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In a professional boxing career spanning 20 years and 10 months, Jorge Linares fought 56 times with 47 wins and 9 losses.
Linares retired from professional boxing with a record of 47-9, which included one world-championship elevation, four world-title wins, and seven successful title defense fights at three weight classes — featherweight, super-featherweight, and lightweight. He had a 51.8% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 29 of his total 56 fights being knockout wins, six of which were in title fights. Linares suffered six knockout losses in his career, three of which were in title fights.
His latest fight was a 12-round unanimous decision defeat to Jack Catterall on October 21, 2023.
Some of Linares' best fights and notable victories include wins over Anthony Crolla, Mercito Gesta, Óscar Larios, Luke Campbell, and Jesús Chávez.
|56||Oct 21, 2023||38||Jack Catterall||Loss||UD|
|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|
* World-title fight
Jorge Linares (El Niño de Oro) is a 38-year old retired Venezuelan professional boxer. He was born in Barinas, Venezuela on August 22, 1985. He is a former three-weight-class world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 20 years — from 2002 to 2023.
Linares made his professional boxing 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.
He 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 two 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".
Linares had a total of nine losses in his professional boxing career.
His last professional fight was a non-title bout against English boxer Jack Catterall on October 21, 2023. Linares lost the fight via 12 round unanimous decision. It's been 1 month and 18 days since this fight.
For a very detailed list Linares' fights refer to "All of Jorge Linares' fights".
Linares fought a total of 56 times during his professional career, which includes 14 world-title fights at three weight divisions. These six fights are the highlight of his career.
July 21, 2007: Jorge Linares puts on the first remarkable performance of his career, defeating Óscar Larios via 10th round TKO.
December 15, 2007: Linares gets elevated as the WBC featherweight champion and has his first world-title fight, and successfully defends the title against Gamaliel Díaz winning the fight via 8th round KO.
October 24, 2010: Jorge Linares beats Jesús Chávez via 4th round RTD.
September 24, 2016: Linares wins the WBA and The Ring lightweight titles from Anthony Crolla, by beating Crolla via 12 round unanimous decision.
March 25, 2017: Linares successfully defends the WBA and The Ring lightweight titles against Anthony Crolla, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.
September 23, 2017: Linares successfully defends the WBA and The Ring lightweight titles against Luke Campbell, winning the fight via 12 round split decision.
Linares was a three-weight-division world champion. He has held five world titles, three of which were vacant title wins and one of which was a championship elevation, the other was a lineal championship win.
|Weight Division||World Titles Held|
|Lightweight||WBA, WBC, The Ring|