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Mariano Pérez

Full name: Mariano Pérez Martínez
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: October 8, 1948 in Melilla, Melilla, Spain
Died: December 27, 2016
Country: ESP Spain
Sport: Boxing


Mariano Pérez boxed as a light-welterweight at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. In 1967 he had won a bronze medal at the Mediterranean Games in the same class. After the Olympics, Pérez turned professional, winning his first bout in February 1969 by knockout over Julian González. He won his first 12 professional fights. Pérez won the Spanish super-lightweight title in November 1975, knocking out Jesús Rodríguez de la Rosa. He defended that title four times, but lost it in June 1976, losing by TKO to Fernando Sánchez. Pérez retired in October 1978, but came back in November 1980, and then retired for good after a loss in January 1981 to Antonio Guinaldo. Pérez’s professional record was 24 wins (14 by KO) and 7 losses. He fought professionally only in Spain.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Boxing Men's Light-Welterweight Spain ESP 17T

Men's Light-Welterweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Boxing Spain ESP Round Two Match #11 2 1968-10-18 Odhiambo (UGA) , Pérez (ESP)
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Boxing Spain ESP Round One Match #24 1 1968-10-13 Pérez (ESP) bye
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