Barrera vs Morales IV? Yet Another Exhibition Between Two Legends In The Works

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Boxing exhibitions between two retired greats seem to be all the rage right about now. We are all currently braced for the Mike Tyson Vs. Roy Jones exhibition of November 28, while over the past weeks/months we have enjoyed seeing veterans Julio Cesar Chavez and Jorge Arce knock it about in the ring.… read full article “Barrera vs Morales IV? Yet Another Exhibition Between Two Legends In The Works”

On This Day – “The Prince” Has His Final Fight

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… And Goes Out With A Booed Whimper, Not An Applauded Bang

First Naseem Hamed bored his fans something awful, then “The Prince” insulted them.

It was 18 years ago today, at the London Arena, when Hamed, having his first fight back since being undressed by Marco Antonio Barrera in Las Vegas the previous April, finished his boxing career.… read full article “On This Day – “The Prince” Has His Final Fight”

It Was 20 Years Ago Today – The Classic Barrera-Morales War And The Beginning Of An Epic Trilogy

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Right now, fight fans in Las Vegas are buzzing over the upcoming big fight between the big men, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, who will, of course, rumble in their rematch on Saturday. But 20 years ago, fans who had gathered in Las Vegas to watch Mexican rivals Erik Morales and Marco Antonio Barrera collide in a battle of the small men could not possibly have known what kind of fury, what kind of mesmerizing action was to unfold.… read full article “It Was 20 Years Ago Today – The Classic Barrera-Morales War And The Beginning Of An Epic Trilogy”

What Was Mexican Legend Marco Antonio Barrera’s Best Win?

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There is absolutely no doubting the greatness of Mexican legend Marco Antonio Barrera. The now retired former champ, who ruled at more than one weight and for a considerable amount of time, scored some terrific wins during his 67-7(44) pro career – his list of ‘victims’ reading like a who’s who of fine modern day lower weight boxers.… read full article “What Was Mexican Legend Marco Antonio Barrera’s Best Win?”

Marco Antonio Barrera To Participate In HOF’s 30th Anniversary

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The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today three-division world champion and 2017 Hall of Fame Inductee Marco Antonio Barrera will be in Canastota to participate in the Hall of Fame’s 30th Anniversary celebration during the 2019 Hall of Fame Weekend, June 6-9th.… read full article “Marco Antonio Barrera To Participate In HOF’s 30th Anniversary”

Marco Antonio Barrera Returning To Canastota For HOF Weekend

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The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today three-division world champion and 2017 Hall of Fame Inductee Marco Antonio Barrera will be in Canastota to participate in 2018 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend festivities set for June 7-10th and celebrate the enshrinement of his three-time ring rival and friend Erik “El Terrible” Morales.… read full article “Marco Antonio Barrera Returning To Canastota For HOF Weekend”

18 years ago today: Marco Antonio Barrera and Erik Morales fight the first of their three great wars

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Las Vegas, February 19, 2000. Mexican warriors Marco Antonio Barrera and Erik Morales collided for the first of three epic ring wars. Morales at the time was the new star of the 122 pound weight class and he was undefeated. He was the favorite in the match-up with Barrera for a number of reasons: one of these being the fact that Barrera has twice been beaten, by Junior Jones; who has actually stopped Barrera in their first fight. These defeats remained vivid in the minds of fight fans, and Morales of Tijuana was expected to dispatch his rival who hailed from Mexico City.

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