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Marco Antonio Barrera

W L D
67 7 0
44 KOs 1 KOs
last 6


bouts 75
rounds 485
KOs 59%
 
global ID 8010
US ID027932
birth nameMarco Antonio Barrera Tapia
aliasBaby Faced Assassin
born 1974-01-17
debut1989-11-22 / age 15
divisionsuper bantamweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
reach
70″   /   178cm
residence
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
birth place
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
2011-02-12
139Jose Arias139¾17 1 0
Coliseo Olimpico de la UG, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 2:29   referee: Jesus Salcedo   judges: Carlos Ruiz OrtegaRamon Rameno RobledoGuadalupe Montes
Arias down once in each of rounds one and two
2010-06-26
141Adailton De Jesus13826 4 0
Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Wilfredo Esperon   judges: Joel Elizondo 100-90, Ruben Carrion 99-91, Chet Robins 98-92
2009-03-14
135Amir Khan134½19 1 0
M.E.N. Arena, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
LTD5/12
 L 
TD
5/12
  
time: 2:36   referee: Dave Parris   judges: John Coyle 44-50, Jose Ignacio Martinez 45-50, Terry O'Connor 45-50
WBA International lightweight title
vacant WBO Inter-Continental lightweight title
2009-01-31
140Freudis Rojas134½1 7 1
Auditorio Telmex de UG, Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico
W DQ3/10
 W  
DQ
3/10
  
time: 2:52   referee: Jesus Salcedo   judges: Roberto Alonso AmbrizCarlos Ruiz OrtegaRamon Rameno Robledo
Head-butt opened up a cut over Barrera's left eye.
2008-11-07
137½Sammy Ventura137½25 19 0
Sichuan Gymnasium, Chengdu, China
W TKO4/12
 W  
TKO
4/12
  
time: 1:01   referee: Kenny Bayless   judges: Predrag AleksicRamon SteidelFranco Ciminale
2007-10-06
130Manny Pacquiao13044 3 2
Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Tony Weeks   judges: Jerry Roth 109-118, Glenn Trowbridge 109-118, Tom Schreck 112-115
WBC International super featherweight title
2007-03-17
130Juan Manuel Marquez12946 3 1
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Jay Nady   judges: Patricia Morse Jarman 111-116, Paul Smith 111-116, Doug Tucker 109-118
WBC World super featherweight title
2006-09-16
130Rocky Juarez12925 2 0
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Joe Cortez   judges: Hubert Minn 117-111, Chuck Giampa 115-113, Dave Moretti 115-113
WBC World super featherweight title
2006-05-20
129¼Rocky Juarez12925 1 0
Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
W SD12/12
 W  
SD
12/12
  
referee: Raul Caiz Sr   judges: Anek Hongtongkam 115-113, Ken Morita 115-114, Duane Ford 114-115
WBC World super featherweight title
2005-09-17
130Robbie Peden13025 2 0
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Richard Steele   judges: John Keane 118-109, Dave Moretti 118-108, Michael Pernick 118-108
WBC World super featherweight title
IBF World super featherweight title
2005-04-09
130Mzonke Fana128¾22 2 0
Don Haskins Convention Center, El Paso, Texas, USA
W KO2/12
 W  
KO
2/12
  
time: 1:48   referee: Laurence Cole   judges: Ray Hawkins 10-9, Hubert Minn 10-9, Jack Woodburn 10-9
WBC World super featherweight title
2004-11-27
129½Erik Morales13047 1 0
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W MD12/12
 W  
MD
12/12
  
referee: Kenny Bayless   judges: Jerry Roth 115-113, Paul Smith 114-114, Larry O'Connell 115-114
WBC World super featherweight title
2004-06-19
125½Paulie Ayala12635 2 0
Home Depot Center, Carson, California, USA
W TKO10/12
 W  
TKO
10/12
  
time: 2:34   referee: Pat Russell   judges: Jose CobianMax DeLucaJack Reiss
Ayala down twice in 8th and once in 10th.
2003-11-15
126Manny Pacquiao12537 2 1
Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, USA
LTKO11/12
 L 
TKO
11/12
  
