Jesse Rodriguez Franco is an American professional boxer. He has held the WBC super flyweight title since February 2022. The article below contains more detail about his career, achievements, net worth, salary, relationship life, etc.
Jesse made his amateur debut in 2013. In his three years of short-lived amateur career, the boxer won two U.S. National Youth Championships (2015 and 2016) and the 2016 U.S. Junior Open Tournament. He also won a silver medal at the 2015 Junior World Championship.
In 2017, Rodríguez made his professional debut against Mauricio Cruz, winning by unanimous decision. By 2019, the American athlete amassed an impressive 10-0 record, 6 of which were by KO. On February 29, 2020, on the undercard of the Mikey Garcia versus Jessie Vargas bout, Rodríguez faced Marco Sustaila. He won that match by 8th round TKO.
After gathering three more wins, Rodríguez was challenged for his first international title in 2022. However, he was expected to challenge the reigning WBA (Regular) champion, Esteban Bermudez, in late 2021. However, the fight was canceled as it didn’t receive approval from the WBA.
Later, Rodriguez faced Mexican Carlos “El Principe” Cuadras and defeated him by unanimous decision. This win awarded him the WBC Super Flyweight title. He will defend his newfound title coming June 25 against Thai boxer Srisaket Sor Rungvisai.
As of December 2021, Rodriguez is ranked as the world’s fifth-best Light Flyweight, sixth-best Super Flyweight by The Ring, and eighth-best Super Flyweight by TBRB. The sportsman he highly renowned for his speed and footwork in his weight class.
Jesse Rodriguez Personal Information:
|Full Name||Jesse James Rodríguez Franco|
|Born||20 January 2000|
|Debut||10 March 2017|
|Height||5 ft 4 in (163 cm)|
|Birthplace||San Antonio, Texas, USA|
|Residence||San Antonio, Texas, USA|
|Father name||Jesse Sr.|
Rodríguez was born on 20 January 2000 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. In 2022, he will be 22 years old.
The Super Flyweight fighter is 5 ft 4 (163 cm) tall.
Jesse has the in-ring nickname “Bam.” With his accurate and agile punching ability, this proves a fitting nickname for the boxer. He has a 66.66% KO to win ratio.
Jesse Rodriguez’s Net Worth and Salary:
From his most recent title-winning fight against Carlos Cuadras, the boxer won a guaranteed payout of $200,000. It is estimated that by adding PPV sales, the amount went up to $500,000. His net worth and salary are currently undisclosed.
This 22-year-old fighter hasn’t shared his personal life with the media. He is dedicated to his boxing career.
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