Juan Manuel Márquez Record & Stats

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Iztacalco, Mexico City, Mexico
Aug 23, 1973
May 29, 1993
Title Fights
40 (62.5%)
170 cm
170 cm
Ape Index
0 cm
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      Juan Manuel Márquez (Dinamita) is a 50-year old retired Mexican professional boxer. He was born in Iztacalco, Mexico City, Mexico on August 23, 1973. Márquez made his professional boxing debut at the age of 19, on May 29, 1993. He is a former three-weight-class world champion. Márquez was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2020.

      Juan Manuel Márquez Record

      In a professional boxing career spanning 20 years and 11 months, Juan Manuel Márquez fought 64 times with 56 wins, 7 losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on May 17, 2014, Márquez' record stood at 56-7-1 (40 KO wins).

      Following is a tabular list of Márquez' fights. For a list with more details — like opponent record, opponent stats, including videos — refer to "All of Juan Manuel Márquez' fights".

      Total Fights64
      KO Wins40
      Total Title Wins6
      Title Defenses7
      Title-Fight KO Wins4
      Losses via KO0
      64May 17, 201440Mike AlvaradoWinUD
      63Oct 12, 201340Timothy BradleyLoss *SD
      62Dec 8, 201239Manny PacquiaoWinKO6
      61Apr 14, 201238Serhiy FedchenkoWinUD
      60Nov 12, 201138Manny PacquiaoLoss *MD
      59Jul 16, 201137Likar Ramos ConchaWinKO1
      58Nov 27, 201037Michael KatsidisWin *TKO9
      57Jul 31, 201036Juan DíazWin *UD
      56Sep 19, 200936Floyd Mayweather Jr.LossUD
      55Feb 28, 200935Juan DíazWin *TKO9
      54Sep 13, 200835Joel CasamayorWin *KO11
      53Mar 15, 200834Manny PacquiaoLoss *SD
      52Nov 3, 200734Rocky JuarezWin *UD
      51Mar 17, 200733Marco Antonio BarreraWin *UD
      50Nov 25, 200633Jimrex JacaWinKO9
      49Aug 5, 200632Terdsak KokietgymWinTKO7
      48Mar 4, 200632Chris JohnLoss *UD
      47May 7, 200531Victor PoloWin *UD
      46Sep 18, 200431Orlando SalidoWin *UD
      45May 8, 200430Manny PacquiaoDraw *SD
      44Nov 1, 200330Derrick GainerWin *TD
      43Aug 16, 200329Marcos LiconaWinTKO9
      42Feb 1, 200329Manuel MedinaWin *TKO7
      41Jun 21, 200228Hector Javier MárquezWinTKO10
      40Mar 9, 200228Robbie PedenWinRTD10
      39Oct 19, 200128Johnny WalkerWinTKO1
      38Aug 19, 200127Julio GamboaWinTKO7
      37Apr 1, 200127Baby Lorona Jr.WinTKO2
      36Feb 11, 200127Sean FletcherWinTKO7
      35Oct 22, 200027Reynante JamiliWinKO3
      34Aug 27, 200027Daniel JiménezWinRTD7
      33May 20, 200026Roque CassianiWinUD
      32Nov 20, 199926Remigio MolinaWinTKO8
      31Sep 11, 199926Freddie NorwoodLoss *UD
      30May 10, 199925Wilfredo VargasWinKO2
      29Feb 20, 199925Jose de Jesus GarciaWinKO1
      28Oct 24, 199825Francisco ArreolaWinTKO3
      27Aug 22, 199824Enrique JupiterWinTKO8
      26Apr 20, 199824Juan Gerardo CabreraWinTKO4
      25Mar 16, 199824Luis SamudioWinTKO9
      24Nov 22, 199724Alfred KoteyWinUD
      23Sep 27, 199724Vincent HowardWinTKO12
      22Jul 14, 199723Catalino BecerraWinTKO7
      21Apr 21, 199723Agapito SánchezWinUD
      20Feb 3, 199723Cedric MingoseyWinRTD10
      19Dec 9, 199623Rodrigo ValenzuelaWinKO8
      18Oct 19, 199623Darryl PinckneyWinUD
      17Jul 8, 199622Freddy CruzWinUD
      16Apr 29, 199622Julio GervacioWinKO8
      15Mar 4, 199622Hector Ulises ChongWinKO4
      14Nov 6, 199522Julian WheelerWinTKO10
      13Sep 25, 199522Miguel RodriguezWinTKO1
      12Jul 10, 199521Julio Cesar PortilloWinKO6
      11Apr 24, 199521Julio Sanchez LeonWinUD
      10Jan 30, 199521Martin OchoaWinTKO1
      9Dec 3, 199421Israel GonzalezWinTKO4
      8Nov 12, 199421Jose Luis MontesWinKO2
      7Oct 1, 199421Israel FloresWinUD
      6Aug 27, 199421Gregorio SilvaWinTKO2
      5May 7, 199420Roman PoblanoWinUD
      4Oct 1, 199320Isaac CortesWinTKO5
      3Sep 18, 199320Israel FloresWinTKO2
      2Jun 26, 199319Javier QuirozWinTKO3
      1May 29, 199319Javier DuranLossDQ

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      World Titles

      Márquez was a three-weight-division world champion. He has held six world titles, one of which was a vacant title win, and the rest five were lineal championship wins.

