Santiago Acosta

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Santiago Acosta
Real name Santiago Iván Acosta
Nickname(s) "El Vendaval"
Rated at Flyweight
Nationality  Argentina
Born (1979-07-06) July 6, 1979 (age 36)
La Plata, Buenos Aires Province
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 28
Wins 17
Wins by KO 7
Losses 9
Draws 2
No contests 0
Santiago Acosta
Medal record
Competitor for  Argentina
Men's Boxing
South American Games
Silver medal – second place 2002 Belém Flyweight

Santiago Iván Acosta (born July 4, 1979) is an Argentine flyweight boxer. He is nicknamed "El Vendaval". As an amateur Acosta competed for his native country at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where he was stopped in the second round of the men's flyweight division (– 51 kg) by Mexico's eventual bronze medalist Raúl Hilares. Acosta made his professional debut on April 21, 2004 against Juan Manuel Altamirano.

Professional career[edit]

On April 4, 2012, Acosta loss against Liborio Solis on a twelve round unanimous decision[1]

Professional boxing record[edit]

17 Wins (7 knockouts), 9 Loss, 2 Draws
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd.,Time Date Location Notes
Loss 17-9-2 Venezuela Liborio Solis UD 12 2012-04-28 Venezuela Coliseo El Limon, Maracay, Venezuela For interim WBA World super flyweight title.
Loss 17-8-2 Argentina Roberto Domingo Sosa UD 6 (6) 2011-06-11 Argentina Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Win 17-7-2 Argentina Carlos Alberto Rodriguez UD 6 (6) 2011-04-01 Argentina La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Loss 16-7-2 Argentina Sebastian Daniel Rodriguez UD 6 (6) 2011-01-29 Argentina Polideportivo Municipal, Monte Hermoso, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Loss 16-6-2 Argentina Sebastian Daniel Rodriguez SD 6 (6) 2010-10-15 Argentina Unidad Turística, Embalse Río Tercero, Cordoba, Argentina
Loss 16-5-2 Argentina Omar Andres Narvaez UD 10 (10) 2010-02-24 Argentina Socios Fundadores, Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut, Argentina
Loss 16-4–2 Argentina Roberto Domingo Sosa SD 12 (12) 2009-11-06 Argentina Estadio Delmi, Salta, Salta, Argentina
Loss 16-3-2 Mexico Jesus Jimenez KO 4 (12) 2009-06-26 Mexico Salon Marbet Plus, Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl, México For vacant WBO Latino flyweight title.
Loss 16-2-2 Panama Luis Concepcion UD 11 (11) 2009-02-19 Panama Centro de Convenciones Atlapa, Panama City, Panama For WBA Fedelatin flyweight title.
Win 16-1-2 Argentina Carlos Eduardo Bulacio UD 10 (10) 2008-12-06 Argentina Club Social y Deportivo San Vicente, Bell Ville, Cordoba, Argentina