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BoxingScene 2015 Fight of the Year: Vargas TKO9 Miura

BoxingScene 2015 Fight of the Year: Vargas TKO9 Miura

By Cliff Rold - It came down to a choice between two memorable affairs. Both had that one special ingredient that separates the best of nominees when we’re talking about the premiere fight of a given ...Read More

Photos: Francisco Vargas Presented With Belt By WBC

Courageous Francisco "Bandido" Vargas, the new WBC super featherweight champion, visited the Los Angeles offices of the WBC, where Pepe Sulaiman presented him with the item he so longed for, the well ...Read More

Francisco Vargas Open To Facing Martinez-Salido Winner

Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Nevada - Francisco "El Bandido" Vargas (23-0-1) captured the WBC super featherweight title in dramatic fashion when he got off the deck to stop Takashi Miura (29...Read More

Video: Francisco Vargas on Knockout Win Over Miura

Canelo Alvarez beat Miguel Cotto on a unanimous points decision to win the WBC world middleweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Alvarez, the pre-fight favourite, lived up to his billing w...Read More

Vargas' Manager Shoots Down Immediate Miura Rematch

Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Nevada - BoxingScene.com caught up with an elated Ralph Heredia, manager of Francisco "El Bandido" Vargas (23-0-1), shortly after his fighter won what may be the...Read More

Francisco Vargas Explains Win, Miura Wants Rematch

LAS VEGAS — Mexico’s undefeated Francisco Vargas rose from his first career knockdown to capture the World Boxing Council super featherweight title Saturday by dethroning Japanese champion Takashi Miu...Read More

Photos: Miura vs. Vargas - The Brutal War in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Mexico’s undefeated Francisco Vargas rose from his first career knockdown to capture the World Boxing Council super featherweight title Saturday by dethroning Japanese champion Takashi Miu...Read More

Vargas Rises From Canvas, Rallies To Stop Miura In Nine

Francisco Vargas walked through hell in order to claim his first major title, overcoming a knockdown and cuts under and over his right eye to stop Takashi Miura in the 9th round of a thriller Saturday...Read More

Miura vs. Vargas: BoxingScene.com Staff Predictions

It says a lot of a fight when the general view is that – even beneath one of the year’s most anticipated headliners – it can still potentially steal the show. That is the mindset heading into the s...Read More

Photos: Cotto, Canelo Ripped and Ready For War

Miguel Cotto and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez collide Saturday evening at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, with the World midldeweight championship at stake. The pair of boxing superstars both met the terms o...Read More

Weights From Las Vegas: Cotto 153.5, Alvarez 155

Miguel Cotto and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez collide Saturday evening at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, with the World midldeweight championship at stake. The pair of boxing superstars are due to hit the sc...Read More

Video: Cotto vs. Canelo Undercard Final Presser

LAS VEGAS – Fighters featured on the Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez undercard hosted a final press conference in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino ahead of their scheduled fights on N...Read More

Photos: Rigondeaux-Francisco, Miura-Vargas Face Offs

LAS VEGAS – Fighters featured on the Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez undercard hosted a final press conference in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino ahead of their scheduled fights on Nov...Read More

Video: Takashi Miura Prepared For War With Vargas

Las Vegas- Everyone is geared up for the highly anticipated showdown between Ring Magazine Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto and former two-time Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez...Read More

Photos: Rigondeaux, Caballero, Miura, Open Workouts

LAS VEGAS –Roc Nation Sports, Golden Boy Promotions, Miguel Cotto Promotions and Canelo Promotions are pleased to announce the preliminary undercard of the Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez event on Sat...Read More

Francisco Vargas Ready: I Have a Strategy To Beat Miura

On Saturday, 30-year-old Francisco "El Bandido" Vargas (22-0-1) will get his first crack at a title when he faces WBC featherweight champion Takashi Miura (29-2-2) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on...Read More

Vargas Vows That Miura's Mexican Win Streak Will End

Francisco “Bandido” Vargas is determined to become the first Mexican to defeat formibable Japanese champion Takashi Miura, who holds the WBC super featherweight world title. Miura defends his 1...Read More

Miura vs. Vargas: Tony Weeks To Ref, Judges Also Picked

The junior lightweight title fight between Takashi Miura and Francisco Vargas will have Tony Weeks as its referee. Weeks was unanimously approved at the Thursday meeting of the Nevada Athletic Comm...Read More

Francisco Vargas: Time For a Mexican To Beat Miura!

Highly touted Takashi Miura (29-2-2, 22 KOs) of Tokyo is regarded as the "Mexican Destroyer" for his string of wins over top Mexican contenders in the last few years. On November 21 at the Mandala...Read More

Cotto-Canelo: Vargas-Miura, Velez-Rios Officially Set

Las vegas - Already destined to be one of the best fight nights of 2015, a stellar televised undercard for the Saturday, Nov. 21 showdown between Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez will provide even mor...Read More