Esquiva Falcão was born in Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brazil on December 12th, 1989 and is the Boxer. At the age of 33, Esquiva Falcão biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.
At 33 years old, Esquiva Falcão has this physical status:
He became famous in his amateur years by winning the Middleweight bronze medal at the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships losing his semi to Ryōta Murata. He hereby qualified for the 2012 Olympics, where he won the silver medal, becoming the first Brazilian to reach an Olympic boxing final after defeating Soltan Migitinov, Zoltán Harcsa and local hero Anthony Ogogo.
His name is literally Portuguese for "dodge\slip", as his amateur boxer father wanted to circumvent the prohibition given for coach instructions during the fight, and guide his son simply by shouting his name.
Falcão was supposed to fight Paul Harness in his debut, but Harness got injured only six days before the event and was replaced by Joshua Robertson. In his debut, he knocked out Joshua Robertson on the fourth round. Falcão's next fight was announced as part of the preliminary card of the Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley rematch event against Publio Pena. He dominated most of the fight and won by unanimous decision over Publio Pena. Two judges scored the fight 60-54, and one scored 60-53. Falcão was supposed to face Australian Alex Don, however, Don got injured and was replaced by South Korean Eun-Chang Lee. Falcão defeated Eun-Chang Lee by unanimous decision, the scorecards were 59-55, 59-54 e 58-55, all in favor of Falcão. The fight took place in Macau, China. Esquiva was expected to face Mexican Mike Noriega, but Mike broke his hand due to sparring. Noriega was replaced by the American Malcolm Terry Jr. and Falcão beat him via TKO in the second round after a second knockdown, the fight was stopped by the referee. The first knockdown came in the first round. After some time boxing, Esquiva Falcão amassed an undefeated record of 27 wins with 19 KOs, and then faced Russian Artur Akavov, in a fight where he defeated the Russian in the fourth round via RTD, because his opponent likely had a broken nose due to punches landed by Esquiva.