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Miguel Barrera boxer

Miguel Barrera image
Status inactive
Division minimumweight
Debut 1998-11-15
Born 1978-11-15
Nationality Colombia
Residence Puerto Escondido, Colombia
bouts
26
won
23
lost
1
draw
2
bouts
26
won
23
lost
1
draw
2
Status inactive
Division minimumweight
Debut 1998-11-15
Born 1978-11-15
Nationality Colombia
Residence Puerto Escondido, Colombia

Known as "El Huracan", Barrera made his debut as a professional boxer in 1998 and was undefeated in his first 23 bouts as a pro before capturing the IBF minimumweight title by defeating Roberto Carlos Leyva by decision in 2002. The following year he knocked out Leyva in a rematch. In his next defense later in 2003, he lost via TKO to Edgar Cardenas. After being dropped by Cardenas, the champion tried to rise but collapsed back to the canvas. Following the loss, Barrera had surgery the following day to remove a cerebral blood cut suffered from the knockout at the Hospital Del Prado of Tijuana.Barrera retired after the loss.

Known as "El Huracan", Barrera made his debut as a professional boxer in 1998 and was undefeated in his first 23 bouts as a pro before capturing the IBF minimumweight title by defeating Roberto Carlos Leyva by decision in 2002. The following year he knocked out Leyva in a rematch. In his next defense later in 2003, he lost via TKO to Edgar Cardenas. After being dropped by Cardenas, the champion tried to rise but collapsed back to the canvas. Following the loss, Barrera had surgery the following day to remove a cerebral blood cut suffered from the knockout at the Hospital Del Prado of Tijuana.Barrera retired after the loss.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
May 31, 2003 Edgar Cardenas DLWWWW Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana International Boxing Federation World Minimumweight

LOSS
KO
March 22, 2003 Roberto Carlos Leyva WWDWWL Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Aug. 9, 2002 Roberto Carlos Leyva WWWDWW Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas International Boxing Federation World Minimumweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 19, 2002 Pedro Rodriguez LLWLLL Cartagena International Boxing Federation World Minimumweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 28, 2001 Roberto Carlos Leyva WWWWWW Gimnasio Oscar 'Tigre' García, Ensenada International Boxing Federation World Minimumweight

DRAW
TD
July 27, 2001 Farid Cassiani LDLLWL Cartagena International Boxing Federation World Minimumweight

WIN
Points
June 29, 2001 Carlos Guerrero LLLLLL Barranquilla International Boxing Federation World Minimumweight

WIN
KO
April 27, 2001 Pedro Rodriguez DLLWLL Polideportivo San Felipe, Barranquilla International Boxing Federation World Minimumweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 11, 2001 Felipe Almanza WDLLW Barranquilla International Boxing Federation World Minimumweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 23, 2000 Jhon Alberto Molina WWWWWW Barranquilla International Boxing Federation World Minimumweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 1, 2000 Sofanor Recuero LLL Barranquilla International Boxing Federation World Minimumweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 3, 2000 Farid Cassiani LDL Barranquilla WIN
KO
Oct. 6, 2000 Ilson Diaz LLLLLL Barranquilla WIN
KO
Sept. 23, 2000 Edwin Barrios LLWLWL Cartagena WIN
KO
Aug. 26, 2000 Alfredo Toro WLLLLL Galapa WIN
Points
July 29, 2000 Jose Humberto Caraballo WDL Barranquilla WIN
Points
July 1, 2000 Juan Jose Landaeta WWWWW Maicao WIN
Points
March 31, 2000 Luis Blanco WLLLLL Barranquilla WIN
Points
March 17, 2000 Alejandro Martinez LL Cartagena WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 19, 1999 Felix Fontalvo LLL Barranquilla WIN
Points
Oct. 16, 1999 Roberto Herrera Salon Jumbo del Country Club, Barranquilla WIN
Points
Aug. 14, 1999 Francisco Bolanos LLLLL Barranquilla WIN
Technical knockout
July 11, 1999 Ricardo Orozco WL Cartagena DRAW
Points
May 13, 1999 Lorenzo Barrios San Jose de Canalete WIN
Points
Dec. 22, 1998 Never Altahona Canalete WIN
KO