On this day: 2/19/2000. WBC Super Bantamweight Champion Erik Morales (35-0, 28 KOs) vs WBO Super Bantamweight Champion Marco Antonio Barrera (49-2, 36 KOs).
Tijuana's @terrible100 went down on a questionable knockdown in the 12th round, but still won by a razor thin split decision. After 12 rounds of a back and forth war, the judges had it 114-113 for Barrera, and 114-113 / 115-112 for Morales.
This fight set up a great rivalry between Erik Morales and Marco Antonio Barrera, which resulted in one of boxing's greatest rivalries. Viva 🇲🇽 Mexico cabrones!