11 May 2019

Miguel Brechelt, Emmanuel Navarrete win on ESPN telecast

WBC super featherweight world champion Miguel Berchelt defeated former world champion Francisco Vargas in the rematch of their 2017 bout in which Berchelt won the world title, at The Convention Center in Tucson, Arizona. Vargas and Berchelt slugged it out over the course of five or so rounds with both

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02 Apr 2019

Berchelt vs Vargas II set for May 11th

Miguel “El Alacran” Berchelt and Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas waged pugilistic war once before. The Mexican warriors, two-plus years removed from their breathtaking battle, are set to do it again. Berchelt, who snagged Vargas’ WBC super featherweight title via 11th-round knockout in January 2017, will make the fifth defense of

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15 Apr 2018

Boxing Recap: Ruben Villa, Jamal James, Chris Colbert, Andrew Cancio

Ruben Villa Happy 150th birthday to my city☝??? A post shared by Ruben Villa IV (@rubenv4) on Apr 15, 2018 at 10:21am PDT Future world champion Ruben Villa IV picked the first of many tiles as he won the vacant World Boxing Organisation Youth Featherweight Title as he defeated Marlon

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12 Apr 2018

Francisco Vargas stops Rod Salka, seeks Berchelt rematch

Former WBC super featherweight world champion Francisco Vargas walked down a game, but outgunned Rod Salka in the main event of Golden Boy Promotions card taking place from Fantasy Springs in Indio, CA, broadcast worldwide on ESPN2. Salka spent the whole fight on his back foot with limited success at

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11 Apr 2018

Francisco Vargas, Rod Salka weigh-in results; both on weight for ESPN clash

Tomorrow night on ESPN2, Golden Boy Promotions will return to the Fantasy Springs Casino and Resort as Francisco Vargas will look to regain control of his career as he faces a formidable foe in Rod Salka, the co-main event features Aidar Sharibayev fighting Andrew Cancio for the WBA intercontinental super

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11 Apr 2018

Boxing Preview: Ruben Villa, Bruno Escalante, Francisco Vargas, Jamal James

Thompson Boxing in Salinas Ruben Villa It’s fight week!!! Weigh inns will be open to the public on Friday April 13th at 1 at the storm house.Tickets will be sold at the door!☝?? #RV4 #salinascalifornia @thompsonboxing @bannerboxing @the_danny_z @everlast @eaner0919 A post shared by Ruben Villa IV (@rubenv4) on Apr

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28 Mar 2018

Francisco Vargas Media Workout prior to April 12th bout

Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas (24-1-2, 17 KOs), two-time Fight of the Year winner and former WBC Super Featherweight World Champion, hosted a Los Angeles media workout on Tuesday, March 27 at Westside Boxing Club ahead of his battle against “Lightning” Rod Salka (24-4, 4 KOs) in a 10-round super featherweight fight in the main event of the April 12 edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at Fantasy

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15 Mar 2018

Francisco Vargas vs. Rod Salka set for April 12th

Two-time Fight of the Year winner and former WBC Super Featherweight World Champion Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas (24-1-2, 17 KOs) will continue his effort to regain a world title as he faces “Lightning” Rod Salka (24-4, 4 KOs) in a 10-round super featherweight fight in the main event of the April 12 edition of Golden Boy Boxing on

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31 Jan 2017

Showtime wins ratings war over HBO in head-to-head action

For the first time in some while, Showtime Boxing outperformed HBO Boxing as it netted roughly 100,000 more viewers then its counterpart. In a tweet by Yahoo! Sports, Kevin Iole reported the numbers from the past weekend’s action. #framptonsantacruz2 on Showtime averaged 587k viewers, peaked at 642k; Vargas-Berchelt on HBO

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28 Jan 2017

Berchelt stops Vargas, Miura stops Roman

In a tough week for Golden Boy Promotions in which their ill-fated lawsuit against Al Haymon was dismissed, CEO Oscar De La Hoya was arrested for driving under the influence and now one of the five profitable fighters in Golden Boy Promotions roster lost as Francisco Vargas took a bad

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