Name: Fernando Vargas
Alias: Ferocious / El Feroz
Birth Name: Fernando Javier Vargas
Hometown: Oxnard, California, USA
Birthplace: Oxnard, California, USA
Pro Boxer: Record
Trainers: Danny Smith, Eduardo Garcia
Managers: Shelly Finkel, Rolando Arrellano
Promoter: Main Events
Olympic Games results
- 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games participant at welterweight representing the United States.
Other Amateur Achievements
- 1992 Won the 132-lb Junior Olympics Box-Offs; came in second at the Junior Olympics.
- 1993 Won the Junior Olympics and the Junior Olympics Box-Offs.
- 1994 U.S. Championships Gold medalist at Lightweight (youngest ever at only 16 years old).
- 1994 World Junior Championships Quarter-finalist at Lightweight, in Istanbul, Turkey.
- 1995 Pan American Games Bronze Medalist at Light Welterweight, in Mar Del Plata, Argentina.
- 1995 AIBA World Championships Challenge Match participant at Light Welterweight, in Macon, United States.
- Lost to Hector Vinent (Cuba) 15-16
- 1996 U.S. Olympic Trials & Olympic Box-Offs Gold medalist at Welterweight.
- Has a record of 7-2 (5 KO) in World Title fights.
- Has a record of 5-5 (2 KO) against former or current world titleists.
Yory Boy Campas
| IBF Light Middleweight Champion
1998 Dec 12 – 2000 Dec 2
Upgraded to Super Champion
|WBA Light Middleweight Champion
2001 Sep 22 – 2002 Sep 14
Oscar De La Hoya