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Fernando Vargas Net Worth

Fernando Vargas Net Worth is
$8 Million

Fernando Vargas Bio/Wiki 2018

Fernando Vargas is a retired Mexican American fighter who has an estimated net worth of $8 million. Fernando began his professional career on March 25, 1997 when he smashed Jorge Morales in just 56 seconds. Fernando successfully defended his title until 1999 and has won over Howard Clarke in a 4th round TKO, Raul Marquez in an 11th round TKO, Winky Wright in a 12th round majority decision, and Ike Quartey in a 12th round unanimous decision. Among his losses included fights against Felix Trinidad, Oscar De La Hoya, Shane Mosley, and Ricardo Mayorga.

Fernando Vargas Net Worth $8 Million

Born on December 7, 1977 in Oxnard, California, Vargas is nicknamed The Aztec Warrior, Ferocious Fernando and El Feroz. He was the youngest boxer to have won the world light middleweight title until Saul Alvarez won the vacant WBC belt in March 2011. Vargas is a two time world champion who has also won a bronze medal in the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata as an amateur fighter. In 2007, Vargas announced his retirement after winning 26 out of his 21 fights. Nonetheless, in April 2011, Vargas declared his return to boxing with a fight in Las Vegas.

Full NameFernando Vargas
Net Worth$8 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 7, 1977
Place Of BirthOxnard, California, United States
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight164 lbs (74.39 kg)
ProfessionProfessional Boxer, Actor, Mixed Martial Artist
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseMartha Lopez Vargas (m.2006)
ParentsJavier Vargas
SiblingsRogelio Vargas
Nicknames'Ferocious' Fernando Vargas, The Aztec Warrior, Ferocious Fernando, El Feroz, Ferocious
AwardsGold Medal at the U.S. Olympic Festival (1992), 1995 Pan American Games (bronze madal), IBF Light Middleweight Champion (1998-2000), WBA Light Middleweight Champion (2001-1002)
Movies"Alpha Dog" (2006)
TV Shows"Welcome to Los Vargas" (2014), "Top Chef Celebrity", Moesha show, Season 2,3: "Mama said knock you out"
1Voted 1999 "Fighter of the Year" by the World Boxing Hall of Fame
2Former Junior Middleweight Champion of the World. Record of 26-5, 22 KOs (as of 24 November 2007).Announced his last fight would be against Ricadro Mayorga, which he lost by a majority decision by the scores of 113-113, 115-111 and 114-112.


Welcome to Los Vargas2014TV Series
Alpha Dog2006Tiko 'TKO' Martinez
Moesha1996TV SeriesTeresa's boyfriend


El Boxeo2013DocumentaryHimself
I Love Jenni2013TV SeriesHimself
2011 ALMA Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
Mi Sueño Es Bailar2011TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
HBO Boxing After Dark1998-2010TV SeriesHimself
Showtime Championship Boxing2007TV SeriesHimself
Vargas vs. Mayorga: Countdown to the Brawl2007TV MovieHimself
Rome Is Burning2006TV SeriesHimself
Poorman's Bikini Beach2005TV SeriesHimself
2002 ALMA Awards2002TV SpecialHimself

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HBO Boxing After Dark2011TV SeriesHimself

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