Mario Barrios Get’s Last Minute Opponent Enrique Tinoco


Mario BarriosUndefeated super-featherweight sensation, Mario Barrios (12-0, 7 KOs), has an opponent named for his upcoming bout this Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at the Austin City Music Hall in Austin, Texas. Barrios, who’ll be making his Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Fox Sports 1 debut, steps in the ring with Enrique Tinoco (15-2-2, 11 KOs), his toughest test as a professional fighter.

Riding a 4-fight winning streak, all coming by way of knockout, Tinoco is a major step up in class for Barrios. Tinoco has victories over three undefeated fighters, two of which had 14-0 records. With a tough test ahead of him, Barrios give his thoughts on his matchup with Tinoco.

“I’ve had a great camp, and I’m well prepared for this difficult challenge,” said Mario Barrios, who resides in San Antonio, Texas. “I’m ready to fight the best possible opponents out there. I know Tinoco is dangerous, but so am I. These are the type of fights that I must win to take my career to the next level, and I can’t wait to let my hands go. I love the fact that I’m fighting this tough of an opponent this early in my career. It’s only going to make me better.”

Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on Fox Sports 1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes will air the event live beginning at 9 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. PT. In the main-event, Alejandro “Cobrita” Gonzalez Jr. (25-2-2, 15 KOs) will meet Karim Guerfi (22-3, 6 KOs) in a 10-round Bantamweight bout.

Tickets priced at $125, $85, $75, $45 and $25, not including applicable fees, for this live event, which is promoted by Leija*Battah Promotions, are on sale now and can be purchased by calling Leija*Battah Promotions at 210-979-3302. Tickets can also be purchased at the Austin City Music Hall box office.

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