Jessie Vargas vows to be aggressive after signing his contract to face Kell Brook in a welterweight unification match, telling his manager he needs a knockout.
Welterweight titleholders Kell Brook and Jessie Vargas are wrapping up a deal to meet in Aug. or Sept. in England, according to Brook promoter Eddie Hearn.
All-British world title fights have been immensely popular of late and Liam Smith has proposed another one should he come through his next title defense.
Kell Brook is an elite welterweight who is looking to dispatch challenger Kevin Bizier on Saturday before going after the other big guns at 147 pounds.
Andre Rozier, who trained Sadam Ali against Jessie Vargas on March 5, wrestles over the knockout loss, discussing what happened.
Fresh off a title-winning effort over Sadam Ali last weekend, welterweight Jessie Vargas wants a rematch with Tim Bradley.
Jessie Vargas enters the RING welterweight Top 10 at No. 9 after his impressive knockout of Sadam Ali on Saturday night.
Jessie Vargas’ brutal knockout victory over Sadam Ali to win the vacant WBO welterweight title Saturday changed the way he’s perceived.
Fight photos from Saturday’s HBO show featuring victories by Luis Ortiz, Jessie Vargas and more in Washington, D.C.
Jessie Vargas showed off his full array of punches against Sadam Ali, dropping him twice and finishing him in the ninth round to claim the vacant WBO welterweight title.
Sadam Ali has always let his actions speak for him, whether it’s beating Terence Crawford in the amateurs or facing Jessie Vargas.
Weights and photos for Saturday’s card in Washington, D.C., featuring heavyweights Luis Ortiz and Tony Thompson, plus welterweights Sadam Ali and Jessie Vargas.
The Top Rank CEO is also looking at Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Nicholas Walters, with Felix Verdejo in the co-main, for June 11 at Madison Square Garden.
Jessie Vargas has been relentless in the trash talk, claiming Sadam Ali has changed his defense to prepare for him when they fight for the WBO welterweight title.