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Photos: Orlando Salido Closes Camp For Francisco Vargas War

Three-time world champion in two division Orlando 'Siri' Salido closed his training camp in Mexico and will travel to Los Angeles this Sunday for his battle against WBC Super featherweight champion Fr...Read More

Photos: Francisco Vargas Throws Out First Pitch at Dodgers Game

Los Angeles, CA - WBC Super Featherweight World Champion Francisco "El Bandido" Vargas (23-0-1, 17 KOs) threw the first pitch at the Los Angeles Dodgers versus the Cincinnati Reds game today, Wednesda...Read More

Francisco Vargas Nears Testing Record For Combat Sports in Cali

However his night ends in his upcoming fight, Francisco Vargas will have likely made history by the time he enters the ring. The unbeaten super featherweight titlist is at the tail end of a now well-p...Read More

Golden Boy Perspective on Bumpy Vargas-Salido Promotion

From the moment it first suggested, those in the boxing world had a pairing between Francisco Vargas and Orlando Salido pegged as a can’t miss Fight of the Year candidate. Getting the boxers to sign o...Read More

"Big Problem" For Salido Side If Vargas Had Failed PED Test Later

If Francisco Vargas would’ve tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug closer to their June 4 fight, Orlando Salido wouldn’t have been as willing to move forward with it. Vargas tested positive...Read More

Salido: If I Tested Positive, Vargas Fight Would’ve Been Canceled

Orlando Salido signed off on moving forward with his highly anticipated June 4 fight against Francisco Vargas even after Vargas failed a performance-enhancing drug test last month. ...Read More

Photos: Salido Taunts Vargas - 'This Mexican Beef Tastes Great!'

On Sunday night in Ciudad Obregon Mexico, Orlando 'Siri' Salido and manager Sean Gibbons had what they describe as a great meal with "fantastic sonora beef tacos." ...Read More

Francisco Vargas Coming Up Clean in Recent VADA Testing

WBC super featherweight champion Francisco Vargas is looking good in his recent testing results from the Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency (VADA, for its acronym in English), according to Golden Boy Promot...Read More

Saul Rodriguez Interested in Facing Vargas vs. Salido Winner

Rising prospect Saúl "Neno" Rodríguez (19-0-1) returns to the ring Saturday night in Studio City, Calif. against Daulis Prescott (31-3) of Colombia. The fight will serve as the main event of the lates...Read More

Lomachenko Will Root For Salido To Beat Vargas - Then Revenge

New York - For a boxer who is officially taking part in his 7th pro fight, there are a lot of story lines for Vasyl Lomachenko (5-1, 3KOs). On June 11th, he has the opportunity to become a two time tw...Read More

Sadam Ali Return Likely For Vargas-Salido Bill

Golden Boy Promotions matchmaker Robert Diaz has advised BoxingScene.com that welterweight contender Sadam Ali (22-1) will likely return to the ring on June 4th in Carson, Calif. against an opponent t...Read More

"Fighting Words" - On Francisco Vargas’ Positive Drug Test

by David P. Greisman - The number of pro athletes who’ve been guilty has led to an even greater number of them being guilty by association. Our eyes have long since been opened to the use of performan...Read More

Orlando Salido Reacts To Francisco Vargas' Positive Drug Test

Two-time world champion Orlando “Siri” Salido who is training in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico for his June 4 showdown with Francisco “Bandido” Vargas, had this to say about the positive doping exam ...Read More

Francisco Vargas Granted Temporary License, Must Submit To Additional Testing

Francisco Vargas has been granted a temporary license by the California State Athletic Commission ahead of his anticipated showdown with Orlando Salido. However, he is not yet out of the clear....Read More

Francisco Vargas Positive For Clenbuterol, Salido Fight Still On

From the moment the fight was announced as a done deal, fans and media have clamored over the June 4 super featherweight title clash between Francisco "El Bandido" Vargas and Orlando "Siri" Salido. ...Read More

Francisco Vargas Embraces VADA Testing For Salido Defense

World Boxing Council [WBC] super featherweight world champion Francisco 'Bandido' Vargas (23-0-1, 17KOs) has already been tested twice by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA), as he trains fo...Read More

Miguel Roman Stops Giner in WBC Eliminator To Earn Title Shot

Mexican super featherweight Miguel Roman (55-11) was too strong for Spaniard Juli Giner (18-2-1) in their WBC eliminator last night (April 1) in Barcelona and won on a eighth round TKO when Giner was ...Read More

Francisco Vargas Says Right Eye Injury Was 'Stubborn'

As you see Francisco Vargas now - who is scheduled to face Orlando Salido on June 4th at the StubHub Center as the main event on HBO - there are no signs of the grotesquely swollen right eye he suffer...Read More

Video: De La Hoya Talks Matthysse, Canelo, Pacquiao, More

ORLANDO SALIDO, Mexican Boxing Warrior and Former Three-Time World Champion: "Thank you to the WBC and Team Vargas for giving me this opportunity....Read More

Video: Francisco Vargas vs. Orlando Salido Press Conference

FRANCISCO VARGAS, WBC Super Featherweight Champion: "I'm very grateful to HBO, Golden Boy Promotions and my managers for this opportunity....Read More