Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Vargas-Omotoso To Open Bradley-Provodnikov on 3/16

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com has been advised that a battle of unbeaten welterweights will open up the Timothy Bradley-Ruslan Provodnikov HBO telecast on March 16th at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California, as Jessie Vargas (21-0, 9KOs) will square off against Lucky Boy Omotoso (23-0, 19KOs).

When reached for comment, Vargas said that he is thrilled with the opportunity that is front of him. He is also very happy about getting the opportunity to once again showcase his skills on HBO.

"We are on the right path. This is going to be a great fight for me and the fans. I feel it will be my coming out party to be among the big names in boxing. It is great to be able to fight again in Los Angeles. I have a nice fan base there. I have had fights in LA in the past and we had a nice following. I'm excited to be back in LA and looking forward to giving my fans a great fight," Vargas told BoxingScene.

Send questions or comments to [email protected] Follow Ryan on Twitter @ringsidewriter and tune in to The Boxing Lab, BoxingScene's official audio on Tuesdays. The show is hosted by Ernie Gabion, Luis Sandoval and Ryan Burton

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Albeerto on 02-03-2013

I never thought id say this about bradley but i actually wanna go see that fight

Comment by mathed on 02-02-2013

[QUOTE=hougigo;12986992]Get it baby! Bradley back in march.... get it[/QUOTE] I fully expect Tim to make Provid look like dog meat. :boxing:

Comment by BennyST on 02-02-2013

Omotoso's career really stalled when he decided to leave Australia. He was doing really well here, moving along well, with better and better opponents, but since being picked up by TR, his career has been in the dumps for years…

Comment by Zyzz on 02-02-2013

[QUOTE=PBP;12987073]Looks like they're building Jesse Vargas up to be a future Bradley opponent.[/QUOTE] anything to pretty much avoid bradley getting in the ring with rios... regardless, i have no idea how they think they're going to sell this fight/event.... theyre…

Comment by -PBP- on 02-02-2013

Looks like they're building Jesse Vargas up to be a future Bradley opponent.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (12)
Top Headlines Christian Mbilli Stops Luis Fernando Pina in Two Rounds Katie Taylor Aims To Make Statement For Boston Fans JJ Metcalf vs. Liam Williams Added To Frampton-Warrington Canelo Alvarez vs. Rocky Fielding - Ticket Information Mayweather Reacts To Khabib: CBS, SHO - Get The Checkbook! Lebedev vs. Wilson, Zhang vs. Ustinov on November 24, Monaco Shakur Stevenson Wants Josh Warrington Sooner Than Later Lemieux Hopes To Return in December, Fight Canelo in 2019 Bob Arum: I Don't Believe There's An Al Haymon; He's Fictional Team Kautondokwa Praise Ruling on Saunders, Andrade Shot Frampton Open To Gary Russell, Smiles at Warrington's Style Lewis Benson Vows To Bounce Back, Wants Coyle Rematch Zolani Tete To Be Trained By Floyd Mayweather Sr. McGregor's Trainer Doesn't Rule Out Malignaggi Boxing Match Ricky Hatton Expects Very Big Things From Nathan Gorman This Bud's For You, Crawford's Stock Continues To Rise Adonis Stevenson: I'll Prove I'm Still #1, I'll Knock Gvozdyk Out! Mikael Zewski vs. Ali Funeka Set For Stevenson-Gvozdyk Card Rey Vargas Planning To Make Title Defense in December Felix Verdejo vs. Yardley Armenta Cruz on November 10 Ruben Villa Outpoints Miguel Carrizoza Over Eight Rounds Eduardo Hernandez Draws Heavy Interest From U.S. Promoters Wilder Offers Apology Over Mascot, Network Denies Injury Hearn: Chisora, Not Luis Ortiz, is Frontrunner For Whyte Kavaliauskas-Arriaza Winner Could Be Next Foe For Crawford Bob Arum: I Would Love To Make Crawford-Spence Fight Next Khabib To Mayweather: In The Jungle, There is Only One King! Crawford-Benavidez Does Big Ratings For ESPN Photos: Mikaela Mayer Dominates Vanessa Bradford Over Eight Shakur Stevenson: I Want Lee Selby Next, Calling Him Out Forever Photos: Shakur Stevenson, Mike Alvarado, Adames Get KO Wins Crawford Coach: I Told Benavidez He'd Get His Ass Kicked! Photos: Terence Crawford Blasts Jose Benavidez in Twelfth Photos: Francesco Patera Hands Lewis Ritson First Career Loss Photos: Robbie Davies Beats Glenn Foot in Bloody Title Battle Photos: Joshua Buatsi, Dave Allen Grab KO Wins in Newcastle Terence Crawford: It Feels So Good To Shut Jose Benavidez Up Zolani Tete: I Hope Burnett Wins, I've Always Wanted To Face Him Amanda Serrano Gets Submission Win in Second MMA Bout Jose Benavidez: I'm Great Too, I Gave Crawford a Hell of a Fight!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement