Report: Mexican boxing legend Juan Manuel Marquez set to retire
Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez will reportedly announce his retirement Friday, writes ESPN's Salvador Rodriguez.
Marquez will turn 44 on Aug. 23 and will leave the sport with a Hall of Fame resume. He last fought in May 2014, when he beat Mike Alvarado.
Known as one of the greatest Mexican fighters of all time, Marquez departs with a 56-7-1 record that includes 40 knockouts. He'll be remembered for viciously knocking out Manny Pacquiao in 2012, in their fourth fight:
Marquez held titles in the following classes during his career: featherweight, super featherweight, lightweight, and super lightweight.