Marco Antonio Barrera Returns
Barrera gets ready to return
#$%^Marco Antonio Barrera was known as "The Baby Face Assassin? when he started out at the Inglewood Forum in California.
#$%^Fast forward 20 years later and Barrera is still a recognized name in boxing and will surely end up in the Boxing Hall of Fame on day, but not yet, he still wants one more thing out of boxing.
#$%^?I want to win a fourth world title and its something that motivates me to train and to fight and to keep going,? said Barrera, a three-time world champion.
#$%^The 36 year old, Barrera is coming back into the ring after a 15-month lay-off, as he will take on Adailton De Jesus on Saturday, June 26 at the Alamodome of San Antonio, Texas in the co-main event of ?Latin Fury 15? a pay-per-view card presented by Top Rank and Zanfer Promotions.
#$%^In the same card undefeated world ranked contender Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (40-0-1, 30 kos) will take on Ireland?s John Duddy (29-1, 18 kos) in the main event.
#$%^Barrera is training in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico the city where he has lived the last six year after moving from Mexico City, where he has born and grew-up.
#$%^ ?I am very happy here in Guadalajara. So along with my team we decided to train here for my return to the ring on June 26,? said Barrera, know for his victories over Naseem Hamed and his three wars with Erik Morales.
#$%^After consulting with his family and feeling that everyone was okay with his decision he decided to come back to the ring and seek that fourth world title, something no Mexican born fighter has ever done.
#$%^?I want to comeback with a spectacular fight. I have trained hard and little by little I am getting better and I want to show everyone how serious I am about getting the fourth world title,? said Barrera, who has won world titles at 122, 130 and 135 pounds during his 21 year professional career.
#$%^Barrera last fight was in March of 2009 in England against Amir Khan, where he lost a technical decision after a cut stop the fight in the fourth round.