American decisions Barriga
Filipino Mark Anthony Barriga failed in his first attempt for a world crown when he lost to Carlos Licona of California at Staples Center in Los Angeles, USA, on Saturday night (Sunday, PH time). Two judges scored it 115-113 for Licona while the third judge had it 115-113 for Barriga. Licona (14-0-0, 2 KOs) captured the IBF world minimumweight title and dealt Barriga his first professional loss who went down to 9-1-0, 1 KO. —PHILBOXING.COM
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