Starting his career off on September 1983, Felix Santiago is now a 5 year pro with an ever growing wealth of experience. With 23 fights under his belt it's still unclear how far Santiago can push himself or if we've already seen the best of him. Santiago's longest KO streak is 5 fights long out of his 23 pro career fights.
Staritng his career off in tremendous fashion in September 1983, Santiago became the 2nd quickest fighter to have ever stopped Mike Reynolds. The fight ended in round 1 via KO stoppage. Santiago continued his pro journey, which was mostly successful at this point, by fighting 12 fights following his debut. Fights against boxers such as Michael Dominguez, Edwin luis Rivera and Bobby Jones followed including 4 times in 1983 and once in 1985.
Mike Hutchinson was Santiago's next fight on February 5th, 1986 and also the next win in his career via KO. This took his record to 12-0-1 showing a mainly successful career to date. The win came in the 2nd round of a 8 round fight via KO. Santiago was the 2nd person to stop Mike in his career. Santiago's winning streak went from 12 wins to 14 after he then defeated boxers including Luis Mejias and Rudy Fuentes.
On January 29th, 1987, Santiago took on and was defeated by Sergio Aguirre meaning his career tally went to 14-1-1. On January 29th, 1987, Santiago took on and was defeated over the distance by Sergio Aguirre in his first career defeat. Santiago lost via UD in a valiant effort. Fights against Joe Edens, Carl Crowley, Rick Kaiser and 1 other followed where he won all 4 fights taking his winning streak to 18 wins.
Mike Essett was the next fight for Santiago on July 31st, 1988 and also his next career win. Becoming the 4th fighter to stop Essett, Santiago beat Essett via TKO in the 6th round of a 8 round fight.
On September 8th, 1988, Santiago went into action again and beat Sergio Aguirre taking the winning record to 20 wins. Santiago was the 12th person to stop Sergio and he did it in the 6th round via TKO.
Santiago went into his next fight against Roddy Blake on November 10th, 1988 with a career record of 20 wins. Santiago's 23 fight experience wasn't enough to prepare him for his most recent outing, Blake outclassed Santiago from the start and became the first to stop Santiago in round 6 of 8 via TKO. Santiago looks to move on and rebuild from here.