Name: Jorge Linares
Alias: El Nino de Oro Golden Boy
Birth Name: Jorge Luis Linares Palencia
Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
Birthplace: Barinas, Venezuela
Pro Boxer: Record
Trainer: Sendai Tanaka (2002-2011), Freddie Roach (2011-2012), Ismael Salas (2013-2018), Carlos Linares and Rudy Hernandez (2018-)
Promoter: Akihiko Honda & Golden Boy Promotions
Manager: Roberto Diaz
- 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)
Regional & Minor Titles
- WBA Fedelatin super bantamweight title
- WBA Fedelatin featherweight title
- WBA Fedecentro featherweight title
- interim WBA Fedelatin lightweight title
- WBC Diamond lightweight title
- 11-3-0 (7 KO's) in world championship bouts.
- 6-3-0 (3 KO's) against former or current world champions:
- Linates started boxing at twelve years old and had his first amateur bout at thirteen.
- In 2002, Jorge Linares left his family in his native Venezuela and moved 9,000 miles to Japan where he made his pro debut at age 17.
- Jorge Linares moved to London with his wife, kids and trainer Ismael Salas, in 2017.
- Older brother of Carlos Linares.
| WBC Featherweight Champion
2007 Jul 21 – 2008 Aug
| WBA Super Featherweight Champion
2008 Nov 28 – 2009 Oct 10
Juan Carlos Salgado
Declared Champion in Recess
| WBC Lightweight Champion
2014 Dec 30 – 2016 Feb 23
| WBA Lightweight Champion
2016 Sep 24 – 2018 May 12