Chris Arreola is an American professional boxer who is famous for challenging the World Boxing Council’s heavyweight championship title thrice in his career as a professional boxer. In the year 2007, he was named as the number 8 heavyweight in the world by the website that has been dedicating to hold updated records of boxers (both amateurs and professionals), BoxRec. Likewise, he was also named the number 7 professionals boxer by BoxRec again in the year 2008 and in the year 2010.

Quick Info
Full NameCristobal Arreola
Date Of Birth5 March 1981
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, USA
FatherAugustin Arreola
MotherLucy Rivera
SiblingsJames Ellsworth Morris (Brother)
Marital StatusMarried
WifeErin Arreola
Children's nameAlex Arreola (Son)
Danae Arreola (Daughter)
Age40 Years
Height6 ft 3 in
Weight109 Kg
Zodiac SignPisces
Body MeasurementN/A
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
Net Worth$3 million
RecordsTotal Match: 47
Wins: 38
Losses: 3
Draw: 1

His first title win was the WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight championship in a match against the American professional heavyweight boxer, Thomas Hayes that he won via Knock Out in the third round of the match that took place in DoubleTree, Ontario, California, United States. Likewise, his first-ever loss came at the hands of the Ukrainian former professional boxer, Vitali Volodymyrovych Klitschko through a corner retirement in the match that took place in Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, United States. Moreover, he is known for his orthodox playing style and likes to strike opponents with his dominant right hand while keeping them at a safe distance with his weaker left side. He goes by the nickname, ‘The Nightmare.

Chris Arreola
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How was the Chris’s childhood?

Chris Arreola’s actual name is Cristobal Arreola. He was born on 5 March 1981 in Los Angeles, California, the United States to his mother, Lucy Rivera, and to father, Augustin Arreola who is also a boxer. Both of his parents descended from Mexican ancestry and he was born and raised alongside his brother whose name is James Ellsworth Morris who is also an American professional wrestler who competes in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Besides this, he is currently 39 years old with the zodiac sign of Pisces.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Chris Arreola holds an American nationality and descends from Mexican ancestry. Unfortunately, there is no information regarding the boxer’s religious views and ideology at the moment. Besides this, he stands at a height of 6 feet and 3 inches (1.91m/191cms) tall and weighs around 109kgs (240lbs). Besides this, he has an athletic body figure with a reach of 76 inches (1.93m/193cms). Moreover, he has a pair of dark brown colored eyes with black colored hair.


Chris Arreola is married to Erin Arreola. The couple was blessed with a son whose name is Alex Arreola and a daughter whose name is Danae Arreola. 

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Chris Arreola is active on social media accounts. His official Instagram account (@chrisarreola) has over 19 thousand followers and his supposed Twitter account (@nightmareboxing) has over 1.4 thousand followers but the account has not been verified yet.


Chris Arreola gave his debut performance as a professional boxer in the year 2003 when he fought against the American boxer, Roosevelt Parker in the fight that took place in Edgewater Hotel and Casino in Laughlin, Nevada, United States. The fight was scheduled for four rounds but he Technically Knocked Out Parker in 1 minute and 25 seconds of round number 2. In the same year, he fought and won against opponents like Jeremiah Constant and Semisi Bloomfield via Technical Knock Out and opponents like David Johnson via Knock Out in events that took place in the Edgewater Hotel and Casino and DoubleTree.

Chris Arreola
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In the year 2004, Chris Arreola was showered with a Knockout win over Jason Condon and Technical Knock Out wins over David Johnson, Ed Mosley, and Benjamin Garcia. He fought five fights in the year 2005 and won all of them. The first win came via disqualification as opponent David Cleage was disqualified by the referee for repeated fouls even after being given numerous warnings. The second, third, and fifth win of the year 2005 came via Technical Knock Outs against opponents like Samuel Rodriguez, Kenny Lemos, and Domonic Jenkins. His fourth victory came via unanimous decision against Andrew Greeley in a fight that was scheduled for six rounds in the USC Lyon Center in Los Angeles, California, United States on 23 September 2005.

Likewise, Chris Arreola won all five fights of the year 2006 and all four fights of the year 2007. In the year 2007, he retained the WBC Continental Americas heavyweight title when he managed to Knock Out the American professional boxer, Thomas Hayes in 1 minute and 45 seconds of round number 3 in a fight that was scheduled for 10 rounds. It took place in DoubleTree in Ontario, California, United States. Likewise, he defended the title for four fights in a row between the years 2008 and 2009.

Chris Arreola’s first title defense came against Chazz Witherspoon as Chazz was disqualified when his cornermen entered the ring too early. His second and third title defense was against the Puerto Rican Israel Garcia on 25 September 2008 and the American Travis Walker on 29 November 2008. Chris Arreola ended both fights via TKO in 1 minute and 11 seconds and in 13 seconds respectively of round number 3 in the fights that were scheduled for 10 rounds. His fourth title defense was against the American Jameel McCline on 11 April 2009 where he was able to knock him out in 2 minutes and 1 second of round number 4.

Chris Arreola
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Chris Arreola’s fifth title defense and the first-ever loss of his career came at the hands of the Ukrainian Vitali Volodymyrovych Klitschko when Arreola retired in 3 minutes of round number 10. Following this loss, he went on to lose 5 more fights while winning 11 other fights. In between these fights, two of his fights were declared no contest and one fight ended in a draw. Moreover, his most recent fight took place on 3 August 2019 where he lost against the Polish professional boxer, Adam Kownacki. He lost via unanimous decision in the fight that was scheduled for 12 rounds in the Barclays Center in New York.

Net Worth

Chris Arreola earns mostly from his 15-year long professional boxing career and as of the year 2020, he has an estimated net worth of around $3 million.


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