Jake Rodríguez

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Jake Rodríguez
Weight(s) Light welterweight
Light middleweight
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Nationality Puerto Rican
Born (1965-10-02) October 2, 1965 (age 52)
Arroyo, Puerto Rico
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 38
Wins 28
Wins by KO 8
Losses 8
Draws 2

Evaristo "Jake" Rodríguez (born October 2, 1965) is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer who competed from 1988 to 1997.[1] In 1994 he defeated Charles Murray to become the IBF junior welterweight champion. Two successful defenses of the title were made, until a loss to Kostya Tszyu in 1995. Later that year Rodríguez challenged WBC welterweight champion Pernell Whitaker, but lost via knockout.

Regional titles
Preceded by
Charles Murray
IBF junior welterweight champion
February 13, 1994 – January 28, 1995
Succeeded by
Kostya Tszyu

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