Sullivan Barrera entered this fight with a boxing record of 20-1-0 (14 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.4 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Adonis Stevenson). He lost to former #1 Andre Ward last year (=Ward vs Barrera) but then he has beat Vyacheslav Shabranskyy (=Shabranskyy vs Barrera), Paul Parker (=Barrera vs Parker) and Joe Smith Jr (=Smith Jr vs Barrera).
His opponent, the former interim Wba light-Hw champion Felix Valera, has an official record of 15-1-0 (13 KOs=87%) and he entered as the No.50 in the same weight class. He also lost once in 2016, against Dmitry Bivol (=Bivol vs Valera), but then he has won over Gusmyr Perdomo and Andy Perez. Barrera vs Valera is on the undercard of Sergey Kovalev vs Vyacheslav Shabranskyy. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, USA
Division: light heavyweight (175 lbs, 79.4 kg)
Barrera’s previous fight: Joe Smith Jr vs Sullivan Barrera
Barrera’s next fight: Dmitry Bivol vs Sullivan Barrera
Barrera vs Valera full fight video:
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