Athlete Boxer

Erbito Salavarria

Quick Facts

IntroFilipino boxer
Is Athlete
From Philippines
Type Sports
Birth 20 January 1946, Manila
Age75 years


Erbito Salavarria is a retired professional boxer from the Philippines and a former WBC, WBA and Lineal Flyweight Champion.


Salavarria made his professional debut in 1963. He captured the WBC and lineal flyweight title with a TKO win over Chartchai Chionoi in 1970. He lost the WBC title after being stripped following a draw against Betulio González in 1971.

In 1975, Salavarria captured the WBA flyweight title with a split decision win over Susumu Hanagata. He lost the belt in his first defense to Alfonso Lopez in 1976. He retired in 1978 after a comeback loss.