Barrios scores spectacular first-round knockout

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Mario BarriosOn Saturday at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama, super-featherweight phenom, Mario Barrios scored a spectacular first-round knockout over Mexico’s Eduardo Rivera (9-3-2, 3 KOs). An overhand right, landed flush on the head of Rivera, stopping the bout at the 2:04 mark of round one. With the win, Barrios, who hails from San Antonio, Texas, improves his record to (12-0, 7 KOs).

“Tonight I wanted to come out here and make a statement with a solid win,” said Mario Barrios. “I landed a nice shot and got the knockout. I’ve been grinding in the gym, and all the hard work is paying off. On Monday, I’ll be right back in the gym getting ready for my next fight, which I’m hearing might be in San Antonio this November.”

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