July 21st 2007-Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Jorge Linares (23-0, 14) vs Oscar Larios (59-5-1, 37)
In 2007 Teiken promoted Venezuelan Jorge Linares took part in his first world title fight, faxing off with Mexican veteran Oscar Larios in Las Vegas
December 15th 2007-Plaza de Toros, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Jorge Linares (24-0, 15) vs Gamaliel Diaz (22-6-2, 9)
In 2007 Teiken promoted Venezuelan Jorge Linares travelled to Mexico to face Gamaliel Diaz, in what was Linares' first defense of the WBC Featherweight title.
March 8th 2014-MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Jorge Linares (35-3, 23) vs Nihito Arakawa (24-3-1, 16)
Around 8 months after losing a 2013 war with Omar Figureoa we saw Japanese tough guy Nihito Arakawa [荒川仁人] return to a US ring to take on Teiken promoted Venezuelan Jorge Linares.
September 7th 2019-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Jorge Linares (45-5, 28) vs Al Toyogon (10-4-1, 6)
Earlier today fans in Tokyo saw the popular Jorge Linares return to the Land of the Rising Sun for his first fight in the country in more than 4 years. In fact his bout today was his first at the legendary Korakuen Hall in well over a decade, with the Venezuelan facing off with Filipino foe Al Toyogon.
April 16th 2005-Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan
Jorge Linares (13-0, 7) vs Luis Perez Vicente (15-19, 4)
In 2005 Jorge Linares showed off his skills when he took on Luis Perez Vicente.
(Please note this is a short edit of the fight, not the full bout)
February 5th 2005-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Jorge Linares (12-0, 6) vs Melvin Ayudtud (12-7-2, 5)
Back in 2005 the then unbeaten Jorge Linares battled against Filipino foe Melvin Ayudtud.
October 2nd 2004-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Jorge Linares (10-0, 4) vs Sung Hoon Park (0-3)
Back in 2004 Venezuelan fighter Jorge Linares took on Korean Sung Hoon Park
October 7th 2006- Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Jorge Linares (21-0, 12) vs Humberto Martinez (14-3-1, 11)
Venezuelan fighter Jorge Linares has regularly fought in Japan through his career. One of his bouts in the Land of the Rising sun saw him battle Humberto Martinez.
December 30th 2014- Metropolitan Gym, Tokyo, Japan
Jorge Linares (37-3, 24) Vs Javier Prieto (24-7-2, 18)
Although not an Asian fighter per se Jorge Linares has been adopted by the Japanese public and this was seen again when he took on Javier Prieto for the WBC Lightweight title and attempted to become a 3-weight world champion.
(Note, sound level on this video is VERY poor, we're sorry for that)
September 25th 2005- Arena, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Jorge Linares (16-0, 10) Vs Ayon Naranjo (13-5, 5)
Japanese fans have seen Jorge Linares grow up in front of their eyes and have taken to him as one of their own. The good looking Venezuelan was just a baby when he began his career in Japan though is now a fully grown world class fighter set to fight for a third divisional world title. Skilled, fast and powerful Linares looked like he had all the tools very early and everyone of those tools was put on show against tough Filipino Ayon Naranjo. This bout sadly left Naranjo in hospital and ended his career.
*Record taken from TV broadcast, boxrec notes Naranjo as 14-5 (5)
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