Garcia Pounds Vargas – WBC world welterweight champion Danny Garcia promised a stoppage of Samuel Vargas, and last night in Philadelphia Garcia delivered. Garcia took it to Vargas throughout the fight, sending the Colombian to the canvas in the early going before finishing the job at the 2:17 mark of round 7. Garcia moves to a perfect 33-0 with the win.
For Garcia, he can now focus on his upcoming March 4th, 2017 fight with WBA world welterweight champion Keith Thurman, who was in attendance.
A pair of PBC prospects earned different results in their fights as 154 pound fast riser Jarrett Hurd took it to veteran Ionut Dan Ion, earning a stoppage in the sixth round to move to 19-0 overall. Dan falls to 35-4.
At lightweight, Omar Douglas floored former super featherweight world champion Javier Fortuna, but Fortuna got up off the canvas and used all his experience and savvy to work his way to a unanimous decision victory. The win moves Fortuna to 31-1-1 while Douglas falls to 17-1.
Garcia Pounds Vargas
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