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Vargas Confident Khabib Will Fall Short on April 12

By Miguel Angel Cebreros, notifight.com

Undefeated Jessie Vargas (23-0, 9 KOs) is returning to the junior welterweight division with a lot of confidence, as he challenges another fellow unbeaten, the "regular" junior welterweight world champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA), the Russian Khabib Allakhverdiev (19-0, 9 KOs). Their match is going to take place on April 12th as part of the Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley undercard at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

"I had a short campaign at welterweight. I took some hard punches at a higher weight and they didn't move me, and now I'm returning to my natural weight. I will be much stronger and have more power in my fists. And for the first time I think I'm fighting with an opponent who has less experience than me. I'm not overlooking that he's the champion, but I'm a better fighter than him. I'm younger, and that's what gives me the confidence to win," Vargas said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Box-Office on 02-12-2014

[QUOTE=Ogiguoh;14229675]I'm Ogiguoh from the darkest timeline..... lame Ogiguoh is gone[/QUOTE] Hahah youve turned HEEL. Youre our Hollywood Hogan

Comment by Hougigo on 02-12-2014

[QUOTE=Cuban Linx;14229676]It won't happen, I'm very confident that Khabib will win this fight by a wide margin nad MAYBE even finish Vargas. I'm not sold on either of these two fighters, but every time I watch Vargas fight he looks…

Comment by Cuban Linx on 02-12-2014

It won't happen, I'm very confident that Khabib will win this fight by a wide margin nad MAYBE even finish Vargas. I'm not sold on either of these two fighters, but every time I watch Vargas fight he looks bad…

Comment by Hougigo on 02-12-2014

[QUOTE=sugarsmosley;14229662]HOUGAGO whats wrong brother, you seem off. GGG is still the next big thing ...... Doe[/QUOTE] I'm Ogiguoh from the darkest timeline..... lame Ogiguoh is gone

Comment by Box-Office on 02-12-2014

Hope he loses and goes in to obscurity.

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