Marco Antonio Barrera Record & Stats

Marco Antonio Barrera Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 21 years and 2 months, Marco Antonio Barrera fought 75 times with 67 wins, 7 losses, and 1 no-contest. By his last professional fight on February 12, 2011, Barrera's boxing record stood at 67-7 (44 KO wins, 2 KO losses).

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Mexico City, Mexico
‚ÄúBaby-Faced Assassin‚ÄĚ
Born
Jan 17, 1974
Age
49
Debut
Nov 22, 1989
Record
67-7
Rounds
485
KOs
44 (59.5%)
Height
168 cm
Reach
178 cm
Ape Index
10 cm
Stance
Orthodox
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Marco Antonio Barrera's record and stats
Marco Antonio Barrera's Record

      Marco Antonio Barrera (Baby-Faced Assassin) is a retired Mexican professional boxer. He was born in Mexico City, Mexico on January 17, 1974. Barrera made his professional boxing debut at the age of 15 on November 22, 1989. He is a former 3-weight-class world champion. Barrera turned 49 last month, on the 17th. Barrera is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights75
      Wins67
      Losses7
      Draws0
      No-Contests1
      KO Wins44
      Total Title Wins7
      Title Defenses20
      Title-Fight KO Wins15
      Losses via KO2
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      75Feb 12, 201137Jose AriasWinTKO2
      74Jun 26, 201036Adailton de JesusWinUD
      73Mar 14, 200935 Amir KhanLossTD
      72Jan 31, 200935Freudis RojasWinDQ
      71Nov 7, 200834Sammy VenturaWinTKO4
      70Oct 6, 200733 Manny PacquiaoLossUD
      69Mar 17, 200733 Juan Manuel M√°rquez LossUD
      68Sep 16, 200632Rocky Juarez WinUD
      67May 20, 200632Rocky Juarez WinSD
      66Sep 17, 200531Robbie Peden WinUD
      65Apr 9, 200531Mzonke Fana WinKO2
      64Nov 27, 200430 √Črik Morales WinMD
      63Jun 19, 200430 Paulie AyalaWinTKO10
      62Nov 15, 200329 Manny Pacquiao LossTKO11
      61Apr 12, 200329 Kevin Kelley WinTKO4
      60Nov 2, 200228 Johnny Tapia WinUD
      59Jun 22, 200228 √Črik Morales WinUD
      58Sep 8, 200127Enrique S√°nchezWinRTD6
      57Apr 7, 200127 Naseem HamedWinUD
      56Dec 1, 200026Jesus Salud WinRTD6
      55Sep 9, 200026Jose Luis Valbuena WinUD
      54Jun 17, 200026Luiz Freitas WinKO1
      53Feb 19, 200026 √Črik Morales LossSD
      52Dec 18, 199925Cesar NajeraNCTKO4
      51Aug 7, 199925Pastor Humberto Maurin WinUD
      50Apr 3, 199925Paul Lloyd WinRTD1
      49Oct 31, 199824Richie Wenton WinRTD3
      48Sep 26, 199824Pedro Javier TorresWinTKO4
      47May 16, 199824Geronimo CardozWinKO1
      46Feb 21, 199824Angel RosarioWinTKO5
      45Apr 18, 199723 Junior Jones LossUD
      44Nov 22, 199622 Junior Jones LossTKO5
      43Sep 14, 199622Jesse Magana WinTKO10
      42Jul 14, 199622Orlando Fernandez WinTKO7
      41May 4, 199622Jesse Benavides WinKO3
      40Feb 3, 199622Kennedy McKinney WinTKO12
      39Nov 4, 199521Eddie Croft WinTKO7
      38Aug 22, 199521 Agapito S√°nchez WinUD
      37Jul 15, 199521Maui Diaz WinTKO1
      36Jun 2, 199521Frank Toledo WinTKO2
      35Mar 31, 199521Daniel Jiménez WinUD
      34Dec 3, 199420Eddie Cook WinTKO8
      33Oct 22, 199420Jesus Sarabia WinTKO3
      32Aug 15, 199420Israel Gonzalez BringasWinTKO8
      31Jun 24, 199420Miguel EspinozaWinKO6
      30Apr 13, 199420Carlos Gabriel SalazarWinMD
      29Mar 1, 199420Justo ZunigaWinKO3
      28Nov 27, 199319Alejandro SanabriaWinKO1
      27Aug 28, 199319Eduardo RamirezWinUD
      26Jul 12, 199319Elidio DominguezWinKO1
      25May 22, 199319Noe SantillanaWinUD
      24Apr 10, 199319Facundo RodriguezWinKO4
      23Mar 1, 199319Ivan SalazarWinUD
      22Dec 5, 199218Angel RosarioWinTKO6
      21Nov 9, 199218Esteban AyalaWinKO4
      20Oct 2, 199218Abner BarajasWinPTS
      19Jul 11, 199218Miguel EspinozaWinKO6
      18Jun 13, 199218Jose Felix MontielWinTKO2
      17Apr 1, 199218Josefino SuarezWinUD
      16Dec 7, 199117Miguel PinaWinKO1
      15Nov 2, 199117Javier DiazWinDQ
      14Aug 31, 199117Sergio AguilaWinTKO1
      13Jun 29, 199117Jaime RojasWinTKO6
      12Apr 13, 199117Juan Facundo LopezWinTKO1
      11Mar 9, 199117Abel HinojosaWinTKO5
      10Feb 9, 199117Esteban RodriguezWinTKO4
      9Dec 8, 199016Ivan SalazarWinPTS
      8Oct 13, 199016Jose YanezWinTKO2
      7Oct 6, 199016Pedro MartínezWinTKO2
      6Sep 14, 199016Sebastian AmicaWinTKO5
      5Aug 4, 199016Federico LaraWinKO3
      4Jun 9, 199016Oscar GranadosWinPTS
      3May 18, 199016Ignacio JacomeWinPTS
      2Dec 16, 198915Federico LaraWinTKO3
      1Nov 22, 198915David FelixWinTKO2

