| Jose Payares|
| 1.98 m|
| Jose David Payares Julio|
April 27, 1986 (age 29) (1986-04-27)
José David Payares Julio (born April 27, 1986) is a Venezuelan amateur boxer best known to win the silver medal at the PanAm Games 2007 in the men's heavyweight division with 91 kg/201 lbs limit. He qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics at the super heavyweight class.
José Payares Wikipedia
At the world championships 2005 he lost in the first round to Jasur Matchanov.
He won the South American Games 2006 against Rafael Lima, at the Central American Games 2006 he finished second behind Osmay Acosta.
In February in a first PanAm qualifier he ran right into Acosta again and lost, in a second qualification tournament he beat two opponents inside the distance and Canadian Sebastien Lalumiere 20:5 to easily qualify.
In Rio at the PanAm Games main event he bested US southpaw Adam Willett 12:8 and Jorge Quiñones from Ecuador but was beaten in the final once again by Acosta.
At the world championships 2007 he competed at super heavyweight and upset Hungarian Csaba Kurtucz 12:7 but ran into eventual wiinner Roberto Cammarelle and was outclassed 4:27.
At the first qualifier he lost to Robert Alfonso, at the second Olympic qualifier he defeated Michael Hunter to go to Beijing. In the meaningless final he also beat fellow qualifier Oscar Rivas.
In Beijing he was upset in his first bout 5:7 by Algerian Newfel Ouatah.
At the 2010 South American Games he won Gold at Super Heavyweight vs. Deivi Julio and Jorge Quinonez.
At the 2011 Pan American Games he was KOd by Juan Hiracheta.
At the Olympic qualifier he lost to Dominic Breazeale and didn't qualify.