The Wba champion Anthony Crolla entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 30-4-3 (12 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.4 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Rances Barthelemy). He suffered his last loss when he faced Gary Sykes in 2012, since then he has collected six victories and three draws beating Darleys Perez in his last bout (=Perez vs Crolla 2).
His opponent, the undefeated Ismael Barroso, has an official record of 19-0-2 (18 KOs=95%) and he entered as the No.23 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year winning over Issouf Kinda, Ira Terry and Kevin Mitchell (=Mitchell vs Barroso). Crolla vs Barroso is valid for the WBA World lightweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom
Division: lightweight (135 lbs, 61.2 kg)
Title: WBA World lightweight title
Crolla’s previous fight: Darleys Perez vs Anthony Crolla 2
Barroso’s previous fight: Kevin Mitchell vs Ismael Barroso
Crolla’s next fight: Anthony Crolla vs Jorge Linares
Maldonado’s next fight: Fidel Maldonado Jr vs Ismael Barroso
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