Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Jessie Vargas Inks With Cameron Dunkin, Top Rank Bound?

By Rick Reeno

The rumors are true. BoxingScene.com has received confirmation that undefeated welterweight contender Jessie Vargas (19-0, 9KOs) has indeed signed a contract with influential boxing manager Cameron Dunkin.

"I've known Jessie since he was 16-years-old. He's been a friend of mine for a long time. He recently called me and asked me to represent him. It's going to be a pleasure to represent Jessie and guide his career. Jessie is a great kid and a great talent," Dunkin told BoxingScene.com.

Several sources have indicated to BoxingScene that Top Rank is very interested in Vargas. Apparently, Vargas' contract with Mayweather Promotions has expired and the boxer is currently a promotional free agent.

Dunkin would neither confirm or deny the possibility of his boxer heading over to Top Rank. According to Dunkin, Vargas' options are currently being evaluated and a final decision could be coming in the next couple of days.

"Right now we're looking at the best possible options out there for Jessie. The kid is great talent and we're going to choose the best direction to take his career to the next level," Dunkin said.

Some of the boxers in Dunkin's stable include Timothy Bradley, Kelly Pavlik, Nonito Donaire, Mikey Garcia, James Kirkland, Brandon Rios and many others.

Tags: Top Rank image   Jessie Vargas image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BoxingGenius27 on 06-06-2012

I would like to hear why he jumped ship? Did he not feel he was getting enough exposure? His strength of schedule wasn't good enough? Not enough money? What?

Comment by -PBP- on 06-06-2012

[QUOTE=cactusEG;12212177]Really, I mean how far could Mayweather take him anyways ?[/QUOTE] ^^^This. Mayweather Promotions isn't a licensed promotional company in the State of Nevada. Like someone said I think he'll sign with Golden Boy.

Comment by RIZO24 on 06-06-2012

Jessie Vargas is a young talentes fighter, hopefully Top Rank makes a great one out of him.

Comment by Simply Zyzz on 06-06-2012

he's going to golden boy...... the last place anyone from a mayweather boxing gym is going to is top rank... lol... he's loyal to the mayweathers and for floyd starting him off but he wont go to top rank

Comment by DLT on 06-06-2012

[QUOTE=PittyPat;12211743]Jessie Vargas, to me, will always be known as the one who got kissed on the ear by Trenton Titsworth. Nothing more. I could not possibly give less of a s[color=black]h[/color]it about this guy. :yawn1:[/QUOTE] what happened?

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (27)
Top Headlines Jesse Hart: I've Been Waiting Patiently To Become a Superstar Mario Barrios Stops Naim Nelson in Seven Rounds Golovkin's Promoter: Dallas Should Be Frontrunner For Rematch Miguel Cotto Exec: Canelo-GGG Outcome Does Not Alter Plans Photos: Oscar Vadez Putting in Work For Genesis Servania Bout Canelo's Manager Not Sure if Golovkin Rematch Happens in May Photos: Gilberto Ramirez, Jesse Hart - Open Workouts Photos: Leo Santa Cruz Putting in Work For Chris Avalos Fight News: Nate Green, Seldin-Garrido Undercard, FightNight Live Nelson: Wilder Can Change Perception With Big Win Over Ortiz Arum: Golovkin Won Easy; What Were Byrd and Trella Watching?! Photos: Rio Ferdinand Holds Presser To Announce Boxing Career Canelo-Golovkin: Golden Boy Prefers To Do Immediate Rematch Gary Corcoran Hopes Jeff Horn Title Fight is Finalized Soon Parker vs. Fury - Terry O'Connor Replaced As Referee WBC Prez: Golovkin Went Forward All Night, Dominated Action! Haye vs. Bellew Rematch - Deal Getting Close For December 17 Carl Frampton on Inking Deal With MTK, Targeting Big Names Hughie Fury: Parker Is Obviously Overlooking Me, Eyeing Joshua GGG's Promoter: Judge Who Scored Draw Must Also Take Blame! Joshua: Parker Quite Strong, Could Stop Hughie Fury Late Golovkin Promoter Not Sure if Cotto Would Fight GGG in December Daily Bread Mailbag: Canelo vs. Golovkin Post-Fight Mania Frank Warren Discusses Canelo-Golovkin Outcome, Scoring Euro News: Filip Hrgovic, Tom Schwarz, Denis Radovan, More Warrington vs. Ceylan: Jack Massey Added To The Card George Foreman: I'm Shocked McGregor Hit Mayweather Like That Hopkins: Golovkin on The Decline, He Didn't Get Better! Kevin Lerena To Return in February, First Defense at Home Dmitry Kudryashov Only Focused on The Ring, Not World News Canelo-Golovkin Controversial draw shocks fans and gamblers Arum: This is What They Get For Letting Byrd Do Canelo-Golovkin! Gennady Golovkin's Promoter on The Canelo Rematch Clause Rohan Murdock Aiming For a Knockout Victory on October 14 Photos: Mario Barrios vs. Naim Nelson - Official Weights NSAC Head: No Corruption, Byrd Feels Terrible Over Canelo-GGG Saunders Now Hoping To Have Unification With Golovkin Photo: Jorge Linares in Top Form For Luke Campbell Defense Nonito Donaire vs. Ruben Hernandez Now For WBC Silver Title Barthelemy-Ramirez Ticket Specials For PBC Card on Sept. 26
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement