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Jessie Vargas Inks Promotional Pact With Top Rank

Unbeaten welterweight Jessie Vargas of Las Vegas today signed a promotional contract with Top Rank.

Bob Arum made the announcement at Top Rank's corporate office in Las Vegas.

Vargas, 19-0, said he will begin training at the Top Rank Gym in Las Vegas. He is managed by Cameron Dunkin and trained by Robert Alcazar.

"Everyone at Top Rank is very excited about Jessie," said Arum.

"I wanted to be with the Top Rank team and here I am," Vargas said.

"Jessie Vargas is a Top 10 welterweight who not only wants to win a world championship, but is looking to be a star in the sport," Dunkin said.

"I am planning to very busy, fighting three, four times a year," Vargas said.

Vargas was born in Los Angeles. He moved to Las Vegas at the age of six and began boxing at eight years old. He won gold medals at a number of national tournaments. Vargas was a two-time National Golden Gloves champion. His amateur record was 120-20.

Vargas said he is looking to make his Top Rank debut in September.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ELPERRO on 06-21-2012

Well you can't blame the guy.. The only exposure Mayweather promotion fighters get is when MONEY fights and who knows if he will ever fight again. If anything he should of signed with golden boy. He could of gotten great…

Comment by devildg on 06-21-2012

good move. they will matchmake well for him...if he's any good then he'll be a star. Look at Tim Bradley. The whole damn world knows who he is now.

Comment by sdcluser on 06-21-2012

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Comment by SCEN3RY on 06-21-2012

[QUOTE=Pikachu5000;12264379]What an idiot. They're just going to use him to benefit Pacquiao just like they used Bradley.[/QUOTE] no, sounds like ur the idiot for thinking top rank signed him so they could make a fight with pac. man that's a…

Comment by Eff Pandas on 06-21-2012

[QUOTE=KnockUTheFukOut;12264416]people just assume Vargas is leaving Mayweather...maybe Mayweather is done with him, Mayweather taking pictures with Caballero, Dirrell and Gamboa why wasn't Vargas in that picture[/QUOTE] Exactly the writing was already on the wall. Good luck to Jesse Vargas with…

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