The former interim Wba Lw champion Ismael Barroso entered this fight with a professional record of 20-1-2 (19 KOs=95%) and he is ranked as the No.11 lightweight in the world. He suffered his only loss when he faced Anthony Crolla in 2016 (Crolla vs Barroso), after this bout he came back to win in 2017 against Fidel Maldonado Jr (Fidel Maldonado Jr vs Ismael Barroso).
His opponent, Isa Chaniev, has a boxing record of 12-1-0 (6 knockouts) and he entered as the No.42 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year losing to Fedor Papazov and winning over Jean Pierre Bauwens and Juan Martin Elorde. Barroso vs Chaniev is valid for the IBF Inter-Continental and WBO International lightweight titles. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia
Division: lightweight (135 lbs, 61.2 kg)
Title: IBF Inter-Continental and WBO International lightweight titles
Barroso’s previous fight: Fidel Maldonado Jr vs Ismael Barroso
Barroso vs Chaniev full fight video:
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