Jorge Linares

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Birthday
22, 1985
Birthplace
Venezuela
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
22, 1985 (age 34)
Birthplace
Venezuela

About

2-time WBC Featherweight Champion, and the WBA Super Featherweight Champion from November 2008–October 2009.

Before Fame

He won the gold medal at Venezuela's Juniors National Championship at age 14.

Trivia

His stunning 2009 defeat at the hands of Juan Carlos Salgado was named Ring Magazine's Upset of the Year.

Family Life

His older brother is fellow boxer Nelson Linares.

Associated With

He and Mexico's Humberto Soto have both been WBC Featherweight champions.