Oscar Escandon
Oscar Escandon

Oscar Escandon

“El Guerrero”

RECORD

25 - 3 - 0

KOs

17

Weight 126 lbs (57.27 kg)

Age 33

Home Ibague, COL 

Complete Stats

A 2004 Olympian for his native Colombia, 5-foot-1½ Oscar Escandon packs a lot of punch as he powers his way toward a world title shot at 126 pounds. Read Bio

Last Fight

loss vs Gary Russell Jr.

May 20, 2017 / MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland

Escandon was stopped in the seventh round of the 126-pound world title bout.

Latest News

Latest
Gary Russell Jr. and Oscar EscandonPBC Boxing Video
May 21, 2017 / Russell vs Escandon, Gary Russell Jr, Oscar Escandon, Andre Dirrell, Rances Barthelemy

Russell delights home crowd, retains world title with TKO of Escandon

It sticks to him like a stain that he can’t wash out. Each opponent Gary Russell Jr. meets wears the face of Vasyl Lomachenko, the only fighter to ever beat Russell as a pro. And each fight Russell has had since that June 2014 setback means another step toward self-redemption in a Lomachenko rematch.

Gary Russell Jr. and Oscar Escandon
May 19, 2017 / Russell vs Escandon, Gary Russell Jr, Oscar Escandon

Russell keeping focus on Escandon heading into hometown 126-pound title defense

When their 126-pound title bout concludes Saturday night, neither champion Gary Russell Jr. nor Oscar Escandon will offer any excuses for the outcome.

Oscar Escandon
May 17, 2017 / Russell vs Escandon, Oscar Escandon

Escandon brimming with confidence despite long odds to upset Russell

Oscar Escandon knows almost no one is giving him a chance to dethrone Gary Russell Jr. as world champion.

Fights

Fights

LOSS vs Gary Russell Jr.

May 20, 2017 MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland

Gary Russell Jr. WINS against Oscar Escandon by TKO in Round 7 of 12

Win vs Robinson Castellanos 23-11-0

Mar 05, 2016 DC Armory, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Oscar Escandon WINS against Robinson Castellanos by KO in Round 7 of 12

Loss vs Moises Flores 22-0-0

Apr 18, 2015 StubHub Center, Carson, California, USA

Oscar Escandon LOSES to Moises Flores by SD in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Tyson Cave 24-2-0

Dec 11, 2014 Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, California, USA

Oscar Escandon WINS against Tyson Cave by SD in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Julian Evaristo Aristule 24-5-0

Aug 08, 2014 Polideportivo Fray Mamerto Esquiú, Catamarca, Catamarca, Argentina

Oscar Escandon WINS against Julian Evaristo Aristule by KO in Round 6 of 10

Loss vs Nehomar Cermeno 21-5-1

Aug 10, 2013 Megapolis Convention Center, Panama City, Panama

Oscar Escandon LOSES to Nehomar Cermeno by SD in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Javier Coronado 7-11-2

Mar 16, 2013 Megapolis Convention Center, Panama City, Panama

Oscar Escandon WINS against Javier Coronado by TKO in Round 1 of 10

Win vs Michael Arango 34-17-3

Dec 21, 2012 Teledique Studios, Arjona, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Michael Arango by KO in Round 1 of 8

Win vs Alvaro Vargas 8-1-0

Oct 20, 2012 Coliseo Cubierto Elías Chegwin, Barranquilla, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Alvaro Vargas by KO in Round 5 of 6

Win vs Ever Garcia Hernandez 12-31-1

Jun 15, 2012 Coliseo Cubierto Elías Chegwin, Barranquilla, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Ever Garcia Hernandez by UD in Round 8 of 8

Win vs Tadeu Almeida Pantoja 12-2-0

Mar 30, 2012 Coliseo Bernardo Caraballo, Cartagena, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Tadeu Almeida Pantoja by TKO in Round 2 of 10

Win vs Jesus Andres Cuellar 17-0-0

Oct 15, 2011 Centro Recreativo Municipal Néstor Carlos Kirchner, Barrio Santa Paula, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Oscar Escandon WINS against Jesus Andres Cuellar by TKO in Round 7 of 12

