Net Worth: $8 Million
- Source of Wealth Sports, Boxing
- Birth Place Oxnard, California
- Height 5′ 9″ (1.79 m)
- Marital Status Married to Martha Lopez Vargas
- Nationality Mexican-American
- Date of Birth December 7, 1977
- Ethnicity Mexican-American
- Occupation Retired Boxer
- Children 4 (three boys and a girl)
About Fernando Vargas
Fernando Vargas is a retired Mexican-American boxer who has an estimated net worth of $8 million. He began his professional career on March 25, 1997 when he crushed Jorge Morales in just 56 seconds. In 1998, he won his first world title after he knocked out Yori Boy Campas in seven rounds for the IBF light middleweight championship. He 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.
Born on December 7, 1977 in Oxnard, California, Vargas is nicknamed The Aztec Warrior, Ferocious Fernando and El Feroz. He was the youngest fighter to have won the world light middleweight title until Saul Alvarez won the vacant WBC belt in March 2011. He is a two-time world champion who has also won a bronze medal at the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata as an amateur boxer. In 2007, he announced his retirement after winning 26 out of his 21 fights. However, in April 2011, he announced his return to boxing with a fight in Las Vegas.