Kelson Carlos Pinto
Wins by KO
26 November 1976 (age 39) Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil (
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Kelson Carlos Santos Pinto (born November 26, 1976) is a Brazilian former professional boxer and world title challenger. As an amateur, he won a gold medal at the 1999 Pan American Games.
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- Amateur career
- Olympic results
- Professional career
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Pinto represented his native country in the light welterweight division at the 2000 Summer Olympics. He was eliminated in the second round by Uzbekistan's eventual gold medalist Mahammatkodir Abdoollayev.
Pinto turned professional in 2000 and remained undefeated until fighting Miguel Cotto (whom he had defeated as an amateur) for the WBO junior welterweight title in 2004. Cotto defeated him by KO in 2004. In 2005, Pinto lost to veteran Vince Phillips.