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Video: Jessie Vargas Talks Keith Thurman, Garcia vs. Rios, More

Jessie Vargas Video Interview - LAS VEGAS - Two-division world champion Danny Garcia and former world champion Brandon Rios faced off Thursday at the final press conference for their WBC Welterweight ...Read More

Jessie Vargas To Keith Thurman: Only a Coward Backs Out!

BoxingScene.com recently caught up with former two-division champion Jessie Vargas who returned to the ring in December with a dominant unanimous decision victory over Aaron Herrera. The fight was Var...Read More

Thurman Not Expected to Fight Vargas in May 19 Return to Ring

NEW YORK – Jessie Vargas wasn’t part of Showtime’s “2018 Boxing Upfront” for good reason Wednesday. Despite rampant speculation over the past month, BoxingScene.com has learned Vargas will not be Keit...Read More

Porter: I Hope Thurman Wins, But Vargas Isn't Tune-Up for Him

NEW YORK – Shawn Porter hopes Keith Thurman beats Jessie Vargas. Porter pointed out, however, that it won’t be an easy fight for Thurman, in no way a tune-up. Thurman-Vargas hasn’t been officially ann...Read More

Jamal James Reflects on KO of Chaves, Open To Face Jessie Vargas

Yours truly was a special guest on Monday's edition of ATG Radio that featured up and coming welterweight Jamal James (22-1). The 29-year-old made a statement in his last fight when he stopped the nor...Read More

Jessie Vargas Feels He Has a Good Shot To Land Keith Thurman

The welterweight titles held by Keith Thurman are in the crosshairs of Jessie Vargas, who hopes to secure the opportunity in March or April, and feels very confident that he would have a good chance t...Read More

Jessie Vargas Confident That He Can Put Keith Thurman To Sleep!

At the table there has been no formal offer, but former two-division world champion Jessie Vargas (28-2, 10 KOs) is confident that at some point he will enter the ring to challenge WBC, WBA welterweig...Read More

Team Porter To Keith Thurman: We'll Be Waiting Motherf***er!

There are various reports that WBA/WBC welterweight champion Keith Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) will be facing Jessie Vargas in the spring. Shawn Porter, who narrowly lost to Thurman in June of 2016, will b...Read More

Jessie Vargas Crossing Fingers That Keith Thurman Bout Happens

Former two division champion Jessie Vargas is feeling the Christmas spirit in high form, because he's a frontrunnner to face WBC, WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman. Thurman, who has been inactiv...Read More

Jessie Vargas: I'm Very Interested in Fighting Keith Thurman

Former two division world champion Jessie Vargas (28-2, 10 KOs) is looking for a major fight when he returns to the ring in the first quarter of 2018. Earlier this month, Vargas won a ten round unanim...Read More

Photos: Mikey Garcia, Jessie Vargas, Centeno Unite For Toy Giveaway

This past Sunday, December 17, Boxing restaurant Last Round Bar & Grill along with Supreme Boxing had its 1st Annual Holiday Toy Giveaway hosted by WBC World Lightweight Champion Mikey Garcia and frie...Read More

Jessie Vargas: I Want Thurman, Spence-Peterson Winner or Garcia

Former welterweight world champion Jessie Vargas (28-2, 10 KOs) returned to drop and defeat Aaron Herrera (24-8-1, 15 KOs) by unanimous decision in the main event of a special Friday night edition of ...Read More

Jessie Vargas Drops, Dominates Aaron Herrera For Easy Win

Jessie Vargas’ return wasn’t nearly as entertaining as the knockouts John Molina Jr. and Jamal James produced on his undercard, but he easily out-boxed Aaron Herrera on Friday night. In his first figh...Read More

Jessie Vargas Eyes Danny Garcia, Keith Thurman, Ali Rematch

The last time boxing fans have seen Jessie Vargas in a boxing ring was when he dropped a unanimous decision to Manny Pacquiao in November of last year. That was over 13 months ago, maybe too long for ...Read More

Jessie Vargas: I Want To Conquer Welterweight Division!

On December 15th former two-division champion Jessie Vargas (27-2) will return to the ring after a 13 month ring hiatus. Vargas lost a spirited decision to Manny Pacquiao in his last ring outing and i...Read More

Photos: Jessie Vargas, Aaron Herrera - Ready For Battle

Jessie Vargas, Herrera Weigh-In Photos Gallery - Former welterweight champion Jessie Vargas returns to the ring to take on hard-hitting veteran Aaron Herrera in the 10-round main event of a special ...Read More

Video: Jessie Vargas on Herrera Fight, Haymon Deal, Thurman

Jessie Vargas Video Interview - The bright lights of Las Vegas shine on the junior lightweight division when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: ORLANDO SALIDO VS. MIGUEL ROMAN, TEVIN FARMER VS. KENICHI OGAWA AND ...Read More

Jessie Vargas vs. Aaron Herrera - Toy Drive To Be Held at Event

The first 300 fans who bring a toy to the Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 and FOX Deportes event Friday, December 15 at Pioneer Event Center in Lancaster, Calif. will receive a free t-shirt and five d...Read More

Jessie Vargas: In a Rematch Sadam Ali Gets Knocked Out Sooner!

On Saturday night Sadam Ali (26-1) shocked the boxing world when he defeated Miguel Cotto (41-6) in the final fight of the former four-division champion's certain Hall of Fame career. Ali was a heavy ...Read More

Sadam Ali: Trust Me, I Would've Beaten Jessie Vargas Tonight!

NEW YORK – Jessie Vargas was among those that criticized Miguel Cotto’s choice of opponent for his farewell fight. The fight was offered to Vargas, but the former WBO welterweight champion turned down...Read More