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Marcos Maidana Record

Total Fights40
Title Wins1
Title Defenses1
Title-Fight KOs1
KO Wins31
KO Losses0
Marcos Maidana Record & Stats
Margarita, Santa Fe, Argentina
“El Chino”
Jul 17, 1983
Jun 12, 2004
Title Fights
31 (77.5%)
171 cm
175 cm
Ape Index
4 cm
Last Fight
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Marcos Maidana's Record
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      What is Marcos Maidana's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 10 years and three months, Marcos Maidana fought 40 times with 35 wins and 5 losses.

      Maidana retired from professional boxing with a record of 35-5, which included one world-championship elevation, one world-title win, and one successful title defense fight at the super-lightweight weight division. He had a 77.5% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 31 of his total 40 fights being knockout wins, one of which was in a title fight. Maidana never lost via knockout.

      His last fight was a 12-round unanimous decision defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr. on September 13, 2014. Maidana was fighting for the welterweight WBA (Super), WBC, and The Ring titles.

      Some of Maidana's best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Érik Morales, Adrien Broner, Petr Petrov, Martin Ángel Martínez, Jesús Soto Karass, Josesito López, and Victor Ortiz.

      40Sep 13, 201431Floyd Mayweather Jr.Loss *UD
      39May 3, 201430Floyd Mayweather Jr.Loss *MD
      38Dec 14, 201330Adrien BronerWin *UD
      37Jun 8, 201329Josesito LópezWinTKO6
      36Dec 12, 201229Martin Ángel MartínezWinKO3
      35Sep 15, 201229Jesús Soto KarassWinTKO8
      34Feb 25, 201228Devon AlexanderLossUD
      33Sep 23, 201128Petr PetrovWin *KO4
      32Apr 9, 201127Érik MoralesWinMD
      31Dec 11, 201027Amir KhanLoss *UD
      30Aug 28, 201027DeMarcus CorleyWinUD
      29Mar 27, 201026Victor CayoWinKO6
      28Nov 21, 200926William GonzalezWinKO3
      27Jun 27, 200925Victor OrtizWinTKO6
      26Feb 7, 200925Andreas KotelnikLoss *SD
      25Nov 1, 200825Silverio OrtizWinKO2
      24Aug 29, 200825Juan Carlos RodriguezWinKO7
      23Jul 11, 200824Esmeraldo José Da SilvaWinTKO2
      22Apr 19, 200824Arturo MoruaWinTKO3
      21Dec 7, 200724Manuel GarnicaWinKO8
      20Aug 16, 200724Jairo Moura dos SantosWinTKO2
      19Jun 30, 200723Laszlo KomjathiWinTKO3
      18Dec 22, 200623Miguel CallistWinTKO3
      17Sep 23, 200623José Herley Zúñiga MontañoWinKO1
      16Jul 15, 200622Ariel Gerardo AparicioWinTKO1
      15May 20, 200622Luis Gustavo SosaWinKO1
      14Apr 22, 200622Omar LeonWinKO1
      13Feb 11, 200622Sergio Javier BenítezWinKO3
      12Nov 26, 200522Rubén Darío OlivaWinKO2
      11Oct 1, 200522Marcelo Martin MirandaWinTKO3
      10Aug 6, 200522Daniel Benito CarriqueoWinUD
      9Jun 18, 200521Sergio Javier BenítezWinTKO3
      8May 7, 200521Omar LeonWinTKO4
      7Mar 26, 200521Avelino Virgilio SilveiraWinKO1
      6Jan 29, 200521Adolfo EspinozaWinTKO1
      5Dec 18, 200421Francisco Humberto SanabriaWinRTD1
      4Oct 23, 200421Ramon Alberto MarquezWinTKO1
      3Sep 4, 200421Cristian Pablo Gastón RuizWinRTD2
      2Jul 24, 200421Germán Omar Jesús SánchezWinTKO1
      1Jun 12, 200420Adán Basilio MironchikWinKO1

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Marcos Maidana (El Chino) is a 40-year old retired Argentinian professional boxer. He was born in Margarita, Santa Fe, Argentina on July 17, 1983. He is a former two-weight-class world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 10 years — from 2004 to 2014.

      Maidana made his professional boxing debut against Adán Basilio Mironchik at the age of 20 on June 12, 2004, defeating Mironchik via 1st round KO. He went on to win 24 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 23 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on February 7, 2009 after 25 professional fights, against Andreas Kotelnik for the WBA title. He lost to Kotelnik via 12 round split decision.

      Maidana has won one world title at super-lightweight. He was elevated as world champion once. For all the details about Maidana's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Maidana had a total of five losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was on September 13, 2014 against American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. for Mayweather Jr.'s welterweight WBA (Super), WBC, and The Ring titles. Maidana lost the fight via 12 round unanimous decision. It's been 9 years, 5 months, and 19 days since this fight.


      Maidana had a total of six world-title fights, which includes winning one world title and one successful title defense. He won two of these fights and lost four.

      Title Wins

      Marcos Maidana fought for a super-lightweight world title in five fights and won once. He won one super-lightweight belt. He was elevated as world champion once, by WBA.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Dec 14, 2013Adrien BronerWelterweightWBAUD

      Title Defenses

      Marcos Maidana had two world-title defense fights across two weight classes — super-lightweight and welterweight. He won once and lost once.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Sep 23, 2011Petr PetrovSuper-lightweightWBA (Regular)KO

      Title Losses

      Marcos Maidana lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      May 3, 2014Floyd Mayweather Jr.WelterweightWBAMD


      Maidana fought a total of 40 times during his professional career, which includes 6 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These six fights are the highlight of his career.

      • February 7, 2009: In his first world-title fight, Marcos Maidana loses to Andreas Kotelnik via 12 round split decision. He was fighting for the WBA super-lightweight title.

      • June 27, 2009: Marcos Maidana beats Victor Ortiz via 6th round TKO.

      • April 9, 2011: Marcos Maidana beats Érik Morales via 12th round majority decision.

      • September 23, 2011: Maidana successfully defends the WBA (Regular) super-lightweight title against Petr Petrov, winning the fight via 4th round KO.

      • June 8, 2013: Marcos Maidana beats Josesito López via 6th round TKO.

      • December 14, 2013: Maidana wins the WBA welterweight title from Adrien Broner, by beating Broner via 12 round unanimous decision.


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