Juan Manuel Márquez

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Date of Birth August 23, 1973
Place of Birth Mexico City, Mexico
Age 47 years old
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Juan Manuel Márquez

Juan Manuel Márquez Méndez is a Mexican former professional boxer who competed from 1993 to 2014. He is the third Mexican boxer to become a world champion in four weight classes, having held nine world championships including the WBA, IBF and WBO featherweight titles between 2003 and 2007; the WBC super featherweight title from 2007 to 2008; the WBA, WBO, Ring magazine and lineal lightweight titles between 2008 and 2012; and the WBO junior welterweight title from 2012 to 2013. In a career that spanned over twenty years, Márquez was known for being a fast and highly technical boxer who was exceptionally skilled at combinations and counterpunches, yet also willing to engage in slugfests with opponents. He was also credited for his toughness, and never lost a fight by stoppage. His most notable bouts include his four-fight saga with Manny Pacquiao and his fight against fellow Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera.

Real name: Juan Manuel Márquez Méndez
Nickname(s): Dinamita ("Dynamite")
Nationality: Mexican
Born: August 23, 1973, Iztacalco, Mexico City, Mexico
Stance: Orthodox
Total fights: 64
Wins: 56
Wins by KO: 40
Losses: 7
Draws: 1
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About Juan Manuel Márquez

Four division world champion who defeated Manny Pacquiao via knockout on August 12, 2012 to win the WBO Champion of the Decade title.

Before Fame

He made his professional debut as a boxer when he was 19.


He has a brother named Rafael who was also a boxer.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Erika Marquez.


He lost in his first bout against Manny Pacquiao on March 15, 2008 via split decision.

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