Samuel Vargas

by John Max 12 Apr,2021
Samuel Vargas
Personal Info
  • Famous Name Samuel Vargas
  • Country Colombia CO
Facts
  • Birth Name Samuel Andres Vargas Ariza
  • Birth Place Bogotá, Colombia
  • Famous Name Samuel Vargas
  • Net Worth $0.3 Million
  • Nationality Colombian-Canadian
  • Profession Boxer
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Children 1

Samuel Andres Vargas Ariza, simply known as Samuel Vargas is a Colombian-born-Canadian professional boxer under the welterweight/light middleweight division. Turned professional in 2010, his records show 31-7-2 (win-loss-draw). 

Bogota, Colombia native, Samuel Vargas was born on 12th April 1989, under the star sign Aries. The thirty-one years old holds a dual nationality Colombian and Canadian. He stands 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) tall and weighs 72 in (183 cm). 

How Much Is Samuel Vargas' Net Worth In 2021?

Not to mention, the major source of boxers' income is from competing in the ring. Boxers make fortune a split of the “fight purse” for fighting in a boxing match. Besides, endorsements are one of the best ways for professional boxers to earn outside of the ring. According to the source, the median salary for a professional boxer is $51,370. 

It's been over a decade that Samuel Vargas is active as a professional boxer. Though there is no record of how much he makes the per fight, he is believed to make no less than the five-digit figure. As of 2021, his net worth is  $0.3 million. 

Samuel Vargas Is A Proud Father

Samuel Vargas is a quite confidential person when it comes to his personal life. Though he has not shared much information about his family, he often shares pictures with his adorable son, born in 2009.

Samuel Vargas's Son SOURCE: Instagram @samuel13vargas

The fighter is married too but there is not much information about his wife. Seems like Samuel does not want any extra attention to boxing career due to his personal matters. 

Boxing Career

On 6th February 2010, Samuel Vargas made his professional debut at Todd Furler. He won the fight via TKO. Following eight-fight, he ultimately won his career's first career title, NCC welterweight title in a fight against Manolis Platis. After that, he had two more wins and won his career's second title, WBA-NABA Canada super welterweight title against Julius Bunda on 9th April 2013.

On 11th December 2015, he won WBA-NABA interim welterweight title against Robson Assis at The Mattamy Events Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. On 14th May 2016, he won WBA-NABA welterweight title against Juan Armando Garcia via unanimous decision. He retained the title four more times against Armando Robles, Ali Funeka, Jussi Koivula, and Mauro Maximiliano Godoy.

On 10th April 2021, he faced Conor Benn for the WBA Continental welterweight title. He lost the fight via TKO in round one.

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