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Marco Antonio Barrera Stops Sammy Ventura in Four

By Rey Danseco

MARCO Antonio Barrera came back with a technical knockout win against patsy Mexican Sammy Ventura at Sichuan Gymnasium in Chengdu, China a few minutes ago in a boxing show that is part of WBC’s 46th Annual Convention.

Barrera pinned Ventura on the ropes and put him down twice with his back, sliding on the ropes and ended up with his butt on the canvas.

Referee Kenny Bayless stopped the one-sided fight in 1:01 of the fourth round of scheduled 12-round, light welterweight contest.

The fight started like a sparring session, but when Barrera found out Ventura’s weakness – the body – in the second round, the future hall of famer pounded his ribcage and midsection continuously.

A left hook to the head from the former 5-time world champion forced Ventura to back off in the last 30 seconds in the third round and Bayless watched him at the break to find out if he can continue in the fourth, then stopping the action.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Silencers on 11-07-2008

[QUOTE=KJB;4292558]I heard Barrera vs Campbell mentioned first out of all of them. That would be an easy fight for Don King to make, and a good fight for both men. I would be surprised if he is looking for another…

Comment by KJB on 11-07-2008

[QUOTE=Silencers;4292552]What I found interesting was that he was fighting with a WBC patch, I wonder if he wants to get ranked by the WBC for another shot at Pacquiao, I know it was the WBC convention but maybe he's trying…

Comment by Silencers on 11-07-2008

[QUOTE=KJB;4292529]Yeah you dont spend too much time easing a guy like MAB back into it, not at his age with his experience. I dont know what they are expecting though, if he ends up in the ring with a focused…

Comment by KJB on 11-07-2008

[QUOTE=Silencers;4292519]I think we'll find out soon, King will probably maneuver him into title contention soon.[/QUOTE] Yeah you dont spend too much time easing a guy like MAB back into it, not at his age with his experience. I dont know…

Comment by Silencers on 11-07-2008

[QUOTE=KJB;4292508]Thats what I was thinking, its great to hear Marco put it down and got an early KO. I do worry about him jumping into the mix with a hungry young LW though, not sure this is gonna turn out…

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