César Soto


Birthday September 17, 1971

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Mexico

Age 52 years old

#207740 Most Popular


Former Mexican boxer known as a hard-hitting body puncher who won the WBC featherweight title from Luisito Espinosa in 1999.

Before Fame

He scored a first-round KO in his first pro bout, which came against Francisco Galindo in 1986.


He became the first man to defeat Jose Luis Castillo in July 1993 after a one-sided knockout victory.

Family Life

He grew up in Lerdo, Durango, Mexico.

Associated With

He lost his WBC featherweight title to Naseem Hamed in a 12-round unanimous decision in October, 1999.