carlos ortiz

carlos ortiz

Full name
Carlos Juan Ortiz

Date of birth
On February 14, 1955, in New York, he knocked out Harry Bell in one round.

Debut
On February 14, 1955, in New York, he knocked out Harry Bell in one round.

Won The World Title
On June 12, 1959, in New York, he won Kenny Lane by technical knockout in two rounds and became super lightweight world champion endorsed by the National Boxing Association. On April 21, 1962, in Las Vegas, he won the WBA lightweight title by defeating Joe Brown by unanimous decision. In his second defense, on April 7, 1963, he won the WBC title by defeating Douglas Vaillant by technical knockout in 13 rounds, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He regained his WBA and WBC lightweight titles on November 13, 1965, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, by defeating Panamanian Ismael Laguna by decision.

Lost His Title
In his fifth defense he lost the WBA and WBC lightweight titles on April 10, 1965 in Panama, as Ismael Laguna beat him by points in 15 rounds. In his sixth defense, in his second stage as monarch, on June 29, 1968 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Carlos “'Teo” Cruz defeated him by decision

Withdrawal
On September 20, 1972, in New York, Ken Buchanan knocked him out in six rounds.

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