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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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Miami Herald

Miami Herald
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:30:00 -0800

Jake Rodriguez was hot early for Goleman, scoring 11 of his 16 points in the first quarter. But Johnson matched him shot-for-shot with 16 points for McArthur (20-9), which held a 22-18 lead after the first quarter. “He shot the ball really well tonight ...
New Jersey Herald
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 19:11:15 -0800

VERNON — Jake Rodriguez and Chris Ajamian each poured in 17 points and the Vernon boys basketball team put up 24 points in the fourth quarter to en route to posting a 66-44 victory over Butler on Tuesday night at Vernon High School. The Vikings (5-3) ...

The Boxing Tribune

The Boxing Tribune
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 01:00:00 -0800

IBF Light Welterweight Championship. Jake Rodriguez W 12 Charles Murray. Wins title. 1994: Bangkok, Thailand. WBA Flyweight Championship. Saensor Ploenchit W 12 David Griman. Wins title. 1997: Don Jordan, 62, former World welterweight champion, ...

New Jersey Herald

New Jersey Herald
Sun, 24 Jan 2016 21:03:45 -0800

Jake Rodriguez finally put Vernon on the board by hitting a trey with about a minute left, but DeGroot answered immediately with a bucket that made it 15-3 High Point. Another Rodriguez three with about 20 seconds to go in the quarter brought Vernon ...

Miami Herald

Miami Herald
Sat, 16 Jan 2016 22:45:00 -0800

... Eundrae Toomer Jr., Sawyer Bartelt, David Rodriguez, Christian Carrera, Cornelius Colize III, Joseph Bejel, Taylor Johnson, Ja-Cari Gavins, George Avent Jr., Nicholas Jacoby, Jake Rodriguez, Felipe Arias, Malik Whittle, Alexander Matosas, Jayden ...

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 ...


Mon, 11 Mar 2013 09:07:30 -0700

CORVALLIS - Oregon State junior Jake Rodriguez has been named to the initial Johnny Bench Award watch list, the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced on Monday. The Johnny Bench Award is given annually to the nation's top collegiate ...

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