Édgar Velásquez

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Edgar Velasquez
Personal information
Full name Edgar Velasquez
Nickname(s) "Plaga Loca" and "Kokusai"
Nationality  Venezuela
Born (1974-04-03) April 3, 1974 (age 42)
Sport Boxing
Rated at Light Flyweight

Edgar Velásquez (born 3 April 1974 in Tucupita) is a retired boxer from Venezuela. He competed in the men's light flyweight (– 48 kg) division during the early 1990s.[1]

Velasquez is best known for having won the gold medal as an amateur in his weight category at the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata, Argentina. He made his professional debut on November 27, 1996, defeating Juanito Rubillar in the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.