Francisco Vargas Archives - Undisputed Champion Network

Was negligence the real crime?

In the run-up to his shot against WBC heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder, is Luis Ortiz solely to blame for failing a recent drug test? Steve Kim reports.

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A well-rested Orlando Salido returns, eyes Vasyl Lomachenko

A well-rested Orlando Salido returns to the ring on Saturday night, with hopes of facing WBO 130-pound titlist Vasyl Lomachenko in the near future.

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The Pugil List: Top 10 all-Mexican fights

In anticipation of Saturday’s Canelo Alvarez-Julio Cesar Chavez catchweight clash, Marty Mulcahey looks back on the 10 greatest all-Mexican showdowns.

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I said that? The 2016 Preview Review: Part two

It’s that time of year, UCNation! ‘The Professor’ Mad Marty Mulcahey owns up to his predictions for 2016’s champions and rising contenders.

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It is the best of times; it is the worst of times

Over the past week or so, Golden Boy Promotions has seen both sunshine and rain. Yet through it all, they’re doing their best to stay dry.

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The War Report: Smooth operators (Week 4, 2017)

It’s Week Four of Michael Baca II’s ‘The War Report,’ featuring a full recap of boxing’s best and what to look forward in the coming weeks.

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Sting operation: Berchelt stops Vargas, wins WBC title

  Miguel “El Alacran” Berchelt captured the WBC junior lightweight title after forcing an 11th round stoppage of Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas on Saturday night. The fight was the main event of an “HBO Boxing After Dark” card and held at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California.   With 41 seconds remaining in the 11th […]

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Saturday night fever

Boxing picked up something fierce last weekend with various cards throughout the United States. Steve Kim reports.

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Orlando Salido to be ringside for Vargas-Berchelt on Saturday

Super featherweight Orlando Salido won’t just be watching Francisco Vargas’ WBC title defense against Miguel Berchelt on Saturday; he’ll be at ringside.

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Will Vargas-Berchelt and Miura-Roman be must-see-TV?

Despite a compelling rematch between Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz on Showtime, HBO’s Saturday line-up ain’t so shabby either.

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