Saúl Román

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Saúl Román
Real name Saúl Román Martínez Castañeda
Nickname(s) La Fiera
Rated at Middleweight
Light Middleweight
Height 5 ft 10 in (179 cm)
Reach 77 in (197 cm)
Nationality Mexico Mexican
Born (1980-07-03) July 3, 1980 (age 36)
Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 48
Wins 37
Wins by KO 31
Losses 11
Draws 0
No contests 0

Saúl Román Martínez Castañeda (born July 3, 1980 in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico) is a Mexican professional boxer in the Light Middleweight division[1] and is the former Mexican National Light Middleweight Champion.[2]

Pro career[edit]

Román defeated Michael Medina in Mexico.[3] On April 27, 2007, he lost by knockout to Argentine future world champion Sergio Gabriel Martinez in a WBC Light Middleweight title eliminator bout. He also fought Yuri Foreman and lost by unanimous decision in 2008.

WBC Silver Championship[edit]

On June 4, 2011 Saúl lost to undefeated Vanes Martirosyan for the WBC Silver Light Middleweight Championship.[4] This bout was on HBO's televised portion of the Julio César Chávez, Jr. vs. Sebastian Zbik undercard.[5]

Professional record[edit]

37 Wins (31 knockouts), 11 Losses
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Loss 37-11 United States Charles Hatley TKO 2 (10) 2015-04-03 United States Convention Center, Irving, Texas, USA
Loss 37-10 United States Curtis Stevens KO 1 (10) 2013-08-03 United States Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
Win 37-9 Mexico Jose Pinzon TKO 9 (10) 2013-03-23 Mexico Arena Foro Tecate, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico
Loss 36-9 Mexico Martin Avila KO 2 (10) 2012-06-08 Mexico Parque Revolucion, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico
Win 35-9 Colombia Richard Gutierrez UD 10 2014-10-03 Mexico Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Loss 34-9 Armenia Vanes Martirosyan TKO 7 (12) 2011-06-04 United States Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
Win 34-8 United States Michael Medina TKO 2 (10) 2011-01-29 Mexico Estadio Banorte, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico
Win 33-8 Mexico Joel Juarez TKO 3 (10) 2010-12-17 Mexico Explanada Tecate, Navojoa, Sonora, Mexico
Loss 32-8 Mexico David Alonso Lopez UD 12 (12) 2010-08-28 Mexico Gimnasio de Mexicali, Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
Loss 32-7 South Africa Thomas Oosthuizen KO 8 (10) 2010-04-27 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
Loss 32-6 United States Gabriel Rosado SD 10 (10) 2010-02-27 United States Bally's Atlantic City, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA


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