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Kovalev-Caparello Pulls 990K Viewers, Rios-Chaves 936K

The August 2 split-site tripleheader generated a lot of press for HBO, though almost none of it pertained to the actual matchups that aired live from Atlantic City and Las Vegas. Such was reflected...Read More

Video: Jessie Vargas on Facing Provodnikov, Novikov Win

Cosmopolitan Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas - WBA 'regular' junior welterweight champion Jessie Vargas discussed his recent HBO televised twelve round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Anton No...Read More

Vargas Outworks Novikov To Retain His WBA Strap

Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas - In a battle of undefeated boxers, Jessie Vargas (25-0, 9KOs) kept his unbeaten streak going with a twelve round unanimous decision win over Anton Novikov (29-1, 10KOs) to re...Read More

Vargas vs. Novikov: BoxingScene Staff Predictions

Some fighters prefer a certain style – say, straight-forward brawlers as opposed to slick movers. Jessie Vargas may or may not have an affinity for unbeaten Russian southpaws, but that’s what the Vega...Read More

Novikov Aims To Dominate Jessie Vargas, Leave No Doubt

Anton Novikov may be an unbeaten fighter, but he is not well-known to the boxing world. He hopes to change that tonight as he challenges Jessie Vargas for his WBA junior welterweight title tonight ...Read More

Photos: Brandon Rios, Diego Chaves Go Face To Face

Las Vegas ,Nevada --- (L-R) Former World Lightweight champion Brandon Rios of Oxnard,Ca. and one-time interim world champion Diego Chaves of Buenos Aires weigh in ( Rios 147 lbs, Chaves 148 lbs) for ...Read More

Weights From Las Vegas: Rios 147 lb., Chaves 148 lb.

After a long and exhausting fight week, Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves looked forward to the one aspect most fighters dread – the official weigh-in. Friday’s festivities came with a sense of relief...Read More

Photos: Rios-Chaves, Vargas-Novikov Final Presser

Las Vegas,Nevada --- (L-R) Jessie Vargas, Brandon Rios, Anton Novikov, Jose Ramirez and Jessie Magdaleno pose with the Top Rank Knockouts during the final press conference for their upcoming fights ,...Read More

Video: Jessie Vargas Talks Novikov, Unifications, More

Ryan Burton catches up with WBA 'regular' junior welterweight champion Jessie Vargas to discuss his upcoming HBO televised fight with unbeaten challenger Anton Novikov, which takes place as part of a ...Read More

Video: Novikov Ready For Battle With Jessie Vargas

Ryan Burton catches up with undefeated Anton Novikov to discuss his upcoming fight with WBA 'regular' junior welterweight champion Jessie Vargas, as part of an HBO televised tripleheader from the Cosm...Read More

Novikov Reacts To Vargas' Demand For VADA Testing

Anton Novikov said he isn’t opposed to the VADA testing that Jessie Vargas is proposing for their WBA junior welterweight championship fight Aug. 2. But he said he hadn’t heard about it until someo...Read More

Photos: Rios-Chaves, Vargas-Novikov Kickoff Presser

Hollywood,Ca. --- Former World Lightweight champion Brandon " Bam Bam" Rios (ctr) , WBA Jr. Welterweight champion Jessie Vargas(L) and Anton Novikov (R) pose with the Top Rank Knockouts during the pr...Read More

Jessie Vargas 'No Coward,' Joins The Fight Against PEDs

By Jake Donovan - Merely winning his first major title isn’t enough for Jessie Vargas, who sees more belts and conquests in his future. Nor does the unbeaten super lightweight wish to toe the line ...Read More

Jessie Vargas Agrees to VADA Testing for Title Bout

Jessie Vargas has submitted to random drug testing administered by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA), BoxingScene.com was informed Tuesday, per a source with knowledge of the negotiations. ...Read More

Photos: Anton Novikov, Slava Voynov Meet at Wild Card

Hollywood, Ca. ---- Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles King's star defenseman Slava Voynov (L) visits undefeated contender and fellow countryman Anton Novikov (R) as he trains at Hall of Famer Freddie ...Read More

Rios-Chaves, Vargas-Novikov Official For Cosmo, 8/2

LAS VEGAS, NV – Former world lightweight champion and pound-for-pound all-action fighter BRANDON "Bam Bam" RIOS of Oxnard, Calif. makes his eagerly-anticipated 2014 debut when he takes on one-time int...Read More

Team Novikov: Vargas Shouldn’t Plan Beyond Anton

On July 19, Kopeysk native Anton “Pick Hammer” Novikov (29-0, 10 KOs) will have a chance of a lifetime when he enters the ring against fellow undefeated IBO/WBA “regular” light welterweight champion J...Read More

Rios-Chaves, Vargas-Novikov Close For 8/2, HBO

Multiple sources have advised BoxingScene.com that an HBO televised doubleheader that will feature the return of Brandon Rios' (32-2-1) will take place on August 2nd in either Las Vegas, Nevada or Fre...Read More