Boxer punishes Mosquera 30-10

Updated: August 17, 2004, 2:16 AM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Vicente Escobedo hasn't lost a boxing match since January, when his defeat at the U.S. championships inspired the lightweight to slug his way the biggest achievements of his career.

He wasn't about to let that streak end in the first round of the Olympics. After all, his girlfriend still hasn't arrived in Athens to watch him win.

Escobedo's punishing 30-10 victory over Colombia's Jose David Mosquera on Monday kept the United States unbeaten in the preliminary ...

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