19 years and 11 months into his professional boxing career, Jorge Linares has fought 55 times with 47 wins and 8 losses. As of February 2023, Linares' boxing record stands at 47-8 (29 KO wins, 6 KO losses).
Jorge Linares (El Niño de Oro) is a Venezuelan professional boxer. He was born in Barinas, Venezuela on August 22, 1985. Linares made his professional boxing debut at the age of 17 on December 15, 2002. He is a 3-weight-class world champion. Linares is 37 years old, he will turn 38 in 6 months and 18 days.
|Total Title Wins||4|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||6|
|Losses via KO||6|
|55||Dec 12, 2022||37||Jorya Amazaryan||Loss||UD|
|54||Feb 19, 2022||36||Zaur Abdullaev||Loss||TKO12|
|53||May 29, 2021||35||Devin Haney||Loss||UD|
|52||Feb 14, 2020||34||Carlos Morales||Win||KO4|
|51||Sep 7, 2019||34||Al Toyogon||Win||UD|
|50||Jan 18, 2019||33||Pablo César Cano||Loss||TKO1|
|49||Sep 29, 2018||33||Abner Cotto||Win||KO3|
|48||May 12, 2018||32||Vasyl Lomachenko||Loss||TKO10|
|47||Jan 27, 2018||32||Mercito Gesta||Win||UD|
|46||Sep 23, 2017||32||Luke Campbell||Win||SD|
|45||Mar 25, 2017||31||Anthony Crolla||Win||UD|
|44||Sep 24, 2016||31||Anthony Crolla||Win||UD|
|43||Oct 10, 2015||30||Ivan Cano||Win||KO4|
|42||May 30, 2015||29||Kevin Mitchell||Win||TKO10|
|41||Dec 30, 2014||29||Javier Prieto||Win||KO4|
|40||Aug 16, 2014||28||Ira Terry||Win||KO2|
|39||Mar 8, 2014||28||Nihito Arakawa||Win||UD|
|38||Nov 10, 2013||28||Francisco Contreras||Win||TKO1|
|37||Aug 25, 2013||28||Berman Sanchez||Win||TKO3|
|36||Mar 16, 2013||27||David Rodela||Win||TKO8|
|35||Oct 6, 2012||27||Héctor Velázquez||Win||UD|
|34||Mar 31, 2012||26||Sergio Thompson||Loss||TKO2|
|33||Oct 15, 2011||26||Antonio DeMarco||Loss||TKO11|
|32||May 28, 2011||25||Adrian Verdugo||Win||TKO7|
|31||Oct 24, 2010||25||Jesús Chávez||Win||RTD4|
|30||Jul 31, 2010||24||Rocky Juarez||Win||UD|
|29||Mar 27, 2010||24||Francisco Lorenzo||Win||MD|
|28||Oct 10, 2009||24||Juan Carlos Salgado||Loss||TKO1|
|27||Jun 27, 2009||23||Josafat Perez||Win||TKO8|
|26||Nov 28, 2008||23||Whyber Garcia||Win||TKO5|
|25||Dec 15, 2007||22||Gamaliel Díaz||Win||KO8|
|24||Jul 21, 2007||21||Óscar Larios||Win||TKO10|
|23||Feb 3, 2007||21||Ramiro Lara||Win||TKO3|
|22||Oct 7, 2006||21||Humberto Martinez||Win||TKO6|
|21||Jun 3, 2006||20||Pedro Navarrete||Win||UD|
|20||Apr 1, 2006||20||Saohin Srithai Condo||Win||UD|
|19||Jan 7, 2006||20||Jeffrey Onate||Win||KO1|
|18||Nov 3, 2005||20||Denchai Sor Tiebkoon||Win||TKO1|
|17||Sep 25, 2005||20||Ayon Naranjo||Win||UD|
|16||Aug 13, 2005||19||Jesus Perez||Win||RTD4|
|15||May 26, 2005||19||Jean Javier Sotelo||Win||TKO2|
|14||Apr 16, 2005||19||Luis Perez Vicente||Win||KO4|
|13||Feb 5, 2005||19||Melvin Ayudtud||Win||KO1|
|12||Dec 3, 2004||19||Rafael Castillo||Win||TKO4|
|11||Oct 2, 2004||19||Sung-Hoon Park||Win||KO1|
|10||Aug 7, 2004||18||Renan Acosta||Win||UD|
|9||May 1, 2004||18||Michael Domingo||Win||UD|
|8||Jan 31, 2004||18||Hugo Rafael Soto||Win||UD|
|7||Oct 18, 2003||18||Pederito Laurente||Win||UD|
|6||Sep 20, 2003||18||Jung-Keun Woo||Win||KO2|
|5||Jul 12, 2003||17||Thunder Ito||Win||TKO3|
|4||Apr 19, 2003||17||Ariel Austria||Win||UD|
|3||Mar 15, 2003||17||Singdam Monsaichon||Win||KO3|
|2||Feb 15, 2003||17||Chawal Sor Vorapin||Win||UD|
|1||Dec 15, 2002||17||Kyong-Soo Chung||Win||KO1|
Jorge Linares made his debut against Kyong-Soo Chung at the age of 17 on December 15, 2002, defeating Chung via 1st round KO. He went on to win 26 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 17 wins via stoppage.