      Weight DivisionWorld Titles Held
      LightweightWBA, WBO, The Ring
      FeatherweightWBA, IBF


      Juan Manuel Márquez is 170 cm tall (5' 6.93") with a reach of 170 cm (5' 6.93"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 0.

      Márquez has a 62.5% KO rate. Of his total 40 KO wins, 16 were in the early rounds, 13 in the mid rounds, and 11 in the later rounds. He has five first-round KO wins.

      Career Summary

      Juan Manuel Márquez' professional boxing career spanned more than 20 years — from 1993 to 2014.

      Márquez made his professional boxing debut against Javier Duran at the age of 19 on May 29, 1993, losing to Duran via 1 round disqualification. He went on to win 29 consecutive fights after this loss, which included 22 wins via stoppage.

      Márquez had his first world title fight at the age of 26 on September 11, 1999 after 30 professional fights, against Freddie Norwood for the WBA title. He lost to Norwood via 12 round unanimous decision.

      He was a two-time unified world champion — at lightweight and featherweight, and has won six world titles at three weight classes. For all the details about Márquez' world title wins and defenses refer to "Juan Manuel Márquez World Titles".

      Some of Márquez' best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Marco Antonio Barrera, Manny Pacquiao, Joel Casamayor, Juan Díaz, and Michael Katsidis.

      Márquez had a total of seven losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against American boxer Mike Alvarado on May 17, 2014. Márquez won the fight via 12 round unanimous decision. It's been 9 years, 4 months, and 11 days since this fight.

      Career Highlights

      Márquez fought a total of 64 times during his professional career, which includes 16 world-title fights at four weight divisions — welterweight, lightweight, super-featherweight, and featherweight. He was among the top boxers of his generation and put on some great performances in his fights. These 10 fights are the highlight of his career.

      • September 11, 1999: In his first world-title fight, Juan Manuel Márquez loses to Freddie Norwood via 12 round unanimous decision. He was fighting for the WBA featherweight title.

      • February 1, 2003: Márquez wins the IBF featherweight title from Manuel Medina, by beating Medina via 7th round TKO.

      • November 1, 2003: Márquez becomes a unified featherweight world champion by beating Derrick Gainer via 7 round technical decision. He now holds the IBF and WBA (Super) featherweight world-champion belts.

      • May 8, 2004: Juan Manuel Márquez has a draw against Manny Pacquiao via 12 round split decision. He was defending his WBA (Super) and IBF featherweight titles, and fighting for The Ring featherweight title.

      • March 17, 2007: Márquez wins the WBC super-featherweight title from Marco Antonio Barrera, by beating Barrera via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • September 13, 2008: Márquez wins The Ring lightweight title from Joel Casamayor, by beating Casamayor via 11th round KO.

      • February 28, 2009: Márquez becomes a unified lightweight world champion by beating Juan Díaz via 9th round TKO. He now holds The Ring, WBA (Super) , and WBO lightweight world-champion belts.

      • July 31, 2010: Márquez successfully defends the WBA (Super), WBO, and The Ring lightweight titles against Juan Díaz, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • November 27, 2010: Márquez successfully defends the WBA (Super), WBO, and The Ring lightweight titles against Michael Katsidis, winning the fight via 9th round TKO.

      • December 8, 2012: Juan Manuel Márquez beats Manny Pacquiao via 6th round KO.


      Fight Recommendations

      If you are interested in Márquez' boxing career, you should definitely check out the following fights.

      1. Juan Manuel Márquez defeats Marco Antonio Barrera via 12-round unanimous decision
      2. Juan Manuel Márquez defeats Manny Pacquiao via 6th round KO in their 4th fight
      3. Juan Manuel Márquez defeats Joel Casamayor via 11th round KO
      4. Juan Manuel Márquez defeats Juan Díaz via 12-round unanimous decision in their 2nd fight
      5. Juan Manuel Márquez loses to Manny Pacquiao via 12-round majority decision in their 3rd fight
      6. Juan Manuel Márquez defeats Juan Díaz via 9th round TKO
      7. Juan Manuel Márquez loses to Timothy Bradley via 12-round split decision
      8. Juan Manuel Márquez loses to Manny Pacquiao via 12-round split decision in their 2nd fight
      9. Juan Manuel Márquez draws with Manny Pacquiao
      10. Juan Manuel Márquez defeats Michael Katsidis via 9th round TKO
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