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Francisco Vargas vs. Miguel Berchelt Set For January 28, HBO

Francisco Vargas will defend his WBC 130-pound title against Miguel Berchelt on January 28, Zanfer Promotions liaison Sean Gibbons confirmed to Boxingscene.com Friday morning. ...Read More

Lomachenko Likes Vargas Fight Next; Arum Prefers Salido

LAS VEGAS – Vasyl Lomachenko mentioned the fighter who drew with Orlando Salido in 2016’s probable “Fight of the Year” as the man he’d like to face next. Lomachenko’s promoter prefers a rematch agains...Read More

Arum: No Way in Hell Would De La Hoya Do Lomachenko-Vargas!

Vasyl Lomachenko successfully defended his WBO junior lightweight title, winning when Nicholas Walters was unable to continue after seven rounds Saturday night at the Cosmopolitan....Read More

Francisco Vargas: Miura's Power May Give Him Edge With Salido

As BoxingScene.com previously reported, a mouth-watering encounter has been finalized for December 17th, when super featherweights Takashi Miura (30-3-2, 23KOs) and Orlando Salido (43-13-4, 30KOs) col...Read More

Francisco Vargas Likes The Idea of Unification in First Fight Back

WBC super featherweight world champion Francisco 'Bandido' Vargas (23-0-2, 17KOs) is still not certain if he will be capable of fighting again before the year is up. Vargas had back to back Fight of T...Read More

Vargas May Take Off Until 2017, Open To Lomachenko Unification

The cuts suffered on the eyelid and cheekbone in his last two outings in the ring could lead to an even longer layoff for WBC super featherweight world champion Francisco 'Bandido' Vargas (23-0-2, 17K...Read More

Francisco Vargas' Manager Talks Ring Return, Fight Options

On June 4th at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, WBC super featherweight titlist Francisco Vargas and Orlando Salido waged war over twelve pulsating rounds. Vargas (23-0-2, 17KOs) retained his...Read More

Jason Sosa's Promoter Eyes Francisco Vargas, Orlando Salido

With his upset knockout victory over previously undefeated Javier Fortuna this past Friday in China, Jason Sosa (19-1-4, 15KOs) now holds a version of the WBA 130-pound title (Jezreel Corrales is the ...Read More

Orlando Salido Still Confident He Did Enough To Unseat Vargas

The people’s champ Orlando “Siri” Salido was in Mexico City this week to tape a special program with TV Azteca about his most recent fight with Francisco “Bandido” Vargas that will be shown this Satur...Read More

Photos: Vargas Rubs Shoulders With Mayweather at BWAA Awards

LOS ANGELES - WBC Super Featherweight World Champion Francisco "El Bandido" Vargas was honored today with the Boxing Writers Association of American Muhammad Ali - Joe Frazier Fight of The Year Award....Read More

Vargas Open To Lomachenko Unification, Salido Likely in 2017

WBC super featherweight world champion Francisco "Bandido" Vargas (23-0-2, 17KOs) is open to the idea of having a rematch with Orlando "Siri" Salido, but feels that it's better saved for 2017 when bot...Read More

Francisco Vargas Vows: My Style of Fighting Will Not Change!

World Boxing Council super featherweight champion Francisco "Bandido" Vargas (23-0-2, 17KOs) wants a fight before the year's end, but a good rest before that to heal and refresh....Read More

Lomachenko Thinks Salido Beat Vargas; Martinez Had it Even

NEW YORK – Vasyl Lomachenko had a ringside seat for the presumptive frontrunner for “Fight of the Year.” Lomachenko left StubHub Center on Saturday night beyond impressed with the sustained violence F...Read More

Salido To Vargas: Don't Pull a Canelo-GGG, Let's Do it Again

While basking in the glow of all the plaudits he recieved for his effort this past weekend against WBC super featherweight titlist, Francisco Vargas - which ended in a draw - Orlando Salido was a bit ...Read More

HBO Sports Head Nelson Still Feeling Buzz of Vargas-Salido

It's been several days since WBC super featherweight belt-holder Francisco Vargas and Orlando Salido waged their insta-classic at the StubHub Center in Carson, California on HBO. After twelve hard-fou...Read More

Francisco Vargas vs. Orlando Salido: Post-Fight Report Card

It’s not hard to believe that Orlando Salido and Francisco Vargas might pair for a Fight of the Year level contest. For Salido, it was his fourth such battle in a row. Dating to his surreal war with T...Read More

Vargas-Salido Brawl Averaged 833K Viewers on HBO, Peaks at 954K

The best fights of the year are almost never the most-watched ones. Those who tuned into HBO this past Saturday night were fortunate to see a delightful brawl between junior lightweight titleholder Fr...Read More

'Fighting Words' - Francisco Vargas-Orlando Salido: Trials By Fire

'Fighting Words' - Francisco Vargas-Orlando Salido: Trials By Fire

by David P. Greisman - It’s not always easy. And even for those who make it look easy, it still isn’t. The performances we see on fight night are the result of days dedicated to training, to preparati...Read More

Salido Eyes November Return - Targets Vargas Rematch or Miura

After what was a hellacious twelve round affair on Saturday night from the StubHub Center in Carson, California, Zanfer Promotions and Orlando Salido who had to settle for a draw versus WBC 130-pound ...Read More

Salido's Manager: I Don't Know What Else He Has To Do To Win!

Before a crowd of 7,378 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, WBC super featherweight world champion Francisco "El Bandido" Vargas (23-0-2, 17 KOs) and former three-time world champion Orlando ...Read More