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Davey Vasquez

Full name: David "Davey" Vasquez
Nickname(s): Baby
Gender: Male
Height: 5-1.5 (157 cm)
Weight: 112 lbs (51 kg)
Born: October 11, 1948 in New York, New York, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing


Davey Vasquez won the 1967 and 1968 New York Golden Gloves titles as a flyweight. He trained at New York City Recreation Departments at the St. Mary's Center in the South Bronx. Vazquez turned professional in late 1969, defeating Eddie Garces on points in his first pro fight. In April 1971 he defeated Chuck Spencer by TKO in the seventh round to win the NABF bantamweight title. He defended that title in May 1971 against Arlindo Borges, winning by TKO in the sixth. He tried to win the title back twice more in 1971, but lost both fights against Enrique Pinder in October and November. Vasquez’s last major fight was in June 1975 when he lost a fight for the USBA bantamweight title against Francisco Villegas. Vasquez fought through August 1982 as a pro, although with only two fights after 1979. His professional record was 19 wins, and 16 losses.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Boxing Men's Flyweight United States USA 9T

Men's Flyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #7 2 1968-10-17 Rwabwogo (UGA) , Vasquez (USA) 2 58 57 59 58 60 292
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Boxing United States USA Round One Match #13 1 1968-10-14 Vasquez (USA) , Grasso (ITA) 3 57+ 58 57 57 58 287 decision
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