CEBU CITY Mexican boxing icon Marco Antonio Barrera is set to visit Cebu to watch the latest edition of Pinoy Pride XVIII - World Champion vs. World Champion boxing event on March 2 at the Waterfront Hotel Cebu City Hotel and Casino.
Barrera will travel halfway around the world to support his boxer, World Boxing Organization (WBO) mini-flyweight titleholder Moises Fuentes, in his world title clash with WBO light flyweight king Donnie Nietes.
Marco Antonio Barrera will be coming and it has been confirmed by Zanfer Promotions, ALA Promotions president Michael Aldeguer said.
Marco sent his passport already and his tentative date of arrival is Feb. 28. Our travel coordinator is working on his ticket, Aldeguer said.
Barrera, who fought Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao twice, co-manages the 27-year-old Fuentes along with his brother Jorge Barrera Tapia.(PNA)