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Rene Arredondo
Mexican boxer

Rene Arredondo

Rene Arredondo
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Quick Facts

Intro Mexican boxer
Is Athlete Boxer
From Mexico
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 15 June 1961, Apatzingán, Mexico
Age 60 years
Star sign Gemini
Family
Siblings: Roberto Arredondo
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

René Arredondo (born 1961) is a former Mexican professional boxer competing in the welterweight division.

Early life

Arredondo was born June 15, 1961 in Apatzingan, Mexico. He is the younger brother of former World Champion Ricardo Arredondo, and Roberto Arredondo who fought under the name of "Chiba Arredondo" in Japan.

Career

Arredondo turned professional in 1979. He mainly fought in Mexico for first three years, then moved the main battlefield to the United States since 1983, and won the World Boxing Council (WBC) junior welterweight title by beating Lonnie Smith via the fifth round on a technical knockout (TKO) in 1986. He lost the title in his first defense against Tsuyoshi Hamada on a first round KO.

In 1987 he rematched Hamada and regained the title in the sixth round on a TKO. In his first defense, he again lost the title to Roger Mayweather via the sixth round on a TKO. However, Arredondo continued to fight, capturing the North American Boxing Organization (NABO) light middleweight title via the 10th round TKO in Tijuana, Baja California in August 1995, Mexico.

Arredondo retired in 1997. He is currently working in Los Angeles at several boxing gyms, where he has a thriving personal training business and has two children and a wife.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 03 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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http://boxrec.com/media/index.php?title=Fight:262377
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