time: 2:56   referee: Laurence Cole   judges: Ray Hawkins 90-97, Gale E. Van Hoy 89-97, Glen Rick Crocker 90-97
2003-04-12
126Kevin Kelley12654 5 2
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO4/12
 W  
TKO
4/12
  
time: 1:32   referee: Robert Byrd   judges: Chuck GiampaDave MorettiJerry Roth
2002-11-02
126Johnny Tapia12652 2 2
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Jay Nady   judges: Chuck Giampa 116-112, Bill Graham 118-110, Dave Moretti 118-110
2002-06-22
126Erik Morales12641 0 0
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Jay Nady   judges: Chuck Giampa 116-112, Mike Glienna 115-113, Duane Ford 115-113
WBC World featherweight title
2001-09-08
126Enrique Sanchez12528 1 2
Lawlor Events Center, Reno, Nevada, USA
W RTD6/12
 W  
RTD
6/12
  
time: 3:00   referee: Vic Drakulich   judges: Burt A. ClementsDuane FordDave Moretti
Sanchez corner stops the bout after 6th.
2001-04-07
125½Naseem Hamed12635 0 0
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Joe Cortez   judges: Chuck Giampa 116-111, Patricia Morse Jarman 115-112, Duane Ford 115-112
vacant International Boxing Organization World featherweight title
Barrera deducted one point in 12th for intentionally slamming Hamed's head into a turnbuckle.
2000-12-01
122Jesus Salud12262 9 0
Venetian Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W RTD6/12
 W  
RTD
6/12
  
time: 3:00   referee: Joe Cortez   judges: Patricia Morse Jarman 59-55, Al Siciliano 60-54, Clark Sammartino 60-54
WBO World super bantamweight title
2000-09-09
120½Jose Luis Valbuena120½18 1 1
New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Elmo Adolph   judges: Tom Miller 115-113, Russell Naquin 117-111, Kenny Saintes 116-112
WBO World super bantamweight title
2000-06-17
122Luiz Claudio Freitas12219 1 0
Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO1/12
 W  
KO
1/12
  
time: 1:27   referee: Genaro Rodriguez   judges: Jose Hiram RiveraAl MunozLarry Hazzard Jr.
WBO World super bantamweight title
2000-02-19
121½Erik Morales12135 0 0
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LSD12/12
 L 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Mitch Halpern   judges: Carol Castellano 113-114, Duane Ford 114-113, Dalby Shirley 112-115
WBC World super bantamweight title
WBO World super bantamweight title
1999-12-18
126¾Cesar Najera1262 1 1
Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California, USA
NND4/10
 N 
ND
4/10
  
time: 0:36   referee: James Jen Kin
Commission ruled a no-decision bout because Najera's record could not be confirmed.
1999-08-07
122Pastor Humberto Maurin12242 1 0
Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Benjy Esteves Jr.   judges: Harry Davis 120-108, John Poturaj 119-109, Roberto Ramirez Sr. 119-109
WBO World super bantamweight title
1999-04-03
121Paul Lloyd12219 4 0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W RTD1/12
 W  
RTD
1/12
  
time: 3:00   referee: Samuel Viruet   judges: Jose Hiram Rivera 10-8, Roy Francis 10-8, John Coyle 10-7
WBO World super bantamweight title
Lloyd, down in round one, suffers severe cut and the fight is stopped after the first round. Judges scores correct at the time of the retirement.
1998-10-31
122Richie Wenton12122 3 0
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W RTD3/12
 W  
RTD
3/12
  
time: 3:00   referee: Ed Johnson
vacant WBO World super bantamweight title
1998-09-26
124Pedro Javier Torres12231 12 7
Caesars Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
time: 1:15   referee: Vic Drakulich   judges: John McSweenyDave MorettiPatricia Morse Jarman
1998-05-16
124Geronimo Cardoz13123 12 2
Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:59   referee: Kenny Bayless
1998-02-21
124½Angel Rosario12421 17 1
Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
time: 2:40   referee: Joe Cortez
1997-04-18
122Junior Jones12143 2 0
Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Mills Lane   judges: Duane Ford 111-116, Jerry Roth 113-114, Chuck Giampa 112-114
WBO World super bantamweight title
1996-11-22
122Junior Jones12242 2 0
Ice Palace, Tampa, Florida, USA
LDQ5/12
 L 
DQ
5/12
  
