Vicente Mosquera

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Vicente Mosquera
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Real name Vicente Eduardo Mosquera Mena
Nickname(s) El Loco
Rated at Super featherweight
Nationality Panama Panamanian
Born (1979-12-09) December 9, 1979 (age 37)
Panama City, Panama
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 27
Wins 24
Wins by KO 12
Losses 2
Draws 1
No contests 0

Vicente Eduardo Mosquera Mena (born December 9, 1979 in Panama City, Panama) is a Panamanian professional boxer. He is a former World Boxing Association (WBA) super-featherweight champion.

On April 30, 2005 he defeated Yodsanan Sor Nanthachai (Yodsanan 3-K Battery) for the WBA world championship title, by a unanimous decision. The official scorers saw it 118-108, 116-111, 115-112. In the fight, Nanthachai was knocked down three times (in the first, third, and eleventh rounds). Mosquera also was knocked down in the third round.

On August 5, 2006, Mosquera lost his belt to Edwin Valero by TKO in the 10th round. Several days after the Valero fight, Mosquera was involved in an unclear altercation that resulted in the death of a person. He remained incarcerated for three and a half years before being found innocent in trial.

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Preceded by
Yodsanan Sor Nanthachai
WBA Super Featherweight Champion
April 30, 2005 - August 5, 2006
Succeeded by
Edwin Valero