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Barrera comments on Marquez

By Mark Havey: When Juan Manuel Marquez landed the bomb that knocked out the long reigning Pound 4 Pound king Manny Pacquiao, the world seemed in shock. The two men had been rivals for so long and had faced each other 3 times. Each time Marquez closely fell short of getting his hand raised. But […]

Barrera to resume his career; wife gives him permission to continue

By Chris Williams: Former three division world champion Marco Antonio Barrera (67-7, 44 KO’s) says his wife has given him permission to resume his boxing career after two years out of the ring. Barrera, 39, hasn’t faced a quality opponent since he was beaten by Amir Khan four years ago in a fight that he […]

Barrera: Pacquiao isn’t a fading fighter; Marquez got lucky

By Chris Williams: Marco Antonio Barrera isn’t giving fellow Mexican fighter Juan Manuel Marquez too much credit for having knocked Manny Pacquiao out cold in their fight last December, and nor is Barrera giving Marquez credit for having dominated Pacquiao in their three previous fights before that. Visiting the Philippines to watch a fight this […]

Barrera questions where Marquez got his power for his last Pacquiao fight

By Chris Williams: Marco Antonio Barrera says he was surprised by Juan Manuel Marquez’s sudden emergence of power for his last fight against Manny Pacquiao last December in which Marquez (55-6-1, 40 KO’s) knocked Pacquiao out in the 6th round. Barrera, who is in the Philippines this weekend to watch Moises Fuentes in his fight […]

Barrera: Pacquiao shouldn’t fight Marquez again

By Chris Williams: Boxing great Marco Antonio Barrera doesn’t see the point in Manny Pacquiao choosing to fight Juan Manuel Marquez (55-6-1, 40 KO’s) a fifth time. Barrera, who lost to Pacquiao twice in his career and considers him a friend, says he would rather Pacquiao move on and fight someone else. Barrera said this […]

Mayweather – Pacquiao: Will there be respect?

By Rusty Nate: I have been thinking about the hatred and abuse that seems to fly from bloggers and forum posters recently. Now don’t get me wrong I know that this happens regarding a lot of fighters in all divisions but let be honest it’s not been as intense as the age old battle between […]

Marco Antonio Barrera wants to fight Khan before retiring

By William Mackay: Former three division world champion Marco Antonio Barrera (67-7, 44 KO’s) is interested in avenging his defeat at the hands of Amir Khan from 2009 before retiring from the sport. Barrera, now 38, is still bothered that he lost by a 5th round technical decision to Khan in a fight where Barrera […]

Barrera picks Pacquiao to knock Marquez out

By Chris Williams: Marco Antonio Barrera is picking WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KO’s) to beat Juan Manuel Marquez (53-5-1, 39 KO’s) in their fight on November 12th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.… Read

Rios could face Marco Antonio Barrera next

By Chris Williams: WBA World lightweight champion Brandon Rios (28-0-1, 21 KO’s) could face former three division world champion Marco Antonio Barrera (67-7, 44 KO’s) for his next fight after beating fringe contender Urbano Antillon (28-3, 20 KO’s) by a third round TKO last Saturday night at the Home Depot Center, in Carson, California.… Read

Barrera vs. Morales 4 in the summer?

By Eric Thomas: According to the latest boxing news coming down the pike, 34-year-old Erik Morales (51-7, 35 KO’s) and 37-year-old and Marco Antonio Barrera (67-7, 44 KO’s) could be squaring off for a 4th fight on July 30th. Morales recently showed interest in the fight and Barrera, who hasn’t done much in the past […]

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