Date: 1st February 2003
Venue: Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Title: vacant IBF World Featherweight Title
Promoted by: Top Rank
Tv: HBO PPV
Juan Manuel Marquez
( 39 - 2 - 0 )
Weight: 125 1/2 lbs
( 60 - 12 - 0 )
Weight: 125 lbs
Marquez and Medina met for the vacant IBF world featherweight title at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Medina came into the fight as the former four-time world featherweight champion.
Marquez had Medina down in the 2nd round and again in the 7th. Referee Robert Bird stopped the contest on the advice of the ringside doctor at 1:18 of the 7th round.