Arnold Barboza Jr. | Srivideo
Biography | Posted: Sunday, 18th October
Arnold Barboza Jr.
Born/Date of Birth: December 9, 1991 (age 28)
Place of Birth: Long Beach, California, United States
Division: Welterweight, Light welterweight
Height: 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Reach: 72 in (183 cm)
Arnold Barboza Jr. (born December 9, 1991) is an American professional boxer. As of September 2020, he is ranked as the world's ninth best active light welterweight by The Ring.
Barboza made his professional debut as a welterweight on June 14, 2013, scoring a six-round unanimous decision (UD) victory against Gustavo Lopez at the Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, California.
After compiling a record of 19–0 (7 KOs) he defeated Manuel Lopez via ten-round UD on December 14, 2018, capturing the vacant WBC-NABF Junior light welterweight title at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. All three judges scored the bout 100–90. Barboza scored another three victories in 2019; a third-round knockout (KO) to retain his title against former world title challenger Mike Alvarado in April; a fourth-round stoppage via corner retirement (RTD) against Ricky Sismundo in a non-title bout in August; and a second successful defence of his title against William Silva via fifth-round KO in November.