Magsayo vs Vargas Live: results, how to watch, start time, full card info. Magsayo will put his WBC belt on the line in this battle of the undefeated. He won his last fight against Gary Allen Russell Jr. in late January. at the Borgata in Atlantic City. Before that, he had a pair of knockout wins over Julio Ceja and Pablo Cruz.
Vargas has 22 knockouts in his 35 career pro fights, but each of his last 7 fights have resulted in decisions, including 6 straight unanimous decision wins. His last KO/TKO win was a fifth-round submission over Alexander Munoz in Deportivo Zaragoza, Mexico in September 2016.
Mark Magsayo will defend his WBC featherweight title against Rey Vargas in the main event of tonight’s Showtime Championship Boxing tripleheader from San Antonio, and we’ll be here with updates and results.
Detailed coverage from Wil Esco will begin at 9:00 PM ET on this stream:
In addition to the main event, Brandon Figueroa will face Carlos Castro in a WBC featherweight eliminator, meaning the winner is in line for the main event winner, plus Frank Martin will face Jackson Marinez – on short notice – at 138lb catchweight wrestle.
A pair of preliminary matches will also be streamed on YouTube Showtime. Welterweight Rashidi Ellis takes on Jose Marrufo, a late contender, in an eight-round bout that’s actually at 154; Ellis weighed in at just under 154, with new foe Jose Marrufo just over 146. Local Ramon Cardenas will also take on Michel Banquez in a 10-round bantamweight fight that looks to be more evenly matched.
Magsayo vs Vargas Live
Prelims (SHO YouTube, 7 p.m. ET)
Rashidi Ellis (23-0, 14 KO) vs. Jose Marrufo (13-10-2, 1 KO), junior middleweight, 8 rounds
Ramon Cardenas (20-1, 10 KOs) vs. Michell Banquez (20-1, 14 KOs), bantamweight, 10 rounds
Main Card (SHO, 9 p.m. ET)
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Mark Magsayo (24-0, 16 KO) vs Rey Vargas (35-0, 22 KO), featherweight, 12 rounds, for Magsayo’s WBC title
Brandon Figueroa (22-1-1, 17 KO) vs Carlos Castro (27-1, 12 KO), featherweight, 12 rounds, WBC eliminator
Frank Martin (15-0, 11 KOs) vs. Jackson Marinez (19-2, 7 KOs), catchweight [138 pounds], 10 rounds