Amilcar Vidal

Amilcar Vidal

“Pety”

RECORD

13 - 0 - 0

KOs

11

Weight 147 lbs (66.82 kg)

Age 25

Home Coachella, California, USA 

Complete Stats

Last Fight

win vs Immanuwel Aleem

Jul 17, 2021 / AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas

Unbeaten Amilcar Vidal remains undefeated by way of a thrilling majority decision against Immanuwel Aleem.

Fights

Amilcar Vidal Fights

Win vs Immanuwel Aleem 18-3-2

Jul 17, 2021 AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas

Amilcar Vidal  WINS against Immanuwel Aleem by MD in Round 10 of 10

Win vs Edward Ortiz 11-1-2

Nov 14, 2020 STAPLES Center, Los Angeles, California

Amilcar Vidal  WINS against Edward Ortiz by KO in Round 2 of 10

Win vs Edward Jeramie Ortiz 11-0-2

Nov 14, 2020 Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA

Amilcar Vidal WINS against Edward Jeramie Ortiz by KO in Round 2 of 10

Win vs Leopoldo Reyna 9-0-0

Jan 04, 2020 Radisson Victoria Plaza, Montevideo, Uruguay

Amilcar Vidal WINS against Leopoldo Reyna by TKO in Round 1 of 10

Win vs Zach Prieto 9-0-0

Nov 15, 2019 WinnaVegas Casino & Resort, Sloan, Iowa, USA

Amilcar Vidal WINS against Zach Prieto by TKO in Round 1 of 8

Win vs Nicolas Luque Palacios 11-6-0

Aug 03, 2019 Palacio Peñarol, Montevideo, Uruguay

Amilcar Vidal WINS against Nicolas Luque Palacios by UD in Round 10 of 10

Win vs Martin Ezequiel Bulacio 9-3-0

May 10, 2019 Estadio F.A.B., Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina

Amilcar Vidal WINS against Martin Ezequiel Bulacio by TKO in Round 8 of 10

Win vs Carlos Capelari 9-0-0

Jan 26, 2019 Radisson Victoria Plaza, Montevideo, Uruguay

Amilcar Vidal WINS against Carlos Capelari by KO in Round 1 of 10

Win vs Pablo Sergio Pastor 5-2-0

Nov 24, 2018 Club Atlético Rentistas, Montevideo, Uruguay

Amilcar Vidal WINS against Pablo Sergio Pastor by KO in Round 2 of 6

Win vs Walter Dario Lizardo 5-3-0

Oct 20, 2018 Estadio F.A.B., Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina

Amilcar Vidal WINS against Walter Dario Lizardo by TKO in Round 1 of 4

Win vs Genaro Daniel Nozzi 0-1-2

Aug 11, 2018 Fronton del Campus Municipal, Maldonado, Uruguay

Amilcar Vidal WINS against Genaro Daniel Nozzi by KO in Round 2 of 4

Win vs Marcelo Marcos Madrid 3-3-0

Jun 16, 2018 Pabellón de las Rosas, Piriapolis, Uruguay

Amilcar Vidal WINS against Marcelo Marcos Madrid by KO in Round 1 of 4

Win vs Jonathan David Mason 0-2-0

May 12, 2018 Fronton del Campus Municipal, Maldonado, Uruguay

Amilcar Vidal WINS against Jonathan David Mason by KO in Round 1 of 4

Win vs Rodrigo Ferrari 0-0-0

Apr 14, 2018 Club de Remeros Mercedes, Mercedes, Uruguay

Amilcar Vidal WINS against Rodrigo Ferrari by KO in Round 2 of 4

Stats

Amilcar Vidal “Pety”

  • WINS 13
  • LOSSES 0
  • DRAWS 0
  • KOs 11

Weight 147 lbs (66.82 kg)

Height 6'0" (1.83 m)

Reach 74½" (189 cm)

  • Born

    February 26, 1996
  • Age

    25
  • Country

    Uruguay
  • Born in

    Montevideo
  • Trains in

    Coachella, CA
  • Stance

    Orthodox
  • Rounds Boxed

    42
  • KO Percentage

    84.62%
  • Boxing Hero

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Bio

Amilcar Vidal Bio

Unbeaten middleweight prospect Amilcar Vidal is making a name for himself as a KO artist as he seeks to become the first world champion from Uruguay.

A Pugilistic Prodigy

Amilcar Vidal was the youngest of three brothers growing up in Montevideo, Uruguay. All of them boxed, like their father and grandfather.

But Amilcar had the gifts of dedication, skills, power and resiliency. 

“Amilcar started boxing when he was six years old,” said Sampson Lewkowicz, who would later become his promoter. “He was disciplined from the very start, going from school to the gym. It was like he was born in the gym.”

That foundation translated into an amateur career during which Vidal lost just once in 59 fights, winning a tournament in Peru before enduring a life-threatening accident in 2016. 

Vidal was jogging when run over by a truck, the victim of a hit-and-run. He was hospitalized for two months, suffering a broken pelvis,  having surgery on his left arm and being temporarily wheelchair-bound. 

“Amilcar was told he would never walk again,” said Lewkowicz. “But months after he was released from the hospital, he won an amateur tournament in Mexico.”

A 22-year-old Vidal debuted in April 2018 with a second-round stoppage of Rodrigo Ferrari. Ferrari was Vidal’s first of nine knockouts in his initial 10 bouts, ending with a two-knockdown, first-round TKO of previously unbeaten Zach Prieto (9-0, 7 KOs) in November 2019.

Vidal prepped for Prieto in Coachella, California, under the guidance of his brother and coach, Richard Vidal, and alongside unbeaten 154-pound contender, Sebastián Fundora, who stands 6-foot-5 ½.

The 6-foot Vidal’s run against unbeaten rivals continued in January and November 2020, with Leopold Reyna being 9-0 (4 KOs) and Edward Jeramie Ortiz, 11-0 (4 KOs) before being halted in the first and second rounds.

At 12-0 (11 KOs), “Pety” had stopped in five total rounds, four undefeated fighters whose combined records were 38-0-1 (20 KOs). 

“I’m always looking for the knockout,” said Vidal, having competed at weights ranging between 156 ½ and 161 ¾ pounds. “I trust my team and my training to carry me through to the devastating win. I can adapt to any style and get them out of there.”

‘Amilcar Vidal Is Here To Stay’

Vidal made his third appearance on American soil at the AT&T Center in July against Immanuwel Aleem, who entered at 18-2-2 (11 KOs).

Vidal rose to the occasion for a majority decision victory, alternately employing his range to fire from distance, applying solid body work, and, at times withstanding crisp uppercuts while fighting off the ropes.

“I wanted to work him in and then I would finally show him my power in the end,” said Vidal, who landed 73 body blows with a 194-157 edge in power shots. 

“I knew (Aleem) would feel me as soon as I found my ideal distance and reach. It was a great fight against a really tough opponent, but I never lost my cool. It’s about going step by step. We took a major one tonight.”

Uruguay’s only champions are females, with two-time lightweight titleist Cecilia retiring in 2016, and junior middleweight Christian Adriana “Chris” Namus being a former titleholder. 

Vidal aims to become his country's first male champion. 

“We are nice and comfortable at 160 pounds,” said Vidal. “Uruguay can rest easy knowing Amilcar Vidal is here to stay.”