Jorge Eduardo Sánchez

Jorge Eduardo Sánchez

Jorge Eduardo Sánchez

Commentator, ESPN Deportes/ESPN International

Jorge Eduardo Sánchez joined ESPN in 2000 as commentator. He currently hosts Golpe a Golpe, alongside world boxing champion Juan Manuel Marquez, contributes to ESPN Radio Formula each Friday and regularly appears on Futbol Picante and NFL Weekly. He also serves as a baseball commentator for the Mexican Baseball League, the Mexican Pacific League and the Caribbean Series.  In addition, Sanchez calls Brazilian Jungle Fights telecasts.

Sanchez’s baseball experience is almost unparalleled.  He has called eight Caribbean Series, five Mexican Pacific League finals, nine Mexican Baseball League finals, seven Mexican Baseball League All-Star Games, the 2006 Major League Baseball American League Championship Series, the 2004 MLB All-Star Game in Houston and the World Baseball Classic.

Sanchez’s boxing experience is just as extensive.  He has covered numerous world title bouts and match-ups including Marco Antonio Barrera vs. Robbie Pedden (Las Vegas 2005), Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Rocky Juarez (Phoenix, AZ, 2007), Marquez vs. Pacquiao II (Las Vegas 2008), Pacquiao vs. Cotto (Las Vegas 2009) and Pacquiao vs. Clottey (Dallas 2010).

Sanchez also called the FIFA World Cup Korea-Japan for the Mexican cable channel PCTV, ran sports news for TVC Deportes and covered various events for RASA Radio 620 including the 1999 Confederations Cup in Mexico. Prior to his television debut, he taught radio courses at the Raul del Campo Jr School of Sports Journalism in Mexico City.

Sanchez was born in Tijuana Baja California and currently resides in Mexico City. He obtained a degree in Communication Sciences from Universidad del Valle de Mexico, Tlalpan campus.

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