Erik Morales vs Marco Antonio Barrera: Who ranks higher?

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Who ranks higher?

  1. Morales

    52.9%
  2. Barrera

    47.1%
  1. Mod-Mania

    Mod-Mania Boxing Addict Full Member

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  2. Smokin Bert

    Smokin Bert Boxing Addict Full Member

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    There is really not much separating these two great fighters. Neither head to head, nor in legacy.
     
  3. Jel

    Jel Reserving the right to be inconsistent Full Member

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    I'd have them next to each in my p4p list. But who was on top could change from week to week. Gun to head, probably Barrera on account of his 2-1 series win.
     
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  4. Young Terror

    Young Terror 2013 Poster Of The Year Full Member

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    As much as it pains me to say it cause i love Marco but i have to say Morales ranks higher not by much but still i think he has a deeper resume overall.
     
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  5. robert ungurean

    robert ungurean Богдан Full Member

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    Morales is more popular but Barrera is better IMO
     
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  6. fists of fury

    fists of fury Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    It's hard to separate them. Funny, I used to be a Barrera guy, but then I started to move over to the Morales camp. Both are fantastic fighters.
    I think any fan of boxing world be a fan of both, not just one or the other.
     
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  7. HolDat

    HolDat Active Member Full Member

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    I like MAB more.... but they're on the same level.
     
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  8. thanosone

    thanosone Love Your Brother Man Full Member

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    Morales ranks higher. Better resume. Also he was robbed in the second fight. Third fight was too close to call.
     
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  9. Bronze Tiger

    Bronze Tiger Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Barrera was robbed in the first ...so I guess it evens out lol
     
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  10. PhillyPhan69

    PhillyPhan69 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    yeah, I kind of agree. I always liked Morales more even though I scored all 3 for MAB. And I think MAB is slightly better/greater, but splitting hairs it is so close IMO.
     
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  11. he grant

    he grant Historian/Film Maker Full Member

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    I always favored Morales. As gutsy as anyone. What a heart.
     
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  12. robert ungurean

    robert ungurean Богдан Full Member

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    He was and he also won the 3rd clean IMO
     
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  13. KidDynamite

    KidDynamite Boxing Addict Full Member

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  14. ChrisJS

    ChrisJS Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I think Barrera but also realize Morales is an equally acceptable answer.
     
  15. thanosone

    thanosone Love Your Brother Man Full Member

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    How? Morales was the far busier fighter and won more rounds. Barrera fought in spurts. Round 5 which is considered one of the greatest rounds in history was one sided for Morales and people act like it was even. I can see why people say he was robbed in the first fight.
     
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