SAN ANTONIO, TX (January 23,
2017) - This past Saturday in her pro debut at the San Antonio
Shrine Auditorium, on the "Famoso's Night of Champions" card in
San Antonio, TX, hometown native, Selina "Aztec Queen" Barrios
(1-0, 1 KO), scored a spectacular first round knockout against,
Tammy Franks (2-27-1).
Barrios took charge from the
opening bell as she went right at Franks, looking for the
knockout. When the two fighters met in the middle of the ring,
punches were exchanged and Selina landed a left hook to the chin
of Franks, sending her to the canvas. After the ref gave Franks
an eight count, Barrios stormed on and ended the fight with a
devastating left hook-straight right combination.
Franks, who went the distance
with Mia St. John twice, was knocked out for the first time in
eight years. Satisfied with her triumph, Barrios is ready to get
back in the ring and keep the momentum going.
"I wanted to come out here
tonight and give the fans a great show." said Selina Barrios.
"After I landed that left hook, I knew she was hurt. My only
thought was to go for the kill and end the fight. This was my
first fight as a professional and I'm happy with the result."
"I want to thank all my family and friends who came out to
support me tonight," Barrios continued. "I also want to thank
Carlos Famoso Productions for giving me the opportunity to fight
in my hometown of San Antonio. My goal is to get back in the
ring as soon as possible and make my run toward a world title."
Barrios' trainer, former world champion, Carlos "Famoso"
Hernandez, who also served as promoter for the event, was
thrilled with Selina's performance. He sees a bright future for
"I really believe Selina can become something special in this
sport," Hernandez said. "She has tremendous power in both hands
and her boxing IQ is very high. With hard work, I believe she'll
become a world champion. She stole the show tonight with that