Who Is Jorge Linares’ Promoter?

Published 05/29/2021, 5:20 AM EDT


Jorge Linares is truly a top-tier veteran, securing a 47-5 professional record in an active career of almost two decades. The 35-year-old has held the boxing gold several times, and still appears to have several more bouts left in him. Hence, he is truly a shining prospect of the sport.

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Linares, who turned professional at an early age in 2002, remained unbeaten for seven years. He went 27-0 before suffering his maiden loss against Juan Carlos Salgado. Despite that, Linares has had an incredible career. He will box for a world title tonight.

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All of it could happen because he took the right fights at the right times. Linares’ promoter has rightly found him the right battles and that has been beneficial for the Venezuelan boxer. Here’s a look at Linares’ current stable and promoter.

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Jorge Linares- The Golden Boy

Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions manages Jorge Linares. The stable has proven to be a beneficial team for the former lightweight world champion. Boasting off an estimated net worth of around $4.4 million per Sportsekz, Linares has fought the absolute elites.

Starting from Anthony Crolla to Vasyl Lomachenko and others, Linares’ list of opponents reflects the experience that he possesses. Hence, a lot has to be credited to Oscar De La Hoya’s role as a promoter.

The Golden Boy roster has several young fighters who are superstars. Ryan Garcia, Vergil Ortiz Jr, are two of the biggest names. And Jorge Linares can join them with a win.

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If he wins another world title at this point, it would be a cherry on the cake for him. Following a 19-year-long professional career, Linares has attained it all. Even though he has the itch to fight, Linares has already proven his caliber as an elite pugilist.

Meanwhile, Golden Boy Promotions and Oscar De La Hoya would seemingly continue to bring him the right offers, helping Linares finish his glittering career on a high note.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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