Regis Prograis, also known as “Rougarou,” was born on January 24, 1989, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He now proudly represents Houston, Texas, as an American professional boxer with a remarkable career in the super lightweight division.
- WBC Super Lightweight Champion
- WBA Super Lightweight Champion
Standing at 173cm (approximately 5 feet 8 inches) tall, with a reach of 170cm (approximately 5 feet 7 inches), Prograis is a southpaw fighter who uses his unique skills to his advantage.
Professional Boxing Record:
- 30 fights, 29 wins, 1 loss
- 24 wins by knockout
- 5 wins by decision
- His notable victories include wins against Julius Indongo, Terry Flanagan, and Kirill Relikh.
Regis Prograis chose the nickname “Rougarou,” Louisiana French for ‘werewolf,’ as a tribute to his Native American heritage and his grandfather.
As of February 2023, he holds the distinguished position of being ranked as the world’s best active super lightweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, The Ring magazine, and BoxRec.
With regional and minor titles such as the NABF Junior Super Lightweight Title, NABF Super Lightweight Title, Interim WBC Super Lightweight Title, and WBC Diamond Super Lightweight Title, Regis Prograis has etched his name in the annals of boxing history, captivating fans with his skill and determination in the ring.