Vicente Escobedo

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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 Highlights

  • 2000 National Police Athletic League (PAL) Lightweight Champion
  • 2002 National Police Athletic League (PAL) Lightweight Champion
  • 2003 United States Amateur Lightweight Champion
  • Amateur details: Won a gold medal at the 1997 U.S. Junior Olympics at 106 lbs. Won a bronze medal at the International Junior Olympics Tournament 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.

Olympic Results