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Mikey Garcia Rises at 135: BoxingScene Ratings Update

Lightweight: Mike Garcia returns to the ratings for the first time in well more than a year. In the second fight of his comeback, after being shelved by contract matters, he obliterated a tough oppone...Read More

Chavez Sr: They Deserve Jail For Abuse of Francisco Vargas' Career

Mexican legend Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. is very upset with the way that his countryman, former world champion Francisco 'Bandido' Vargas (23-1-2, 17 KOs), is being handled in terms of his career. From N...Read More

Miguel Berchelt-Francisco Vargas: Post-Fight Report Card

Being a warrior takes a toll. It doesn’t matter how endearing it is. If there is a fan in the last couple years that doesn’t count Francisco Vargas amongst their favorite fighters to watch, they might...Read More

"Fighting Words" - A Rematch Timed Right and A Return Too Soon

by David P. Greisman - Francisco Vargas was in one of the best fights of 2015, got back in the ring seven months later and wound up in one of the best fights of 2016. He came back after another seven ...Read More

Berchelt Says He Achieved Career Dream With Vargas TKO Win

Miguel Berchelt dethroned previously unbeaten Francisco Vargas, stopping him in the 11th round to seize the World Boxing Council super featherweight title in a showdown of Mexican rivals....Read More

Francisco Vargas: He Cut Me, I Couldn't See, I Want a Rematch

In a heart and soul performance before a sold-out crowd at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Miguel "El Alacran" Berchelt (31-1, 28 KOs) pulled the upset of a lifetime and was crowned the new after an 11...Read More

Berchelt Batters, Bloodies Vargas, Stops Him in the 11th Round

This was one tough fight too many for Francisco Vargas. Fellow Mexican Miguel Berchelt made the most of his first high-profile fight on American television and stopped Vargas in the 11th round Saturda...Read More

Vargas vs. Berchelt - CompuBox Historical Review

BOMBS AWAY!!! Francisco Vargas avg'd 88.8 punches thrown/30.5 landed in his last five fights- well above the wgt. class avg. He also landed 39.1% of his power punches and 7.8 jabs per round. Opponents...Read More

Francisco Vargas-Miguel Berchelt: Pre-Fight Report Card

It’s the curse of the remote control. We’re in the mood to laugh, flipping channels, and find Wedding Crashers at one stop of the dial, Dazed and Confused on another. Both are hilarious, classic comed...Read More

Golden Boy Prez: Vargas-Berchelt Type of Fight HBO Should Show

Eric Gomez figured Miguel Berchelt was the last thing Francisco Vargas needed. Vargas survived back-to-back brutal brawls with Takashi Miura and Orlando Salido in his previous two fights. That’s why G...Read More

Vargas Not Worried About Cuts Causing Issues Against Berchelt

Francisco Vargas believes he has taken a long enough layoff to refresh his body and allow his cuts to fully heal. Vargas’ last fight, a majority draw with Orlando Salido on June 4 in Carson, Californi...Read More

Orlando Salido: Me and Francisco Vargas Have Unfinished Business

Orlando “Siri” Salido has always given the fans the fights they want and deserve, and his championship fight against Francisco “Bandido” Vargas last June at the Stub Hub Center continues to gather acc...Read More

Vargas vs. Salido Named as BWAA "Fight of The Year"

It was certainly a week to forget for the staff at Golden Boy Promotions, but one that was already due to end on a high note and now comes with even more reason to smile. The same goes for Francisco V...Read More

Photos: Vargas, Berchelt, Miura, Roman - Ready For War

Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark® doubleheader telecast begins at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Opening up the telecast at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California is a 12-round super featherweight attr...Read More

Miguel Roman: I'll Try To Knock Takashi Miura Out From Round One

Undefeated Francisco Vargas defends his World Boxing Council Super Featherweight title Saturday against Mexican compatriot Miguel Berchelt with Japan's Takashi Miura on the undercard seeking another c...Read More

Salido Will Be Ringside at Vargas-Berchelt - Wants Rematch

Out of everyone who will be attending this weekend's card at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California - where an HBO doubleheader takes place featuring a pair of super featherweight contests b...Read More

Photos: Vargas vs. Berchelt, Miura vs. Roman Final Press Conference

LOS ANGELES - WBC Super Featherweight Champion Francisco "El Bandido" Vargas (23-0-2, 17 KOs) and Mexican brawler and WBO Interim Super Featherweight champion Miguel "El Alacran" Berchelt (30-1, 27 KO...Read More

Francisco Vargas Expects All-Action Fight With Miguel Berchelt

On January 28th, Francisco "El Bandido" Vargas (23-0-2, 17 KOs) will look to defend his WBC Super Featherweight title, as he steps into the ring for a 12-round fight against Miguel "El Alacran" Berche...Read More

Jason Sosa's Promoter Would Love Orlando Salido Showdown

For the time being WBA 130-pound titlist Jason Sosa (20-1-4, 15 KOs) has a blank 2017 itinerary. "We don't have anything scheduled, right now,''his promoter, Russel Peltz admitted to BoxingScene.com ...Read More

Berchelt's Trainer Predicts He Will Tear Francisco Vargas Apart

Trainer Alfredo Caballero is one hundred percent confident that his pupil Miguel "Scorpion" Berchelt (30-1, 27 KOs) will become the new WBC super featherweight champion on January 28th in Indio, Calif...Read More