Marcos René Maidana (born July 17, 1983) is an Argentine former professional boxer who competed from 2004 to 2014. He is a two-weight world champion, having held the WBA (Regular) super lightweight title from 2011 to 2012, and the WBA welterweight title from 2013 to 2014.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Marcos Maidana, billed as "The Moment", was a boxing welterweight championship fight. The bout was held on May 3, 2014, in the MGM Grand Garden Arena, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, on Showtime PPV.
Name: Marcos MaidanaAlias: El ChinoBirth Name: Marcos Rene MaidanaBorn: 1983-07-17Birthplace: Margarita, Santa Fe, ArgentinaHometown: Jose Leon Suarez, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaStance: OrthodoxHeight: 5′ 7″ / 170cmReach: 69″ / 175cmBoxing Record: click.
"Adrien Broner vs. Marcos Maidana" was a boxing match between American Adrien Broner and Argentine Marcos Maidana. The match was held at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
Light welterweight titlist Amir Khan and interim titlist Marcos Maidana reached an agreement to meet on December 11, 2010. The bout was for Khan's WBA Light Welterweight Title, which Khan successfully defended, winning via unanimous decision.
2014-05-03 : Floyd Mayweather Jr 146 lbs beat Marcos Maidana 146½ lbs by MD in round 12 of 12. Location: MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Referee: Tony Weeks. Judge: Dave Moretti 116-112. Judge: Burt A. Clements 117-111. Judge: Michael Pernick 114-114.