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 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: