Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Barrera: Pacquiao Deserves To Be The Mexicutioner - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
 Boxing Articles
 Boxing Interviews
 Breaking News
 Boxing Press Releases
 Boxing Results
 World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
 Register A Free Account
 Account Login
 Boxing Schedule
 Boxing Champions
 Boxing Downloads
 Boxing Forums
 Boxing News Wire
 Boxing Photos
 Boxing History
 Boxer Search
 Fantasy Betting
 Feedback
 Fitness and Health  
 Free Homepage
 Mixed Martial Arts
 Pound For Pound
 Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  2/19/2011       Read more by Lem Satterfield         
   
Barrera: Pacquiao Deserves To Be The Mexicutioner
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

By Lem Satterfield

LAS VEGAS -- On February 12, less than a month after his 37th birthday, five-time titlist Marco Antonio Barrera of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, scored a knockdown in each round on the way to a second-round stoppage of 43-year-old journeyman Jorge Arias of Providence, R.I.

The win represented the 44th knockout, and the 67th victory overall against seven losses for Barrera, who ended a nine-fight winning streak by Arias (15-2, nine KOs) that had included seven consecutive knockout wins for a man who was stopped for the first time in his career.

Barrera gave his opinion on Manny Pacquiao being called the "Mexicutioner," a nickname which stems from his numerous victories over top Mexican boxer.

"Obviously he's he has earned the right to be called the Mexicutioner or whatever he wants to be called. Because not only has he beaten all Mexicans, but he's beaten guys from wherever. He's beaten Americans and he has done it at lightweight [135 pounds,] welterweight [147 pounds,] and, at super welterweight [154 pounds,] so, he's got the name that he deserves," Barrera said.

Lem Satterfield is the boxing editor at AOL FanHouse and the news editor at BoxingScene.com. To read more from Lem Satterfield, go to AOL FanHouse by Clicking Here.

Tags: Manny Pacquiao , Marco Antonio Barrera


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by The Noose, on 02-20-2011
Im amazed people find it offensive. Its a light hearted nick name. Roger Mayweather was called the Mexican Assasin before JCC destroyed him for a 2nd time. Just a bit of fun. All this sensitivity is ridiculous.

comment by Pullcounter, on 02-20-2011
do you idiots even read the articles? he didn't say he condones the "mexicutioner" title... he's just saying pac can call himself whatever he wants.

comment by Left Hook Tua, on 02-20-2011
[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO]He beat 3 top fighters from mexico thats not the right nickname if he beat like 5 hall of fame boxers from mexico then but 3 is not alot[/QUOTE] dude , not many people have 3 wins against HOFers let alone 5 from the same country which seems to be your criteria for some dum...

comment by v.cassiusali@ya, on 02-20-2011
old-cry-baby boy marquez will not agree with that...

comment by Chups, on 02-20-2011
[QUOTE=Zarco]Barrera officially moved up to #1 with the Filipinos. 1. Barrera 2. Morales......distant 3. Marquez. If Pac fights Marquez in the fall and knocks him out then it will be 1. Marquez 2. Barrera and 3. Morales[/QUOTE] You're the number 1 Mexican poster in my books Zarco. No shame in ...

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (54) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Trout Focused on Getting Reveng...
  Matthew Macklin Returns 9/27 on...
  Team Ortiz: Roach Can't Stop Lu...
  Hearn: Amir Khan is Very Intere...
  Hanrahan on Bumper Manchester B...
  Warrington Aiming To Be Leeds V...
  Rico Mueller Unable To Get IBO ...
  Concepcion Hopes To Get a Crack...
  Juan Manuel Marquez Says Future...
  Scott Quigg Without Foe on 9/13...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2003-2013 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.