Lorenzo Aragón

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Lorenzo Aragon Armenteros (Born: April 28, 1974 in Lajas, Cuba) is a former amateur boxer from Cuba. Aragon competed at the 1996 Olympics as a featherweight, losing in the quarterfinals to Floyd Mayweather. He was the silver medalist at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games as a welterweight for the Cuban team. Aragon was also a two-time World Champion (2001, 2003), and the 2003 Pan American Games champion. Aragon was also a ten-time national amateur champion in Cuba, in each weight class betweeen flyweight and welterweight. Defeated future professional World Champions Joel Casamayor, Robbie Peden, Vyacheslav Senchenko, Erislandy Lara and Andre Berto. Defeated fellow Olympic Gold Medalists Mario Kindelan, Oleg Saitov and Joel Casamayor.

Olympic Results

1996 (Featherweight)

2004 (Welterweight)

Other amateur highlights

  • 1992 Cuban amateur flyweight champion
  • 1992 Under-19 flyweight world champion.
  • 1994 Cuban amateur bantamweight champion, defeating Mario Kindelan
  • 1994 Pan-American bantamweight champion
  • 1995 Cuban amateur lightweight champion
  • 1996 Cuban amateur featherweight champion
  • 1997 Cuban amateur lightweight champion
  • 1998 Cuban amateur Light welteweight champion
  • 1999 Cuban amateur welterweight champion
  • 2001 Cuban amateur welterweight champion
  • 2001 World amateur welterweight champion at competition in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Results were:
  • 2003 Cuban amateur welterweight champion
  • 2003 World amateur welterweight champion at competition in Bangkok, Thailand. Results were:
  • 2003 gold medalist at Pan-American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Results were:
  • 2004 Cuban amateur welterweight champion

External Link

Amateur Record