Lenin Arroyo (born October 19, 1979 in San José, Costa Rica) is a professional boxer based in Miami, Florida, in the United States.
Arroyo aka "Volcano", made his professional debut on October 12, 2002 vs. Anolan Regal Del Valle (0-0) at the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach, Florida. winning by UD4.
After starting (2-3 1 NC), Arroyo went on to win 13 straight fights before meeting his first big test of his career March 24, 2006 at the Miccosukee Indian Resort & Gaming center in Miami, Florida vs. former WBO & WBA Light Welterweight champion, Randall Bailey (29-5-0) & losing in UD8.
3 months later, he would fight former WBA Fedecentro, former WBO Latino, & former WBO Inter-Continental Light Welterweight champion, Arturo Morua (23-7-1) at the Desert Diamond Casino in Tucson, Arizona and despite knocking down Morua, Arroyo lost his second straight fight by SD10. After a record of 0-2 to start the year in 2006, Arroyo defeated rising prospect, Haider Berrio (11-1 7 KOs) by UD6.
On April 2007, Lenin headlined the 8-bout card in a 12-round bout vs. Juan Carlos Rodriguez for the WBC Latin championship. It did not take long for Lenin to show his heart, skill, & will and a beautiful left hook dropped Rodriguez down and out in the 1st round of the fight. Arroyo claims the WBC Latin title in a card full of first round Knock-outs.
WBC Latino (Light Welterweight Title)
As of April 2007, his record is 18-5-1 with 3 knockouts in 25 bouts.