Results: Barroso defeats Maldonado Jr.

Ismael Barroso - Ismael Barroso (20-1-2, 19 KOs) demonstrated power in both hands as he landed a devastating liver shot to stop Fidel "The Atrisco Kid" Maldonado, Jr. (24-4-1, 19 KOs) in the sixth round of a scheduled 10-round super lightweight fight in the main event of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. Besides dropping his opponent with a fight-finishing body punch, Barroso also landed a series of left hands to drop the Albuquerque, New Mexico native in the third round as well. The fight was a tactical battle between two southpaws, but the native of El Tigre, Venezuela was too powerful for Maldonado, Jr. to handle.

Ismael Barroso (20-1-2, 19 KOs) demonstrated power in both hands as he landed a devastating liver shot to stop Fidel “The Atrisco Kid” Maldonado, Jr. (24-4-1, 19 KOs) in the sixth round of a scheduled 10-round super lightweight fight in the main event of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. Besides dropping his opponent with a fight-finishing body punch, Barroso also landed a series of left hands to drop the Albuquerque, New Mexico native in the third round as well. The fight was a tactical battle between two southpaws, but the native of El Tigre, Venezuela was too powerful for Maldonado, Jr. to handle.

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Fidel Maldonado Jr. fights Ismael Barroso on 10/13

While Fidel “The Atrisco Kid” Maldonado Jr. (24-3-1, 19 KOs) battles for the vacant WBA Fedelatin Super Lightweight hardware against former WBA Interim World Lightweight Champion Ismael Barroso (19-1-2, 18 KOs) in a 10-round main event of the Oct. 13 edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif., former heavyweight contender Gerry “Gentleman” Cooney (28-3, 24 KOs) will be in attendance watching as the special VIP guest.

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Crolla vs Barroso at the Manchester Arena on Saturday, live on Sky Sports

Ismael Barroso - Weigh-In results from Manchester: Crolla weighed 134.3 lbs., Barroso weighed 134.2 lbs.

Weigh-In results from Manchester: Crolla weighed 134.3 lbs., Barroso weighed 134.2 lbs.

Anthony Crolla says prove he is the best Lightweight in the World as he defends his WBA World title against Ismael Barroso at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports.

Crolla is the underdog against the hard-hitting challenger that made a name for himself in December when he KO’d Kevin Mitchell inside five rounds at The O2 in London to land the mandatory position.

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