In a career spanning 10 years and 3 months, Marcos Maidana fought 40 times with 35 wins and 5 losses. By his last professional fight on September 13, 2014, Maidana's boxing record stood at 35-5 (31 KO wins).
Marcos Maidana (El Chino) is a retired Argentinian professional boxer. He was born in Margarita, Santa Fe, Argentina on July 17, 1983. Maidana made his professional boxing debut at the age of 20 on June 12, 2004. He is a former 2-weight-class world champion. He is 39 years old, and will be turning 40 in 3 months and 18 days.
|Total Title Wins||1|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||1|
|Losses via KO||0|
|40||Sep 13, 2014||31||Floyd Mayweather Jr.||Loss||UD|
|39||May 3, 2014||30||Floyd Mayweather Jr.||Loss||MD|
|38||Dec 14, 2013||30||Adrien Broner||Win||UD|
|37||Jun 8, 2013||29||Josesito López||Win||TKO6|
|36||Dec 12, 2012||29||Martin Ángel Martínez||Win||KO3|
|35||Sep 15, 2012||29||Jesús Soto Karass||Win||TKO8|
|34||Feb 25, 2012||28||Devon Alexander||Loss||UD|
|33||Sep 23, 2011||28||Petr Petrov||Win||KO4|
|32||Apr 9, 2011||27||Érik Morales||Win||MD|
|31||Dec 11, 2010||27||Amir Khan||Loss||UD|
|30||Aug 28, 2010||27||DeMarcus Corley||Win||UD|
|29||Mar 27, 2010||26||Victor Cayo||Win||KO6|
|28||Nov 21, 2009||26||William Gonzalez||Win||KO3|
|27||Jun 27, 2009||25||Victor Ortiz||Win||TKO6|
|26||Feb 7, 2009||25||Andreas Kotelnik||Loss||SD|
|25||Nov 1, 2008||25||Silverio Ortiz||Win||KO2|
|24||Aug 29, 2008||25||Juan Carlos Rodriguez||Win||KO7|
|23||Jul 11, 2008||24||Esmeraldo José Da Silva||Win||TKO2|
|22||Apr 19, 2008||24||Arturo Morua||Win||TKO3|
|21||Dec 7, 2007||24||Manuel Garnica||Win||KO8|
|20||Aug 16, 2007||24||Jairo Moura dos Santos||Win||TKO2|
|19||Jun 30, 2007||23||Laszlo Komjathi||Win||TKO3|
|18||Dec 22, 2006||23||Miguel Callist||Win||TKO3|
|17||Sep 23, 2006||23||José Herley Zúñiga Montaño||Win||KO1|
|16||Jul 15, 2006||22||Ariel Gerardo Aparicio||Win||TKO1|
|15||May 20, 2006||22||Luis Gustavo Sosa||Win||KO1|
|14||Apr 22, 2006||22||Omar Leon||Win||KO1|
|13||Feb 11, 2006||22||Sergio Javier Benítez||Win||KO3|
|12||Nov 26, 2005||22||Rubén Darío Oliva||Win||KO2|
|11||Oct 1, 2005||22||Marcelo Martin Miranda||Win||TKO3|
|10||Aug 6, 2005||22||Daniel Benito Carriqueo||Win||UD|
|9||Jun 18, 2005||21||Sergio Javier Benítez||Win||TKO3|
|8||May 7, 2005||21||Omar Leon||Win||TKO4|
|7||Mar 26, 2005||21||Avelino Virgilio Silveira||Win||KO1|
|6||Jan 29, 2005||21||Adolfo Espinoza||Win||TKO1|
|5||Dec 18, 2004||21||Francisco Humberto Sanabria||Win||RTD1|
|4||Oct 23, 2004||21||Ramon Alberto Marquez||Win||TKO1|
|3||Sep 4, 2004||21||Cristian Pablo Gastón Ruiz||Win||RTD2|
|2||Jul 24, 2004||21||Germán Omar Jesús Sánchez||Win||TKO1|
|1||Jun 12, 2004||20||Adán Basilio Mironchik||Win||KO1|
Marcos Maidana was a two-weight-division world champion. He has held two world titles, one of which was a championship elevation, the other was a lineal championship win.
|Weight Division||World Titles Held|
Marcos Maidana's 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.
Maidana 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 "Marcos Maidana World Titles".
Some of Maidana's best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Érik Morales, Adrien Broner, Petr Petrov, Victor Ortiz, and William Gonzalez.
Marcos Maidana had a total of five losses in his professional boxing career — four of them in title bouts and one in a non-title bout. He suffered his first loss against Andreas Kotelnik via 12 round split-decision on February 7, 2009, which ended his 25-fight win streak. He has never been stopped, all his losses came via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Marcos Maidana's losses".
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 8 years, 6 months, and 16 days since this fight.
