Tag Archives: Marco Antonio Barrera

Vitali Beats Wlad to the IBHOF; Morales and Wright Complete the Trifecta

Boxing fans like to speculate about fights that didn’t happen almost as much as they love offering their opinions, with […]

Chocolatito Ready To Go Through Hell To Reclaim Title

Prior to his last bout in March he was undefeated, closing in on Floyd Mayweather’s record and was ranked no […]

New Hall of Famer Evander Holyfield was a Mama’s Boy and is Glad of It

CANASTOTA, N.Y. – He might have mentioned deceased mentors George Benton, Lou Duva and Dan Duva, as well as a […]

Hall of Famers Barrera and Tapia: Opposites in Some Ways, So Alike in Others

CANASTOTA, N.Y. – Boxers, and their individual life stories, are often as unique as fingerprints. If that wasn’t already obvious, […]

Canelo Ready for Mexican vs. Mexican War in Las Vegas

If you’re familiar with prizefighting you know the significance of Mexican idol versus Mexican idol. Putting Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, […]

The 50 Greatest Featherweights of all Time Part Two: 40-31

THE GREATEST FEATHERWEIGHTS, PART TWO OF A FIVE-PART SERIES: Legacy used to be a big word but as Lou Dibella […]

On Marco Antonio Barrera and The Father of the Left Hook to the Liver

MARCO ANTONIO BARRERA AND “THE FATHER” — Marco Antonio Barrera, “The Baby-Faced Assassin,” will soon see his plaque up on […]

It’s a Landslide as Evander, Barrera, Tapia Enter the Boxing Hall of Fame

EVANDER, BARRERA, TAPIA CANASTOTA-BOUND — You say the outcome of last month’s Presidential election was a stunner? That the pollsters […]

Undefeated Abraham Lopez Tops Friday’s Belasco Fight Card

ABRAHAM LOPEZ vs LOPEZ — Professional boxers are unique. They walk into street corner boxing gyms with a look in […]