Jessie Vargas defeated Antonio DeMarco by a unanimous decision in a spirited 12-round junior welterweight fight to open the TV portion of the Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri card Saturday in Macau, China.
Images from Macau as the participants in Saturday’s Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri card stepped on the scales. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Manny Pacquiao weighed 143.8 pounds, just under the catchweight of 144 pounds for his WBO welterweight title bout against Chris Algieri, who came in slightly over at 144.2 at Saturday morning’s weigh-in in Macau. Algieri returned to the scale and checked in at 143.6.
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Freddie Roach says once his charge, Manny Pacquiao dispatches Chris Algieri this Saturday, a match with RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia could materialize.
As Jessie Vargas prepares for a tough fight against Antonio DeMarco on the Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri undercard, rumors of his being a future opponent for Pacquiao have surrounded him. However, Vargas says he’s firmly focused on DeMarco.
Former and would-be opponents (in the case of Jessie Vargas) chime in on this weekend’s welterweight title clash between Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri.
After recently adding Roy Jones Jr. to his team, an energized Jessie Vargas is not only preparing for an entertaining bout against Antonio DeMarco; he’s also got Manny Pacquiao in his sights.
Surging junior welterweight Jessie Vargas has a new force in his corner, four-division titlewinner Roy Jones Jr., and says he’s hyped for his Nov. 22 clash with Antonio DeMarco in Macau.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, former Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer insists he has no information regarding the current issues between Floyd Mayweather and Leonard Ellerbe.
Junior welterweight Jessie Vargas has his eye on a match-up with WBO welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao in the future. Vargas will get his third straight crack at a left-hander on Nov. 22 in Macao, China.
Observers were split by their opinions of who was winning Brandon Rios-Diego Chaves at the time of the DQ, but all agreed that the Las Vegas judges’ scores for Jessie Vargas-Anton Novikov didn’t reflect reality.
Junior welterweight contender Jessie Vargas remained unbeaten with a wide unanimous decision over previously undefeated Russian Anton Novikov in the co-featured bout of the Brandon Rios-Diego Chaves card on Saturday in Las Vegas.
His opponent still hasn’t made it to U.S. soil, but on Thursday Brandon Rios held court from the podium for the final time before Saturday’s matchup with Diego Chaves. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the lowdown on Shannon Briggs’ invasion of RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko’s training camp.