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.
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....
November 27, 2004 |
There's no need to manufacture animosity between Erik Morales and Marco Antonio Barrera for their rubber match tonight. The feud is real, the mutual lack of respect obvious, the name-calling loud and vicious. There are two tiers of tension in tonight's showdown at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena. In the ring, Morales and Barrera will fight for the World Boxing Council's 130-pound title and supremacy in their personal battle, each having beaten the other by decision.
October 7, 2007 |
LAS VEGAS -- Marco Antonio Barrera kept talking about saving the best for last in his planned final major fight Saturday night against Manny Pacquiao. It wasn't good enough. Pacquiao, relying on his hand speed and power, landed more punches and won the majority of the fighters' entertaining exchanges en route to a unanimous decision victory in front of 10,112 at Mandalay Bay's Events Center.