Sullivan Barrera is now a promotional free agent and looking to face the top boxers at 175 pounds.
Barrera confirmed his status as a free agent to South Florida newspaper El Nuevo Herald and spoke about his future as it pertains to potentially fighting in another world title fight in 2019. Barrera is coming off a unanimous decision victory over fellow light heavyweight contender Seanie Monaghan. That fight took place on November 3 and it was the main event of a boxing card streamed exclusively on Facebook Watch.
"We're looking for new horizons, looking for the right person to make these next fights that we want to be big fights. I think this latest victory against Monaghan put us in a good position. My manager Luis Molina has been talking with various promoters and we're awaiting a response. Just like any boxer, I'm waiting for those big fights, the best possible fights against big names," Barrera said.
The 36-year-old Barrera currently sports a 22-2 pro record and fought for the WBA light heavyweight title back in March when he was stopped by Dmitry Bivol in the 12th round. Despite the title loss, Barrera has been able to maintain a solid position on some of the rankings of the major governing bodies. Barrera is ranked No. 13 by the WBC, No. 4 by the WBA and No. 12 by the IBF at light heavyweight.
Barrera was previously promoted by Main Events, who promotes former world champion Sergey Kovalev, who is fighting for the WBO light heavyweight title in 2019.