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 Last update:  12/26/2013       Read more by Elisinio Castillo         
   
Jorge Barrios Falls on Hard Times, Now Selling Shoes
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By Elisinio Castillo

Former WBO super featherweight champion Jorge "La Hyena" Barrios (50-4-1, 35KOs) of Argentina is financially struggling. Barrios, 37 years old, first went pro in 1996 and he was involved in several big fights in the United States.

According to overseas reports, Barrios is now selling shoes to make ends meet.

The career of Barrios came to a halt in 2010 when he faced a big criminal trial which stemmed from a car accident on January 24th of that year in Mar del Plata. The accident killed a young pregnant woman.

Since overcoming the criminal charges, Barrios has been unable to schedule a fight and he announced his retirement in January of this year.

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comment by NachoMan, on 12-29-2013
[QUOTE=US Dirk Killer]What a scumbag... glad he's broke and selling. Only wish he was in jail getting buttpounded for what he did[/QUOTE] I don't know. I'm no Barrios fan, but I just think its wrong to wish a "buttpounding" on anybody; regardless of what they may have done. That's just going t...

comment by IST-ra-GLEr2, on 12-28-2013
what a pity. I still remembered his fight with acelino freitas .

comment by Hougigo, on 12-27-2013
[QUOTE=richardt]And the Scumbag also beat up his son: [url]http://www.myboxingfans.com/2011/01/jorge-barrios-beats-up-his-son[/url][/QUOTE] Can't feel bad for him

comment by richardt, on 12-27-2013
And the Scumbag also beat up his son: [url]http://www.myboxingfans.com/2011/01/jorge-barrios-beats-up-his-son[/url]

comment by US Dirk Killer, on 12-27-2013
[QUOTE=richardt]FUK BARRIOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! He ran a red light and killed a pregnant lady and not only that fled the scene and struck another car while running away and not only that, he had NO CONCERN for the injured people he left strewn everywhere!!!!! That's like him saying "fuk you peopl...

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