Steven Luevano

 

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Steven Luevano (born March 3, 1981 in Los Angeles, CA) is an Mexican-American boxer in the Featherweight division.

Luevano turned pro in 2000 and compiled a record of 32-1-0. He won the Vacant WBO Featherweight Title by defeating future Super Featherweight champion Nicky Cook (27-0-0) by KO on July 14, 2007.

On October 6, 2007, Steven Luevano (34-1, 15 KOs) defended his WBO featherweight title, unanimously defeating 35-year old Antonio "T-Rex" Davis (24-4) on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao and Marco Antonio Barrera.[1] On March 15th Luevano defended his title magnificently against Thailands Terdsak Jandaeng (29-2-0) winning unanimously. In this pay-per-view fight he landed a featherweight boxing record for most jabs landed.

Even though Steven was born in the United States, he comes to the ring with the Mexican flag instead, thus considered to be a Mexican boxer. Steven Luevano's official web site is www.Lardoboxing.com.

Steven Luevano's was tested in his 3rd defense on June 28, 2008 night's David Diaz-Manny Pacquiao undercard at Mandalay Bay Events Center. Luevano retained his 126-pound belt via split draw with Mario Santiago. Judge Harry Davis scored it 117-111 for Luevano, Duane Ford had it 115-113 for Santiago and Dave Moretti had it 114-114. ESPN.com also had it 114-114. Luevano landed 215 of 641 punches (34%) while Santiago connected on 214 of 835 (26%).[2][3]

On October 18, 2008, Luevano defeated Billy Dib of Australia (21-0-0) for his 4th defense by unanimous decision.