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Jessie Vargas, Deandre Latimore 2/24 Foes are Confirmed

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com has been advised that Jessie Vargas (17-0) will face Lanardo Tyner (25-6) in the main event of Showtime's February 24th ShoBox card. Deandre Latimore (22-3) will face Ryan Davis (23-9) in the televised co-feature. The fights take place at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Vargas and Latimore are both promoted by Mayweather Promotions. BoxingScene has also been advised that if both of their fighters emerge victorious and unscathed that there is a good chance that both will appear on the undercard of the Floyd Mayweather-Miguel Cotto mega-fight that takes place at the MGM Grand on May 5th. 

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by hitmanjosh on 02-17-2012

One reason is he's fighting a guy trained sometime by Floyd Sr.and is a Road Warrior that's small in statue but big in heart. If this kid don't shorten his shots up he's going home early. He has talent but…

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