EX CHAMP AGUIRRE RETIRES
By Ronnie Nathanielsz
Tue, 01 Mar 2011
Jose Antonio Aguirre.
Former World Boxing Council minimum weight champion Jose Antonio “Jaguar” Aguirre has decided to quit following his 9th round TKO loss to fellow Mexican Gilberto Keb Baas last Saturday.
The 34 year old Aguirre won the minimum weight title with a majority decision over Thailand’s Wandee Singwancha on February 11, 2000 and lost the title almost four years later to Japan-based Thai Eagle Den Junlaphan (Eagle Kyowa) by a unanimous decision on January 10, 2004.
Aguirre defended his title nine times.
During his reign, Aguirre defeated Filipino challenger Manny Melchor by a unanimous twelve round decision to retain his title on February 2, 2001.
As a light flyweight he fought some of the best including WBC champion Brian Viloria of the Philippines to whom he lost by a twelve round unanimous decision on February 18, 2006.
He also lost in title fights for the WBA crown held by Roberto Vasquez and the IBF title held by Ulises Solis.
Aguirre retires with a ring record of 35-101 with 21 knockouts.
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Ronnie Nathanielsz.
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|AMIR’S ENVY & DESPAIR…|
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Wed, 01 Apr 2015LLOYD’S OF LONDON INGA BEALE SPOTTED IN LAS VEGAS
By Greg R. Penilla, M.D., Wed, 01 Apr 2015“LITTLE” NIETES OUTSCORES PBA GIANT JUNMAR FAJARDO TO WIN CEBU’S ‘ATHLETE OF THE YEAR’ AWARD
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 01 Apr 2015SAC PRESIDENTIAL AWARDEE HIGHLIGHTS VALUE OF EDUCATION TO ATHLETES
By , Wed, 01 Apr 2015PACQUIAO ELATED BY ALI'S SUPPORT
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Wed, 01 Apr 2015Tix Now on Sale for Ao-Beltran World Title Fight at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
By , Wed, 01 Apr 2015ADONIS STEVENSON SERVES FOOD AT SOUP KITCHEN IN QUEBEC CITY
By , Wed, 01 Apr 2015CBS SPORTSCASTERS KEVIN HARLAN AND BRENT STOVER WITH ANALYSTS PAUL MALIGNAGGI AND VIRGIL HUNTER TO CALL PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS ON CBS
By , Wed, 01 Apr 2015ONE: WARRIOR’S QUEST SET TO TAKE PLACE IN SINGAPORE ON 22 MAY
By , Wed, 01 Apr 2015NIETES WINS SAC-SMB ATHLETE OF THE YEAR AWARD
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Wed, 01 Apr 2015MEDZHID "B-52" BEKTEMIROV RETURNS APRIL 18TH ON CRAWFORD-DULORME CARD
By , Wed, 01 Apr 2015HIGHLIGHTS OF ELORDE GRANDSONS IN ACTION; REVIEW OF “PINOY PRIDE 30” ON THE MAIN EVENT SATURDAY ON PBO-SKY CABLE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 01 Apr 2015NO. 26 RANKED CLAVERAS TO FIGHT CHAMPION PEDRO GUEVARA FOR WBC LIGHT FLYWEIGHT TITLE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 01 Apr 2015EVERYTHING GOING WELL IN TRAINING CAMP
By Eddie Alinea, Wed, 01 Apr 2015HBO SPORTS PRESENTS MAYWEATHER/PACQUIAO: AT LAST
By , Wed, 01 Apr 2015OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: That crab-mentality again (In defense of Manny)
By Eddie Alinea, Tue, 31 Mar 2015ARUM GLAD OVER DONAIRE'S IMPRESSIVE WIN
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 31 Mar 2015PETALCORIN FACES TOUGH FIGHT IN TITLE DEFENSE IN CHINA
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 31 Mar 2015Praise be to ALA for jolly good boxing show
By Recah Trinidad, Tue, 31 Mar 2015Adonis Stevenson Quebec City Public Workout Photos Prior To Saturday's PBC on CBS
By , Tue, 31 Mar 2015PACQUIAO MONDAY WORKOUT PHOTOS
By , Tue, 31 Mar 2015truTV & Top Rank Partner to Exclusively Televise Live Friday Night Primetime Boxing Series
By , Tue, 31 Mar 2015Fight Report: Decastro KOs Rozembergs as Wood & Smith Score Sensational TKO Debut Victories.
By Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro, Tue, 31 Mar 2015NBA -- Curry's six triples lift Warriors over Bucks
By Hector Posa, Mon, 30 Mar 2015