Claudio Marrero

Claudio Marrero Guzman (born 6 March 1989) is a Dominican professional boxer who held the WBA interim, and IBO featherweight titles in 2017.

Claudio Marrero
Statistics
Real nameClaudio Marrero Guzman
Nickname(s)The Matrix
Weight(s)
Height5 ft 6+12 in (169 cm)
Reach68 in (173 cm)
NationalityDominican
Born (1989-03-06) 6 March 1989 (age 32)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
StanceSouthpaw
Boxing record
Total fights30
Wins25
Wins by KO18
Losses5

Amateur careerEdit

Marrero was the silver medalist at the 2007 Pan American Games in the bantamweight division. He came within one win of qualifying for the 2008 Summer Olympics, losing to Yankiel León of Cuba 12:1.[1] Marrero also competed at the 2007 AIBA World Boxing Championships and 2009 AIBA World Boxing Championships.

Professional careerEdit

On 23 August 2013, Marrero lost to Jesús Cuellar for the interim WBA featherweight title on ESPN Friday Night Fights.[2] On 29 April 2017, he won the WBA interim, and IBO featherweight titles by knocking out Carlos Zambrano in the first round. He would lose the WBA belt in his next fight by KO against Jesus Rojas.

Professional boxing recordEdit

Professional record summary
29 fights 24 wins 5 losses
By knockout 17 2
By decision 7 3
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
29 Loss 24–5   Xavier Martinez UD 12 24 Oct 2020   Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, US
28 Loss 24–4   Kid Galahad RTD 8 (12), 3:00 8 Feb 2019   FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield, England
27 Win 24–3   Eduardo Ramirez UD 12 29 Jun 2019   NRG Arena, Houston, Texas, US
26 Loss 23–3   Nyambayaryn Tögstsogt UD 12 26 Jan 2019   Barclays Center, New York City, New York, US For vacant IBO featherweight title
25 Win 23–2   Jorge Lara KO 1 (10) 28 Apr 2018   Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas, US
24 Loss 22–2   Jesús Rojas KO 7 (12) 15 Sep 2017   MGM Grand Marquee Ballroom, Las Vegas, Nevada, US Lost WBA interim featherweight title
23 Win 22–1   Carlos Zambrano KO 1 (12) 29 Apr 2017   Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Las Vegas, Nevada, US Won WBA interim, and IBO featherweight title
22 Win 21–1   Luis Hinojosa TKO 4 (10) 21 Aug 2016   Ford Amphitheater, New York City, New York, US
21 Win 20–1   Jonathan Arrellano UD 6 27 Feb 2016   Honda Center, Anaheim, California, US
20 Win 19–1   Rico Ramos KO 3 (10) 25 Jul 2015   Pearl Theater, Las Vegas, Nevada, US
19 Win 18–1   Orlando Rizo UD 8 20 Feb 2015   CONSOL Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
18 Win 17–1   Ira Terry TKO 6 (10) 21 Nov 2014   Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tulsa, Oklahoma, US
17 Win 16–1   Felix Perez TKO 2 (6) 8 Aug 2014   CONSOL Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US
16 Win 15–1   Jose Angel Beranza UD 8 22 Feb 2014   Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, US
15 Loss 14–1   Jesús Cuellar UD 12 23 Aug 2013   Turning Stone Resort Casino, Verona, New York, US For WBA interim featherweight title
14 Win 14–0   Mauricio Martínez TKO 4 (10) 30 Nov 2012   BB&T Center, Sunrise, Florida, US
13 Win 13–0   Juan Jose Beltran TKO 3 (10) 21 Jul 2012   Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, US Won WBA Fedelatin featherweight title
12 Win 12–0   Emmanuel Lucero UD 10 18 May 2012   Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, US Retained WBC FECARBOX featherweight title
11 Win 11–0   Gerardo Zayas UD 10 2 Mar 2013   Westin Diplomat Resort, Hollywood, Florida, US Retained WBC FECARBOX featherweight title
10 Win 10–0   Francis Ruiz TKO 2 (8) 7 Jan 2012   Westin Diplomat Resort, Hollywood, Florida, US Won WBC FECARBOX featherweight title
9 Win 9–0   Charles E Jones TKO 3 (6) 3 Dec 2011   Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina, US
8 Win 8–0   Ambiorix Ciriaco TKO 2 (6) 5 Sep 2011   Coliseo Carlos 'Teo' Cruz, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
7 Win 7–0   Hipolito Rivera TKO 4 (6) 23 Apr 2011   Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition, Miami, Florida, US
6 Win 6–0   David Reyes UD 4 4 Mar 2011   Casino Pharaohs, Managua, Nicaragua
5 Win 5–0   Jin Kelly TKO 1 (6) 29 Nov 2010   Coliseo Pepe Mayen, San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
4 Win 4–0   Miguelo Tavarez KO 1 (6) 20 Nov 2010   Sosua Bay Grand Casino, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
3 Win 3–0   Dionisio Rodriguez TKO 1 (6) 16 Oct 2010   Polideportivo, San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
2 Win 2–0   Junior Rodriguez TKO 1 (6) 9 Oct 2010   La Vega, Dominican Republic
1 Win 1–0   Juan Carlos Rosario TKO 1 (4) 18 Sep 2010   Coliseo Carlos 'Teo' Cruz, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AIBA 2007 Olympic Qualifiers" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 October 2013. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
  2. ^ Alex Ballentine. "Marrero vs. Cuellar: Jesus Andres Cuellar Defeats Claudio Marrero Via Decision". Bleacher Report.

External linksEdit

Sporting positions
Minor world boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Lusanda Komanisi
IBO featherweight champion
29 April – 15 September 2017
Stripped
Vacant
Title next held by
Tugstsogt Nyambayar
Major world boxing titles
Preceded by WBA featherweight champion
Interim title

29 April – 15 September 2017
Succeeded by