The Wbc Flw champion Cristofer Rosales entered this fight with a boxing record of 27-3-0 (18 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 flyweight in the world. He lost to Andrew Selby last year (Selby vs Rosales) but then he has defeated Martin Tecuapetla, Mohammed Obbadi, Alexander Taylor and Daigo Higa (Daigo Higa vs Cristofer Rosales).
His opponent, the undefeated three times Olympian Paddy Barnes, has an official record of 5-0-0 (1 knockout) and he entered as the No.43 in the same weight class. In his last three bouts he has beat Silvio Olteanu, Juan Hinostroza and Eliecer Quezada. Rosales vs Barnes is valid for the WBC World flyweight title (Rosales’ first defense); undercard of Carl Frampton vs Luke Jackson. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Windsor Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Division: flyweight (112 lbs, 50.8 kg)
Title: WBC World flyweight title
Rosales’ previous fight: Daigo Higa vs Cristofer Rosales
Rosales’ next fight: Cristofer Rosales vs Charlie Edwards
Rosales vs Barnes full fight video:
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