MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Barrera vs Morales?
Marco Antonio Barrera beat Erik Morales by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 22nd June 2002 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 115-113, 116-112, 115-113 in favor of winner Marco Antonio Barrera.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This contest was for the WBC featherweight championship of the world.
Barrera vs Morales stats
Back in June 2002, Marco Antonio Barrera stepped into the ring with a record of 54 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws.
Erik Morales made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 41 wins and 0 draws.
Marco Antonio Barrera was the older man by 49 years, at 28 years old.
Morales had a height advantage of 1 inch over Barrera. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Marco Antonio Barrera & Erik Morales fought out of an orthodox stance.
Barrera was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 1989, 3 years and 4 months earlier than Morales, whose first professional fight was in 1993. He had fought 68 more professional rounds, 493 to Morales' 425.
What time did Barrera vs Morales start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Barrera vs Morales?
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