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Vargas-Omotoso in Play For Rios-Alvarado II on 3/30

By Mike Coppinger

According to sources, a fight between Jessie Vargas (21-0, 9 KOs) and Wale Omotoso (23-0, 19 KOs) is being dicussed for the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on March 30 on the HBO televised undercard of Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado 2.

The proposed bout would pitt undefeated welterweights and would feature the HBO debut of each boxer. Vargas, who recently signed with Top Rank, is coming off a stay-busy win over Vito Gasparyan on December 7th at Texas Station in Las Vegas, while Omotoso fought Irving Garcia on that same card to a two round no-contest due to a clash of heads.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hougigo on 01-24-2013

[QUOTE=richardt;12950055]If Arum wanted him out, he would feed Vargus to someone who could beat him.....rather than Omotoso.[/QUOTE] What kind of fighter is Omotoso if you don't mind me asking? Found film against Augustus I'm going to watch this weekend, but…

Comment by richardt on 01-24-2013

[QUOTE=PPAAKKMMAANN;12946544] I guess arum wants him out. Vargas at most is a club fighter. Nothing special. Just an undefeated bum.[/QUOTE]If Arum wanted him out, he would feed Vargus to someone who could beat him.....rather than Omotoso.

Comment by PPAAKKMMAANN on 01-23-2013

Vargas is boooring. Nothing special. I guess arum wants him out. Vargas at most is a club fighter. Nothing special. Just an undefeated bum.

Comment by ddangerous on 01-23-2013

[QUOTE=hougigo;12945410]I noticed a lot of wins were against Thai fighters... which is odd up at that weight.[/QUOTE] Yeah, who knows. Vargas isn't the most exciting fighter to watch, but he is a good boxer. My guess is that it will…

Comment by Hougigo on 01-23-2013

[QUOTE=ddangerous;12945396]Not to mention, one with a high KO percentage. But I've never seen Omotoso.[/QUOTE] I noticed a lot of wins were against Thai fighters... which is odd up at that weight.

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