Aníbal Santiago Acevedo

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Aníbal Acevedo
Personal information
Full name Aníbal Santiago Acevedo
Nationality  Puerto Rico
Born (1971-04-28) April 28, 1971 (age 46)
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing
Rated at Welterweight

Aníbal Santiago Acevedo (born April 28, 1971 in San Juan, Puerto Rico) is a Puerto Rican boxer, who won a bronze medal in the welterweight division at the 1992 Summer Olympics. A year earlier he won the bronze medal at the Pan American Games in Havana, Cuba.

Amateur highlights[edit]

  • 1989: Gold Medalist World Junior Championships in San Juan, Puerto Rico (beat Shane Mosley)
  • 1991: Bronze Medal Pan Am Games Junior Welterweight
  • 1991: Lost to Kostya Tszyu on points in World Championships in Sydney, Australia
  • 1992: Gold Medal Santo Domingo Olympic Trials Welterweight (beat Guillermo Jones)
  • 1992: Represented Puerto Rico as a welterweight at the Barcelona Olympic games. His results were:

Professional career[edit]

Acevedo began his professional career in 1993 and has had limited success. In 2006 he lost via TKO to Randy Griffin. In February 2007 he lost by KO against Jarmine Mickey.

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