time: 2:59   referee: Max Parker Jr.   judges: Samuel Viruet 39-38, Paul Herman 39-38, Jose Hiram Rivera 39-37
WBO World super bantamweight title
1996-09-14
122Jesse Magana12218 4 2
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W TKO10/12
 W  
TKO
10/12
  
time: 1:56   referee: Robert Byrd   judges: Lou Filippo 90-80, Larry Rozadilla 90-80, Jesus Torres 90-83
WBO World super bantamweight title
Magana down once in rds 8 & 10
1996-07-14
121½Orlando Fernandez12222 6 0
Mammoth Gardens, Denver, Colorado, USA
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
time: 1:03   referee: Vince Delgado   judges: Juan Baez 60-54, James Boggio 60-53, Robert Gonzalez 60-53
WBO World super bantamweight title
1996-05-04
122Jesse Benavides12240 4 1
Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California, USA
W KO3/12
 W  
KO
3/12
  
time: 1:15   referee: Lou Moret   judges: Marty Denkin 20-18, Harold Lederman 20-18, Ismael Wiso Fernandez 20-18
WBO World super bantamweight title
1996-02-03
121Kennedy McKinney12228 1 1
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W TKO12/12
 W  
TKO
12/12
  
time: 2:05   referee: Pat Russell   judges: Lou Filippo 106-100, Robert Byrd 106-100, Ismael Wiso Fernandez 106-100
WBO World super bantamweight title
Barrera down in 11th; McKinney down twice in 8th, once in 9th, and twice in 12th.
1995-11-04
122Eddie Croft121½22 2 1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
time: 0:38   referee: Jay Nady   judges: Lou Moret 60-54, Dalby Shirley 59-55, Paul Smith 60-53
WBO World super bantamweight title
1995-08-22
121½Agapito Sanchez12217 4 2
Civic Center, South Padre Island, Texas, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: David Avalos   judges: Ismael Wiso Fernandez 118-107, Dr Ruben M Garcia 119-106, Freddy Ledesma 118-109
WBO World super bantamweight title
Barrera down in 12th.
1995-07-15
121½Maui Diaz12227 1 0
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W TKO1/12
 W  
TKO
1/12
  
time: 2:50   referee: Lou Moret   judges: Horacio BakemonFritz WernerTeofilo Regus
WBO World super bantamweight title
1995-06-02
122Frankie Toledo121¾24 2 1
Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA
W TKO2/12
 W  
TKO
2/12
  
time: 1:55   referee: Ismael Wiso Fernandez   judges: Jose Hiram Rivera 10-9, Harold Lederman 10-9, Raul Caiz Sr 10-9
WBO World super bantamweight title
Toledo down twice in 2nd.
1995-03-31
120½Daniel Jimenez120½19 3 1
Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Raul Caiz Sr   judges: Lou Moret 115-112, Jose Cobian 116-111, Harold Lederman 117-110
WBO World super bantamweight title
1994-12-03
122Eddie Cook12019 2 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO8/12
 W  
TKO
8/12
  
time: 2:31   referee: Carlos Padilla   judges: Dave MorettiAl SicilianoLou Tabat
WBA Penta-Continental Super Bantamweight Title
Cook given a standing eight count in 1st.
1994-10-22
121½Jesus Sarabia121½18 3 3
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO3/12
 W  
TKO
3/12
  
time: 2:33   referee: Toby Gibson   judges: Bill GrahamDave MorettiAl Siciliano
Vacant WBA Penta-Continental Super Bantamweight Title
1994-08-15
123½Israel Gonzalez Bringas123¾1 4 0
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
time: 1:34   referee: Terry Smith
Gonzalez was reportedly 12-4-1 entering the fight.
1994-06-24
121Miguel Espinoza1214 10 1
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W KO6/10
 W  
KO
6/10
  
