Super bantamweight Celina Salazar, born
on November 16, 1988, and now living in San Antonio, Texas, has been
boxing since 2003.
Photos by: Esteban Erik Stipnieks
In 2005, Celina Salazar first participated in the amateurs and she
won a National title in the Silver Gloves in the Kansas. In 2006,
she won the San Antonio Regional Golden Gloves.
In 2007, Celina then graduated from McCollum High School. Celina is
now a criminal justice major at Palo Alto.
On April 24, 2009, Celina, 123¾, made her pro debut when she fought
Lisa Lamb, 122, at the Escapade Plaza, Dallas, Texas, in a
four-rounder on the undercard. She won by a unanimous decision with
scores of 40-36.
On September 26, 2009, at the Randy's Ballroom, San Antonio, Texas,
she then fought Yvonne Rodriguez, 126, where the fight ended in a
four-round split decision in favor of her, which brought her record
to 2-0-0 (0KO).
On December 17, 2009, at the Event Center, San Antonio, Texas,
Celina, 125½, had a four-round majority decision over Christina
In 2010, on August 6th, at the Hard Rock Casino, in Albuquerque, New
Mexico, Celina, 122¾, had to settle for a split draw with Nohime
On October 16, 2010, at the Event Center, San Antonio, Texas,
Celina, 122½, had a four-round majority draw with Christina Ruiz,
122½. Erik Stipniek said, "Beyond a shadow of a doubt--the best bout
of the night with the talent of Christina and work ethic of Celina
Stipnieks added, " Celina comes across as a geek shy mild mannered
meek and humble shy of the camera. In the gym there is a very real
dedication and focus to training and competition. "
Source/info: Esteban Erik Stipnieks and Boxrec.