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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

Nacho: Rey Vargas Will Win Title in 3 or 4 Divisions

Dangerous super bantamweight contender Rey Vargas (24-0, 20KOs) is looking for a world title. The 24-year-old puncher came back to action last night in Metepec, Mexico and won a one-sided ten round...Read More

Rey Vargas Extended, Decisions Edward Mansito

Palenque, Metepec, México - Super bantamweight prospect Rey Vargas was unable to score a knockout victory over brave Filipino contender Edward Mansito as they went the full ten round distance. With th...Read More

Rey Vargas Ready For Battle With Edward Mansito

The WBC International Silver super bantamweight champion Rey Vargas (23-0, 20KOs) claimed to be ready to defend his belt at the card “War in Metepec” on Saturday night against Filipino contender Edwar...Read More

Vargas Hunts Bigger Game: I'm Ready For Abner Mares

Rey Vargas knows better than to look past what’s already in front of him, but the rising contender can’t help but beam over what the future has in store. The unbeaten junior featherweight is in the...Read More

Rey Vargas Wants Leo Santa Cruz, Nacho Says Not Yet

Undefeated super bantamweight puncher Rey Vargas (23-0, 20KOs) is very close to a mandatory shot at WBC champion Leo Santa Cruz (29-0-1, 17KOs). Vargas, 24-years-old, is calling for an all-Mexican sho...Read More

Hot Prospect Vargas Pummels Paniagua In Two Rounds

By Jake Donovan Rey Vargas has big plans in store for 2015, including a run at a super bantamweight title - in particular, the one owned by countryman Leo Santa Cruz. First, the undefeated 24-year ...Read More

Rey Vargas Ready For Paniagua, Gunning For Santa Cruz

Rey Vargas and Nestor Paniagua are locked and loaded for their headliner in Mexico City, which tops the 2015 season premiere of Televisa's Sabado de Corona boxing series. Both fighters easily came...Read More