Name: Mireya Marquez

Birthday: 04/12/02

Currently reside: Milwaukee, WI

Weight class: 114 lbs.

Height: 5’0”

Coach’s name: Alberto Mercedes

Club name: AMC Boxing Academy

When did you start boxing and why: I started boxing when I was 11-years-old. I started boxing because I was inspired by one of my favorite boxers of all time Canelo Alvarez. I fell in love with the sport.

Amateur record: 8-2

Career highlights to this point: 2016 Junior Olympic Silver Medalist, 2016 Ringside World Champion, 2016 Indian Summer Champion, 2016 USA Boxing National Champion.

What do you think is your greatest asset in the ring: Power Punching

If you weren’t boxing, what would you be doing: Playing on the school soccer team.

Who has been your biggest inspiration and why: My coaches, because they believe in me like nobody has before. They push me every single day to be better.

What motivates you the most: My family.

What are five things that most people don’t know about you: 1. I hate math. 2. I love buying makeup. 3. I am scared of fish. 4. I don’t like looking at feet. 5. I am my biggest critic.

National titles won: 2016 USA Boxing National Championship