Jorge Linares is a Venezuelan professional boxer. In fact, Jorge organized multiple world championships in three weight classes, including the WBC featherweight title from the year 2007 to 2008, The WBA super featherweight title from the year 2008 to 2009, and the WBA, WBC, and Ring magazines lightweight titles between 2014 and 2018
Short Biography of Jorge Linares
Jorge Luis Linares Palencia was born on 22 August 1985, in Barinas Venezuela. Moreover, He is recognized as “The Golden Boy”. Jorge began his professional boxing debut in December 2002 is manage by Teiken Boxing. Jorge did his training with Sendai Tanaka and Antonia Esparragoza who received their training from Tanaka’s master Amílcar Bursa. Amilcar gave Linares the nickname of El Niño de Oro.
Records of Jorge Linares
Jorge made his debut at featherweight at the age of 17. On 15 December 2002, the fight took place at the Prefectural Gymnasium in Osaka, Japan. Moreover, He knocked out Kyong-Soo Chung in the first round of the total four-round fight. Linare’s next fight took place in February 2003. In a six-round which was against Chawal Sor Vorapin at the popular Korakuen Hall which is located in Tokyo. Indeed, the fight got air on NTV G+ in Japan. As per the report, Vorapin was a dropout in round 1 and Linares was down in round 2 as the fight went to the scorecards. In his next five fights, Jorge got between super bantamweight and featherweight. He remained undefeated and also by winning three via stoppages.
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At the age of 19, Linares fought for his first title against a 36-year-old veteran and multiple weight world champions Hugo Rafael in his home country Venezuela at the El Poliedro in Caracas. Linares won the WBA Fedelatin with the title of “Super Bantamweight” after winning a decision. Also, Soto got to retire after this fight. In his tenth professional fight, he won the vacant WBA Fedelatin featherweight title after defeating Renan Acosta at the Korakuen Hall which is located in Tokyo. The fight went 10 rounds with scores of 98-95 98-96 97-95 all in favor of Jorge.
About Jorge Linares’s relationship, wife?
Jorge Linares is born into a family that has boxing in the blood but surely it is mainly due to his hard work and determination that made him a success in his boxing career. Jorge got training from his father even though Jorge’s family suffered poverty. Also, Linares has a brother, Nelson. Nelson is fond of the boxing area as he is a fighter.
The 4-time world champion Jorge Linares is a married man and he is married to Michelle Linares. She is a very beautiful woman who managed to keep herself away from the media and news, Michelle has been a part of the boxer’s life for some time.
As expected, there is no information about when Michelle Linares was born or any other thing about her because she has kept her life very private. Moreover, she also stays away almost completely from social media platforms including Instagram, Twitter.
Even with only a few pieces of information about his married life, there’s no confirmation that The Golden Boy and his wife have any children.
What is the net worth of Jorge Linares?
Jorge Linares’s net worth is 1 million dollars. Indeed, his net worth includes his income and assets earned in various sectors.
Jorge completed as a super bantamweight, featherweight, super featherweight, lightweight, and light-welterweight. Linares made his professional boxing debut in December 2002 with a win over Kyong-Soo Chung. In January 2004 he won the vacant WBA Fedelatin super bantamweight title by defeating Hugo Rafael Soto.
Fact about Jorge Linares
|Birthname||Jorge Luis Linares Palencia|
|Alias||El Nino de Oro Golden Boy|
|Height||5 feet 8 inch|