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Jorge Barrios May Get Parole in March, Plans To Resume Career

Since 2010, the life of Jorge Barrios (50-4-1, 35KOs) changed forever. During an automobile accident, he killed a pregnant woman and then fled the scene. Eight hours later he turned himself in. He was...Read More

Jorge Barrios' Four Year Prison Sentence is Upheld

Former world champion Jorge Barrios is heading back to prison. A judge from the Court of Appeals in Argentina has upheld a four year prison sentence from 2012. Back in 2012, Barrios was sentenced ...Read More

Jorge Barrios Falls on Hard Times, Now Selling Shoes

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 bi...Read More

Acelino Freitas Eyes Big Rematch With Jorge Barrios?

Former champion Acelino Freitas (39-2, 33KOs), who last year broke a five year retirement with a ninth round knockout of Michael Oliveira in Uruguay. Freitas' return in 2012 was viewed as a one shot d...Read More

Jorge Barrios and Takehiro Shimada Retire From Boxing

Former Japanese champion and former two-time lightweight world title challenger Takehiro Shimada (27-6-1, 17KOs), 41 years old, has officially announced that he will hang up his gloves for good after ...Read More

Jorge Barrios Plans To Resume Boxing Career in 2013

Former champion Jorge Barrios (50-4-1, 35KOs) plans to resume his boxing career in 2013. Barrios, 36-years-old, has been out of the ring since October 2010. He was fighting numerous legal issues for t...Read More

Matthysse vs. Barrios Exhibtion Match at Club Sportivo

Tomorrow night at Club Sportivo in Argentina, there will be an evening of boxing with an added twist. The evening will be topped by a three round exhibition featuring the world welterweight interim-ch...Read More

Jorge Barrios Reportedly Targets October 6th Return

According to overseas reports, former champion Jorge Barrios (50-4-1, 35KOs) is training for a planned ring return on October 6th in Argentina. The fight has been inactive since October 2010. He faced...Read More

Jorge Barrios Bails Out From Four-Year Prison Sentence

Former 130-pound titleholder Jorge Barrios is out of prison despite being sentenced to four years behind bars for a hit-and-run crash in Argentina that killed a pregnant woman and her unborn child, ac...Read More

Jorge 'La Hyena' Barrios Sentenced: Four Years in Prison

The verdict is in. Moments ago in Buenos Aires, former champion Jorge "La Hyena" Rodrigo Barrios, 35-years-old, was sentenced to four years in prison for a manslaughter charge. The charge is related t...Read More

Jorge Barrios Could Be Facing Twelve Years in Prison

Former champion Jorge "La Hyena" Rodrigo Barrios, 35-years-old, could be facing a twelve year prison sentence for a manslaughter charge. Barrios is currently on trial in Buenos Aries, for an accident ...Read More

Erik Morales' Return: Jorge Barrios is Also in Play

WBC junior welterweight champion Erik "Terrible" Morales wants to close the year with another victory, by making the first defense of his title on the 10th of December. It was previously mentioned t...Read More

Erik Morales-Lucas Matthysse on 9/17, Barrios Out

First it was Anthony Crolla, then Jorge Barrios, but now it appears that hard-hitter Lucas Matthysse will face Erik Morales on Saturday September 17th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, on th...Read More

Crolla's Hopes Dashed as Morales Moves On To Barrios

Britain’s Anthony Crolla will miss out on a huge opportunity after Sky TV announced that his mooted September 17th opponent Erik ‘El Terrible’ Morales will instead take on Jorge Barrios for the vacant...Read More

Erik Morales is Expecting a War With Jorge Barrios

Mexico's Erik "El Terrible" Morales is training at a hard pace at the Colonia Centro Gym, because he expects a war with former world champion Jorge "La Hyena" Barrios on September 17 in Las Vegas. Mor...Read More

Erik Morales Expects Timothy Bradley To Get Stripped

On Tuesday, former three division champion Erik "El Terrible" Morales left the offices of the World Boxing Council, in the Zona Rosa, and went straight to the gym to continue his training. Morales met...Read More

Jorge Barrios: I Should Be Facing Erik Morales on 9/17

During a radio interview with BoxingScene.com's Carlos Irusta, former WBO super featherweight champion Jorge "La Hyena "Barrios confirmed an earlier story on BoxingScene, that he postponed a planned r...Read More

Erik Morales-Jorge Barrios Looms For Mayweather Bill

According to José "Olivaritos" Morales, the father and trainer of former three-division world champion Erik Morales, the possibility strongly exists that Jorge "Hyena" Barrios will be his son's next o...Read More

Jorge Barrios Targets Erik Morales, 135 Champions

Former world champion Jorge Rodrigo "Hyena" Barrios is very happy with a recent judicial decision which allows him to leave Argentina for potential fight opportunites. During a recent radio appearance...Read More

Barrios Granted Permission To Leave Argentina To Fight

A judge in Argentina has granted former world champion Jorge Rodrigo "Hyena" Barrios permission to fight outside of the country. Oral Criminal Court in Mar del Plata gave him permission to leave the c...Read More