Vargas Defends Against Berchelt Saturday – This Saturday night on HBO Boxing, WBC world super featherweight champion Francisco Vargas defends his belt against the challenge of Miguel Berchelt in the main event of Golden Boy Promotions nine-fight boxing card at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California.
For Vargas, it is the second defense of the title he won back in November of 2015 when he stopped Japan’s rugged Takashi Miura in the ninth round. In June of last year, he fought Orlando Salido to a draw in his first title defense and he enters this fight with near pick ’em lines as his fellow countryman in Berchelt represents a stiff test.
Check this latest TBC report for more details on and check the current line-up below.
Vargas Defends Against Berchelt Saturday
Saturday, January 28th, 2017 – Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, CA
(Card Subject To Change)
130 LBS 12 RDS: Takashi Miura (30-3-2) vs Miguel Roman (56-11)
130 LBS 12 RDS: Francisco Vargas (23-0-2) vs Miguel Berchelt (30-1)
160 LBS 10 RDS: Tureano Johnson (19-1) vs Antonio Gutierrez (21-2-1)
147 LBS 10 RDS: Sadam Ali (23-1) vs Jorge Silva (22-12-2)
135 LBS 8 RDS: Lamont Roach (12-0) vs Alejandro Valdez (26-8-2)
135 LBS 4 RDS: Vicente Portillo (5-0) vs Mike Melikyan (1-1)
140 LBS 4 RDS: Vergil Ortiz (3-0) vs Israel Villela (5-3)
126 LBS 4 RDS: Luis Coria (2-0) vs Gerardo Molina (1-3)
118 LBS 4 RDS: Cesar Diaz (3-0) vs TBD
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