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Gavin McDonnell: I'm Living The Dream, Still Have To Pinch Myself

It wasn’t long ago Gavin McDonnell hadn't even stepped into a ring for a professional fight. Now, after he was influenced by twin brother Jamie’s European title victory on the road in France, he gets ...Read More

Dave Coldwell Talks Tony Bellew, McDonnell vs. Vargas, More

When Gavin McDonnell challenges for the vacant WBC super-bantamweight world title on February 25 at the Hull Arena, the man in the corner with him is well aware as to how difficult a night it will be ...Read More

Gavin McDonnell: Vargas Will Have To Knock Me Out Cold To Win

Gavin McDonnell can create British boxing history when he takes on Rey Vargas for the vacant WBC World Super-Bantamweight title at the Hull Ice Arena on February 25, live on Sky Sports. ...Read More

Gavin McDonnell vs. Rey Vargas Set For Hull Rather Than London

Gavin McDonnell will fight for the world title next month. The Doncaster super-bantamweight, who is rated at number two, will contest the vacant WBC crown against Mexico’s Rey Vargas, who the Boxing C...Read More

Rey Vargas vs. Gavin McDonnell on February 25, Says Promoter

Mexico's rising star Rey Vargas will go for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) super bantamweight title against Britain's Gavin McDonnell on February 25 in London, England....Read More

Rey Vargas-Gavin McDonnell Title Fight Eyed For February in UK

As boxing hipsters continue to reflect fondly upon the career of Hozumi Hasegawa, a void left behind by the former three-division champion will soon be filled. Unbeaten super bantamweight contender Re...Read More

Rey Vargas is Confident WBC Will Force Hasegawa Title Shot

Rey "King" Vargas, who is ranked at number one under the World Boxing Council (WBC) in the super bantamweight division, is waiting for the date to face current world champion Hozumi Hasegawa of Japan....Read More

Rey Vargas Set Down as Mandatory To Hozumi Hasegawa

Although he thought his opponent would be the countryman Hugo Ruiz, who eventually lost the super bantamweight title of the World Boxing Council last Friday in Osaka, Japan, the sanctioning body has o...Read More

Rey Vargas Blasts Out Alexander Munoz, In Line For Hugo Ruiz

Deportivo Zaragoza in Zaragoza, Mexico - Super bantamweight Rey Vargas (28-0, 22 KOs) picked up a fifth round stoppage win over former world champion Alexander “Explosivo” Munoz (38-7, 30 KOs)....Read More

Photos: Rey Vargas, Alexander Munoz Ready For Battle

With 27 professional fights without a single loss, hard punching Rey 'King' Vargas walks with a firm step in the sport of fists with his Hall of Fame trainer Ignacio 'Nacho' Beristain. The lanky boxer...Read More

Rey Vargas Dominates Alexis Kabore Over Twelve Rounds

Arena Coliseo in Mexico City - Undefeated super bantamweight Rey Vargas (27-0, 21 KOs) of Mexico dominated Alexis “Yoyo” Kabore (25-2, 6 KOs) to win a lopsided twelve round unanimous decision.All thre...Read More

Rey Vargas To Return on Leo Santa Cruz-Kiko Martinez Card

Undefeated world ranked Rey 'King' Vargas will return to the United States on February 27 as part of the supporting undercard to the showdown between WBA featherweight champion Leo 'Terremoto' Santa C...Read More

Rey Vargas is Ready For a Mexican War With Julio Ceja

Unbeaten contender Rey "King" Vargas, who is ranked in a top spot for the super bantamweight title of the World Boxing Council, expects to finally get his shot at gold in 2016. The young pride of O...Read More

Guillermo Rigondeaux-Rey Vargas Negotiations Begin

The director of Promociones del Pueblo, Osvaldo Kuchle, has already begun discussions for a final WBC super bantamweight eliminator between Rey "King" Vargas (25-0, 20KOs) and former champion Guillerm...Read More

Rigondeaux vs. Vargas WBC Eliminator is Ordered

The World Boxing Council has ordered a final super bantamweight eliminatory between undefeated two-time Olympic gold medal winner Guillermo Rigondeaux and rising Mexican puncher "King" Rey Vargas (25-...Read More

Zamora Edges Moreno In Trilogy; Vargas Survives Scare

Rey Vargas spent much of the past week both congratulating and calling out recently crowned super bantamweight titlist Julio Ceja. Visiting challenger Lucian Gonzalez spent much of fight week insistin...Read More

Lucian Gonzalez Aims To Spoil Title Plans For Rey Vargas

Rey Vargas heads into Saturday's showdown with Lucian Gonzalez knowing what's at stake; a potential showdown with countryman and newly crowned super bantamweight titlist Julio Ceja. The perceived ...Read More

Televisa Weights From Metepec: Zamora 108, Moreno 106

All fighters were on weight for Saturday's show in Metepec, Mexico. Headlining the bill, Ibeth Zamora puts her junior flyweight title on the line versus Esmeralda Moreno in a rubber match more than se...Read More

WBC Prez Says Ceja Could Have Two Mandatory Bouts

The new WBC interim-super bantamweight champion Julio Ceja (30-1, 27KOs) could be up against two mandatory defenses - once Leo Santa Cruz officially vacates the full WBC title to campaign at featherwe...Read More

Rey Vargas Gunning For Title Shot Versus Julio Ceja

The night was originally budgeted as means for Rey Vargas to stay busy while figuring out what the immediate future has in store. Now, his upcoming bout with Dominican Republic's Lucian Gonzalez takes...Read More