Juan Manuel Marquez Mendez
August 23, 1973
May 29, 1993, in Mexico City, Javier Durán was imposed by disqualification in a round.
won the world title
On February 1, 2003, in Las Vegas, he defeated Manuel "Mantecas" Medina by technical knockout in seven rounds to win the vacant IBF featherweight title. On November 1, 2003, he unified his title against Derrick Gainer, whom he defeated in seven rounds and won the WBA featherweight championship. On August 5, 2006, he technically knocked out Terdsak Kokietgym in seven rounds and won the WBO featherweight belt. On March 17, 2007, in Las Vegas, he wrested the WBC super featherweight belt from Marco Antonio Barrera by defeating him by unanimous decision. On February 28, 2009, he won the vacant WBO and WBA lightweight championships, defeating Juan Torito Díaz by nine-round technical knockout. His fourth world crown, the WBO super lightweight, was obtained on April 14, 2012, by defeating Serhii Fedchenko by unanimous decision.o.
Lost His Title
On March 4, 2006, Chris John defeated him by unanimous decision and took the WBA featherweight title from him, because he had already resigned from the IBF featherweight. On March 15, 2008, Manny Pacquiao defeated him by split decision for the WBC super featherweight title. He gave up the WBO and WBA lightweight belts to go after the WBO world super lightweight title and won it, but he also gave it up to go for the welterweight world title against Timothy Bradley Jr. and lost.
On August 4, 2017, after three years inactive.
Juan Manuel Márquez is the second Mexican who has earned the most money, thanks to his four fights with Manny Pacquiao and his duels against Floyd Mayweather and Timothy Bradley.