Marco Antonio Nazareth

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Marco Antonio Nazareth
Statistics
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.

Death[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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". boxingscene.com. Retrieved 23 July 2009. 

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