TUNE IN TO FOX DEPORTES TO SEE JORGE LINARES WIN THIRD WORLD TITLE.
FOX Deportes To Air "Golden Boy Marathon". Tonight Beginning At 6:00 p.m. ET/3:00 p.m. PT.
LOS ANGELES (Jan. 6) - Shy of his 30th birthday, Jorge "El Nino de Oro" Linares (38-3, 25 KOs) became the youngest Venezuelan to win world titles in three divisions when he beat Mexico's Javier "Implacable" Prieto (24-8-2, 18 KOs) for the vacant WBC Lightweight World Championship on Dec. 30 at the Metropolitan Gym in Tokyo, Japan. FOX Deportes showcase Linares' triumuph today, Tuesday, January 6 at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT.
FOX Deportes will also be hosting a "Golden Boy Classic Marathon" today starting at 6:00 p.m. ET/3:00 p.m. PT featuring Oscar De La Hoya vs. Fernando Vargas (2002), Marco Antonio Barrera vs. Robbie Peden (2005), Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan M. Marquez (2008) and Canelo Alvarez vs. Austin Trout (2013).
Linares vs. Prieto was a 12-round bout for the vacant WBC Lightweight World Championship, which took place at the Metropolitan Gym in Tokyo, Japan on Dec. 30 and was promoted by Akihiko Honda's Teiken Boxing Gym in association with Ohachi Promotions and Cancun Boxing of Pepe Gomez.
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