Rafael Orono
Statistics
Real nameJesus Rafael Orono
Nickname(s)Pantono
Weight(s)
Height5 ft 7+12 in (171 cm)
NationalityVenezuela Venezuelan
Born (1958-08-30) August 30, 1958 (age 63)
Sucre, Venezuela
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights41
Wins32
Wins by KO16
Losses7
Draws2
No contests0
Medal record

Jesus Rafael Orono (born August 30, 1958) is a former super flyweight boxing champion from Venezuela.

Amateur career

Born in Patono, Sucre, Orono began as an amateur and compiled a record of 49 wins and 8 losses.[1]

Amateur highlights

Professional boxing career

Orono turned professional in 1979. He captured the vacant WBC super flyweight title in his 11th professional fight, winning a decision over Seung-Hoon Lee the following year. He successfully defended his title three times, before losing it to Chul-Ho Kim in 1981 by KO. He recaptured the title in a 1982 a rematch with a TKO over Kim. Orono defended his belt three more times before losing it to Payao Poontarat by decision in 1983. In 1985 he took on WBA super flyweight title holder Khaosai Galaxy, but lost by a TKO. Orono retired from boxing in 1988.

Professional boxing record

41 fights 32 wins 7 losses
By knockout 16 4
By decision 16 3
Draws 2
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
41 Loss 32–7–2 Colombia Daniel Blanco TKO 9 (10) Aug 13, 1988 Colombia Plaza de Toros de Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena, Colombia
40 Loss 32–6–2 Colombia Sugar Baby Rojas UD 10 Jul 11, 1986 United States Tamiami Fairgrounds Auditorium, Miami, Florida, U.S.
39 Loss 32–5–2 Venezuela Eudo Bermudez KO 1 (10) Dec 21, 1985 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
38 Loss 32–4–2 Panama Edgar Monserrat UD 10 Oct 5, 1985 Panama Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City, Panama
37 Loss 32–3–2 Thailand Khaosai Galaxy TKO 5 (15) Jul 21, 1985 Thailand Rajadamnern Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand For WBA super flyweight title
36 Win 32–2–2 Puerto Rico Hector Martinez PTS 10 Mar 24, 1985 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
35 Win 31–2–2 Venezuela Valerio Zea UD 10 Nov 10, 1984 Aruba Concorde Boxing Arena, Oranjestad, Aruba
34 Draw 30–2–2 Venezuela Eudo Bermudez PTS 10 Oct 6, 1984 Aruba Concorde Boxing Arena, Oranjestad, Aruba
33 Win 30–2–1 Colombia Luis Navarro PTS 10 Apr 2, 1984 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
32 Loss 29–2–1 Thailand Payao Poontarat SD 12 Nov 27, 1983 Thailand Grand Palace Hotel, Pattaya, Thailand Lost WBC super flyweight title
31 Win 29–1–1 Puerto Rico Orlando Maldonado TKO 5 (12) Oct 29, 1983 Venezuela Coliseo Naciones Unidas, Caracas, Venezuela Retained WBC super flyweight title
30 Win 28–1–1 Mexico Raul Valdez UD 12 May 9, 1983 Venezuela Hilton Hotel, Caracas, Venezuela Retained WBC super flyweight title
29 Win 27–1–1 Panama Pedro Romero KO 4 (12) Jan 31, 1983 Venezuela El Poliedro, Caracas, Venezuela Retained WBC super flyweight title
28 Win 26–1–1 South Korea Kim Chul-ho TKO 6 (15) Nov 28, 1982 South Korea Changchung Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea Regains WBC super flyweight title
27 Win 25–1–1 Puerto Rico Victor Gonzalez KO 1 (10) Aug 30, 1982 Venezuela El Tigre, Venezuela
26 Win 24–1–1 Dominican Republic Francisco Quiroz PTS 10 Jun 21, 1982 Venezuela Cumana, Venezuela
25 Win 23–1–1 Dominican Republic Leopoldo Frias KO 2 (10) May 24, 1982 Venezuela Cumana, Venezuela
24 Win 22–1–1 Venezuela Dorismel Zuniga KO 2 (10) Apr 12, 1982 Venezuela Barquisimeto, Venezuela
23 Win 21–1–1 Venezuela Seoul-Chon Hwang PTS 10 Feb 22, 1982 Venezuela Valencia, Venezuela
22 Win 20–1–1 Colombia Rafael Julio TKO 1 (10) Dec 13, 1981 Venezuela Carupano, Venezuela
21 Win 19–1–1 Colombia Oscar Bolivar PTS 10 Nov 16, 1981 Venezuela Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela
20 Win 18–1–1 United States Johnny Jackson TKO 2 (10) Oct 19, 1981 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
19 Win 17–1–1 Puerto Rico Franklin Martinez TKO 8 (10) Aug 10, 1981 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
18 Win 16–1–1 Nicaragua Francisco Gonzalez KO 4 (10) Jun 29, 1981 Venezuela El Poliedro, Caracas, Venezuela
17 Win 15–1–1 Colombia Javier Brown TKO 10 (10) May 9, 1981 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
16 Win 14–1–1 South Korea Kim Sung-jun PTS 10 Apr 6, 1981 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
15 Loss 13–1–1 South Korea Kim Chul-ho KO 9 (15) Jan 24, 1981 Venezuela Plaza Monumental, San Cristobal, Venezuela Lost WBC super flyweight title
14 Win 13–0–1 Venezuela Jovito Rengifo TKO 3 (15) Sep 15, 1980 Venezuela Domo Bolivariano, Barquisimeto, Venezuela Retained WBC super flyweight title
13 Draw 12–0–1 United States Willie Jensen MD 15 Jul 28, 1980 Venezuela Nuevo Circo, Caracas, Venezuela Retained WBC super flyweight title
12 Win 12–0 Argentina Ramon Balbino Soria UD 15 Apr 14, 1980 Venezuela Nuevo Circo, Caracas, Venezuela Retained WBC super flyweight title
11 Win 11–0 South Korea Lee Seung-hoon SD 15 Feb 2, 1980 Venezuela Nuevo Circo, Caracas, Venezuela Won inaugural WBC super flyweight title
10 Win 10–0 Chile Jorge Vargas TKO 9 (10) Dec 19, 1979 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
9 Win 9–0 Puerto Rico Luis A Burgos PTS 10 Oct 26, 1979 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
8 Win 8–0 Venezuela Jorge Cruz TKO 2 (10) Sep 29, 1979 Venezuela Santa Bárbara, Venezuela
7 Win 7–0 Venezuela Edgar Roman SD 12 Sep 15, 1979 Venezuela Nuevo Circo, Caracas, Venezuela Won vacant Venezuelan bantamweight title
6 Win 6–0 Mexico Aureliano Castillo PTS 10 Aug 11, 1979 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
5 Win 5–0 Colombia Enrique Pinto KO 3 (?) Jul 21, 1979 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
4 Win 4–0 Colombia Henry Diaz PTS 10 Jun 2, 1979 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
3 Win 3–0 Venezuela Alfredo Mendoza TKO 3 (4) May 6, 1979 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
2 Win 2–0 Venezuela Hernan Palacios PTS 4 Mar 18, 1979 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
1 Win 1–0 Venezuela Victor Idrogo PTS 4 Feb 18, 1979 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela


See also

References

  1. ^ Mike DeLisa of www.cyberboxingzone.com
Achievements Inaugural Champion WBC super flyweight champion February 2, 1980 - January 24, 1981 Succeeded byKim Chul-ho Preceded byKim Chul-ho WBC super flyweight champion November 28, 1982 - November 27, 1983 Succeeded byPayao Poontarat