KINGSVILLE BOXING CLUB
"Producing Champions, in and out of the ring."
Amateur Fighters
Oscar Cantu
Home:  Kingsville, Texas,

Birthday:  December 29, 1990

Weight class:  Flyweight

Hometown:  Kingsville, Texas

Birthday:  December 29, 1990

Height:  5' 7"

Weight:  114

Coach's name:  Jamie Cantú

School:  Texas A&M Univ-Kingsville

Began boxing:  1999

Career highlight:  Qualifed for Olympic Trials 2011
                Under 19 National Champ
                Silver Medalist US Mens
                SemiFinalist Olympic Trials

Who has been your biggest influence and why?  
My father because he knows how to push me and
wants the best for me in everything I do.

How did you get involved in boxing?  I grew up in a
boxing environment because my father used to box.

What is your greatest strength in the ring?  
Knowing that I am a Christian and the lord is with
me

Did you ever play any other sports?  Soccer,
baseball, football, track, and cross country

What do you love most about boxing?  The
excitement you get when the official raises your
hand

What are your goals in and out of the ring?  To
graduate college, be a good role model for kids,
and to be an Olympic boxer

What is your favorite TV show?  George Lopez

What are your hobbies outside of boxing?  Going
fishing and hunting

What is something interesting about you that most
people don't know?  In every fight I go to the white
corner and pray.  Not just to protect me, but to
influence people that it is good to show your love
and respect for god.
Oscar Jesus Cantu qualifed for the
2011 U.S. Olympic Trials while
competing at the 2011 U.S.
Championships.
Oscar Jesus Cantu finishes
ranked 4th at the United State
Olympic Trials.  Oscar won
twice and lost twice during the
tournament.