Boxing Legends

Juan Manuel Marquez

Juan Manuel Marquez: A Biography 

DOB: August 23, 1973 – Mexico City, Mexico Gym(s): ‘Gym – Romanza Gym’ Location: Mexico City Trainer(s): Ignacio Beristain and Gilbert Marquez Boxing Career: Amateur, Professional, Commentator and Accountant!  Nicknames: ‘Dinamita’ Height: 5 Foot 7 inches. 170cm Reach: 67 inches. 170cm Stance: Orthodox Weights fought at: Featherweight, Super Featherweight, Lightweight, Welterweight Professional Record:  Total Fights: …

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Marco Antonio Barrera

Marco Antonio Barrera: “Baby Faced Assassin!”: A Biography

DOB: January 17, 1974 – Mexico City, Mexico. Gym(s): ‘Gym – Marco Antonio Barrera’. Location: Mexico City. Trainer(s): Rudy Perez (RIP). Boxing Career: Amateur, Professional, and TV Star: ‘HBO’s – Boxing After Dark’. Nicknames: Baby-Faced Assassin. El Barrera Height: 5 Foot 6 inches. 168cm. Reach: 70 inches. 178cm. Stance: Orthodox –Though he was naturally left …

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Erik Morales

Erik Morales: ‘El Terrible’ A Biography

DOB: September 1, 1976 – Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. Gym(s): ZNT Boxing, Box Latino gym *his own*. Location: Tijuana, Tijuana. Manager: Jose Morales (1993-2012). Trainer(s): Jose Morales (1993-2005 2006-2007 2010-2012), Jose Luis Lopez Sr. (2005-2006 first Pacquiao rematch only).  Boxing Career: Amateur, Professional, Promoter, and Politician. Nicknames: ‘El Terrible’ (“The Terrible”).  Height: 5 Foot 8 inches. 173cm. Reach: 72 …

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Julio Cesar Chavez

Julio Cesar Chavez

DOB: July 12, 1962 – Obregon, Senora, Mexico Gym:  Azteca Boxing Club (trained at), JC Chavez Boxing Studio (owns) Location: Mexico City Manager: Ramon Felix Trainer: Cristobal Rosas, Emanuel Steward  Boxing Career: Amateur, Professional Nicknames: ‘J C Superstar’, El Cesar del Boxeo (The Caesar of Boxing), El Gran Campeon Mexican (The Great Mexican Champion), Mr …

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Marvin Hagler

Marvin Hagler – ‘Marvellous’: A Biography

DOB: May 23, 1954 – Newark, New Jersey RIP: March 13, 2021 – Bartlett, New Hampshire Gym: Petronelli’s Gym Location: Ward Street, Brockton Trainer(s): Pat and Goody Petronelli  Boxing Career: Amateur, Professional Nickname: ‘Marvellous Marvin’ Height: 5 Foot 8 inches. 173cm Reach:  75 inches Stance: Southpaw Weights fought at: Middleweight Professional Record:  Total Fights: 67Wins: …

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Roberto Duran

Roberto Duran ‘The Hands of Stone’: A Biography

DOB: June 16, 1951 – Guarare, Panama Gym: Neco de La Guardia Gym. Main Street Gym Location: Panama. Los Angeles Trainer: Ray Arcel Boxing Career: Amateur, Professional, Promoter and Film Star Nickname: ‘Manos de Pierdra’ (The hands of Stone), ‘El Cholo’, ‘Rocky’ Height: 5 Foot 7 inches. 70cm Reach: 66 inches Stance: Orthodox Weights fought …

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Thomas Hearns

Thomas Hearns: ‘The Hitman’: A Biography

DOB: Oct 18, 1958 – Grand Junction, Memphis, Tennessee Gym: The Kronk’s Gym Location: Detroit, Michigan Trainer: Emanuel ‘Manny’ Steward Boxing Career: Amateur, Professional, Promoter Nickname: ‘Tiger Tommy’, ‘The Motor City Cobra’, ‘The Hitman’  Height: 6 Foot 1 inches. 185cm Reach: 78 inches Stance: Orthodox Weights fought at: Welterweight, Light Middleweight, Middleweight, Super Middleweight, Light …

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Sugar Ray Robinson

Sugar Ray Robinson: A Biography!

DOB: May 3, 1921 – Ailey, Georgia RIP: April 12, 1989 – Los Angeles, California Gym(s): Stillman’s Gym, New York Boxing Career: Amateur, Professional, Entertainer Nickname: ‘Sugar Ray’ Height: 5 Foot 11 inches. 180cm Reach: 72 1/2 inches. 184cm Stance: Orthodox Weights fought at: Lightweight, Welterweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight Professional Record: Total Fights: 201Wins: 174Wins by …

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