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Photos: Orlando Salido, Miguel Roman - Ready For Vegas War

Opening the telecast from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas is Francisco Vargas battling Stephen Smith in a 10-round super featherweight fight.

Leading up to the main event, Tevin Farmer takes on Kenichi Ogawa in a 12-round bout for the junior lightweight world title.

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In the main event of the evening, Orlando Salido goes up against Miguel Roman in a 10-round junior lightweight match.

Official Weights from Las Vegas:

Orlando Salido: 131 lbs.
Miguel Roman: 130.5 lbs

Tevin Farmer: 129.5 lbs.
Kenichi Ogawa: 129.5 lbs.

Francisco Vargas: 130 lbs.
Stephen Smith: 130 lbs.

Dennis Shafikov 130.5
René Alvarado 130.5

Jamie Munguia 157
Paul Valenzuela 157

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Presented by Zanfer Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions and Tom Loeffler, tickets priced at $250, $200, $150, $100 and $30 are now on-sale and can be purchased at AXS.com or in person at the Mandalay Bay Events Center Box Office.

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The HBO Boxing After Dark tripleheader is headlined by the highly anticipated return of four-time world champion in two weight divisions, ORLANDO “Siri” SALIDO (44-13-4, 31 KOs), of Sonora, MX, facing off against fellow Mexican warrior MIGUEL “Mickey” ROMAN (57-12, 44 KOs), of Chihuahua, MX, in a 10-round junior lightweight clash.

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Also featured on the card is a bout between TEVIN “American Idol” FARMER (25-4-1, 5 KO’s), of Philadelphia, PA as he squares off against KENICHI OGAWA (22-1-0, 17 KO’s), of Tokyo, Japan for the vacant IBF Junior Lightweight World Title. Farmer vs. Ogawa is presented in association with DiBella Entertainment and Teiken Promotions.

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Opening the HBO Boxing After Dark telecast is former WBC World Super Featherweight Champion FRANCISCO “El Bandido” VARGAS (23-1-2, 17 KOs) who will return to the ring once again to make a case for title contention when he takes on former two-time world title challenger STEPHEN “Swifty” SMITH (25-3, 15 KOs) in a 10-round super featherweight fight. Vargas vs. Smith is presented in association with Matchroom Boxing.

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Headlining the HBO Latino Boxing telecast in a ten-round junior lightweight contest, two-time world title challenger DENIS SHAFIKOV, (38-3-1, 20 KO’s), of Miass, Russia now fighting out of Big Bear Lake, California will face-off against Managua, Nicaragua native  RENE ALVARADO, (27-8-0, 19 KO’s).

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Co-featured on the HBO Latino Boxing telecast, highly touted and undefeated junior middleweight prospect JAIME MUNGUIA, (25-0-0, 21 KO’s), of Tijuana, Mexico will face off against  PAUL VALENZUELA (20-6-0, 14 KO’s) of Santa Rosalia, MX in a scheduled eight rounder.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by steeve steel on 12-08-2017

Siri looking good! Ready for battle! Say what you will haters, this guy is an IBHOF! War Salido! Again...

Comment by Czarczar on 12-08-2017

Salido is going to get dropped maybe 3 times

Comment by OctoberRed on 12-08-2017

Not good that Salido struggled to make weight

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