Maidana retired from professional boxing with a record of 35-5, which included 31 knockout wins, and one title win.
Marcos Maidana fought a total of 40 times during his professional career. He put on some great performances in these fights. These seven 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.
December 14, 2013: Maidana wins the WBA welterweight title from Adrien Broner, by beating Broner via 12 round unanimous decision.
May 3, 2014: Marcos Maidana loses to Floyd Mayweather Jr. via 12 round majority decision. He was fighting for the WBC and The Ring welterweight titles.
September 13, 2014: Marcos Maidana loses to Floyd Mayweather Jr. via 12 round unanimous decision. He was fighting for the WBA (Super), WBC, and The Ring welterweight titles.
In their 2nd fight, which was an immediate rematch, a 31-year old Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KO) faced an undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. again, who was now 37 years old with a record of 46-0. Maidana was challenging Mayweather Jr.'s WBA (Super), WBC, and Ring Magazine welterweight titles. Maidana had lost to Mayweather Jr. in their last fight, and was the taller of the two by 2 cms and also had a 8 cm reach advantage over Maidana.
Maidana lost to Mayweather Jr. via 12 round unanimous decision.
A 30-year old Marcos Maidana (35-3, 31 KO) faced an undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. for the first time, who was 37 years old with a record of 45-0 in a welterweight unification fight. Mayweather Jr. was on a 45-fight win streak with 26 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 2 cms and also had a 8 cm reach advantage over Maidana.
Maidana lost to Mayweather Jr. via 12 round majority decision and lost the WBA welterweight title.
A 30-year old Marcos Maidana (34-3, 31 KO) faced an undefeated American boxer Adrien Broner, who was 24 years old with a record of 27-0 for Broner's WBA welterweight title. Broner was on a 27-fight win streak with 22 KO wins. Maidana was the taller of the two by 2 cms but Broner had a 2 cm reach advantage over Maidana.
Maidana defeated Broner via 12 round unanimous decision to win the WBA welterweight title. He handed Broner the first loss of his career, and put an end to Broner's 27-fight win streak.
A 29-year old Marcos Maidana (33-3, 30 KO) fought American boxer Josesito López, who was 28 years old with a record of 30-5. López was on a one-fight losing streak, and was the taller of the two by 4 cms and also had a 8 cm reach advantage over Maidana.
Maidana defeated Lopez via 6th round TKO.
A 28-year old Marcos Maidana (31-2, 28 KO) fought American boxer Devon Alexander, who was 25 years old with a record of 22-1. Alexander was on a one-fight win streak with 13 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 3 cms but both had the same reach.
Maidana lost to Alexander via 10 round unanimous decision.
A 27-year old Marcos Maidana (29-2, 27 KO) fought Mexican boxer Érik Morales, who was 34 years old with a record of 51-6. Morales was on a three-fight win streak with 35 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 2 cms and also had a 8 cm reach advantage over Maidana.
Maidana defeated Morales via 12 round majority decision.
A 27-year old Marcos Maidana (29-1, 27 KO) faced British boxer Amir Khan, who was 24 years old with a record of 23-1. Maidana was challenging Khan's WBA super-lightweight title. Khan was on a five-fight win streak with 17 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 2 cms and also had a 5 cm reach advantage over Maidana.
Maidana lost to Khan via 12 round unanimous decision.
A 27-year old Marcos Maidana (28-1, 27 KO) fought American boxer DeMarcus Corley, who was 36 years old with a record of 37-13-1. Corley was on a one-fight win streak with 22 KO wins. Maidana was the taller of the two by 1 cm but Corley had a 3 cm reach advantage over Maidana.
Maidana defeated Corley via 12 round unanimous decision.
A 25-year old Marcos Maidana (25-1, 24 KO) fought American boxer Victor Ortiz, who was 22 years old with a record of 24-1-1. Ortiz was on a eight-fight win streak with 19 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 4 cms and also had a 3 cm reach advantage over Maidana.
Maidana defeated Ortiz via 6th round TKO.
A 25-year old Marcos Maidana (25-0, 24 KO) challended Ukrainian boxer Andreas Kotelnik's WBA super-lightweight champion and defended the title. Kotelnik was 31 years old with a record of 30-2-1. Kotelnik was on a three-fight win streak with 13 KO wins. Both the boxers were of the same height but Kotelnik had a 3 cm reach advantage over Maidana.
Maidana lost to Kotelnik via 12 round split-decision. He suffers the first loss of his career, and his 25-fight win streak comes to an end.
Maidana knocked out 31 of his 40 opponents. By his last fight, his KO ratio was at 77.5%. Of his total 35 wins, 31 of them were via KO (88.6%).
Maidana had five losses. Floyd Mayweather Jr., Devon Alexander, Amir Khan, and Andreas Kotelnik are the four boxers who have beaten Maidana.