Jessie Vargas Record & Stats

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Los Angeles, California, U.S.
“La Nueva Generación”
May 10, 1989
Sep 5, 2008
Title Fights
11 (31.4%)
180 cm
178 cm
Ape Index
-2 cm
Last Fight
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      Jessie Vargas (La Nueva Generación) is a 34-year old American professional boxer. He was born in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on May 10, 1989. Vargas made his professional boxing debut at the age of 19, on September 5, 2008. He is a two-weight-class world champion.

      Jessie Vargas Record

      13 years and seven months into his professional boxing career, Jessie Vargas has fought 35 times with 29 wins, 4 losses, and 2 draws. As of September 2023, Vargas' boxing record stands at 29-4-2 (11 KO wins, 1 KO loss).

      Following is a tabular list of Vargas' fights. For a list with more details — like opponent record, opponent stats, including videos, and his next fight — refer to "All of Jessie Vargas' fights".

      Total Fights35
      KO Wins11
      Total Title Wins2
      Title Defenses2
      Title-Fight KO Wins1
      Losses via KO1
      35Apr 30, 202232Liam SmithLossTKO10
      34Feb 29, 202030Mikey GarciaLossUD
      33Apr 26, 201929Humberto SotoWinTKO6
      32Oct 6, 201829Thomas DulormeDrawSD
      31Apr 21, 201828Adrien BronerDrawMD
      30Dec 15, 201728Aaron HerreraWinUD
      29Nov 5, 201627Manny PacquiaoLoss *UD
      28Mar 5, 201626Sadam AliWin *TKO9
      27Jun 27, 201526Timothy BradleyLossUD
      26Nov 22, 201425Antonio DeMarcoWin *UD
      25Aug 2, 201425Anton NovikovWin *UD
      24Apr 12, 201424Khabib AllakhverdievWin *UD
      23Oct 11, 201324Ray NarhWinUD
      22Mar 16, 201323Wale OmotosoWinUD
      21Dec 7, 201223Vito GasparyanWinUD
      20Sep 13, 201223Aaron MartinezWinUD
      19May 5, 201222Steve ForbesWinUD
      18Feb 24, 201222Lanardo TynerWinUD
      17Sep 17, 201122Josesito LópezWinSD
      16Jul 8, 201122Walter EstradaWinKO2
      15Apr 8, 201121Vivian HarrisWinRTD1
      14Feb 24, 201121Cristian FavelaWinUD
      13Dec 11, 201021Ramón MontañoWinUD
      12Sep 30, 201021Daniel SarmientoWinKO1
      11Jun 24, 201021Ernesto ZavalaWinKO6
      10May 1, 201020Arturo MoruaWinTKO6
      9Feb 25, 201020Robert Luna Jr.WinTKO1
      8Jan 29, 201020Rickey KinneyWinUD
      7Dec 2, 200920Travis HartmanWinTKO2
      6Sep 19, 200920Raul TovarWinUD
      5Apr 17, 200919Anthony LenkWinUD
      4Dec 5, 200819Antonio SorriaWinUD
      3Nov 1, 200819Michael LynksWinRTD2
      2Oct 4, 200819Trenton TitsworthWinUD
      1Sep 5, 200819Joel GonzalezWinKO1

      * World-title fight

      World Titles

      Vargas is a two-weight-division world champion. He has held two world titles, one of which was a vacant title win, the other was a lineal championship win.

      Weight DivisionWorld Titles Held


      Jessie Vargas is 180 cm tall (5' 10.87") with a reach of 178 cm (5' 10.08"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of -2 cm (-0.79").

      Vargas has a 31.4% KO rate. Of his total 11 KO wins, seven were in the early rounds, three in the mid rounds, and one in the later rounds. He has four first-round KO wins.

      Career Summary

      Jessie Vargas made his professional boxing debut against Joel Gonzalez at the age of 19 on September 5, 2008, defeating Gonzalez via 1st round KO. He went on to win 25 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 8 wins via stoppage.

      Vargas had his first world title fight at the age of 24 on April 12, 2014 after 23 professional fights, against Khabib Allakhverdiev for the super-lightweight WBA (Regular) title. He defeated Allakhverdiev via 12 round unanimous decision to become the super-lightweight champion of the world.

      Vargas has won two world titles at two weight classes. For all the details about Vargas' world title wins and defenses refer to "Jessie Vargas World Titles".

      Some of Vargas' best fights and notable victories include wins over Khabib Allakhverdiev, Humberto Soto, Antonio DeMarco, Sadam Ali, Vivian Harris, and Josesito López.

      Vargas has had a total of four losses in his professional boxing career so far.

      His most recent fight was a non-title bout against British boxer Liam Smith on April 30, 2022. Vargas lost the fight via 10th round TKO. It's been 1 year, 4 months, and 29 days since this fight.

      Career Highlights

      Vargas has fought a total of 35 times till today, which includes 5 world-title fights at two weight divisions — welterweight and super-lightweight. These five fights are the highlight of his career.

      • April 8, 2011: Jessie Vargas puts on the first remarkable performance of his career, defeating Vivian Harris via 1st round RTD.

      • April 12, 2014: Vargas wins his first world title by defeating Khabib Allakhverdiev via 12 round unanimous decision. He is now the WBA (Regular) super-lightweight world champion.

      • November 22, 2014: Vargas successfully defends the WBA (Regular) super-lightweight title against Antonio DeMarco, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • March 5, 2016: Vargas wins the WBO welterweight title from Sadam Ali, by beating Ali via 9th round TKO.

      • April 26, 2019: Jessie Vargas beats Humberto Soto via 6th round TKO.


      Fight Recommendations

      If you are interested in Vargas' boxing career, you should definitely check out the following fights.

      1. Jessie Vargas defeats Khabib Allakhverdiev via 12-round unanimous decision
      2. Jessie Vargas loses to Manny Pacquiao via 12-round unanimous decision
      3. Jessie Vargas defeats Humberto Soto via 6th round TKO
      4. Jessie Vargas defeats Antonio DeMarco via 12-round unanimous decision
      5. Jessie Vargas loses to Timothy Bradley via 12-round unanimous decision
      6. Jessie Vargas defeats Sadam Ali via 9th round TKO
      7. Jessie Vargas loses to Mikey Garcia via 12-round unanimous decision
      8. Jessie Vargas defeats Vivian Harris via 1st round RTD
      9. Jessie Vargas draws with Adrien Broner
      10. Jessie Vargas defeats Josesito López via 10-round split decision
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