May 5, 2001 |
HEAVYWEIGHT (Over 190 pounds)--1. Hasim Rahman, 2. Wladimir Klitschko, 3. Mike Tyson. LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT (175)--1. Roy Jones, 2. Dariusz Michalczewski, 3. Eric Harding. MIDDLEWEIGHT (160)--1. Bernard Hopkins, 2. William Joppy, 3. David Reid. JUNIOR-MIDDLEWEIGHT (154)--1. Felix Trinidad, 2. Fernando Vargas, 3. Winky Wright. WELTERWEIGHT (147)--1. Shane Mosley, 2. Oscar De La Hoya, 3. Andrew "Six Heads" Lewis. JUNIOR-WELTERWEIGHT (140)--1. Kostya Tszyu, 2. Zab Judah, 3. Hector Camacho Jr.
May 5, 2004 |
An agreement in principle has been reached for Marco Antonio Barrera to fight Paulie Ayala on June 19 at the Home Depot Center in Carson. Also on the card will be a middleweight bout between Jermain Taylor and Raul Marquez. Barrera (57-4, 40 knockouts), a former World Boxing Council featherweight and World Boxing Organization super-bantamweight champion, is coming off an 11th-round TKO loss to Manny Pacquiao in November. Ayala (35-2, 12) is a former World Boxing Assn. bantamweight titleholder.
June 17, 2004 |
Paulie Ayala and Marco Antonio Barrera, two former world champions at the crossroads of their boxing careers, will meet in a 12-round featherweight non-title bout Saturday night at the Home Depot Center in Carson. Ayala, 34, and Barrera, 30, each know that a defeat could be devastating. "I don't have time in my life, at my age, to start over," Ayala said Wednesday. "I'm very focused on this fight, and it's very important."
November 15, 2003 |
For most boxers, the thought of fighting Manny Pacquiao, a devastating puncher from the Philippines, can cause nightmares. But Marco Antonio Barrera will realize a dream when he fights Pacquiao tonight at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The nightmare for Barrera has been the struggle just to get into the ring with Pacquiao. First, there was Barrera's legal battle to join Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions. After months of negotiations, a settlement was reached with his former handlers.
May 22, 2006 |
The error that caused Marco Antonio Barrera's split-decision victory over Ricardo "Rocky" Juarez on Saturday night to initially be announced as a draw occurred in the transfer of the judges' scores to the master scorecard, said Armando Garcia, executive officer of the California State Athletic Commission. Judges Ken Morita and Duane Ford each scored the 12th and final round a draw, marking down 10 points for each fighter on their individual scorecards.
April 8, 2011 |
The last time Erik Morales was on a significant boxing card, it ended with his fifth loss in six fights and him announcing retirement. As he prepares to walk into the MGM Grand Garden Arena ring in Las Vegas on Saturday night for a pay-per-view junior-welterweight bout opposite Argentina's heavy-hitting Marcos Maidana, Morales is set to discover whether his comeback is remembered as just another sad cash grab or one more thrilling boxing redemption....