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Jessie Vargas To Face Aron Martinez on September 13

By Rick Reeno

Welterweight contender Jessie Vargas (19-0, 9KOs), making his Top Rank debut, takes on the capable Aron Martinez (18-1-1, 4KOs) on September 13th at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas. The fight will headline a special edition of Thursday Night Fights on ESPN.

Puerto Rican lightweight Luis Cruz (20-1, 16KOs) will open up the televised portion show.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by UTEP on 08-08-2012

I'd say Jessie is way above average. An average fighter wouldnt get past Josesito Lopez like Vargas did.

Comment by 4Corners on 08-07-2012

Vargas is average.

Comment by WitherGlove on 08-07-2012

anonymous you hit it on the nose, I mean showtime I can respect,ppv all that Mayweather had this dude fighting there now he signs with arum now it's espn?

Comment by anonymous2.0 on 08-07-2012

[QUOTE=KTFO;12408709]Wouldn't mind seeing Cruz vs Gesta some time in the near future. 2 young, talented fighters with a few flaws in a competitive fight. As for Vargas, ESPN on a thursday seems like a lateral move for him. This is…

Comment by ElBossHogg™ on 08-07-2012

a Thursday, I can dig it.

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