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      Statistics

      Marco Antonio Barrera is 168 cm tall (5' 6.14") with a reach of 178 cm (5' 10.08"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 10 cm (3.94"). Barrera has a 59.5% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Marco Antonio Barrera's professional boxing career spanned more than 21 years ‚ÄĒ from 1989 to 2011.

      Barrera made his debut against David Felix at the age of 15 on November 22, 1989, defeating Felix via 2nd round TKO. He went on to win 42 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 30 wins via stoppage.

      Barrera had his first world title fight at the age of 20 on October 22, 1994 after 32 professional fights, against Jesus Sarabia for the super-bantamweight WBA (vacant) title. He defeated Sarabia via 3rd round TKO to become the super-bantamweight champion of the world.

      He was a one-time unified super-featherweight world champion, and has won seven world titles at 3 weight classes. For all the details about Barrera's world title wins and defenses refer to "Marco Antonio Barrera World Titles".

      Some of Barrera's best fights and notable victories include wins over √Črik Morales, Johnny Tapia, Kevin Kelley, Naseem Hamed, and Agapito S√°nchez.

      Marco Antonio Barrera had a total of seven losses in his professional boxing career ‚ÄĒ five of them in title bouts and two in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Junior Jones via 5th round TKO on November 22, 1996, which ended his 43-fight win streak. He has been stopped two times and lost five times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Marco Antonio Barrera's losses".

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Jose Arias on February 12, 2011. Barrera won the fight via 2nd round TKO. It's been 11 years, 11 months, and 20 days since this fight.

      Barrera retired from professional boxing with a record of 67-7, which included 44 knockout wins and 2 losses via knockout, and 7 title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2017.

      Career Highlights

      Marco Antonio Barrera fought a total of 75 times during his professional career. He was among the very best of his generation and put on some incredible performances. These six fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Marco Antonio Barrera vs. Jesus Sarabia

        A 20-year old Marco Antonio Barrera (32-0, 22 KO) had his first world title fight against Jesus Sarabia for the vacant WBA super-bantamweight belt.

        Barrera defeated Sarabia via 3rd round TKO to win the vacant WBA super-bantamweight title.

      • Marco Antonio Barrera vs. Naseem Hamed

        A 27-year old Marco Antonio Barrera (52-3, 38 KO) faced an undefeated Naseem Hamed, who was 27 years old with a record of 35-0. Hamed was on a 35-fight win streak with 31 KO wins. Barrera was the taller of the two by 4 cms and also had a 15 cm reach advantage.

        Barrera defeated Hamed via 12 round unanimous decision. He handed Hamed the first loss of his career, and put an end to Hamed's 35-fight win streak.

      • Marco Antonio Barrera vs. √Črik Morales II

        In a rematch, a 28-year old Marco Antonio Barrera (54-3, 39 KO) faced an undefeated √Črik Morales, who was now 25 years old with a record of 41-0. Morales was on a 41-fight win streak with 31 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 5 cms and also had a 5 cm reach advantage over Barrera.

        Barrera defeated Morales via 12 round unanimous decision to win the WBC and vacant Ring Magazine featherweight titles. He handed Morales the first loss of his career, and put an end to Morales' 41-fight win streak.

      • Marco Antonio Barrera vs. Johnny Tapia

        A 28-year old Marco Antonio Barrera (55-3, 39 KO) faced Johnny Tapia, who was 35 years old with a record of 52-2-2 in a featherweight title defense fight. Tapia was on a four-fight win streak with 28 KO wins. Both the boxers were of the same height but Barrera had a 13 cm reach advantage over Tapia.

        Barrera defeated Tapia via 12 round unanimous decision to retain the Ring Magazine featherweight title.

      • Marco Antonio Barrera vs. Kevin Kelley

        A 29-year old Marco Antonio Barrera (56-3, 39 KO) faced Kevin Kelley, who was 35 years old with a record of 54-5-2 in a featherweight title defense fight. Kelley was on a three-fight win streak with 36 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 2 cms and also had a 2 cm reach advantage over Barrera.

        Barrera defeated Kelley via 4th round TKO to retain the Ring Magazine featherweight title.

      • Marco Antonio Barrera vs. √Črik Morales III

        In a rematch, a 30-year old Marco Antonio Barrera (58-4, 41 KO) faced √Črik Morales, who was now 28 years old with a record of 47-1. Morales was on a six-fight win streak with 34 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 5 cms and also had a 5 cm reach advantage over Barrera.

        Barrera defeated Morales via 12 round majority decision to win the WBC super-featherweight title.

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