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Carlos Gerena

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Real name  Carlos Gerena.
Wins  38
Martial art  Boxing
Losses  6
Nationality  Puerto Rican
Height  1.75 m
Stance  Orthodox stance
Rated at  Super Featherweight
Name  Carlos Gerena
Total fights  44
Nickname(s)  El Topo
Wins by KO  30
Division  Super featherweight

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Born  January 12, 1971 (age 44) Bayamon, Puerto Rico (1971-01-12)

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Carlos Gerena Allende (born January 12, 1971 in Bayamón, Puerto Rico) was a contender in the super featherweight division of boxing. He was nicknamed "El Topo".

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Amateur career

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  • 1990 Competed as a Flyweight at 1990 Goodwill Games in Seattle
  • Lost to Dzhambulat Mutayev (Soviet Union) points
  • 1991 Bantamweight Silver Medalist at Pan-American Games in Havana
  • Defeated Catalino Becerra (Panama) TKO 2
  • Defeated Javier Calderon (Mexico) points
  • Lost to Enrique Carrion (Cuba) points
  • 1992 Represented Puerto Rico as a Featherweight at the Barcelona Olympic Games
  • Defeated Narendar Singh (India) points
  • Lost to Hocine Soltani (Algeria) points
  • Pro career

    Gerena's most notable accomplishment was defeating Jesús Chávez of Mexico by split decision on January 7, 1995—early in both of their careers. Chávez avenged the loss on March 22, 2003 with a TKO victory in round 6. Gerena also fought against notable world champions Genaro Hernandez and Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Gerena won minor titles such as the WBA Latin, WBA Fedelatin, and WBC Continental Americas super featherweight titles throughout his career. His record was 38-6 (30 KOs). Before his professional career he represented his native country at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.

    References

    Carlos Gerena Wikipedia


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