Sunday, January 14, 2018

Mark Anthony Barriga to get title Eliminator fight against Jose Argumedo


IBF no. 4 contender Mark Anthony Barriga and no. 7 contender and former IBF world minimumweight champion Jose Argumedo of Mexico gets an ordered by the IBF for a title eliminator.

Barriga who has an impressive amateur record now handling an undefeated professional record of 8 wins with 1KO is now finally going for his ultimate dream to become a world champion. Only 24 years old and now one of the top contender in the minimumweight division. Barriga is a tactical fighter and we can compare his style to the former pound for pound fighter in the world Floyd Mayweather. Barriga maybe not a KO artist but his technique is very special and can win always with decisive points.

On the otherhand, Jose Argumedo of Mexico is a 29 years old former IBF World Minimumweight champion. He is a hardhitting boxer with a record of 20W(12KO)-4L. Argumento woin his IBF world title in 2015 and successfully defended it 3 times before he was defeated by Hiroto Kyoguchi last year via unanimous decision.

Winner of this fight will face the current IBF World Minimumweight title holder Hiroto Kyoguchi of Japan.

image source: laprensa.com and Mark Anthony Barriga twitter