- Name: Jessie Vargas
- Age: 28 years old
- Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Boxer
- Net Worth: Pending
- Status: Alive
Jessie Vargas is an American professional boxer. He’s 5ft 10in tall and has a reach of 72 inches. His professional record stands at 27 wins and 2 losses. Vargas was born on May 10, 1989 in Los Angeles, California. His parents are from Acapulco, Mexico. He has two sisters. Vargas grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he attended Palo Verde High School. He took karate lessons as a child before switching to boxing.
Vargas learned to box at Richard Steele’s gym in Las Vegas. He was trained by Roger Mayweather, a retired boxer and uncle of Floyd Mayweather Jr. Vargas had an amateur boxing record of 120 wins and 20 losses. He spent a year on the Mexican national team and tried out for the 2008 Summer Olympic games in Beijing. He was also a 2x Mexican National Champion and a 2x US Junior National Champion.
Vargas made his professional boxing debut at age 19 in September 2008 against Joel Gonzalez. He won by way of knockout in the first round. He followed up with victories over former IBO Light Welterweight champion ‘Daniel Sarmiento’ in 2010, and former WBA Light Welterweight Champion ‘Vivian Harris’ in 2011. Vargas bested Nigeria’s Wale Omotoso in March 2013 for a vacant WBC Continental Americas welterweight title. He defeated Khabib Allakhverdiev of Russia in April 2014 for the WBA (Regular) and IBO super lightweight titles.
Vargas lost his first professional bout to Timothy Bradley on June 27, 2015. He bounced back with a victory over Sadam Ali in March 2016. Vargas lost his second professional fight to Manny Pacquiao of The Philippines on November 5, 2016. The fight took place at the Thomas & Mack Center in Paradise, Nevada.
Jessie Vargas is of Mexican descent. He resides in Las Vegas, Nevada and has a daughter named Jennifer.
Jessie Vargas Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Jessie Vargas
- Birthday: May 10, 1989
- How Old : Age: 28 years old
- Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Taurus
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Professional Boxer
- Years Active: 2008-present
- Net Worth 2017:
- Death-O-Meter: Alive