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Jessie Vargas, Deandre Latimore ShoBox Heads To Vegas

by Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has been advised that a Showtime televised doubleheader, scheduled for February 24th, and featuring welterweight contender Jessie Vargas (17-0, 9KOs) and junior middleweight Deandre Latimore (22-3, 17KOs) - will head to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and tickets are scheduled to go on sale today. Showtime will broadcast the fights as part of their ShoBox series.

Latimore has racked up two consecutive victories since losing a close majority decision to Sechew Powell in March of 2010. Vargas, who last September at the MGM Grand won a very gutsy ten round split decision over Josesito Lopez on the Floyd Mayweather-Victor Ortiz undercard, will test the waters in the lucrative welterweight division.

The opponents will be finalized shortly.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Heru on 02-09-2012

[QUOTE=PBFP4P;11764644]Are they Haymon fighters?[/QUOTE] They are promoted by Mayweather; about as much Haymon fighters as Said Oauli...

Comment by PBFP4P on 02-09-2012

[QUOTE=RSBonos;11764621]Showtime, the new home of Haymon productions.[/QUOTE] Are they Haymon fighters?

Comment by RSBonos on 02-09-2012

Showtime, the new home of Haymon productions.

Comment by Evil Abed on 02-09-2012

I got TBA"S by KO in both.

Comment by PBFP4P on 02-09-2012

The fight is 2 weeks away. Who are the opponents?

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