Oscar Valdez is a Mexican young boxer who is already a world champion in two different divisions. He held the WBC Super Featherweight title since February 2021 and he has held the WBO Featherweight title from 2016 to 2019.
Valdez is well known for his aggressive fighting style in the ring. He has famous for his punching power and combination punching skills too. Here we will talk about Valdez’s net worth, wife, salary, and height.
From a young age, Oscar Valdez is a very talented and skilful boxer. He has given some amazing fights at his young age and shocked everyone. After seeing the fighting skills of Valdez many pro boxers say that the boy is gonna have a great career in boxing. And Valdez is now walking on the road to success, he has a long way to go yet but his future is bright.
In 2007 when Valdez age was 17 he took part in the 2007 National Championships. Valdez was set to play against the 2007 Panam champion Carlos Cuadras at the semifinal. With that match, Valdez won his first big win. He didn’t stop at the semifinals, he won the next bout and became the 2007 National Championship’s bantamweight champion.
Valdez provides a great performance in the Olympics qualifier stage. In the semifinals, Valdez defeated the Brazilian star, James Pereira. But the final didn’t go well for Valdez. The funny thing is he did get one of two votes for the Olympic entry even after his loss. At the Beijing Olympics, Valdez was put against gold medal winner EnkhbatynBadar-Uugan and Valdez lost the game.
From 2018, Valdez started to play in the featherweight division. It brought good luck in his career. In 2008, Valdez won the 2008 Youth World Amateur Boxing Tournament. He knocked out boxers from different nations like Barbados, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Russia. This helped him a lot gain experience.
Valdez went to Milan in 2009 to participate in the 2009 world amateurs boxing championship(senior). He earned Mexico a silver medal and Valdez became the first Mexican to achieve a medal at a World Championships in the history of the sport in Mexico.
Valdez’s professional career started at the age of 21 on November 3, 2012. He signed a long term deal with the famous company Espinoza Boxing which was maintained by Frank Espinoza. Valdez played his first pro match against Angel Prado whom he defeated in the second round.
In 2013, Valdez showed his amazing skills in the featherweight division. He fought a total of 8 matches in the super featherweight division that year and won all of them. From 2016 to 2019 Valdez held the WBO Featherweight title and from 2021 he is holding the WBC Featherweight title.
Oscar Valdez Personal Details:
|Real Name||Óscar Rafael Valdez Fierro Jr.|
|Birth Date||December 22, 1990|
|Birth Place||Nogales, Sonora, Mexico|
|Height||5’7″ (1.70 m|
|Father||Oscar Valdez Sr|
|Net worth||$3.5 million dollars|
Oscar Valdez was born on 22 December 1990. He is now aged 31 years old.
Height and Weight:
Valdez’s height is 5’7″ (1.70 m) and his weight is 125.8 lbs.
Oscar Valdez’s Net Worth and Salary:
Oscar Valdez’s net worth is $3.5 million in 2023. His main source of income is competing in tournaments and endorsements. He has contacts with Wild Cat Energy and Gatorade company. Valdez gets a good amount of money from these two companies.
Oscar Valdez is still unmarried. He is in a happy relationship with his girlfriend. Valdez doesn’t like to talk about his personal life in public. So, there is no information available about his wife or girlfriend.