Valdemir Pereira

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Valdemir Pereira
Statistics
Nickname(s) Sertão
Weight(s) Featherweight
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Nationality Brazilian
Born (1974-11-15) November 15, 1974 (age 42)
Cruz das Almas, Bahia, Brazil
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 25
Wins 24
Wins by KO 15
Losses 1

Valdemir dos Santos Pereira (born November 15, 1974 in Cruz das Almas, Bahia) is a Brazilian former professional boxer who competed from 2001 to 2006 and held the IBF featherweight title in 2006. As an amateur Pereira represented Brazil at the 2000 Olympics, reaching the round of 16 of the featherweight bracket.

Amateur career[edit]

As an amateur, Pereira fought as a Featherweight for the Brazilian Olympic Team at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney:

Professional career[edit]

Known as "Sertão", Pereira turned pro in 2001 and won the vacant IBF Featherweight Title with a decision victory over Fahprakorb Rakkiatgym in January 2006. He lost the title in his first defense, via disqualification against Eric Aiken later that year, due to excessive low blows. A rematch was scheduled but never materialized.[1] He is now living at Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.

Professional boxing record[edit]

Professional record summary
25 fights 24 wins 1 loss
By knockout 15 0
By decision 9 0
By disqualification 0 1
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
25 Loss 24–1 United States Eric Aiken DQ 8 (12), 1:37 13 May 2006 United States TD Banknorth Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Lost IBF featherweight title;
Pereira disqualified for repeated low blows
24 Win 24–0 Belarus Yuri Romanovich UD 10 9 Apr 2006 Brazil IMES, São Caetano do Sul, Brazil
23 Win 23–0 Thailand Fahprakorb Rakkiatgym UD 12 20 Jan 2006 United States Foxwoods Resort Casino, Ledyard, Connecticut, U.S. Won vacant IBF featherweight title
22 Win 22–0 Argentina Victor Hugo Paz UD 10 23 Jul 2005 Brazil Gimnasio Municipal, Embu das Artes, Brazil
21 Win 21–0 Colombia Euclides Espitia TKO 3 (8) 28 May 2005 Brazil Ginasio Alves Cabral, Vitória, Brazil
20 Win 20–0 Panama Whyber Garcia UD 12 28 Jan 2005 United States Northern Quest Casino, Airway Heights, Washington, U.S. Retained WBA Fedelatin featherweight title
19 Win 19–0 Argentina Pastor Humberto Maurin UD 12 11 Dec 2004 Brazil Ginasio Municipal, Ibirapuera, Brazil Won vacant WBA Fedelatin featherweight title
18 Win 18–0 Mexico Emmanuel Lucero SD 10 13 Aug 2004 United States Pechanga Resort and Casino, Temecula, California, U.S.
17 Win 17–0 Argentina Julio Cesar Alganaraz RTD 4 (8), 3:00 1 May 2004 Brazil Ginasio Municipal Ayrton Senna, Carapicuíba, Brazil
16 Win 16–0 Tanzania Rogers Mtagwa TKO 8 (10), 2:36 3 Jan 2004 United States Foxwoods Resort Casino, Ledyard, Connecticut, U.S.
15 Win 15–0 Mexico Luis Enrique Adame UD 10 9 Aug 2003 United States Miami Arena, Miami, Florida, U.S.
14 Win 14–0 United States Oney Hellems TKO 2 (10), 2:59 15 Mar 2003 United States UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
13 Win 13–0 Brazil Ronaldo Lima TKO 2 16 Feb 2003 Brazil Estudio Rede Bandeirantes TV, São Paulo, Brazil
12 Win 12–0 Mexico Marcos Badillo UD 6 13 Dec 2002 United States Pechanga Entertainment Center, Temecula, California, U.S.
11 Win 11–0 Brazil Jose Claudio Da Silva KO 4 (6) 24 Aug 2002 Brazil Municipal Arena, Jandira, Brazil
10 Win 10–0 United States Robert Enriquez TKO 4 (6), 1:29 3 Aug 2002 United States Dodge Theater, Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
9 Win 9–0 Argentina Cirilo Coronel Campos TKO 2 (6) 18 May 2002 Brazil CESPRO, São Caetano do Sul, Brazil
8 Win 8–0 Argentina Sergio Gustavo Rodriguez KO 2 (8) 23 Mar 2002 Brazil Milton Feijao Arena, São Caetano do Sul, Brazil
7 Win 7–0 Brazil Almir Fernandes de Oliveira KO 1 (10) 26 Feb 2002 Brazil Ginasio Baby Barione, São Paulo, Brazil
6 Win 6–0 Brazil Gutemberg Ferreira PTS 6 21 Dec 2001 Brazil CESPRO, São Caetano do Sul, Brazil
5 Win 5–0 Brazil Sebastiao Macaris TKO 2 (4) 17 Nov 2001 Brazil Municipal Arena, Diadema, Brazil
4 Win 4–0 Brazil Julio Cesar Soares KO 2 21 Sep 2001 Brazil Leonard's Restaurant, São Caetano do Sul, Brazil
3 Win 3–0 Brazil Renato Pedro KO 2 (4) 27 Jul 2001 Brazil Leonard's Restaurant, São Caetano do Sul, Brazil
2 Win 2–0 Brazil Jose Acioly de Barros KO 2 (4) 23 Jun 2001 Brazil Bofete Municipal Arena, Bofete, Brazil
1 Win 1–0 Brazil Ronaldo Conceicao TKO 4 (4) 6 Mar 2001 Brazil Ginasio Baby Barione, São Paulo, Brazil Professional debut

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/boxing/columns/story?columnist=tessitore_joe&id=2791116

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Regional boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Whyber Garcia
WBA Fedelatin featherweight champion
11 Dec 2004 – Sep 2005
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Renan Acosta
World boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Juan Manuel Márquez
IBF featherweight champion
20 Jan 2006 – 13 May 2006
Succeeded by
Eric Aiken