Mario Barrios took his first pro loss this past Saturday against Gervonta Davis, but when something he in all probability gained new followers within the valiant effort — on the very least, he actually hasn’t misplaced any.
When Barrios arrived residence in San Antonio, followers from his hometown have been there to greet him. Barrios referred to as the nice and cozy welcome residence from his followers “unimaginable.”
“In boxing, it’s a should to present the followers an entertaining battle, and that’s what I plan to do each time I step within the ring,” he stated. “It was an awesome battle, and the followers have been the actual winners.”
Barrios (26-1, 17 KO) additionally gave full credit score to Davis (25-0, 24 KO), who was preventing at 140 lbs for the primary time.
“It was an honor to step within the ring with Gervonta Davis, who for my part is likely one of the prime pound-for-pound fighters in boxing,” stated Barrios. “Though I didn’t come out on prime, I left all the pieces within the ring and confirmed the world my warrior spirit.
“I at all times instructed myself if I ever lose a battle, I’m going out on my protect, and that’s what I did. I’m going to take this expertise and develop as a fighter. I promise I’ll be again higher than ever.”