Jose Encarnacion Zepeda (born on May 24, 1989) is an American expert fighter of Mexican plunge who tested for the WBO lightweight title in 2015 and the WBC light welterweight title in 2019.
As of August 2020, he is positioned as the world's fifth-best dynamic light welterweight by BoxRec, seventh by The Ring, and ninth by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.
Jose started his expert profession in 2009.
In December 2010 Jose started working with acclaimed boxing mentor Robert Alcazar previous coach for World Champion Oscar De La Hoya.
In July 2013 he battled previous title competitor Ricardo Dominguez and won by TKO in the third round.
On 11 July 2015, Zepeda battled Terry Flanagan in Manchester, England, for the empty WBO lightweight title. The battle got engaging, be that as it may, Zepeda was adequately appalling to harm his shoulder while throwing a right hook in the subsequent round.
The battle was halted toward the finish of the round because of the injury granting Flanagan the triumph.
In February 2019, he fruitlessly tested WBC Super lightweight boss Jose Ramirez for his title, losing a Majority choice in a severe battle.
In his session against Jose Pedraza, Zepeda got going quickly and developed an early lead on the scorecards. Pedraza would give a few indications of a rebound, beginning in the fifth round.
Eventually, Zepeda was a lot for his adversary and was granted a reasonable consistent choice triumph.