Review: 2013-09-07, good fight with some nice and tough exchanges in the second part of the bout: Rafael Marquez vs Efrain Esquivias gets three stars. Rafael Marquez (41-8-0, 37 KOs=90%) entered as the No.21 featherweight in the world while Efrain Esquivias (16-2-1, 9 KOs) entered as the No.78 super bantamweight. Marquez vs Esquivias is on the undercard of Seth Mitchell vs Chris Arreola. Watch the video!
Review: 2012-10-27, tough and exciting fight between Rafael Marquez and Cristian Mijares: three stars. Rafael Marquez (41-7-0 with 37 victories coming by way of knockout) entered as the No.6 super bantamweight in the world while Cristian Mijares (46-6-2) entered as the No.21. Marquez vs Mijares is valid for the vacant WBC Silver super bantamweight title. Watch the video!
Review: 2011-10-01, pleasant fight especially in the last rounds when the pace and the action pick up. Toshiaki Nishioka defeated Marquez by unanimous decision defending for the seventh consecutive time his WBC super bantamweight title. Toshiaki Nishioka (38-4-3) entered as the No.1 super bantamweight in the world while Rafael Marquez (40-6-0) entered as the No.7 Watch the video!
Review: 2011-07-16, the result of the fight between Rafael Marquez and Eduardo Becerril was obvious: Marquez ranked as the #8 in the world (boxrec featherweight division) while Eduardo Becerril as the #400, in fact the Mexican boxer defeated Becerril by TKO too easily. (Rafael Marquez fought before his brother’s fight Juan Manuel Marquez vs Likar Ramos). Watch the video!
Review: 2010-11-06, Juan Manuel Lopez (29-0-0) had won the WBO featherweight title at the beginning of 2010 against Steven Luevano and in this fight he defended his belt versus Rafael Marquez (39-5-0). The bout was really exciting and could have won the title of “fight of the year”. At the end of the eighth round the match is stopped because Rafael Marquez was unable to continue to fight (shoulder injury) and “Juama” Lopez successfully defended for the second time his world title. Watch the video!
Review: 2008-03-01, the third fight between Israel Vazquez and Rafael Marquez should have been the decisive one, as both had won once in the previous two fighting. Like the second match between the two (in 2007), this one won the title of “Fight of the Year” (by Ring Magazine), even if for example we have preferred the fight between Casamayor and Katsidis or other 5-star fights of 2008. Rafael Marquez knocked down Vazquez in the fourth round but at the end of this balanced and spectacular fight the winner is “Magnifico” Vazquez. Watch the video!
Review: 2007-08-04, Israel Vazquez and Rafael Marquez have faced twice in 2007, but the best fight between the two is the second, winner of the title “fight of the year” (Ring Magazine). Vazquez (41-4-0) had lost the first fight and wanted to regain his WBC super bantamweight title. This second fight was certainly a great battle and the third round was also named “round of the year” by Ring Magazine. Watch the video!