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Evaristo Rodriguez, better known as Jake Rodriguez (born October 2, 1965, in Arroyo, Puerto Rico) is a retired Puerto Rican boxer who competed naturally at light welterweight during his career.

Professional career[edit]

Rodriguez turned pro in 1988 and won the International Boxing Federation light welterweight title with a decision win over Charles Murray in 1994. He defended the title twice before losing it in 1995 to Kostya Tszyu. Later that year he took on WBC welterweight title holder Pernell Whitaker, but lost via knockout. He retired in 1997.

Preceded by
Charles Murray
IBF Light Welterweight Champion
13 Feb 1994–28 Jan 1995
Succeeded by
Kostya Tszyu

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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Portland Tribune

Portland Tribune
Thu, 19 Nov 2015 08:30:00 -0800

Before all that is a visit to Corvallis this weekend to visit OSU coach Pat Casey and his staff, including three of his former teammates -- Jake Rodriguez, Andy Peterson and Kavin Keyes. Casey has asked him to address members of the current Beaver team.

The Boxing Tribune

The Boxing Tribune
Mon, 16 Nov 2015 10:14:27 -0800

Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker KO 6 Jake Rodriguez. Retains title. 1995: Atlantic City, NJ. IBF Welterweight Championship. Felix 'Tito' Trinidad KO 4 Larry Barnes. Retains title. 1997: Upper Marlboro, MD. IBF Middleweight Championship. Bernard Hopkins W ...


Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:17:23 -0800

Mezi chlapci byl nejlepší Rakušan Rusty-Jake Rodriguez, který porazil Wessela Nijmanna z Nizozemí 4:2. Do ženského finále se probojovaly největší hvězdy a Deta Hedman z Anglie a Aileen de Graaf z Nizozemska. Obě hráčky musely bojovat v semifinále s ...

The Crawfish Boxes

The Crawfish Boxes
Sat, 15 Jun 2013 15:58:55 -0700

The Astros selected Oregon State catcher Jake Rodriguez In the 19th round of the 2013 MLB Draft. This season for Oregon Rodriguez has a .278 batting average, a .388 on-base percentage and a .367 slugging percentage. Those numbers don't exactly ...


Mon, 10 Jun 2013 23:26:53 -0700

And right then, catcher Jake Rodriguez knew June 10 would no longer carry the pall of his father's death. It would also stand as a day to celebrate. “This is huge for Beaver Nation, but this means more than that,'' Rodriguez said. “We were supposed to ...


Sat, 21 Nov 2015 04:41:03 -0800

Helaas bleek Rusty Jake Rodriguez met 2-4 een brug te ver. Jeffrey Sparidaans schreef gisteren al het warming-up toernooi op zijn naam. Vandaag was hij wederom de sterkste. Vandaag versloeg hij Simon Stainton met 6-4 in de finale. Ook bij de dames ...

Corvallis Gazette Times

Corvallis Gazette Times
Wed, 21 Mar 2012 10:09:12 -0700

Jake Rodriguez knew he'd have to wait when he arrived in Corvallis in the fall of 2010. He didn't know the wait would be one season. “Coming in, I knew Andrew (Susac) was here and Parker (Berberet) was here,” Oregon State's sophomore catcher said.

Omroep Brabant

Omroep Brabant
Sat, 31 Oct 2015 07:39:19 -0700

... (met Justin van Tergouw rekende hij met 6-2 af met de Duitsers Schlund en Troppmann), mixkoppel (met Kyana Frauenfelder klopte hij het Engelse duo Gower/Ashton met 6-2), de jongenssingle (6-3 tegen Rusty-Jake Rodriguez) en het overall-klassement.

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