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Jessie Vargas slams Cotto vs. Ali fight

By Sean Jones: Jessie Vargas (27-2, 10 KOs) is not impressed at all with WBO junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto’s decision to end his career with a fight against welterweight Sadam Ali (25-1, 14 KOs) on December 2. HBO Championship Boxing will be televising the Cotto vs. Ali fight in the main event rather than […]

Jessie Vargas hoping for Keith Thurman fight

By Dan Ambrose: Former 2 division world champion Jessie Vargas (27-2, 10 KOs) reportedly believes he can get a crack against WBA/WBC welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) in his next title defense, according to Lance Pugmire of the LA Times.… Read

Jeff Horn vs. Jessie Vargas possible for December; Pacquiao unavailable

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao is unavailable for the rematch with Jeff Horn on November 12 due to commitments with his senatorial job in the Philippines. Horn beat Pacquiao by what some boxing feel was a hometown decision on July 2 at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. … Read

Mayweather doubts McGregor was knocked out in sparring session

By Allan Fox: Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he doesn’t believe that his August 26 opponent Conor Mcgregor was knocked out by one of his sparring partners while training for their mega-fight on Showtime PPV. Former WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas and Brandon Rios both broke the news last Sunday in saying that McGregor was knocked […]

McGregor knocked out in sparring says Jessie Vargas

By Allan Fox: Former welterweight champion Jessie Vargas says he’s hearing that UFC fighter Conor McGregor has been knocked out already in sparring for his August 26 fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. Vargas says that the boxing world is small with the news traveling fast about sparring episodes. … Read

Jessie Vargas confirmed for Box Fan Expo on May 6

3 Time World Champion Jessie Vargas has confirmed that he will appear to Meet & Greet his fans at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the 3rd edition of Box Fan Expo that will take place Saturday May 6, 2017 from 10am to 5pm, during Cinco De Mayo weekend. The Boxing Expo will also coincide […]

Pacquiao-Vargas does approximately 300K PPV buys

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao’s recent fight against WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas (27-2, 10 KOs) has brought in less than monstrous pay-per-view numbers on Top Rank’s broadcast. Bob Arum, the promoter for Pacquiao and Vargas, is saying that the fight card brought in a little over 300,000 pay-per-view buys, according to RingTV. Arum is […]

Manny Pacquiao Donates World Title Belt to the Philippines

The streak continues! No sooner had boxing superhero Senator MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO (59-6-2, 38 KOs) won the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight world title for a third time — dethroning the younger and taller defending champion Jessie Vargas (27-2, 10 KOs) on Saturday in front of 16,321 fans at the Thomas & Mack Center — […]

Vargas says Pacquiao fight was close

By Dam Ambrose: Former WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas (27-2, 10 KOs) seems to be in denial about his loss to Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) last Saturday night at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Vargas lost the fight by a 12 round unanimous decision, and two of the three judges […]

Arum says Mayweather-Pacquiao has 75% chance of happening

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum believes that a fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his fighter Manny Pacquiao has a 75 percent chance of happening. Arum seems to have changed his mind about the chances of the Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch happening, because just last Saturday night, he was saying that Mayweather is retired […]

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