By Steve Kim
Multiple sources have advised BoxingScene.com that a bout between two-division beltholder Tim Bradley (31-1-1, 12KOs) and WBA 'regular' 140-pound champion Jessie Vargas (26-0, 9KOs) is imminent for June 27th at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, in a bout that will be televised by HBO.
Bradley, was last seen on December 6th getting held to a disputed 12-round draw versus Diego Chaves. During that fight he suffered severe swelling on the left side of his face after bumping heads with the Argentinian in the early rounds. Vargas, the reigning WBA super lightweight titlist defeated Antonio Demarco on the Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri undercard in Macoa on November 22nd.
Bradley-Vargas will be a welterweight contest.
Steve Kim is the news editor for BoxingScene.com.