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Jessie Vargas Record

Total Fights35
Title Wins2
Title Defenses2
Title-Fight KOs1
KO Wins11
KO Losses1
Jessie Vargas Record & Stats
Jessie Vargas' Record
Jessie Vargas' boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Jessie Vargas' boxing 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.

      Vargas' boxing record is currently 29-4-2, which includes two world-title wins and two successful title defense fights at the super-lightweight weight division. He has a 31.4% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 11 of his total 35 fights being knockout wins, one of which was in a title fight. The only knockout loss in Vargas' career is a 10th round TKO loss to Liam Smith, which was not a world title fight.

      His last fight was a 10th round TKO defeat to Liam Smith on April 30, 2022. He is on a two-fight losing streak.

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

      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

      Boxing career

      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. He is a two-weight-class world champion.

      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.

      He 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 the "Championships" section below.

      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, 11 months, and 24 days since this fight.


      Vargas has had a total of five world-title fights till today, which includes winning two world titles and two successful title defenses. He won four of these fights and lost one.

      Title Wins

      Jessie Vargas has fought for world titles in two fights and won both the times, winning one of them via way of stoppage. Till today, he has won two belts across two weight classes.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Mar 5, 2016Sadam AliWelterweightWBO*TKO
      Apr 12, 2014Khabib AllakhverdievSuper-lightweightWBA (Regular)UD
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Jessie Vargas has had three world-title defense fights across two weight classes — super-lightweight (x2) and welterweight. He won two of them and lost once.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Nov 22, 2014Antonio DeMarcoSuper-lightweightWBA (Regular)UD
      Aug 2, 2014Anton NovikovSuper-lightweightWBA (Regular)UD

      Title Losses

      Jessie Vargas has lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Nov 5, 2016Manny PacquiaoWelterweightWBOUD


      Vargas has fought a total of 35 times till today, which includes 5 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These six 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.

      • September 17, 2011: Jessie Vargas beats Josesito López via 10th round split decision.

      • 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.


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