win vs Aaron Alameda
Sep 26, 2020 / Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut
Unbeaten Luis Nery became a two-division world champion, capturing the WBC World Super Bantamweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Aaron Alameda on SHOWTIME PPV.
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Luis Nery News
Facing career-defining bouts, the brothers shined on the biggest of stages, turning in the finest performances of their respective careers Saturday night on SHOWTIME PPV.
Heavyweight contender Otto Wallin meets Lucas Browne in co-main event and Light Heavyweight prospects Joseph George and Marcos Escudero battle in a rematch on the card that takes place at Park Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas.
With barely a month left in the year, it’s time to look ahead at 2020 and all of its wonderful possibilities. So, without further ado, here is a wish-list of five PBC fights we hope to see in the new year.
Luis Nery Fights
Win vs Aaron Alameda 25-0-0
Sep 26, 2020 • Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut
Luis Nery WINS against Aaron Alameda by UD in Round 12 of 12
Win vs Juan Carlos Payano 21-5-0
Jul 20, 2019 • MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Luis Nery WINS against Juan Carlos Payano by KO in Round 9 of 12
Win vs McJoe Arroyo 18-2-0
Mar 16, 2019 • AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas, USA
Luis Nery WINS against McJoe Arroyo by RTD in Round 4 of 10
Win vs Renson Robles 13-5-0
Dec 01, 2018 • Arena Pavillón del Norte, Saltillo, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Renson Robles by TKO in Round 7 of 10
Win vs Jason Canoy 27-8-2
Oct 06, 2018 • Gasmart Stadium, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Jason Canoy by KO in Round 3 of 12
Win vs Shinsuke Yamanaka 27-1-2
Mar 01, 2018 • Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Luis Nery WINS against Shinsuke Yamanaka by TKO in Round 2 of 12
Win vs Arthur Villanueva 31-2-0
Nov 04, 2017 • Gasmart Stadium, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Arthur Villanueva by TKO in Round 6 of 10
Win vs Shinsuke Yamanaka 27-0-2
Aug 15, 2017 • Shimazu Arena, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Luis Nery WINS against Shinsuke Yamanaka by TKO in Round 4 of 12
Win vs Jesus Martinez 23-1-0
Mar 11, 2017 • Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Jesus Martinez by RTD in Round 4 of 12
Win vs Raymond Tabugon 18-6-1
Dec 17, 2016 • El Foro Chiapas, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Raymond Tabugon by TKO in Round 4 of 10
Win vs Richie Mepranum 31-5-1
Oct 22, 2016 • Auditorio Municipal Fausto Gutiérrez Moreno, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Richie Mepranum by TKO in Round 2 of 10
Win vs David Sanchez 29-3-2
Jul 30, 2016 • Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against David Sanchez by RTD in Round 4 of 10
Win vs Martin Casillas 15-6-1
Apr 16, 2016 • Gimnasio Olímpico Juan de la Barrera, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Martin Casillas by UD in Round 10 of 10
Win vs Humberto Morales 14-13-4
Jan 30, 2016 • Centro De Convenciones, Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Humberto Morales by TKO in Round 5 of 10
Win vs John Mark Apolinario 17-5-3
Sep 26, 2015 • Centro Convenciones, Puerto Penasco, Sonora, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against John Mark Apolinario by TKO in Round 2 of 10
Win vs Jether Oliva 22-2-2
Feb 28, 2015 • Centro De Convenciones, Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Jether Oliva by RTD in Round 4 of 10
Win vs Carlos Fontes 20-2-1
Dec 06, 2014 • Centro de Usos Multiples, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Carlos Fontes by TKO in Round 8 of 8
Win vs Victor Mendez 19-1-2
Aug 30, 2014 • Centro de Usos Multiples, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Victor Mendez by SD in Round 8 of 8
Win vs Jose Estrella 13-4-1
Jun 27, 2014 • Hipódromo Caliente, Arena Tecate, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Jose Estrella by RTD in Round 5 of 8
Win vs Pedro Antonio Rodriguez 6-9-0
Apr 11, 2014 • Hipódromo Caliente, Arena Tecate, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Pedro Antonio Rodriguez by KO in Round 3 of 8
Win vs Javier Cifuentes 1-0-0
Feb 15, 2014 • Palenque de la Feria Mesoamericana, Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Javier Cifuentes by KO in Round 4 of 6
Win vs Adan Osuna 9-7-3
Dec 13, 2013 • Casino Hipodromo Agua Caliente, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Adan Osuna by TKO in Round 1 of 8
Win vs Oswaldo Castro 14-5-2
Oct 26, 2013 • Caliente Racetrack, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Oswaldo Castro by UD in Round 8 of 8
Win vs Saul Eduardo Hernandez 3-4-0
Aug 23, 2013 • Forum Tecate, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Saul Eduardo Hernandez by TKO in Round 5 of 6
Win vs Rafael Alvarado 2-0-0
Jun 14, 2013 • Casino Hipodromo Agua Caliente, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Rafael Alvarado by TKO in Round 2 of 6
