Whicker: Orlando Salido and Francisco Vargas were ultimate warriors in their draw

Mark.Whicker@langnews.comCARSON >> Muhammad Ali would have stood and applauded like everyone else at StubHub Center on Saturday night, even though it was nothing he would recognize.Stick and move? No, stick and stick and stick again. Float like a 2-by-4, sting like a crowbar.The WBC super-featherweight championship fight had everything.
Via LA Daily News
3 days ago

Results & photos: Francisco Vargas & Orlando Salido battle to 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 in Carson, Calif. and televised live on HBO® Boxing AfterDark...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Francisco Vargas, Orlando Salido Wage Unforgettable War

We finally got a great fight in 2016. We were well overdue, and it was worth the wait. Francisco Vargas and Orlando Salido fought to a draw in the kind of bout where hardly anyone cared what the scorecards read: We witnessed, on HBO Saturday night, the best the sport has to offer. Two men with indomitable wills, iron in their gloves and something yet stronger in their chins delivered...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Morales: Francisco Vargas, Orlando Salido in for more pain

Sometimes, when a fighter has gotten into a really vicious fight, he'll next seek a fight that might be easier to absorb. But Francisco Vargas of Mexico doesn't think like that. He loves ring wars.It's therefore not surprising that Vargas on Saturday will make the first defense of his super featherweight world title against another tough hombre -- countryman Orlando Salido -- at...
Via LA Daily News
5 days ago

Francisco Vargas vs. Orlando Salido weigh-in results, photos & video

Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark doubleheader telecast begins at 10:30 p.m. ET.  The main event of the evening, a 12-round super featherweight title bout, features Francisco Vargas defending his crown against Orlando Salido in what is expected to be all out slugfest. Find the Vargas vs. Salido weigh-in results and photos right here ahead of fight night. Opening up the...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Francisco Vargas, Orlando Salido And Artur Beterbiev

If you’re a boxing fan you know where it’s at this weekend: Francisco Vargas vs Orlando Salido on HBO. Everything else seems a little underwhelming by comparison. Francisco Vargas vs Orlando Salido, Saturday, HBO, Carson Calif. In what seems to be a surefire fight of the year candidate, rugged Mexican junior lightweight Vargas takes on hard-as-nails veteran Salido. Sure, Vargas...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fight Of The Year: Francisco Vargas Vs Takashi Miura

Francisco Vargas vs Takashi Miura lived in a long shadow. It certainly was the kind of fight you might circle on your calendar on Nov. 21 as one to watch, if you were the sort of diehard boxing fan who was serious enough about the sport to know the names of two men in one of boxing’s serially sorriest divisions, junior lightweight (and, also, if you were the kind of person who...
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December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Results: Francisco Vargas scores TKO8 over Will Tomlinson

Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas (22-0-1, 16 KOs) and “Wild” Will Tomlinson (23-2-1, 13 KOs) fought in an action packed battle last night live on HBO Latino Boxing from the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas. In the main event, Vargas and Tomlinson faced off in a bloody match as both fighters suffered lacerations to the face and took hard punches to the body. The...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Francisco Vargas: I’m around the corner from a title, I’ll give Tomlinson my best

Francisco “EL Bandido” Vargas and “Wild” Will Tomlinson hosted a conference call to discuss their upcoming bout live from the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, March 12, broadcasted live on HBO Latino Boxing. FRANCISCO “EL BANDIDO” VARGAS “I am very excited and motivated, and I know Will Tomlinson is coming ready for a good fight, and I’m going to...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Canelo Vs. Lara Results: Francisco Vargas Stops An Insane Juan Manuel Lopez

JuanMa Lopez just can’t help himself — if there’s a brawl to be had, he’ll walk right into it. Francisco Vargas escorted him there Saturday on the Showtime pay-per-view undercard of Saul Alvarez-Erislandy Lara, and to his everlasting credit and detriment, JuanMa said, “sure.” The fight was stopped between the 2nd and 3rd rounds. JuanMa has been a ton of fun for a long...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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