Linares got elevated as the featherweight world WBC champion at the age of 22 after 24 professional fights, and had his first title defense fight against Gamaliel Díaz on December 15, 2007, and won via 8th round KO.
Linares has won four world titles at 2 weight classes. He was elevated as world champion once. For all the details about Linares' world title wins and defenses refer to "Jorge Linares World Titles".
Some of Linares' best fights and notable victories include wins over Anthony Crolla, Óscar Larios, Mercito Gesta, Luke Campbell, and Jesús Chávez.
Jorge Linares has had a total of eight losses in his professional boxing career so far — four of them in title bouts and four in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Juan Carlos Salgado via 1st round TKO on October 10, 2009, which ended his 27-fight win streak. He has been stopped six times and lost two times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Jorge Linares' losses".
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Jorya Amazaryan on December 12, 2022. Linares lost the fight via 10 round unanimous decision. It's been 1 month and 23 days since this fight.
Linares' professional boxing record is currently at 47-8, which includes 29 knockout wins and 6 losses via knockout, and 4 title wins. He is on a three-fight losing streak.
Jorge Linares has fought a total of 55 times till today. These six fights are the highlight of his career.
The first remarkable big fight in Jorge Linares' career. A 21-year old Linares (23-0, 14 KO) faced Óscar Larios on July 21, 2007. Larios was 30 years old with a record of 59-5-1. Larios was on a three-fight win streak with 37 KO wins. Linares was the taller of the two by 3 cms but Larios had a 2 cm reach advantage over Linares.
Linares defeated Larios via 10th round TKO.
A 22-year old Jorge Linares (24-0, 15 KO) faced Gamaliel Díaz in a featherweight title defense fight.Linares defeated Díaz via 8th round KO to retain the WBC featherweight title.
A 25-year old Jorge Linares (29-1, 18 KO) faced Jesús Chávez, who was 37 years old with a record of 44-7. Chávez was on a three-fight losing streak. Linares was the taller of the two by 8 cms and also had a 10 cm reach advantage.
Linares defeated Chávez via 4th round RTD.
A 31-year old Jorge Linares (40-3, 27 KO) faced Anthony Crolla, who was 29 years old with a record of 30-4-3. Crolla was on a two-fight win streak with 13 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 1 cm but Linares had a 5 cm reach advantage over Crolla.
Linares defeated Crolla via 12 round unanimous decision to win the WBA and vacant Ring Magazine lightweight titles.
In an immediate rematch, a 31-year old Jorge Linares (41-3, 27 KO) faced Anthony Crolla, who was now 30 years old with a record of 30-5-3 in a lightweight title defense fight. Crolla had lost to Linares in their last fight, and was the taller of the two by 1 cm but Linares had a 5 cm reach advantage over Crolla.
Linares defeated Crolla via 12 round unanimous decision to retain the WBA and Ring Magazine lightweight titles.
A 32-year old Jorge Linares (43-3, 27 KO) faced Mercito Gesta, who was 30 years old with a record of 31-1-2 in a lightweight title defense fight. Gesta was on a three-fight win streak with 17 KO wins. Linares was the taller of the two by 3 cms and also had a 2 cm reach advantage.
Linares defeated Gesta via 12 round unanimous decision to retain the WBA and Ring Magazine lightweight titles.
Some of Linares' best wins so far are against Anthony Crolla, Óscar Larios, Mercito Gesta, Luke Campbell, and Jesús Chávez.
Linares has knocked out 29 of his 55 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 52.7%. Of his total 47 wins, 29 of them have been via KO (61.7%).
Linares has 8 losses. Jorya Amazaryan, Zaur Abdullaev, Devin Haney, Pablo César Cano, and Vasyl Lomachenko are some of the boxers who have beaten Linares.