time: 2:59   referee: Raul Caiz Sr   judges: Gwen AdairLou FilippoTerry Smith
1994-04-13
116½Carlos Gabriel Salazar11535 4 1
Estadio F.A.B., Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Jerry McKenzie   judges: Pedro Mendoza 98-94, Angel Luis Guzman 97-94, Jorge Molina 95-95
WBC Super Flyweight Eliminator
Salazar earned the recognition as an official challenger as Barrera failed to make the weight.
1994-03-01
117¾Justo Zuniga115¾25 18 1
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W KO3/8
 W  
KO
3/8
  
time: 1:54
1993-11-27
116Alejandro Sanabria11627 9 1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1993-08-28
115Eduardo Ramirez114½26 13 4
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Chuck Hassett   judges: Chuck Giampa 118-111, Pat Russell 119-109, Marty Denkin 119-109
vacant NABF super flyweight title
1993-07-12
117Elidio Dominguez11710 7 0
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 0:45   referee: Rudy Jordan
1993-05-22
115Noe Santillana11514 8 0
El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Naucalpan de Juárez, México, Mexico
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
 114-112 118-110 118-112
Mexico super flyweight title
1993-04-10
115Facundo Rodriguez11513 1 1
Auditorio Benito Juarez, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
W KO4/12
 W  
KO
4/12
  
time: 1:20
Mexico super flyweight title
1993-03-01
120¾Ivan Salazar120½8 4 1
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Pat Russell   judges: Rudy Jordan 97-94, Ernie Swanks 99-91, Burton Gillium 99-91
1992-12-05
Angel Rosario14 8 0
El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1992-11-09
115Esteban Ayala11513 8 2
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W KO4/12
 W  
KO
4/12
  
time: 1:20   referee: Robert Byrd   judges: Lou MoretRaul Caiz SrDick Young
Mexico super flyweight title
Ayala down in round 3 & 4.
1992-10-02
115Abner Barajas6 9 0
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1992-07-11
115Miguel Espinoza3 7 0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO6/12
 W  
KO
6/12
  
time: 0:55
Mexico super flyweight title
1992-06-13
114¼Jose Montiel113¾33 8 1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO2/12
 W  
TKO
2/12
  
time: 0:42   referee: Jose Guadalupe Garcia
Mexico super flyweight title
Montiel dropped once in the 1st and twice in the 2nd round.
1992-04-01
115Josefino Suarez11513 7 1
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
 119-111 117-113 117-112
vacant Mexico super flyweight title
1991-12-07
Miguel Pina0 9 1
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
time: 0:57
1991-11-02
116½Javier Diaz114¾42 25 2
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W DQ7/10
 W  
DQ
7/10
  
referee: Jose Guadalupe Garcia
Barrera was somewhat fortunate not to be DQ'd himself as it was a blow to the back of the head that caused Diaz to crumple to the canvas.
The bout, possibly was given to Barrera due to Diaz overacting when he fell.
1991-08-31
114¾Sergio Aguila114¾9 7 0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 0:32   referee: Gelasio Perez Huerta
1991-06-29
Jaime Rojas5 2 0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO6/0
 W  
TKO
6/0
  
1991-04-13
116¼Juan Facundo Lopez115¾3 2 0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 2:45   referee: Gelasio Perez Huerta
A right cross knocked Lopez down approximately 1:15 into the round and also produced blood from both nostrils. A hook that sent Lopez wobbling into the ropes prompted Perez to step in. Time of TKO was 2:45.
1991-03-09
Abel Hinojosa4 0 0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO5/0
 W  
TKO
5/0
  
1991-02-09
Esteban Rodriguez5 9 0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO4/0
 W  
TKO
4/0
  
1990-12-08
Ivan Salazar4 1 1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1990-10-13
Jose Yanez1 2 0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
1990-10-06
Pedro Martinez1 0 0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1990-09-14
Sebastian Amica1 1 0
Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
W TKO5/0
 W  
TKO
5/0
  
1990-08-04
Federico Lara4 3 0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1990-06-09
Oscar Granados1 1 0
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1990-05-18
Ignacio Jacome1 3 1
Salamanca, Guanajuato, Mexico
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1989-12-16
Federico Lara3 0 0
Palacio de Deporte, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO3/0
 W  
TKO
3/0
  
1989-11-22
111David Felixdebut
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO2/4
 W  
TKO
2/4
  
Pro debut for Barrera
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
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