M.E.N. Arena, Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Amir Khan vs Marco Antonio Barrera report
Who won Khan vs Barrera?
Amir Khan beat Marco Antonio Barrera by technical decision in their 5 round contest on Saturday 14th March 2009 at M.E.N. Arena in Lancashire.
The scorecards were announced as 50-44, 50-45, 50-45 in favor of winner Amir Khan.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Khan vs Barrera stats
Amir Khan stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Marco Antonio Barrera made his way to the ring with a record of 65 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 43 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Khan had advantage in power over Barrera, with a 79% knock out percentage over Barrera's 66%.
Amir Khan was the younger man by 13 years, at 36 years old.
Khan had a height advantage of 3 inches over Barrera. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Amir Khan & Marco Antonio Barrera fought out of an orthodox stance.
Khan was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 51 less fights, and made his debut in 2005, 15 year and 7 months later than Barrera, whose first professional fight was in 1989. He had fought 255 less professional rounds, 238 to Barrera's 493.
Barrera's last 2 fights had come over a period of 14 years, 6 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 years, 3 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.
What time did Khan vs Barrera start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at M.E.N. Arena, Lancashire, United Kingdom, which was 6:00 PM EST or 3:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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