Retrieved 2017-02-22. 
  6. ^ "Photos: Humberto Soto-Ricardo Dominguez Final Presser - Boxing News". Boxingscene.com. 2010-05-12. Retrieved 2017-02-22. 
  7. ^ Christ, Scott (2010-05-16). "Saturday Roundup: Humberto Soto wins, Cristobal Cruz loses". Bad Left Hook. Retrieved 2017-02-22. 
  8. ^ "Miguel Vazquez To Face Ricardo Dominguez in Tijuana - Boxing News". Boxingscene.com. 2010-11-02. Retrieved 2017-02-22. 
  9. ^ "event". BoxRec. 2010-11-27. Retrieved 2017-02-22. 
  10. ^ "Vázquez ante Domínguez el 27/11". Notifight.com. 2010-11-01. Retrieved 2017-02-22. 

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