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Jessie Vargas Decisions Steve Forbes Over Ten Rounds

By Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Jessie Vargas (19-0, 9KOs) won a ten round unanimous decision over former champion Steve Forbes (35-11, 11KOs), who came in on late notice after the orginal opponent, Alfonso Gomez, withdrew with back spasms. The scores were 100-90, 97-93 and 98-92.

The fight itself was a textbook boxing match from start to finish. Neither fighter took chances, nor was either guy in serious trouble. Vargas kept his distance, used his reach advatage, and countered an incoming Forbes.

Forbes couldn't really get off with much of anything, and Vargas kept a tight defense.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr. Fantastic on 05-06-2012

Vargas was boring in this fight.

Comment by bose on 05-06-2012

Jesse Vargas can't fight he runs. He can't fill an arena. Once he leaves Floyd he will become a superstar and tell us how he was held back by playing the nice guy role.

Comment by A-Wolf on 05-06-2012

Floyd is a master promoter. Clearly. Steve Forbes. He's like. Really exciting.

Comment by Snake... on 05-06-2012

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;12084603]VArgas got the GBP $$ behind him but no way he deserves 2 be on PPV...he needs to elevated the comp or hide somewhere...he's boring...[/QUOTE] he's not with Golden Boy he's with Mayweather promotions looks like Floyd's kids are a…

Comment by nycsmooth on 05-06-2012

VArgas got the GBP $$ behind him but no way he deserves 2 be on PPV...he needs to elevated the comp or hide somewhere...he's boring...

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