Marco Antonio Nazareth

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Marco Antonio Nazareth
Real name Marco Antonio Nazareth
Nickname(s) Texano
Rated at Light Welterweight
Height 5 ft 10 in (180 cm)
Reach 72 in (184 cm)
Nationality Mexico Mexican
Born (1986-04-12)April 12, 1986
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
Died July 22, 2009(2009-07-22) (aged 23)
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 8
Wins 4
Wins by KO 3
Losses 4
Draws 0
No contests 0

Marco Antonio Nazareth (April 12, 1986 – July 22, 2009) was a Mexican professional boxer.[1]

Pro career[edit]

Nazareth began his professional career in 2005, and until 2009 he racked up a record of four wins and three losses in seven bouts. In Guadalajara, Jalisco Marco received his first loss to a future IBF Lightweight Champion, Mexican Miguel Vazquez.


On July 18, 2009, he fought for the second time with Omar Chávez, son of Julio César Chávez in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. He lost the bout via a 4th round TKO, then he collapsed in the ring and had to be taken to the local hospital where he underwent a three-hour surgery to treat a cerebral hemorrhage. He died four days later.[2]


  1. ^ Luevanos, Fernando (2009-08-09). "Marco Antonio Nazareth Profile". Boxrec. Retrieved 2010-06-30. 
  2. ^ Mark Vester. "Marco Nazareth passes away after Chavez loss". Retrieved 23 July 2009. 

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