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'''Trainer''': [[Ignacio Beristain]]<br>
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'''Gym''': Woodland Boxing Club (amateur)<br>
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Member of the [[2004 United States Olympians|2004 United States Olympic Team]], boxing in the Lightweight Class. As an amateur he boxed out of the [[Woodland Boxing Club]].
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== Amateur Career ==
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*Won a gold medal at the 1997 U.S. Junior Olympics at 106 lbs.
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*Won a bronze medal at the International Junior Olympics at 112 lbs.
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*Won a bronze medal at the 1998 U.S. Junior Championships at 119 lbs., losing to [[Mike Albares]].
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*Competed at the 2000 U.S. Championships at 125 lbs.
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*Won a gold medal at the 2000 National Police Athletic League (PAL) Championships at 132 lbs., beating [[Paul Malignaggi]] and [[Marshall Christmas]].
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*Competed at the 2001 U.S. Championships at 132 lbs., losing to [[Verquan Kimbrough]].
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*Won a silver medal at the 2001 National Police Athletic League (PAL) Championships at 132 lbs., losing to [[Marshall Christmas]].
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*Won a bronze medal at the 2002 U.S. Championships at 132 lbs., losing to [[Lorenzo Reynolds]].
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*Won a gold medal at the 2002 National Police Athletic League (PAL) Championships at 132 lbs., beating [[Marlon Kerwick]], [[David Rodela]], and [[Allen Litzau]].
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*Won a gold medal at the 2003 U.S. Championships at 132 lbs., beating [[Aaron Bensinger]], [[Karl Dargan]], and [[Wes Ferguson]].
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*Competed at the 2003 National Police Athletic League (PAL) Championships at 132 lbs., losing to [[Tyrone Harris]].
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*Competed at the 2003 World Championships at 132 lbs.
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*Won a silver medal at the 2004 U.S. Championships at 132 lbs., beating [[Hector Ramos]] and [[Michael Torres]], but losing to [[Anthony Vasquez]].
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*Won the 2004 U.S. Western Olympic Trials at 132 lbs., beating [[Sadot Vazquez]].
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*Won the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials at 132 lbs., beating [[Miguel Gonzalez]], [[Anthony Peterson]], [[Anthony Vasquez]], and [[Anthony Peterson]] again.
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*Won the 2004 U.S. Olympic Box-offs at 132 lbs., beating [[Anthony Peterson]].
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*Won a gold medal at the 2004 Titan Games at 132 lbs.
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*Won the 2004 Americas Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Tijuana, Mexico to qualify for the [[Olympic Games|Olympics]].
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*2004 U.S. lightweight representative at the [[Olympics]] in Athens, Greece. Results were:
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**Round of 32 - Defeated [[José David Mosquera]] (Colombia) RSCO-3
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**Round of 16 - Lost to [[Rovshan Huseynov]] (Azerbaijan) 18-36
  
=== Olympic Results ===
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*[[Jose David Mosquera]] (Colombia) W TKO 3
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[[Category:2004 Olympians]]
*[[Rovshan Huseynov]] (Azerbaijan) L PTS (18-36)
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[[Category:American Olympians]]
 
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[[Category:United States Amateur Champions]]
=== Amateur Highlights ===
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*2000 P.A.L. National Champion
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*2002 P.A.L. National Champion
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*2003 National Amateur Champion
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[[Category:American Olympians|Escobedo, Vicente]]
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[[Category:2004 Olympians|Escobedo, Vicente]]
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Revision as of 07:39, 16 November 2012

Vicente Escobedo.jpg

Name: Vicente Escobedo
Born: 1981-11-06
Birthplace: Woodland, California, USA
Hometown: Woodland, California, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 8″   /   173cm
Reach: 74″   /   188cm
Boxing Record: click

Trainer: Ignacio Beristain
Gym: Woodland Boxing Club (amateur)

Amateur Career

  • Won a gold medal at the 1997 U.S. Junior Olympics at 106 lbs.
  • Won a bronze medal at the International Junior Olympics at 112 lbs.
  • Won a bronze medal at the 1998 U.S. Junior Championships at 119 lbs., losing to Mike Albares.
  • Competed at the 2000 U.S. Championships at 125 lbs.
  • Won a gold medal at the 2000 National Police Athletic League (PAL) Championships at 132 lbs., beating Paul Malignaggi and Marshall Christmas.
  • Competed at the 2001 U.S. Championships at 132 lbs., losing to Verquan Kimbrough.
  • Won a silver medal at the 2001 National Police Athletic League (PAL) Championships at 132 lbs., losing to Marshall Christmas.
  • Won a bronze medal at the 2002 U.S. Championships at 132 lbs., losing to Lorenzo Reynolds.
  • Won a gold medal at the 2002 National Police Athletic League (PAL) Championships at 132 lbs., beating Marlon Kerwick, David Rodela, and Allen Litzau.
  • Won a gold medal at the 2003 U.S. Championships at 132 lbs., beating Aaron Bensinger, Karl Dargan, and Wes Ferguson.
  • Competed at the 2003 National Police Athletic League (PAL) Championships at 132 lbs., losing to Tyrone Harris.
  • Competed at the 2003 World Championships at 132 lbs.
  • Won a silver medal at the 2004 U.S. Championships at 132 lbs., beating Hector Ramos and Michael Torres, but losing to Anthony Vasquez.
  • Won the 2004 U.S. Western Olympic Trials at 132 lbs., beating Sadot Vazquez.
  • Won the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials at 132 lbs., beating Miguel Gonzalez, Anthony Peterson, Anthony Vasquez, and Anthony Peterson again.
  • Won the 2004 U.S. Olympic Box-offs at 132 lbs., beating Anthony Peterson.
  • Won a gold medal at the 2004 Titan Games at 132 lbs.
  • Won the 2004 Americas Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Tijuana, Mexico to qualify for the Olympics.
  • 2004 U.S. lightweight representative at the Olympics in Athens, Greece. Results were: