Unbeaten Prodigy Mario Barrios makes weight with swing bout looming on PBC on CBS
Sat, 18 Jul 2015
EL PASO, TX (July 17, 2015) - San Antonio's undefeated Super-Featherweight prodigy, Mario Barrios (9-0, 5 KOs), made weight for his upcoming bout with Jose Arturo Esquivel Porras (9-2, 2 KOs), set to take place at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas. Barrios weight in at 131.2 while Porras tipped the scale at 131.8.
Barrios vs. Porras will serve as the swing bout to the PBC on CBS event, headlined by Carl Frampton vs. Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. Televised coverage begins at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT with a heavyweights Chris Arreola and Fred Kassi opening up the telecast.
"I'm excited about the opportunity to showcase my skills on an international stage," said Mario Barrios. "I know there will be a lot a fans tuning in form the USA and the UK. With that being said, I want to put on a great performance. Hopefully the fight makes it to the televised portion of the show so the fans can see what I'm all about."
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