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Mauricio Aceves

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Real name  Mauricio Aceves
Wins  26
Total fights  43
Nationality  Mexican
Height  1.85 m
Losses  16
Reach  75 in (191 cm)
Role  Boxer
Draws  1
Nickname(s)  Tortas
Name  Mauricio Aceves
Stance  Southpaw stance

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Rated at  Welterweight Light Welterweight Lightweight
Born  December 18, 1960 (age 54) Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico (1960-12-18)

Division  Lightweight, Welterweight

Mauricio Aceves (born December 18, 1960 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico) was a Mexican boxer in the Light welterweight division. He was the first ever WBO Lightweight Champion.

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Professional career

Mauricio has fought many undefeated boxers, including Shane Mosley, Dingaan Thobela, Todd Foster, Dennis Holbæk Pedersen, Billy Schwer and Rene Arredondo.

WBO Lightweight Championship

Aceves won the WBO Lightweight Championship by upsetting the veteran Amancio Castro in Santa Ana, California.

He almost lost his championship in his first defense, when his opponent Bejines had won every round before being knocked out with a single short left hook by Mauricio. He had to survive cuts over both eyes.

One of his last fights was a loss to boxing legend Jorge Páez.

References

Mauricio Aceves Wikipedia


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