|Rated at||Light welterweight
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
October 2, 1965 |
Arroyo, Puerto Rico
|Wins by KO||8|
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.
|IBF junior welterweight champion
February 13, 1994 – January 28, 1995