Win vs Jesus Marcelo Andres Cuellar 17-0-0

Oct 15, 2011 Centro Recreativo Municipal Néstor Carlos Kirchner, Barrio Santa Paula, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Oscar Escandon WINS against Jesus Marcelo Andres Cuellar by TKO in Round 7 of 12

Win vs Hugo Berrio 9-1-0

Jun 24, 2011 Coliseo Elias Chegwin, Barranquilla, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Hugo Berrio by TKO in Round 5 of 8

Win vs Luis Felipe Cuadrado 11-9-0

Mar 25, 2011 Coliseo Bernardo Caraballo, Cartagena, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Luis Felipe Cuadrado by KO in Round 3 of 12

Win vs Eduardo Pacheco 19-18-2

Mar 05, 2011 Coliseo San Vicente, Sincelejo, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Eduardo Pacheco by KO in Round 1 of 8

Win vs Manuel de los Reyes Herrera 16-7-1

Feb 05, 2011 Coliseo Bernardo Caraballo, Cartagena, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Manuel de los Reyes Herrera by KO in Round 2 of 8

Win vs Nelson Cantero 3-19-1

Dec 27, 2010 Coliseo Bernardo Caraballo, Cartagena, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Nelson Cantero by UD in Round 10 of 10

Win vs Edinson Jimenez 1-39-3

Dec 04, 2010 Coliseo San Vicente, Sincelejo, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Edinson Jimenez by UD in Round 6 of 6

Win vs Benjamin Rivas 6-32-2

Nov 17, 2010 Discoteka Trucupey, Barranquilla, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Benjamin Rivas by KO in Round 2 of 10

Win vs Elvis Garcia 9-7-3

Oct 30, 2010 Centro de Convenciones, Cartagena, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Elvis Garcia by UD in Round 8 of 8

Win vs Adolfo Ramos 17-9-1

Sep 25, 2010 Estadio Heriberto Carrillo, Repelon, Atlantico, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Adolfo Ramos by UD in Round 8 of 8

Win vs Edison Valencia Diaz 20-8-0

Jul 30, 2010 Cancha El Monumental, Cartagena, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Edison Valencia Diaz by TKO in Round 5 of 8

Win vs Jelier Pacheco 9-1-0

Jun 25, 2010 Coliseo Cubierto, Puerto Colombia, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Jelier Pacheco by KO in Round 2 of 4

Win vs Alfonso De la Hoz 13-27-4

May 21, 2010 Coliseo Bernardo Caraballo, Cartagena, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Alfonso De la Hoz by UD in Round 8 of 8

Win vs Alexis Puello Sarabia 0-0-0

Apr 30, 2010 Parque de las Américas, Mangangue, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Alexis Puello Sarabia by KO in Round 1 of 4

Win vs Gabriel Martinez 0-0-0

Dec 11, 2009 Coliseo Miguel "Happy" Lora, Monteria, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Gabriel Martinez by KO in Round 1 of 6

Win vs Walberto Zuniga 1-2-0

Oct 02, 2009 Coliseo Miguel "Happy" Lora, Monteria, Colombia

Oscar Escandon WINS against Walberto Zuniga by KO in Round 2 of 4

WIN vs Luis Meza 5-0-0

Jun 06, 2008 Coliseo Miguel "Happy" Lora, Monteria, Colombia

Luis Meza LOSES to Oscar Escandon by PTS in Round 4 of 4

Stats

Oscar Escandon “El Guerrero”

  • WINS 25
  • LOSSES 3
  • DRAWS 0
  • KOs 17

Weight 126 lbs (57.27 kg)

Height 5'" (1.56 m)

Reach 66" (168 cm)

  • Born

    July 10, 1984
  • Age

    33
  • Country

    Colombia
  • Born in

    Ibague
  • Trains in

    Ibague
  • Stance

    Orthodox
  • Rounds Boxed

    148
  • KO Percentage

    61%
  • Boxing Hero

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