Advertisement: IBO Boxing
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com
Advertisement

Rey Vargas Not Bothered By Luis Nery's Talk, Willing To Fight Him

Focused on new projects and without neglecting the necessary training in the gym, undefeated WBC world super bantamweight champion Rey Vargas says he is ready to return to the ring whenever Premier Boxing Champions [PBC] tells him to.

Vargas hopes to get a big fight this year - and among the names he would like to face is his Mexican compatriot Luis 'Pantera' Nery - who also works with PBC.

"For now the focus is the next fight, as far as I know. Everything was paused... but we don't know [what's next] until we confirm everything. Hopefully we can do a couple of fights in what remains of this year. I'm still at 122 pounds. We were looking for Leo Santa Cruz at 126, but it looks like he is going to 130 pounds, so the plan is to make a couple more defenses at least and then evaluate what my body tells me and what my promoter says," Vargas told ESPN Deportes.

rey-vargas (2)_4

Vargas (34-0, 22 KO's) has several big fight options at PBC, including Brandon Figueroa, Guillermo Rigondeaux and Nery, who a few days ago made a statement that Vargas was a bad fighter.

"My focus will be on the next fight, but I know there are good opponents, let's see what comes next. You know that when you are world champion you are the point of attraction for everyone, and everyone wants their chance, there are those who earn it and others who are bullies," Vargas said.

"The Luis Nery thing is not a bad option, I think it can be an interesting fight, he is talking more about me.... I do not give it any importance because it's just talk, and he has no title, all he wants to do is make noise, but if it happens his moment is coming."

Back in February, Vargas celebrated three years as world champion of the World Boxing Council and since then he has made five successful defenses of the green and gold belt.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Catrin on 06-05-2020

Make it happen! Carson Califas would do just fine!

Comment by Yodpayak on 06-05-2020

Mr potato head hahaha

Comment by Robi13 on 06-04-2020

[QUOTE=Citizen Koba;20593868]Damn right, now this ones a tasty fight... I'm thinking a war with Vargas succumbing to Panteras greater skill and power in the 3rd quarter.[/QUOTE] I can see that, it’ll be fun for sure

Comment by Citizen Koba on 06-04-2020

[QUOTE=Robi13;20593613]Now this would be a legit all out war![/QUOTE] Damn right, now this ones a tasty fight... I'm thinking a war with Vargas succumbing to Panteras greater skill and power in the 3rd quarter.

Comment by Bronx2245 on 06-04-2020

Figueroa vs. Rigo! Double-Header! Nery vs. "Cool Boy" Steph! Let's Get It!

ADD COMMENT VIEW COMMENTS (8)
Advertisement
Top Headlines
Brad Foster: I've Worked Too Hard To Allow Beech To Take My Belts Frank Warren on UK Boxing Return: I'm Not Allowed To Go, I'm Not Essential Enough! Canelo Taking "Significant Paycut" in Next Fight, Says Golden Boy Prez Arreola: Talks To Fight Andy Ruiz Looking Good - It Will Be Exciting! Carlos Takam: I Want Anyone in The Top Five or Title Shot Shakur Stevenson Confirms He'll Stay At 130 Pounds, Give Up WBO Featherweight Title Carlos Takam Holds Off Late Rally By Jerry Forrest, Wins Decision Carlos Takam vs. Jerry Forrest - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Carlos Castro Beats Down, Stops Cesar Juarez in Four Rounds Joshafat Ortiz Edges Joshua Orta By Majority Decision Ryan Garcia Abandons Talks For WBO Eliminator In Favor Of WBC Interim Title Fight Takam-Forrest ESPN Early Results: Stubbs Shocks Wilson Jr. Brad Foster Predicts Fireworks in Title Clash With James Beech Besputin Maintains Innocence, Aims To Win Another Title Navarrete Still Hoping For Unification, Not Against Facing Shakur Stevenson Zepeda-Castaneda ESPN Show Peaked At 388K Viewers, Averaged 318K McWilliams Arroyo Confident in Shocking Julio Cesar Martinez Marriaga-Yap, Verdejo-Madera Card Set Down For July 16 Daniel Dubois: I Want To Deliver Big Against Pfeifer, Then KO Joe Joyce! Forrest: I'd Still Have Beaten Jarrell Miller On PEDs; Don't Think Much Of Him As Fighter Joe Joyce: I Have To Avoid Injury, Make Sure I Look Good Against Wallisch Kayie Taylor-Delfine Persoon Rematch Finalized For August 22 Jerry Forrest: I Know Takam Can't Out-Box Me & My Power Is Deceiving Showtime Card 8/1 At Mohegan Sun; FOX Show 8/8 At Microsoft Theater In LA Takam's Promoter: Forrest's Style Is Difficult, But Hasn't Fought Same Type Of Opposition Judging The Judges: Lopez-Vences Scorecard Analysis Jerry Forrest: The People Know That I Won My Fight With Jermaine Franklin Steve Wood Adds Brandon Daord To Managerial Stable Jeff Horn Admits He Felt Betrayed By Ex-Trainer Helping Tim Tszyu Helenius Willing To Face Luis Ortiz or Andy Ruiz in Final Eliminator Daniel Dubois, Joe Joyce Set For Interim-Bouts Ahead of October Fight Carlos Takam vs. Jerry Forrest: The Value Of Eyeballs Arum Updates on Taylor-Khongsong, Fury-Wilder, Frampton, Conlan, Ramirez-Postol Lomachenko vs. Lopez Now Targeted For October 3, Says Arum Felix Verdejo Promises More Aggression, Punching Against Madera DiBella: Tagoe vs. Ryan Garcia Would Be Highly Competitive, Exciting Carlos Castro, Cesar Juarez - Set For Fireworks Clash Carlos Takam, Jerry Forrest - Ready For Battle in Las Vegas Takam-Forrest Weigh-In Report From Las Vegas Jared Anderson: I Want To Stay as Active as Possible in real Fights
Advertisement
Advertisement
Latest Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement