Biography of Juan Manuel Marquez
Juan Manuel Márquez is a former professional boxer from Mexico. He has been a commentator on the ESPN boxing show Golpe a Golpe since 2011. He also appears in the 2005 video game Fight Night Round 2.
He boxed from 1993 to 2014 and is the third Mexican boxer (after Érik Morales and Jorge Arce) to become world champion in four weight classes, having won nine world titles between 2003 and 2007, including the IBF, WBA (Super) and WBO Featherweight Titles.
He was also the WBC super featherweight champion from 2007 to 2008. He held the WBO, WBA (Super), Ring, and lineal lightweight titles between 2008 and 2012. Juan held the WBO junior welterweight title from 2012 to 2013 .
Juan Manuel Marquez Age
Juan Manuel Marquez was born in Iztacalco, Mexico City, Mexico on August 23, 1973. He is 43 years old.
Height Juan Manuel Marquez
Juan stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches/1.7 meters tall.
Juan Manuel Marquez Family
Juan was born in Iztacalco, Mexico City to Mexican parents. He grew up in a rough and poor area of Iztacalco, where most of his friends died as a result of gang violence at a young age. He stated that he was a good student who enjoyed numbers. After his studies, he worked as an accountant in a number of government agencies. However, along the way, he quit his accounting job to focus solely on his boxing career.
His father’s training inspired him to take up boxing when he was eight years old. Juan has stated that he likes to “eat well” and does not follow any kind of diet. Rafael Márquez, his brother, is a retired bantamweight and super bantamweight world champion. Juan and Rafael are one of four sets of Mexican brothers to have won a world championship.
Husband Juan Manuel Marquez
Juan is married to Erika Márquez, a wonderful woman. They have two sons and one daughter. Today he is a member of the PRI (Institutional Revolutionary Party).
Salary Juan Manuel Marquez
Juan earns an annual salary of $66,399.
Juan Manuel Marquez Net Worth
Juan has an estimated net worth of $20 million
Career Juan Manuel Marquez
Juan’s boxing career spanned more than two decades and he was known as a fast and highly technical boxer. He was an expert in both combos and reverse punches. He was, however, willing to engage in quarrels with rivals. Juan was praised for his toughness and never lost a fight by stoppage.
His four-fight epic with Manny Pacquiao is notable, as is his fight against fellow Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera. Juan is widely regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time. BoxRec ranked him the thirteenth greatest fighter of all time, while pound for pound ranked him the second greatest Mexican fighter of all time.
His trainer was Ignacio “Nacho” Beristáin, an 82-year-old Mexican boxing trainer born on July 31, 1939, in Actopan, Veracruz, Mexico. Ignacio is currently a member of the Boxing Hall of Fame. He is also regarded as one of the greatest trainers in boxing history. Juan won 40 of his 64 total fights by knockout and never lost a fight by knockout. Juan was defeated in seven of his 64 fights. He lost six fights by decision and one by disqualification.
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