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Jake Rodriguez boxer

Jake Rodriguez image
Status inactive
Division super lightweight
Height 5′ 8″/173cm
Debut 1988-09-23
Born 1965-10-02
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence Central Islip, New York, USA
bouts
38
won
28
lost
8
draw
2
bouts
38
won
28
lost
8
draw
2
Status inactive
Division super lightweight
Height 5′ 8″/173cm
Debut 1988-09-23
Born 1965-10-02
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence Central Islip, New York, USA

Evaristo "Jake" Rodríguez (born October 2, 1965) is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer who competed from 1988 to 1997. 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.

Evaristo "Jake" Rodríguez (born October 2, 1965) is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer who competed from 1988 to 1997. 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.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Dec. 6, 1997 Ranel Mercado WLLLLW Stockland Stadium, Townsville LOSS
Technical knockout
Sept. 12, 1997 Soren Sondergaard WWWWWW Kolding Hallen, Kolding International Boxing Council Super Lightweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 21, 1996 Shannan Taylor WWWWDW Wollongong International Boxing Council Super Lightweight

LOSS
KO
June 25, 1996 Charles Murray WLWWWW War Memorial Auditorium, Rochester NABF Super Lightweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 18, 1995 Pernell Whitaker WDWWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City World Boxing Council World Welterweight

LOSS
KO
Sept. 15, 1995 Homer Gibbins WLWWWL Bossier City World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Super Lightweight

WIN
KO
April 28, 1995 Jaime Balboa WLDWWL Fernwood Resort, Bushkill World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Super Lightweight

WIN
Points
Jan. 28, 1995 Kostya Tszyu WWWWWW MGM Grand, Las Vegas International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 27, 1994 George Scott WWWWWW Fernwood Resort, Bushkill International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 21, 1994 Ray Oliveira WWWWWL Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 13, 1994 Charles Murray WWWWWW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight

WIN
Majority decision
May 21, 1993 Juan Carlos Romero LLL Marriott Hotel, Uniondale International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 22, 1993 Charlie Brown LLWWLW Paramount Theatre, New York USA New York State Super Lightweight

WIN
DQ
Feb. 26, 1993 Juan Carlos Romero L Hauppauge USA New York State Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 11, 1992 Sergey Stepanov WDWLWW Paramount Theatre, New York USA New York State Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 23, 1992 Ricardo Salazar WWLWLD Marriott Ballroom, Hauppauge USA New York State Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 21, 1992 Julio Flores WWWWWW Paramount Theatre, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
April 16, 1992 Juan Carlos Romero Paramount Theatre, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 6, 1991 Felix Trinidad WWWWWW Sands Hotel, Bayamon LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 8, 1991 Oscar Ponce WWLLWL Trump Castle, Atlantic City WIN
Split-decision
Feb. 10, 1991 Carl Griffith WWWWW Trump Castle, Atlantic City WIN
Split-decision
Dec. 28, 1990 John Rafuse LLLWWW Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 24, 1990 Robert Hightower DLWWWW Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 23, 1990 Juan Carlos Rivera WLLLLW Westchester County Center, White Plains WIN
Unanimous decision
June 26, 1990 Julio Guerrero WLLLWL Westchester County Center, White Plains WIN
Unanimous decision
May 3, 1990 Howard Grant WWWWWW Quality Inn Hotel, Newark DRAW
Points
March 16, 1990 Marvin Lewis LDL Gleason's Arena, Brooklyn WIN
Points
Sept. 25, 1989 Mike Brown WLLLWW Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City LOSS
KO
Aug. 24, 1989 Luis Castillo WLLLWL Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
June 29, 1989 Donald Allison WWDWWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
May 11, 1989 Verrol Liverpool LWLWLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
April 13, 1989 Verrol Liverpool LLLWLW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
April 7, 1989 Greg Young LLWL Brooklyn WIN
Technical knockout
March 16, 1989 Wilfredo Velez L Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
Feb. 21, 1989 Marvin Lewis Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Points
Feb. 3, 1989 Julio Enrique Jimenez WW Gleason's Arena, Brooklyn WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 10, 1989 Carl Goulding WWWLL Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Majority decision
Sept. 23, 1988 Ronald Hammond WW Resorts International, Atlantic City DRAW
Points