LUIZ DOREA: Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!
Who is Luiz Dorea?
Luiz Dorea is a Brazilian boxing coach and former professional boxer who is known for training some of the best boxers and mixed martial artists coming out of Brazil from his gym, the Academia Champion, in Brazil.
What this article covers:
- Who is Luiz Dorea?
- How Old is Luiz Dorea
- How Much is Luiz Dorea Worth?
- How Much Does Luiz Dorea Weigh?
- Luiz Dorea Fight List
- Luiz Dorea's Notable Students
- What is Luiz Dorea Record
- What Titles Has Luiz Dorea Held
Luiz Dorea started boxing at a young age however in 1988, when he was only 23 years old, his trainer passed away. This caused Dorea to open up his own training camp, first in his own garage just so he and other practitioners would have a place to stay. Eventually in 1990 Dorea officially opened his academy Champion (Academia Champion/Champion Team) gym. It began to grow over the years and quickly gained the fame of being the palace where many of the greatest Brazilian boxers got their start.
From there Dorea trained boxers like Acelino Freitas when he won a Pan American silver medal in 1995 in Mar del Plata and won multiple titles in WBO and WBA between 1999 and 2006. Dorea has also trained former UFC middleweight champion and greatest of all-time candidate Anderson Silva.
Dorea also worked as the coach for team Brazil in the Olympics for Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and London 2012.
How Old is Luiz Dorea
Luiz Dorea was born on March 7, 1965 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. This makes him 57 years old at the time of writing.
Luiz Dorea’s Family
Not much information is readily available about Luiz Dorea’s family.
How Much is Luiz Dorea Worth?
Luiz Dorea’s estimated net worth in 2022 is said to be around $1 million dollars US dollars
How Tall is Luiz Dorea
Luiz Dorea’s height is currently unknown.
What is Luiz Dorea’s Reach?
Luiz Dorea’s reach is currently unknown.
How Much Does Luiz Dorea Weigh?
Luiz Dorea competed at Welterweight during his time as a professional boxer, which is 147 lbs or 67 kilograms.
Luiz Dorea Fight List
Luiz Dorea’s official professional fight list starts in 1986 in his match against Francisco Mesquita Pereira. This match went all 6 rounds and ended with a draw. In his next match, Luiz Dorea faced off against Jesse Maciel and Dorea won this match in the 10th round by TKO.
Luiz Dorea then beat Alfredo Yvan Ayala in his next match by judges decision. In his next fight, Luiz picked up another TKO victory against Billy Wooten in the 3rd round of their match. Luiz then beat his next opponent, Tony Jones, by a decision victory and in this fight he picked up the WBC International Welterweight title.
Luiz Dorea defended that belt for the first time in his very next fight against Domingo Guzman Nunez, winning by 5th round TKO to retain the strap.
Dorea then fought against Alejandro Balsamo and won the match after going to a decision after 10 rounds.
Luiz Dorea then faced off against Salvatore Nardino to defend his WBC International light welterweight title in Italy. Luiz Dorea lost this match by TKO in the 6th round.
In his final professional boxing match, Luiz fought Australian boxer, Lester Ellis, in Ellis’ home country. Luiz, unfortunately, lost this match by TKO in the third round.
Luiz Dorea's Notable Students
Luiz Dorea has trained several big names during his time as a coach, including
- Acelino Freitas
- Éverton Lopes
- Adriana Araújo
- Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira
- Antônio Rogério Nogueira
- Junior dos Santos
- Anderson Silva
- Lyoto Machida
- Vitor Belfort
- Demian Maia
- Robson Conceição
- Pedro Lima
- Valdemir Pereira
- Hugo Viana
Who Did Luiz Dorea Lose to?
Luiz Dorea lost to Salvatore Nardino in his second last professional bout and Lester Ellis in his final match in 1990.
What is Luiz Dorea Record
From Luiz Dorea’s official boxing record, he has 9 matches with 6 wins 2 losses and 1 draw. This gives Luiz Dorea a win percentage of 66 percent.
What Titles Has Luiz Dorea Held
Luiz Dorea won the WBC International welterweight title in 1988.
Has Luiz Dorea Had Any Serious Injuries
Luiz Dorea has not had any serious injuries worth noting here.
Is Luiz Dorea Retired?
Luiz Dorea retired from pro boxing competition and has not had a match since his last loss in 1990. He has continued to train fighters that compete in both professional boxing and in MMA to this day.
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