The Ring ranks Arnold Barboza Jr. as the seventh best active light welterweight in the world.
Barboza Jr. made his first fight as a professional welterweight on June 14, 2013 at the Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, California. He beat Gustavo Lopez in six rounds with a unanimous decision (UD).
Arnold defended his WBO international title for the first time against Antonio Moran on August 14, 2021.
What kind of person is boxer Arnold Barboza Jr.?
Arnold Barboza Jr. was born in California on December 9, 1991 and grew up in a Christian family. Arnold seems to have Latin roots, but the boxer hasn’t said anything about it.
On December 14, 2018, at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, the Athlete defeated Manuel Lopez by UD after ten rounds to capture the vacant WBC-NABF Junior light welterweight title.
On August 29, 2020, Barboza’s first fight of the year was against Tony Luis. Barboza won the fight because all three judges gave him a score of 99-90.
On October 17, 2020, he was scheduled to fight Alex Saucedo for the WBO International open light welterweight title. Arnold won the fight because everyone agreed.
Are Arnold Barboza’s parents Mexican?
Arnold Barboza Jr. was born to American parents in Long Beach, California. He was an American citizen.
His father, Arnold Barboza Sr., taught him boxing and helped him become a boxer. Arnold Jr. has been interested in boxing since he was a child. When he was younger, his father was his head trainer and taught him how to box.
The boxer’s parents must be proud of what he has done so far, and they always seem to be there for him. He also thanks and credits his parents for his success, which he believes is due to them loving and caring for him.
The athlete has not yet said anything about his parents, so we do not know if they are Mexican or not.
How much money does Arnold Barboza Jr. make in 2022?
Arnold Barboza Jr. is a boxer and is believed to have a net worth of over $700,000.
Combat Sports Events indicates that a professional boxer could earn between $22,000 and $37,000 per year on average. But this income would be lower because it does not cover the travel, health, training and management costs of the boxer, which would have to be paid from this income.
Also, there are no minimum wage laws for boxers, which makes the situation even more confusing, and the prize money for each fight could be much lower. Although it may seem strange, beginner boxers can earn less than $1,000 per fight.
A boxing news source says the boxer was paid $150,000 for his fight with Mike Alvarado. Arnold got $320,000 from the world title fight between him and Alex.