With a career lasting 10 years, southpaw Miguel Figueroa started off his career at age 18 on April 1996, last fighting in 0 and building a record of 24-6-2. Figueroa in his 32 fights. The longest KO streak that Figueroa has ever had is 5 throughout his 32 fights and his longest winning streak is 8 wins. This started on April 1996 and came to an end on July 2000.
A calm Figueroa made the statement he was hoping for in a 4 round fight against Marvin Mccoy. Claiming the only stoppage defeat of Mccoy's career in round 2 of the fight via KO. Figueroa continued his mostly successful career with numerous fights following his debut against boxers including Norberto Frias, Tyrone Flucker and Kevin Payne. Fights included fighting 3 times in 1996, 3 times in 1997 and 7 times between 1998 and 2001.
Taking a knock to his career, Figueroa fought and was defeated by Daniel Attah on April 11th, 1997 taking his record to 4-1-1. Taking the first setback of his career, the April 11th, 1997 Attah defeat went the full distance and ended via PTS. Figueroa then went on to fight 22nd person to beat Joseph Figueroa in his next fight meaning his record stood at 6-1-1.
On August 22nd, 1998, Figueroa took on and was defeated by Joel Casamayor meaning his career tally went to 6-2-1. Figueroa faced the first stoppage of his career against Joel Casamayor in the 2nd round of a 6 round fight via TKO. Figueroa continued his success in the next 15 fights taking his record to 20 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws.
Pushing his career further, Figueroa fought Rocky Martinez on September 27th, 2002 adding to his winning record. Martinez was a great challenge for Figueroa, losing over the full 12 round distance and crowning Figueroa as the 8th person to have defeated Martinez. With a probably less than successful career to date, 3 fights followed for Figueroa including against 4th person to stop Charles Tschorniawsky, fought Juaquin Gallardo and fought Rogelio Castaneda jr taking his record to 22-5-1.
Figueroa went into his next career fight with a record of 22-5-1 and took this to 23 wins with a win against Julian Burford on November 12th, 2004. Figueroa was the first person to stop Julian Burford and he did it in the 7th round via TKO. Fights against boxers Jose Medina followed taking his record to 24-5-2
Taking another knock in his career, Figueroa fought Andre Berto on December 9th, 2006 and was defeated by Berto. In one last attempt to prove he still had what it takes, Figueroa was unfortunately stopped in the 6th round of a 10 round fight. Berto was only the 2nd person to stop Figueroa to end his 32 fight career.