Jose Uzcategui

Jose Uzcategui

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Updated On September 27, 2022

Jose Uzcategui is a professional boxer in Venezuela and a retired super-middleweight champion. Jose Uzcategui is a former intercontinental middleweight titleholder with IBF’s interim super middleweight title.

Early Life

Jose Uzcategui was born in El Vigía, Alberto Adriani Municipality, Venezuela on 24 December 1990. He is also known as Bolivita. According to his birthdate, Jose is 31 years old under the zodiac sign Sagittarius.

He holds Venezuelan nationality and follows the Christianity religion. Besides that, there is no additional information regarding his parents, siblings, relatives, and any other family members available in the media.

Jose Uzcategui

Caption: Jose Uzcategui with his brother source: Playerswiki


Regarding his educational background, there are no clear details regarding his academic qualification. However, looking at him, we can say that he might have completed his University level at a well-known University somewhere in Venezuela.


Talking about his career, Jose beat “Porky” Rogelio Medina by unanimous decision over ten rounds on 16 February 2013. In the same year, he defeated Michel Rosales by a technical knockout in the fourth round and also won by a technical knockout in the first round against Francisco Villanueva.

On 20 May 2017, Jose faced Andre Dirrell for the vacant IBF interim super middleweight title. Dirrell glimpsed his success come at the start of the fourth round, countering Jose and scoring well during the round. The fight was adrenalin-packed with both fighters trading from close range in the following round.

Jose delivered a three-punch combination on Dirrell at the end of the eighth round while the third punch was after the bell rang. Jose was disqualified by the referee and Dirrell was declared the winner.

Jose Uzcategui

Caption: Jose Uzcategui holding title belt after defeating Caleb Plant source: Premier Boxing Champions.

In his next fight, Jose battled Dirrell in a rematch for the IBF interim super-middleweight title. Jose hurt Dirrell throughout the fight which made Dirrell bleed a lot.  Dirrell’s cutman decided to lead the referee to stop the fight in the eighth round, directing to an eighth-round technical knockout win for Jose.

Moreover, Jose faced Caleb Plant on 13 January 2019 but lost by unanimous decision via scores of 116–110, 115–111, and 116–110 all in favor of Plant, after being banged in the second and fourth rounds.

Net Worth

Jose Uzcategui has earned a huge amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. His estimated net worth is around $3 million to $6 million by 2022.

Personal Life

There are many dating rumors about Jose. However, there is no proof of his relationship status. According to the news, Jose is already married and has a son. He does not like to reveal his relationship in public. Jose likes to keep his personal life private.

Body Measurements

Jose Uzcategui is very handsome and attractive, undoubtedly. He has a perfect height of about 6 feet 2 inches (1.8m) while there is no further information regarding his weight and other body measurements. In addition, Jose has black pair of eyes and black hair color.

Social Media

Jose Uzcategui is active on his Instagram account @josebolivita.uzcategui with 10.7K followers. Moreover, he also has 971 followers on Twitter. Besides that, Jose is not available on any other social media platforms.

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