Mario Thomas Barrios is a professional boxer who is currently ranked as the 9th best active super lightweight boxer in the world. He previously held the WBA super-lightweight from 2019 to 2021. He was born in San Antonio, Texas, and turned into a professional boxer in 2013.
To maintain his WBA Super Lightweight title, he has to defeat Batyr Akhmedov, which he successfully did via unanimous decision. Their fight end with a result of 114–112, 115–111, 116–111 in favor of Barrios. When he vacated the WBA (Regular) Super Lightweight title, he was bound to face Ryan Karl and won the match via TKO on the 6th round.
His first professional loss was against Gervonta Davis, an undefeated boxer in the same division. Davis was able to knock down Barrios twice, and the referee stopped the fight in the 11th round.
Total Fights: 27
Wins by KO: 17