Raul Hirales started off his pro career aged 23 and currently has a record of 22-6-1. Hirales now looks to build on the experience gained in his first 29 fights. He started his best winning streak on March 2007 however, this came to an end on August 2010. In this period he won a total of 11 fights.
Starting as he means to go on, Hirales got off to an explosive start in his debut, defeating Francisco Montiel in 2 rounds and becoming the only person to have stopped Montiel to date. Continuing on from his debut, Hirales had an impressive start to his career as he went on to fight 15 fights including 4 times in 2007, 3 times in 2008 and 8 times through 2009, 2010 and 2011 against fighters such as Jorge Cardenas, Charles Huerta and Rafael Cerrillo.
Arturo Beltran was beaten next on June 15th, 2007 meaning Hirales could maintain his unbeaten streak. Arturo Beltran was Hirales's next opponent of his career in 2007. The fight was scheduled for 6 and Hirales was the 3rd person to go the distance with Beltran. Hirales then went on to win a further 15 fights taking his record to 16 wins, 0 losses and 1 draw.
Taking a knock to his career, Hirales fought and was defeated by Carl Frampton on May 26th, 2012 taking his record to 16-1-1. Taking the first setback of his career, the May 26th, 2012 Frampton defeat went the full distance and ended via UD.
Hirales lost to Adrian Young in his next fight. Taking place on September 1st, 2012, Hirales's career record after this fight stood at 16-2-1. In 2012 Hirales fought his next opponent Adrian Young and was defeated by him via UD. Hirales was the 4th person to go the distance with Young. Hirales's win streak of 16 rose to 20 following 4 great wins, becoming the 2nd person to beat Oscar Gonzalez, 5th person to stop Francisco Leal (Round 8 KO) and 25th person to beat German Meraz.
On February 8th, 2014, Hirales went into action again and beat Fernando Vargas taking the winning record to 21 wins. The win against Vargas came in the 8th round of a 10 round fight via TKO. Hirales was the 3rd person to stop Vargas. With a probably less than successful career to date, 3 fights followed for Hirales including against 7th person to stop Ernesto Guerrero, fought Luis Melendez and fought Albert Pagara taking his record to 22-4-1.
Hirales went into his next fight against Jessie Magdaleno on May 1st, 2015 with a career record of 22-5-1. Hirales fought and was defeated by Jessie Magdaleno. Hirales was the 6th person to go the distance with this opponent.
Hirales went into his next fight against Christopher Diaz on September 23rd, 2016 with a career record of 22 wins. A blow for Hirales confidence, Hirales was taken the full distance by Diaz and was handed a UD loss on the judges decision. A tough technical fight that leaves Hirales unsure on where his career will head next.