Jessie Vargas

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Name: Jessie Vargas
Alias: The Pride of Las Vegas
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 180cm
Reach: 180cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Amateur Career

  • Amateur Record: 120-20.
  • 2-Time Mexican National Champion
  • 2-Time U.S. Junior National Champion
  • 2007 USA National Golden Gloves Silver medalist in Chattanooga (64kg):
  • 2007 AIBA World Championships participants in Chicago, United States (64kg):
  • 2008 1st America´s Olympic Qualifer participant in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago (64kg):
  • 2008 2nd America´s Olympic Qualifer participant in Guatemala City, Guatemala (64kg):

Regional & Minor Titles

  • WBC Continental Americas welterweight title

Career Factoids


Preceded by:
Khabib Allakhverdiev
Regular Champion
WBA Light Welterweight Champion
2014 Apr 12 – 2015 Jun 27
Regular Champion
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Adrien Broner
Preceded by:
Timothy Bradley
Vacated
WBO Welterweight Champion
2016 Mar 6 – 2016 Nov 5
Succeeded by:
Manny Pacquiao