Regis Prograis is a professional boxer from New Orleans, Louisiana who is currently the WBC interim light-welterweight champion. As of 2018, Regis Prograis net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.
Regis was born on January 24, 1989 in New Orleans to Vidal Prograis and Shelita Martinez Prograis. However, in 2005, Regis and his family were forced to move to Houston, Texas after Hurricane Katrina blew his house.
After relocating to Texas, Evader Holyfield, a professional boxer motivated him to take boxing seriously and he began training at Savannah Boxing Club with him. He had a staggering 87-7 amateur record and as an amateur, he was ranked No. 4 in the United States and won 2009 Ringside World Champion, 2010 HORN National Champion, regional Golden Gloves and also competed in 2012 Olympics Trials.
It was in 2012 when he turned pro and competed against Carl Almirol in his debut match. He won the match in the first round delivering the KO punch to Carl Almirol. He won vacant NABF light welterweight title in his 18th match against Luis Eduardo Florez. Regis then won vacant WBC interim light welterweight title against Julius Indongo by knocking him out in the second round. In his professional career, so far he has competed in 22 fights and has won all of them including 19 win by KO.
In 2015, ESPN recognized him as a Prospect of the Year candidate. USA Today and Yahoo Sports recognized him as a legitimate world title contender.