2003-03-22 Miguel Barrera w co 3 Roberto Carlos Leyva, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - IBF
22 March Miguel Barrera w co 3 Roberto Leyva, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - IBF. Referee: Tony Weeks. Defending against the man he took the title from, Barrera (104½) immediately got to work under the southpaw guard of Leyva (105), pushing him back to the ropes and belting away ceaselessly. Leyva did not appear to know how to deal with these attacks and in the third round when trying to find the centre of the ring, he was caught by a heavy right hook that left him winded on the canvas to be counted out at 1.23 of the session.