Jorge Solís

Jorge Solis
Real name Jorge Luis Solis Rivera
Nickname(s) Coloradito
Weight(s) Super Featherweight
Super Bantamweight
Height 5 ft. 8.5 in (173 cm.)
Nationality Mexico Mexican
Born (1979-10-23) October 23, 1979 (age 39)
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 47
Wins 40
Wins by KO 27
Losses 4
Draws 2
No contests 1

Jorge Iván Solís Pérez (born October 23, 1979 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico), is a Mexican professional boxer.[1] He is a former holder of various minor and regional titles including, the Jalisco State Featherweight title, WBC Latin America title, Mexican Super Bantamweight and Featherweight divisions and WBA Fedecentro titles.[2] He's also the brother of former IBF Champion Ulises Solís.

Pro career

Solís started his professional boxing career in 1998 at 112 pounds at the age of 19. His early fights usually took place in Mexico. His first professional fight was a four-round bout against Bernardo Tule (2-1-0) on February 6, 1998, which Solís won via technical knockout (TKO).

His first fight in the United States of America was against Juan Jose Mendez (3-2-1) on September 2, 2000 in the Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas, which he won in the 6th round by technical knockout.

On October 27, 2001 Solís faced Ruben Estanislao (13-3-1) for the Mexican Super Bantamweight Championship, which he won and defended it against Jorge Munoz (22-17-2), Sammy Ventura (17-8-0) and Fernando Alanis (16-14-3).

On June 6, 2003 Solis faced Wilson Alcorro (20-4-2) for the WBC Latin America Super Featherweight Title but the bout ended in a draw.

In September 2004, Solis fought future champion Humberto Soto (35-5-2) in a bout which resulted in a "no contest" decision. Solis was knocked to the canvas by Soto in the third round, but the fight was stopped later in the round after Solis suffered a cut due to an accidental clash of heads.[3] Humberto Soto, who was ahead on all scorecards, disputed the outcome claiming that the cut was the result of a punch and not a head clash.[4]

Solis vs Pacquiao

On April 14, 2007, Solis faced off against reigning WBC International Super-Featherweight champion, then three-division world champion Manny Pacquiao (43-3-2) in San Antonio, Texas. Solis provided a tougher challenge than expected, however, Pacquiao proved too much for the number four ranked challenger.[5] Pacquiao unleashed a barrage of lethal punches to knock-out the unbeaten Solis in the eighth round. In the Philippines, this match was called as The Blaze of Glory.

After being beaten by Pacquiao, Jorge defeated Santiago Allione (13-4-0) at the Arena Coliseo in Guadalajara by Technical Knockout. On January 31, 2009 in Zapopan, Jalisco, Solís scored a fifth-round technical knockout of Monty Meza Clay (28-1-0) in an IBF title eliminator.[6]

Solis vs Cruz

On July 11, 2009, Solis challenged IBF featherweight champion Cristobal Cruz (38-11-1), whom Solis had previously defeated, but lost by unanimous decision. During the bout, Solis was docked 4 points for intentional low blows while Cruz was docked two points for headbutting. The final scores were 113-110, 113-110, and 113-111 in favor of Cruz.[7] Solis moved up to the Super Featherweight division in his next bout and defeated Likar Ramos by 7th-round TKO to claim the WBA interim Super featherweight title.

On May 8, 2010, Solis defended his interim title against Mario Santiago by a wide unanimous decision on the under-card of Latin Fury 14.

Gamboa vs Solis

On March 26, 2011, Solis got a chance to take on the Unified WBA World and IBF Featherweight Champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (19-0, 15 KO's). Solis was completely and utterly dominated by Gamboa and was knocked out in the fourth round in what was a dazzling display of boxing skills from Gamboa.

Professional boxing record

40 Wins (27 Knockouts), 4 Losses (3 Knockouts), 2 Draws 1 No Contest[1]
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Loss 40-4-2 Japan Takashi Uchiyama TKO 11 (12), 0:19 2011-12-31 Japan Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium, Yokohama Lost interim WBA World Super Featherweight title.
For WBA World Super Featherweight title
Loss 40-3-2 Cuba Yuriorkis Gamboa TKO 4 (12) 2011-03-26 United States Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey For WBA Super & IBF World Featherweight titles.
Win 40-2-2 Colombia Francisco Cordero TKO 6 (12), 1:45 2010-09-04 Mexico Coliseo Olimpico de la UG, Guadalajara, Jalisco Retained interim WBA World Super Featherweight title.
Win 39-2-2 Puerto Rico Mario Santiago UD 12 2010-05-08 Mexico Plaza de Toros Monumental, Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes Retained interim WBA World Super Featherweight title.
Win 38-2-2 Colombia Likar Ramos KO 7 (12), 2:59 2010-02-06 Mexico Unidad Deportiva Inalámbrica, Merida, Yucatán Won interim WBA World Super Featherweight title.
Loss 37-2-2 Mexico Cristóbal Cruz UD 12 2009-07-11 Mexico Palenque de Gallos, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas For IBF World Featherweight title.
Win 37-1-2 United States Monty Meza Clay TKO 5 (12) 2009-01-31 Mexico Auditorio Telmex de UG, Zapopan, Jalisco, Jalisco IBF Featherweight title eliminator.
Win 36-1-2 Panama Jorge Samudio TKO 4 (12), 2:00 2008-09-15 Mexico Arena México, Mexico City, Distrito Federal WBA Super Featherweight title eliminator.
Win 35-1-2 Mexico Miguel Roman UD 10 2008-05-17 Mexico Plaza de Toros Monumental, Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes
Win 34-1-2 Argentina Santiago Allione TKO 4 (10), 1:59 2007-08-18 Mexico Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara, Jalisco
Loss 33-1-2 Philippines Manny Pacquiao KO 8 (10), 1:16 2007-04-14 United States Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas For WBC International Super Featherweight title
Win 33-0-2 Mexico Fernando Omar Lizarraga TKO 5 (10), 1:10 2007-01-25 United States Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
Win 32-0-2 Mexico Lizardo Moreno UD 10 2006-07-21 Mexico Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara, Jalisco
Win 31-0-2 Mexico Adalberto Borquez RTD 3 (10), 3:00 2006-04-08 United States Apache Gold Casino, Globe, Arizona
Win 30-0-2 Mexico Hector Javier Marquez UD 10 2006-01-14 United States Emerald Queen Casino, Tacoma, Washington

See also


  1. ^ "Jorge Solis - Boxrec Boxing Encyclopaedia". 2011-03-13. Retrieved 2014-06-19.
  2. ^ "Jorge Solis". 1979-10-23. Retrieved 2014-06-19.
  3. ^ "Jorge Solis Vs Monty Meza Clay". 2009-01-30. Retrieved 2014-06-19.
  4. ^ "Las Vegas Review-Journal". Retrieved 2014-06-19.
  5. ^ "Pacquiao Stops Solis in 8th round Knockout Victory". 2007-04-16. Retrieved 2014-06-19.
  6. ^ Barrera wins, suffers cut!. Retrieved on 2009-02-01.
  7. ^ "Cruz Tops Solis: Little Science But a Sweet Brawl - Boxing News". Retrieved 2014-06-19.

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Preceded by
Likar Ramos
WBA Interim Super Featherweight Champion
February 6, 2010 – December 31, 2011
Lost bid for undisputed WBA title
Title next held by
Bryan Vázquez