David Estrada (boxer)

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David Estrada
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Referee Gene Rodriguez, David Estrada and manager Wasfi Tolaymat in the ring at UIC Pavilion in Chicago after knocking out challenger Franklin Gonzalez in the fifth round of a scheduled ten rounder on Saturday night, December 17, 2010
Born December 19, 1978
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Nationality American
Occupation boxer

David Estrada (born December 19, 1978) is a Guatemalan-American boxer who is from Chicago.

Amateur career[edit]

Estrada started his amateur career in Chicago. He won several titles, including the Chicago Park District Championship in 1993, the PAL National Championship in 1997, and the Texas State Golden Gloves Championship in 1998. His amateur record was 50-10-13, with David nationally ranked as high as seventh in the United States.

Professional career[edit]

David turned pro in Chicago while training at Chicago's at the Windy City Boxing Gym. After living in Miami for many years, he returned to Chicago.

Early Bouts[edit]

David was only 4-0 when he upset Matias Rios 7-0 from Buenos Aires, Argentina after dropping him in the first with a unanimous decision on Galavision TV.

Estrada beat Eric Pinero of Puerto Rico, dropping him in the first round, and later winning via a third round TKO on Florida’s Sunshine Network TV. He also won over Richard Hall from North Carolina on the Andrew 'Six-Heads' Lewis, card in New York City.

Estrada defeated Charles Clark, dropping him in the first round and stopping him by TKO in the fifth round while in the southpaw stance, live on ESPN2. David defeated Luke Leal after pounding him with body shots, dropping him twice live on Telemundo TV. In 2004 and 2005, David beat two fighters back-to-back with a combined record of 33-0-1.

Recent Fights[edit]

In April 2010, Estrada secured a top ten ranking by administering a brutal beating to 26-0-1 Orlando Lora, stopping him in eight brutal rounds. Estrada won every round, landing lightning fast counter right hands that broke apart Lora's undefended face on ESPN 2. Estrada, who fell short against the likes of Shane Mosley, Kermit Cintron, Andre Berto, Luis Abregu and Jesus Karass, proved a class above the previously undefeated Lora. Estrada's turnaround improvement can be credited to Estradas new outlook on his boxing career, Estrada believes he was his worst enemy in the past. On December 17, 2010, Estrada knocked out opponent Franklin Gonzalez in the fifth round of a scheduled ten rounder at UIC Pavilion in Chicago.[1]

Boxing 360 Arbitration Hearing[edit]

Estrada is legally contractually promoted by the Boxing 360 promotional group in New York City led by Mario Yagobi. In June 2011, Boxing 360 won an arbitration hearing in New York City against Estrada and stablemate Angel Hernandez of Chicago. The American Arbitration Association in the City of New York ruled in favor of Boxing 360 as Estrada and Hernandez' promoters through February 15, 2013, as well as denying the boxer's claims for injunctive relief. David Estrada remains "Under contract with Boxing 360. My main goal was to show, as a relatively new boxing promoter, everyone in boxing that fighters can't pull that stuff with Boxing 360. We proved Boxing 360 will fight for what it believes in," noted Dr. Mario Yagobi (Boxing Promoter), founder, president and CEO of Boxing 360, whose group continues official promotional representation of Estrada.[2] “We represent David Estrada. If he does not want to fight, his contract will go on suspension until he fights (for us), ” noted Dr. Yagobi.[3]

Professional boxing record[edit]

26 Wins (16 knockouts, 10 decisions), 6 Losses (3 knockouts, 3 decisions), 0 Draws[4]
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Win 26-6 Azerbaijan Rahman Mustafa Yusubov UD 6 (6) 2013-04-26 United States Cicero Stadium, Cicero, Illinois, USA
Win 25-6 Dominican Republic Franklin Gonzalez KO 5 (10) 2010-12-17 United States UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois
Win 24-6 Mexico Orlando Lora RTD 8 (12) 2010-04-10 United States Agua Caliente Casino, Rancho Mirage, California
Win 23-6 United States Chris Gray TKO 6 (8) 2009-08-21 United States UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois
Loss 22-6 Argentina Luis Carlos Abregu SD 10 2008-12-05 United States Chumash Casino, Santa Ynez, California
Loss 22-5 Mexico Jesus Soto Karass TKO 8 (12) 2008-07-25 United States Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada For vacant NABF Welterweight Title
Win 22-4 Colombia Alexander Pacheco Quiroz KO 2 (8) 2008-04-23 United States Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida
Loss 21-4 United States Andre Berto TKO 11 (12) 2007-09-29 United States Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey For NABF Welterweight Title
Win 21-3 United States Luther Smith TKO 4 (10) 2007-07-28 United States Convention Center, West Palm Beach, Florida
Win 20-3 Dominican Republic David Toribio TKO 4 (10) 2007-04-13 United States Convention Center, West Palm Beach, Florida
Win 19-3 United States Clarence Taylor RTD 7 (8) 2006-09-20 United States Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City, New York
Loss 18-3 Puerto Rico Kermit Cintron TKO 10 (12) 2006-04-19 United States Palm Beach Convention Center, Palm Beach, Florida
Loss 18-2 United States Shane Mosley UD 10 2005-04-23 United States Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada
Win 18-1 Jamaica Chris Smith TKO 11 (12) 2005-01-21 United States Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut
Win 17-1 Turkey Nurhan Suleymanoglu UD 12 2004-07-15 United States Chumash Casino, Santa Ynez, California Won vacant USBA Welterweight Title
Win 16-1 Colombia Nelson Manchego TKO 5 (8) 2004-05-25 United States Radisson Mart Plaza Hotel, Miami, Florida
Loss 15-1 United States Ishe Smith UD 10 2003-07-31 United States Kewadin Casino, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan
Win 15-0 United States Vincent Harris UD 8 2003-05-29 United States American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida
Win 14-0 United States Armando Velardez UD 10 2003-02-07 United States Sams Town Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada
Win 13-0 United States Joel Salas MD 8 2002-12-20 United States American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida
Win 12-0 United States Vincent Harris TKO 6 (6) 2002-11-14 United States American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida
Win 11-0 United States Luke Leal KO 3 2002-05-03 United States Gold Country Casino, Oroville, California
Win 10-0 United States Charles Clark TKO 5 (6) 2001-11-02 United States Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut
Win 9-0 United States Reggie Davis UD 4 2001-08-03 United States Yakama Legends Casino, Toppenish, Washington
Win 8-0 United States Richard Hall TD 6 2001-04-28 United States Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City, New York
Win 7-0 United States Alton Madison TKO 3 (6) 2000-12-15 United States Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Win 6-0 Puerto Rico Eric Pinero TKO 3 2000-10-28 United States Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami, Florida
Win 5-0 Argentina Matias Anibal Rios UD 6 2000-09-20 United States Dundee Training Center, Davie, Florida
Win 4-0 United States Linncorrea Strong KO 2 (4) 2000-08-16 United States Dundee Training Club, Davie, Florida
Win 3-0 United States Bobby Butters TKO 2 (4) 2000-02-04 United States Racquet Club, Chicago, Illinois
Win 2-0 United States Terry Ford UD 4 1999-11-24 United States Fiesta Palace, Waukegan, Illinois
Win 1-0 United States Tyrone Handy UD 4 1999-10-28 United States Hollywood Casino, Aurora, Illinois Estrada's professional debut

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