Win vs Marino Canete 0-2-0
Apr 10, 2013 • Salon Las Pulgas, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Marino Canete by TKO in Round 2 of 4
Win vs Leonardo Reyes 0-2-0
Feb 16, 2013 • Auditorio Municipal Fausto Gutiérrez Moreno, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Leonardo Reyes by TKO in Round 1 of 4
Win vs Joan Sandoval 1-0-1
Nov 28, 2012 • Salon Las Pulgas, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Joan Sandoval by UD in Round 4 of 4
Win vs Carlos Castaneda 4-0-0
Sep 20, 2012 • Salon Las Pulgas, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Carlos Castaneda by UD in Round 4 of 4
Win vs Javier Miranda Hernandez 0-0-0
Jun 07, 2012 • Salon Las Pulgas, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Javier Miranda Hernandez by UD in Round 4 of 4
Win vs Javier Miranda 0-0-0
Jun 07, 2012 • Salon Las Pulgas, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Javier Miranda by UD in Round 4 of 4
Win vs Jose Guadalupe Salgado 0-0-0
May 05, 2012 • Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Luis Nery WINS against Jose Guadalupe Salgado by TKO in Round 1 of 4
Luis Nery Bio
Luis "Pantera" Nery first turned heads with his combination of speed, power, aggression and skill. Having already won a world title at 118-pounds, Nery has set his sights on doing the same at super bantamweight.
A Fast Rise
Luis Nery is only 25 yet has already experienced the highs and lows that can accompany the sport of boxing. Nery, an undefeated former world champion, is out to prove he remains among the best boxers in the world, pound for pound.
Nery was born in Tijuana, Mexico to a fighting family. He had only nine amateur bouts—winning all nine—before deciding to test the waters as a professional.
On May 5, 2012, Nery turned pro at age 17. In front of hometown fans at the Auditorio Municipal in Tijuana, he scored a first-round TKO over Jose Guadalupe Salgado. Nery’s first 23 bouts occurred in Mexico; fights that shaped him into a high-volume boxer-puncher with two-fisted power.
Nery’s sublime skills were on display in his first fight outside of his native country. On August 15, 2017, a 22-year-old Nery took on WBC World Bantamweight Champion Shinsuke Yamanaka at Shimazu Arena in Yamanaka’s native Tokyo, Japan.
With a victory over Nery, the 34-year-old Yamanaka would tie the Japanese record for consecutive title defenses (13). Over seven million homes in Japan tuned in to watch the historic occurrence. Nery had other plans. It didn’t take long for him to establish his superiority. After a slow first, Nery took over in the second, backing the champion up with shots to the head and body.
The poised Nery dominated the third. In the fourth, he battered Yamanaka around the ring. The proud champion refused to fall but his corner mercifully threw in the towel at 2:24 of the fourth, awarding Nery the victory and the world title.
The new champion’s joy didn’t last long. On August 24, it was reported that Nery tested positive for a banned substance. Nery argued that the adverse finding was due to food contamination; three subsequent samples taken that August tested negative.
The WBC hadn’t issued a final ruling on Nery’s world title status when he opted to take a November 2017 non-title bout versus Arthur Villanueva in Tijuana. A crowd of 16,000 at Gasmart Stadium witnessed a furious back and forth. Nery rebounded from a fourth-round knockdown to stop Villanueva in the sixth.
On October 31, 2017, the WBC concluded that Nery’s positive test was due to contaminated food. A rematch of Yamanaka-Nery was ordered and set for March 1, 2018. Nery would lose his world title on the scales as he weighed in three pounds over the 118-pound bantamweight limit. In the ring, however, he was simply too much for Yamanaka again, delivering a second-round TKO.
Nery fought twice more in 2018, an October third-round KO of Jason Canoy and a seventh-round stoppage of Renson Robles in December.
On Saturday, March 16, Nery made his US debut versus former world champion McJoe Arroyo at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The bout was part of the televised portion of the WBC World Welterweight Title bout between champion Errol Spence Jr. and four-division titlist Mikey Garcia.
Fighting on American soil for the first time, “Pantera” nearly stole the show, dropping Arroyo once in round two, again in the third, and twice in the fourth. Arroy did not answer the bell for the fifth round.
Nery made a quick turnaround, returning to the ring on July 20 against former world champion Juan Carlos Payano on the Manny Pacquiao-Keith Thurman pay-per-view card. Nery broke Payano down before putting him away in the ninth round.
On September 26, 2020, Nery stepped up to the super bantamweight division, taking on Aaron Alameda for the vacant WBC World 122-pound title on SHOWTIME pay-per-view. In a new weight class, and a new trainer--the respected Eddy Reynoso--Nery shined, outpointing the game Alameda to win a 12-round unanimous decision and become a two-division world champion.