Marco Antonio Barrera Tapia
January 17, 1974
On November 22, 1989 in Mexico City, he knocked out David Félix in two rounds.
won the world title
On March 31, 1995, in Anaheim, California, he won a unanimous decision over Daniel Jiménez and obtained the super bantamweight belt of the World Boxing Organization. He returned to being WBO super bantamweight champion by knocking out Richie Wenton in four rounds on October 31, 1998, in Atlantic City. Again, he obtained the WBO super bantamweight belt by knocking out Luiz Freitas in one round in the Mexico arena, on June 17, 2000. He won the featherweight title of the World Boxing Organization on April 7, 2001, in Las Vegas, at beat Naseem Hammed by unanimous decision. The fifth time he won an orb belt was on June 22, 2002, in Las Vegas, defeating Erik Morales by unanimous decision, to snatch the WBC featherweight belt. He then won the WBC super featherweight title by knocking out 130 Mzonke Fana in two rounds on April 9, 2005, in El Paso, Texas. And on September 17, 2005, he unified the WBC super featherweight belt with the IBF belt with Robbie Pedden and kept two, winning by unanimous decision in Las Vegas.
Lost His Title
The first time in his ninth defense on November 22, 1996, in Tampa, Florida, Junior Jones defeated him by disqualification in five rounds. The second time he resigned, the third time he was left without a headband was on February 19, 2000, in Las Vegas, Erik Morales won a decision and took the WBO super bantamweight belt from him. He relinquished the WBC featherweight title he had won from Erik Morales and lost his IBF and WBC super featherweight titles to Juan Manuel Márquez, who defeated him by unanimous decision on March 17, 2007, in Las Vegas.
On February 12, 2011, in Guadalajara, he defeated José Arias in two rounds.