Keith Thurman proved he is still an elite welterweight, winning a 12-round unanimous decision over former super lightweight world champion Mario “El Azteca” Barrios in the main event of a FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View event Saturday February 5, 2020.
On October 31, 2020, WBA World Super Lightweight Champion Mario Barrios scored a sixth-round technical knockout victory over Ryan Karl in their scheduled 12-round bout, live on SHOWTIME Pay-Per-View from the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX.
On May 11, 2019, Mario Barrios faced off against Juan Jose Velasco in a 10-round super lightweight bout on FOX. Barrios took control of the fight early and defeated Velasco by way of knockout in the second round.
Mario Barrios (23-0, 14 KOs) knocked out his seventh consecutive opponent as the 23-year-old from San Antonio stopped Mexico’s Richard Zamora (15-3, 10 KOs).
Mario Barrios, a rising 140-pound star from San Antonio, improved his unblemished record to 20-0 with a seventh-round TKO win over Naim Nelson—who could no longer continue due to a shoulder injury in the main event on PBC on FS1 on September 19, 2017.
Mario Barrios remained unbeaten with a seventh-round knockout of Jose Luis Rodriguez in a 140-pound battle.