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Raúl Márquez Record

Total Fights47
Title Wins1
Title Defenses2
Title-Fight KOs2
KO Wins29
KO Losses4
Raúl Márquez Record & Stats
Raúl Márquez' Record
Raúl Márquez' boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Raúl Márquez' boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 16 years and one month, Raúl Márquez fought 47 times with 41 wins, 4 losses, and 1 draw.

      Márquez retired from professional boxing with a record of 41-4-1, which included one super-welterweight world-title win and two successful title defense fights. He had a 63% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 29 of his total 47 fights being knockout wins, two of which were in title fights. Márquez suffered four knockout losses in his career, three of which were in title fights.

      His last fight was a 6th round RTD defeat to Arthur Abraham on November 8, 2008. Márquez was fighting for the middleweight IBF title.

      Some of Márquez' best fights and notable victories include wins over Romallis Ellis, Keith Mullings, Humberto Aranda, Miguel Hernandez, Anthony Stephens, Tony Menefee, and Roberto Baro.

      47Nov 8, 200837Arthur AbrahamLoss *RTD6
      46Jun 21, 200836Giovanni LorenzoWinUD
      45Mar 29, 200836Bronco McKartDrawMD
      44Aug 8, 200735Jay PinaWinTKO2
      43Mar 16, 200735Jonathan CornWinTKO1
      42Sep 22, 200635Elco GarciaWinKO7
      41Jul 8, 200634Sergio RiosWinTKO5
      40Apr 29, 200634Miguel HernandezWinTKO9
      39Jun 19, 200432Jermain TaylorLossRTD9
      38Oct 23, 200332Humberto ArandaWinKO4
      37Feb 8, 200331Shane MosleyNCNC
      36Mar 8, 200230Anthony BrooksWinUD
      35Aug 23, 200129Roberto BaroWinKO7
      34May 18, 200129Tony MenefeeWinTKO4
      33Feb 15, 200129Rob BleakleyWinTKO5
      32Jul 17, 199927Fernando VargasLoss *TKO11
      31Mar 19, 199927Michael LermaWinUD
      30Sep 25, 199827Jose FloresWinUD
      29Dec 6, 199726Yori Boy CampasLoss *TKO8
      28Sep 13, 199726Keith MullingsWin *SD
      27Jul 5, 199725Romallis EllisWin *TKO4
      26Apr 12, 199725Anthony StephensWin *TKO9
      25Jan 10, 199725Rafael WilliamsWinRTD5
      24Dec 6, 199625Scott SmithWinKO2
      23Mar 5, 199624Skipper KelpWinUD
      22Jan 30, 199624James McCrayWinTKO6
      21Jul 9, 199523Ernie HouserWinTKO4
      20Apr 11, 199523Floyd WilliamsWinUD
      19Jan 10, 199523Alain BonnamieWinUD
      18Nov 5, 199423Jorge VacaWinUD
      17Oct 1, 199423Darryl CherryWinTKO6
      16Aug 23, 199422Alex RiosWinKO1
      15Jul 27, 199422Jacobo GarciaWinKO1
      14Apr 16, 199422Patrick SwannWinTKO9
      13Feb 22, 199422John JeterWinPTS
      12Jan 14, 199422Reggie StricklandWinTKO1
      11Jul 24, 199321Eduardo AyalaWinPTS
      10Jun 26, 199321Tommy SmallWinUD
      9May 28, 199321Mark AllmanWinTKO1
      8Mar 23, 199321Jose Angel GarciaWinTKO4
      7Feb 27, 199321Leo EdwardsWinTKO3
      6Feb 6, 199321Tyrone HaywoodWinTKO1
      5Jan 9, 199321Andre BrownWinTKO1
      4Dec 1, 199221Ivory TeagueWinTKO2
      3Nov 13, 199221Jose GonzalezWinRTD1
      2Oct 24, 199221Andre WatkinsWinKO1
      1Oct 3, 199221Rafael RezzaqWinTKO4

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Raúl Márquez (El Diamante) is a 52-year old retired American professional boxer. He was born in Valle Hermoso Tamaulipas, Mexico on August 28, 1971. He is a former super-welterweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 16 years — from 1992 to 2008.

      Márquez made his professional boxing debut against Rafael Rezzaq at the age of 21 on October 3, 1992, defeating Rezzaq via 4th round TKO. He went on to win 27 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 19 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on April 12, 1997 after 25 professional fights, against Anthony Stephens for the super-welterweight IBF (vacant) title. He defeated Stephens via 9th round TKO to become the super-welterweight champion of the world.

      Márquez has won one world title at super-welterweight. For all the details about Márquez' world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

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

      His last professional fight was on November 8, 2008 against Armenian boxer Arthur Abraham for Abraham's middleweight IBF title. Márquez lost the fight via 6th round RTD. It's been 15 years, 7 months, and 15 days since this fight.


      Márquez had a total of six world-title fights, which includes winning one world title and two successful title defenses. He won three of these fights and lost three.

      Title Wins

      Raúl Márquez fought for a super-welterweight world title in three fights and won once, which came via way of stoppage. He won one super-welterweight belt.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Apr 12, 1997Anthony StephensSuper-welterweightIBF*TKO
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Raúl Márquez had three super-welterweight world-title defense fights. He won two of them 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 13, 1997Keith MullingsSuper-welterweightIBFSD
      Jul 5, 1997Romallis EllisSuper-welterweightIBFTKO

      Title Losses

      Raúl Márquez lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Dec 6, 1997Yori Boy CampasSuper-welterweightIBFTKO


      Márquez fought a total of 47 times during his professional career, which includes 6 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These two fights are the highlight of his career.

      • April 12, 1997: Márquez wins his first world title by defeating Anthony Stephens via 9th round TKO. He is now the IBF super-welterweight world champion.

      • July 5, 1997: Márquez successfully defends the IBF super-welterweight title against Romallis Ellis, winning the fight via 4th round TKO.


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