Francisco Vargas

  • Highlights: Vargas vs. Berchelt

    Highlights from Miguel Berchelt’s 11th-round TKO win over Francisco Vargas on January 28, 2017....
  • Berchelt upsets Vargas with 11th Round KO

    In a heart and soul performance before a sold-out crowd at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Miguel “El Alacran” Berchelt (31-1, 28 KOs) pulled the upset of a lifetime and was crowned the new after an 11th round stoppage of former two-time world champion Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas (23-1-2, 17...
  • HBO Boxing After Dark: Weights from Indio

    Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark® doubleheader telecast begins at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Opening up the telecast at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California is a 12-round super featherweight attraction between Takashi Miura and Mickey Roman. The main event of the evening will be a 12-round super featherweight title...
  • Francisco Vargas vs. Orlando Salido WAR ends in a Draw!

    WBC Super Featherweight World Champion Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas (23-0-2, 17 KOs) retained his title against former three-time world champion Orlando “Siri” Salido (42-13-4, 30 KOs, 1 NC) after going the distance in a 12-round blood bath before a nearly sold-out, raucous crowd of 7,378 at the StubHub Center...
  • Vargas and Salido make weight in Carson

    Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark doubleheader telecast begins at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Opening up the telecast from the StubHub Center in Carson, CA., is a 10 round featherweight matchup between Julian Ramirez and Abraham Lopez. The main event of the evening, a 12-round super featherweight title bout, features Francisco...
  • Vargas vs. Salido officially announced!

    Photo: Tom Hogan/Golden Boy Promotions WBC Super Featherweight World Champion Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas (23-0-1, 17 KOs) and fellow Mexican warrior and former three-time world champion Orlando “Siri” Salido (43-13-3, 30 KOs, 1 NC) today hosted a Los Angeles press conference to discuss their 12-round battle set for June...
  • Francisco Vargas vs. Orlando Salido is official!

    The StubHub Center in Carson, California has been home to some of the most epic fights of this era and on Saturday, June 4 another chapter will be added to its action-packed history. Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas (23-0-1, 17 KOs), fresh from his Fight of the Year victory over...
  • Canelo Defeats Cotto, Claims Middleweight Titles!

    Photo Credit: Tom Hogan -Hogan Photos/Roc Nation Sports and Golden Boy Promotions In one of the most anticipated fights of the year, Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) and Canelo Álvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) thrilled fans from start to finish with high-intensity action just as promised, but it was Canelo...
  • Vargas KO’s Tomlinson

     Photo Credit: Bradley Tollefson - Hoganphotos/Golden Boy Promotions Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas (22-0-1, 16 KOs) and “Wild” Will Tomlinson (23-2-1, 13 KOs)  faced off in a bloody match as both fighters suffered lacerations to the face and took hard punches to the body. The fight continued on with excitement...