|Real name||Gregorio Vargas Hernández|
|Height||1.67 m (5.5 ft)|
|Reach||1.71 m (5.6 ft)|
27 October 1970 |
Santa María Natívitas, municipality of Cuautepec, Hidalgo.
|Wins by KO||31|
Gregorio Vargas Hernández, better known as Goyo Vargas (born 27 October 1970 in Cuautepec, Hidalgo) is a retired Mexican boxer who held the WBC featherweight title from 28 April 1993 to 4 December 1993.
Vargas was born in Santa María Natívitas, a small community located in the municipality of Cuautepec, Hidalgo, into a family of boxing aficionados. He was trained by his father since childhood and two brothers, Adán and Efraín, also became professional pugilists.
On 28 April 1993, Vargas won the WBC featherweight (126 lb) title from Paul Hodkinson by TKO in round 7. On 11 July 1998, he defeated Tracy Harris Patterson for the IBA super featherweight title by TKO in round 6. Vargas also fought against world champions such as Floyd Mayweather Jr., Juan Molina and Carlos Hernández.
Vargas retired in 2005.
|WBC Featherweight Champion
28 Apr 1993 – 4 Dec 1993
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