Jorge Linares

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Name: Jorge Linares
Alias: El Niño de Oro / Golden Boy
Birth Name: Jorge Luis Linares Palencia
Born: 1985-08-22 (Age:29)
Birthplace: Barinas, Venezuela
Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 8½″   /   174cm
Reach: 69½″   /   176cm
Boxing Record: click

Trainer: Freddie Roach

Amateur Career

  • Amateur Record: 89-5
  • 1999 Gold Medal Venezuela's Juniors National Championship (14 years)
  • 1999 Gold Medal Venezuela's Juniors Venezuela Panama Dual
  • 2000 Silver Medal National Championship (15 years)
  • 2001 Gold Medal Venezuela's Junior National Championship (16 years)

World Titles

  • WBA World Super Featherweight Title
  • WBC Featherweight Title

Regional & Minor Titles

  • Interim WBA Fedelatin Lightweight Title (2010)
  • WBA Fedecentro Featherweight Title (2005)
  • WBA Fedelatin Featherweight Title (2004)
  • WBA Fedelatin Super Bantamweight Title (2004)


Preceded by:
In-Jin Chi
Vacated
WBC Featherweight Champion
2007 Jul 21 – 2008 Aug
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Oscar Larios
Preceded by:
Edwin Valero
Vacated
WBA Super Featherweight Champion
2008 Nov 28 – 2009 Oct 10
Succeeded by:
Juan Carlos Salgado