In a battle of former world champions, San Antonio’s Mario “El Azteca” Barrios scored two knockdowns and earned the Interim WBC Welterweight Title with an impressive unanimous decision over Cuba’s Yordenis Ugas.
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.