Marco Antonio Barrera-Adilton DeJesus Set For June 26

MARCO ANTONIO BARRERA: SET FOR LATIN FURY 15:  - "I'm Happy to Be With Top Rank - I Want One More Shot at the Title"

Three-time world champion Marco Antonio Barrera is training at Barrera's Gym in Guadalajara, Mexico to wire in for his upcoming fight on Top Rank's Latin Fury 15 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Saturday, June 26.

"This will be my first time fighting for Top Rank," Barrera said today from Mexico. "I am very happy for this as I have one more goal. I want to be the first Mexican champion to win world titles in four weight classes."

Barrera said he will campaign as a lightweight.  He will take on Adilton DeJesus of Bahia, Brazil in a 10 round bout on June 26. Barrera has a record of 68-7 with 43 knockouts.  DeJesus is 25-4 with 20 knockouts.

The chief trainer for Barrera is his brother, Jorge Barrera.

Top Rank and Zanfer Promotions are promoting Latin Fury 15.  Barrera signed with Zanfer who contacted Top Rank about putting him on Latin Fury 15.

Latin Fury 15 features Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs. Ireland's John Duddy; Eric 'Little Hands of Steel' Morel vs. Jorge Arce plus Salvador Sanchez III in the opening bout on the Pay Per View telecast.

Barrera added he will be at ringside for the Miguel Cotto vs. Yuri Foreman world title fight at Yankee Stadium on June 5.



WBC lightweight champion Humberto Soto weighed 135, as did challenger Ricardo 'Pelon' Dominguez today in Los Mochis, Mexico.  Soto and Dominguez will box on the Top Rank Live! telecast available on Fox Sports Espanol (10 pm et/7 pm pt). 

Unbeaten Texas fighter Roberto Marroquin weighed 123 1/2 pounds, his opponent Arturo 'Tyson' Camargo came in at 123 pounds.  The Marroquin vs. Camargo fight is scheduled for six rounds.  Marroquin lives and trains in Dallas.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr Reality on 05-15-2010

JMM vs Barrera for one of JMM's Lightweight titles.

Comment by Rorschach™ on 05-15-2010

I think it's possibe that Barrera and Morales will meet again..

Comment by dj Ramos on 05-15-2010

Barrera!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WAR!!!!!!

Comment by Mr Reality on 05-15-2010

JMM fought the fop fighter that was willing to fight Mayweather. Pacquiao wanted no part of Marquez at the time after avoiding him and he 8 milliom dollar gaurantee o fight David Diaz (please). Only after Mayweather beat Marquez…

Comment by Iceta Lives on 05-14-2010

[QUOTE=-Kevin-;8379194]He fought Mayweather at 147 and was willing to fight Hatton at 140 after the Mayweather fight.[/QUOTE] I know you are one of the very few who thinks Hatton is capable of putting up a good performance. But you are…

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