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.
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 Title Wins||6|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||4|
|Losses via KO||0|
|64||May 17, 2014||40||Mike Alvarado||Win||UD|
|63||Oct 12, 2013||40||Timothy Bradley||Loss *||SD|
|62||Dec 8, 2012||39||Manny Pacquiao||Win||KO6|
|61||Apr 14, 2012||38||Serhiy Fedchenko||Win||UD|
|60||Nov 12, 2011||38||Manny Pacquiao||Loss *||MD|
|59||Jul 16, 2011||37||Likar Ramos Concha||Win||KO1|
|58||Nov 27, 2010||37||Michael Katsidis||Win *||TKO9|
|57||Jul 31, 2010||36||Juan Díaz||Win *||UD|
|56||Sep 19, 2009||36||Floyd Mayweather Jr.||Loss||UD|
|55||Feb 28, 2009||35||Juan Díaz||Win *||TKO9|
|54||Sep 13, 2008||35||Joel Casamayor||Win *||KO11|
|53||Mar 15, 2008||34||Manny Pacquiao||Loss *||SD|
|52||Nov 3, 2007||34||Rocky Juarez||Win *||UD|
|51||Mar 17, 2007||33||Marco Antonio Barrera||Win *||UD|
|50||Nov 25, 2006||33||Jimrex Jaca||Win||KO9|
|49||Aug 5, 2006||32||Terdsak Kokietgym||Win||TKO7|
|48||Mar 4, 2006||32||Chris John||Loss *||UD|
|47||May 7, 2005||31||Victor Polo||Win *||UD|
|46||Sep 18, 2004||31||Orlando Salido||Win *||UD|
|45||May 8, 2004||30||Manny Pacquiao||Draw *||SD|
|44||Nov 1, 2003||30||Derrick Gainer||Win *||TD|
|43||Aug 16, 2003||29||Marcos Licona||Win||TKO9|
|42||Feb 1, 2003||29||Manuel Medina||Win *||TKO7|
|41||Jun 21, 2002||28||Hector Javier Márquez||Win||TKO10|
|40||Mar 9, 2002||28||Robbie Peden||Win||RTD10|
|39||Oct 19, 2001||28||Johnny Walker||Win||TKO1|
|38||Aug 19, 2001||27||Julio Gamboa||Win||TKO7|
|37||Apr 1, 2001||27||Baby Lorona Jr.||Win||TKO2|
|36||Feb 11, 2001||27||Sean Fletcher||Win||TKO7|
|35||Oct 22, 2000||27||Reynante Jamili||Win||KO3|
|34||Aug 27, 2000||27||Daniel Jiménez||Win||RTD7|
|33||May 20, 2000||26||Roque Cassiani||Win||UD|
|32||Nov 20, 1999||26||Remigio Molina||Win||TKO8|
|31||Sep 11, 1999||26||Freddie Norwood||Loss *||UD|
|30||May 10, 1999||25||Wilfredo Vargas||Win||KO2|
|29||Feb 20, 1999||25||Jose de Jesus Garcia||Win||KO1|
|28||Oct 24, 1998||25||Francisco Arreola||Win||TKO3|
|27||Aug 22, 1998||24||Enrique Jupiter||Win||TKO8|
|26||Apr 20, 1998||24||Juan Gerardo Cabrera||Win||TKO4|
|25||Mar 16, 1998||24||Luis Samudio||Win||TKO9|
|24||Nov 22, 1997||24||Alfred Kotey||Win||UD|
|23||Sep 27, 1997||24||Vincent Howard||Win||TKO12|
|22||Jul 14, 1997||23||Catalino Becerra||Win||TKO7|
|21||Apr 21, 1997||23||Agapito Sánchez||Win||UD|
|20||Feb 3, 1997||23||Cedric Mingosey||Win||RTD10|
|19||Dec 9, 1996||23||Rodrigo Valenzuela||Win||KO8|
|18||Oct 19, 1996||23||Darryl Pinckney||Win||UD|
|17||Jul 8, 1996||22||Freddy Cruz||Win||UD|
|16||Apr 29, 1996||22||Julio Gervacio||Win||KO8|
|15||Mar 4, 1996||22||Hector Ulises Chong||Win||KO4|
|14||Nov 6, 1995||22||Julian Wheeler||Win||TKO10|
|13||Sep 25, 1995||22||Miguel Rodriguez||Win||TKO1|
|12||Jul 10, 1995||21||Julio Cesar Portillo||Win||KO6|
|11||Apr 24, 1995||21||Julio Sanchez Leon||Win||UD|
|10||Jan 30, 1995||21||Martin Ochoa||Win||TKO1|
|9||Dec 3, 1994||21||Israel Gonzalez||Win||TKO4|
|8||Nov 12, 1994||21||Jose Luis Montes||Win||KO2|
|7||Oct 1, 1994||21||Israel Flores||Win||UD|
|6||Aug 27, 1994||21||Gregorio Silva||Win||TKO2|
|5||May 7, 1994||20||Roman Poblano||Win||UD|
|4||Oct 1, 1993||20||Isaac Cortes||Win||TKO5|
|3||Sep 18, 1993||20||Israel Flores||Win||TKO2|
|2||Jun 26, 1993||19||Javier Quiroz||Win||TKO3|
|1||May 29, 1993||19||Javier Duran||Loss||DQ|
* World-title fight
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 Division||World Titles Held|
|Lightweight||WBA, WBO, The Ring|
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.
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".
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.
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.
Márquez knocked out 40 of his 64 opponents. By his last fight, his KO ratio was at 62.5%. Of his total 56 wins, 40 of them were via KO (71.4%).
If you are interested in Márquez' boxing career, you should definitely check out the following fights.