Jessel Mark Araula Magsayo (Mark Magsayo) is professional boxer from Philippines. He has held the WBC featherweight title since January 2022. Read the full article to know about his net worth, age, salary, wife, and height.
Magsayo began learning to box at only 8 years of age. Afterward, he made his amateur debut in 2010 when he was 15 years old. In that career, he had 200 bouts. He was 4-time amateur boxing champion at the annual Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines (ABAP) national tournaments, where claimed the title of “Best Boxer” twice.
Magsayo made his professional debut in 2013. His first fight was against Melton Sandal and he won it by a round-one KO. Before his title fight, he won a record 10-0 fight. And so far, he the undefeated fighter has 24 wins in his bag with a 66.66% KO to win ratio.
Magsayo’s first title fight was in 2015 against Rafael Reyes for the vacant IBF Youth featherweight title. Then he won the WBO Youth Featherweight title next year. The boxer then got his first international title, WBO International Featherweight, in 2016 facing Chris Avalos. He has recently snatched the WBC Featherweight title from Gary Russel Jr and is instructed to defend his newfound title against Rey Vargas coming July 9.
The young boxer has come a long way. Born into poverty, he had to work in the streets from a young age. At the beginning of his professional career, he struggled to secure wins so hard that his father was skeptical about his career. But with hard work, the fighter has become one of the most popular boxers in the Philippines with a flawless undefeated professional record.
Mark Magsayo Personal Information
|Full Name||Jessel Mark Araula Magsayo|
|Born||22 June 1995|
|Debut||25 May 2015|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (168 cm)|
|Birthplace||Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines|
|Residence||Rizal, Metro Manila, Philippines|
Magsayo was born on June 22, 1995, in Metro Manila, Philippines. He is currently 26 years old.
The Featherweight division fighter is 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) tall.
Magsayo’s fight name is Magnifico. He got a tattoo of a WBO belt on his left arm which he got shortly after graduating high school. The tattoo contains his in-ring name “Magnifico”. The nickname is very popular among his fans and peers.
Mark Magsayo’s Net Worth and Salary
The Filipino boxer’s net worth is currently undisclosed. From his last title fight against Gary Russell Jr., he had earned a guaranteed purse of $175,000. With his 30% PPV share the total payout was $350,000. He said in an interview he will buy a house for his parents with that money, to fulfill his lifelong dream. He also added that with his previous fight purse money he bought his father a bakery shop to do business.
Mark is a married man. He is married to a Filipino tattoo artist, Frances Arbie.