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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 [[2004 Cuban Olympians|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.
'''Full Name:''' Lorenzo Aragon Armenteros
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*Competed at the 1996 [[Olympics]] as a featherweight, losing in the quarterfinals to Floyd Mayweather
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== Olympic Results ==
*Silver medalist at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games as a welterweight
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'''1996''' (Featherweight)
*Two time Panamerican Champion (2001, 2003)
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*Defeated [[Nouzedinne Medjihoud]] (Algeria) 9-6
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*Defeated [[Rogerio de Brito]] (Brazil) 16-6
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*Lost to [[Floyd Mayweather Jr.]] (United States) 11-12
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'''2004''' (Welterweight)
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*Defeated [[Theodoros Kotakos]] (Greece) RSC-3 (1:29)
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*Defeated [[Vanes Martirosyan]] (United States) 20-11
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*Defeated [[Ruslan Khairov]] (Azerbijian) 16-14
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*Defeated [[Kim Jung-Joo]] (South Korea) 38-10
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*Lost to [[Bakhtiyar Artayev]] (Kazakhstan) 36-26
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== Other amateur highlights ==
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*1992 Cuban amateur flyweight champion
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*1992 Under-19 flyweight world champion.
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*1994 Cuban amateur bantmaweight champion, defeating [[Mario Kindelan]]
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*1994 Pan-American bantamweight champion
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*1995 Cuban amateur lightweight champion
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*1996 Cuban amateur featherweight champion
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*1997 Cuban amateur lightweight champion
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*1998 Cuban amateur Light welteweight champion
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*1999 Cuban amateur welterweight champion
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*2001 Cuban amateur welterweight champion
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*2001 World amateur welterweight champion at competition in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Results were:
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**Defeated [[Ryan Savage]] (Canada) RSC 3
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**Defeated [[Bae Ho-Jo]] (South Korea) RSC 3
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**Defeated [[Timour Gaidalov]] (Russia) 27-15
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**Defeated [[Sherzod Husanov]] (Uzbekistan) RSC 2
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**Defeated [[Anthony Thompson]] (United States) 27-15
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*2003 Cuban amateur welterweight champion
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*2003 World amateur welterweight champion at competition in Bangkok, Thailand. Results were:
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**Defeated [[Vilmos Balog]] (Hungary) 23-8
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**Defeated [[Bulent Ulusoy]] (Turkey) 18-17
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**Defeated [[Spas Genov]] (Bulgaria) 24-15
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**Defeated [[Manon Boonjamnong]] (Thailand) RSC 2
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**Defeated [[Andre Berto]] (United States) 25-15
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*2003 gold medalist at Pan-American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Results were:
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**Defeated [[Fabián Leonardo Velardes]] (Argentina) 23-4
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**Defeated [[Euris Gonzalez]] (Dominican Republic) 25-4
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**Defeated [[Juan McPherson]] (United States) 30-11
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*2004 Cuban amateur welterweight champion
  
 
== External Link ==
 
== External Link ==
 
[http://www.geocities.com/pedrinet/aragon.html Amateur Record]
 
[http://www.geocities.com/pedrinet/aragon.html Amateur Record]
  
[[Category:Cuban Olympians|Aragon, Lorenzo]]
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[[Category:1996 Olympians|Aragon, Lorenzo]]
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[[Category:Olympic Silver Medalists]]
[[Category:2004 Olympians|Aragon, Lorenzo]]
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[[Category:Cuban Olympians]]
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[[Category:1996 Olympians]]
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[[Category:2004 Olympians]]
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[[Category:World Amateur Champions]]

Revision as of 15:56, 7 April 2008

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.

Olympic Results

1996 (Featherweight)

2004 (Welterweight)

Other amateur highlights

  • 1992 Cuban amateur flyweight champion
  • 1992 Under-19 flyweight world champion.
  • 1994 Cuban amateur bantmaweight 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