Oscar Valdez is a young Mexican boxer who is already world champion in two different divisions. He had held the WBC Super Featherweight title since February 2021 and he held the WBO Featherweight title from 2016 to 2019.
Valdez is well known for his aggressive fighting style in the ring. He is also famous for his punching power and combination skills. Here we will talk about Valdez net worth, wife, salary and height.
From an early age, Oscar Valdez was a very talented and skilled boxer. He gave incredible fights at his young age and shocked everyone. After seeing Valdez’s fighting skills, many professional boxers say the boy is going to have a great boxing career. And Valdez is now walking the path to success, he still has a long way to go but his future is bright.
In 2007, when Valdez was 17, he participated in the 2007 National Championships. Valdez was scheduled to play against 2007 Pan Am champion Carlos Cuadras in the semi-finals. With this match, Valdez got his first big win. He did not stop at the semifinals, he won the next fight and became the bantamweight champion of the 2007 national championship.
Valdez offers an excellent performance in the Olympic qualifying phase. In the semi-finals, Valdez defeated Brazilian star, James Pereira. But the final didn’t go well for Valdez. The funny thing is that he got one of two votes for Olympic entry even after his defeat. At the Beijing Olympics, Valdez was matched against gold medalist EnkhbatynBadar-Uugan and Valdez lost the game.
Starting in 2018, Valdez started playing in the featherweight division. It brought him luck in his career. In 2008, Valdez won the 2008 World Youth Amateur Boxing Tournament. He knocked out boxers from different nations like Barbados, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Russia. It helped him a lot to gain experience.
Valdez traveled to Milan in 2009 to compete in the 2009 World Amateur Boxing Championship (Senior). He won Mexico a silver medal and Valdez became the first Mexican to win a medal at the World Championships in the history of the sport in Mexico.
Valdez’s professional career started at the age of 21 on November 3, 2012. He signed a long-term contract with the famous company Espinoza Boxing which was managed by Frank Espinoza. Valdez played his first professional match against Angel Prado whom he defeated in the second round.
In 2013, Valdez showed his incredible skills in the featherweight division. He played a total of 8 matches in the super featherweight division that year and won them all. From 2016 to 2019 Valdez held the WBO Featherweight title and as of 2021 he holds the WBC Featherweight title.
Personal details of Oscar Valdez:
|Real name||Oscar Rafael Valdez Fierro Jr.|
|Date of Birth||December 22, 1990|
|Place of birth||Nogales, Sonora, Mexico|
|Religion||N / A|
|Dad||Oscar Valdez Sr.|
|Brothers and sisters||3|
|Wife||N / A|
|Children||N / A|
|Net value||$3.5 million|
|Twitter username||N / A|
Oscar Valdez was born on December 22, 1990. He is now 31 years old.
Height and width:
Valdez’s height is 5’7″ (1.70m) and his weight is 125.8 pounds.
Oscar Valdez Net Worth and Salary:
There is not much information available about Valdez net worth and salary. Different reliable sources claim that the net worth of Valdez is around $3.5 million.
Valdez’s main source of income is competition in tournaments and endorsement. He has contacts with Wild Cat Energy and the Gatorade Company. Valdez receives a good amount of money from these two companies.
Oscar Valdez is still single. He is in a happy relationship with his girlfriend. Valdez doesn’t like to talk about his personal life in public. So, there is no information available about his wife or girlfriend.
Latest news on Oscar Valdez:
Oscar Valdez has won all 30 games in his career. He won 23 matches by knockout. And now the Mexican boxer is ready to play against an American boxer Shakur Stevenson. The fight event will take place tonight (Saturday, April 30, 2022) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The main card will begin at 10 p.m. ET and will be streamed live on ESPN+.