Walter Crucce

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Walter Crucce
Personal information
Full name Walter Javier Crucce
Nickname(s) El Pibe de Oro
Nationality  Argentina
Born (1974-09-05) September 5, 1974 (age 41)
Las Flores, Buenos Aires
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Sport Boxing
Rated at Light Welterweight

Walter Crucce (born 1974-09-05 in Las Flores, Buenos Aires) is a retired male boxer from Argentina, who won the gold medal in the men's light-welterweight (– 63.5 kg) category at the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata. In the final he defeated Puerto Rico's Luis Deines Pérez. Crucce made his professional debut on 1995-07-08 defeating Sandro Ramon Sosa on knock-out. For the press and much of the general public, Crucce was considered in the 90's as the future of Argentine boxing. It was a great puncher and in his first 22 fights, ten were won in the first round. Over time his career was devaluing by weight problems. His last fight was on 2012/08/28, when he retired in the 6th round against Brazilian boxer Junior Jackson, for the WBO Latino title in the light heavyweight category.

Professional boxing record[edit]

50 Wins (37 knockouts), 13 Loss
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd.,Time Date Location Notes
Loss 50-13 Australia Junior Talipeau UD 12 (12) 2013-08-30 Australia Homebush, New South Wales, Australia
Loss 50-12 Brazil Jackson Junior RTD 6 (12) 2012-08-28 Brazil Ginasio Baby Barione, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil For vacant WBO Latino light heavyweight title
Win 50-11 Argentina Bernardino Gonzalez UD 6 (6) 2012-02-11 Argentina Club River Plate, Azul, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Win 49-11 Argentina Claudio Omar Parra KO 1 (8) 2011-10-21 Argentina Club River Plate, Azul, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Win 48-11 Argentina Alejandro Gabriel Boatto KO 4 (6) 2011-05-07 Argentina Club Sociedad Sportiva, Gualeguay, Entre Rios, Argentina
Loss 47-11 Brazil Marcus Vinicius de Oliveira UD 12 (12) 2011-02-26 Brazil Ginasio Mane Garrincha, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil For WBO Latino light heavyweight title
Win 47-10 Argentina Gustavo Daniel Boggio UD 4 (4) 2010-10-09 Argentina Polideportivo San Pedro, San Martin, Mendoza, Argentina
Win 46-10 Argentina Mario Javier Moreno KO 2 (10) 2005-12-03 Argentina Club Cervantes, Cervantes, Rio Negro, Argentina
Loss 45-10 Argentina Javier Alberto Mamani UD 10 (10) 2005-03-05 Argentina Gimnasio Municipal Nº 1, San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
Loss 45-9 Argentina Miguel Angel Arroyo TD 8 (10) 2005-01-21 Argentina Ex Salta Club, Salta, Salta, Argentina
Loss 45-8 Australia Shannan Taylor UD 12 (12) 2004-06-25 Australia Royal Pines Resort, Ashmore, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Loss 45-7 Argentina Javier Alberto Mamani SD 10 (10) 2004-04-17 Argentina Estadio F.A.B., Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina