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Juan Manuel Márquez

Juan Manuel Márquez

Juan Manuel Márquez
Birth date: 
August 23, 1973

 Juan Manuel Márquez, born on August 23, 1973 in Mexico City and is considered to be for a long time one of the best boxers in the world pound for pound, as well as one of the most intelligent and technically skilled boxers in modern boxing. He’s also recognized as one of the most capable counter attackers in the ring.

Today, he is the WBO´s Champion of the Decade, a title disputed in an epic battle won via knockout against Filipino Manny Pacquiao in December 2012. He is also the WBO´s super light weight world champion, as well as one of the best pound for pound boxer according to the magazine The Ring. He has also won featherweight titles of the IBF, the WBA, and the WBO, as well as the super-featherweight title of the World Boxing Council and the WBO and WBA´s lightweight titles.

The Mexico City boxer will fight next October 12 against American Timothy Bradley for the WBOs welter world championship, with his eye on writing history by obtaining his fifth title in a different category.

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