Jesse James Leija

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Birthday
8, 1966
Birthplace
San Antonio, TX
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
8, 1966 (age 53)
Birthplace
San Antonio, TX

About

WBC Super Featherweight Champion from May, 1994 to September, 1994, and the Golden Gloves winner in 1988.

Before Fame

He had a successful 3-year amateur career, during which time he posted a 23-5 record.

Trivia

He moved to Australia six months prior to his fight with Kostya Tszyu in order to acclimate himself to the country and its intense climate.

Family Life

He has a son named Jesse, Jr.

Associated With

He lost his shot at the WBO lightweight title by losing to Oscar De La Hoya on December 15, 1995.