Axel Aragon Vega-Armando Torres Telemundo Weigh-In Results From Mexico City

Axel Aragon Vega was at his heaviest weight in almost three years however nonetheless effectively throughout the restrict for his subsequent struggle.

The 2-time title challenger from Baja California, Mexico faces countryman Armando Torres in a scheduled ten-round regional junior flyweight title struggle Friday night at Auditorio Blackberry in Mexico Metropolis. Each boxers made weight for his or her bout, which headlines the autumn season premiere of Boxeo Telemundo.

Vega weighed 107.6 kilos, his heaviest since weighing 109 ¾ kilos in a March 2019 win over Julio Cesar Morales following his first main title bid. The 40-year-old Torres weighed proper on the 108-pound restrict for his fourth look at this venue, all coming inside his final 5 begins.

Vega (14-4-1, 8KOs) final fought in a title bid versus unbeaten WBA junior flyweight champ Hiroto Kyoguchi this previous March at American Airways Middle in Dallas. Vega—a 4’9 ½” contender from Ensenada, Baja California—sought to turn into the shortest champion in boxing historical past, faring effectively by way of 4 rounds versus Kyoguchi who’s broadly considered the division’s finest. 

The dream was a nightmare in spherical 5, when Vega damaged hand in spherical 5 and was rendered unfit to proceed. It was his second try at a significant title and first as a junior flyweight, having beforehand bid for the WBO strawweight title in an October 2019 rematch with WBO strawweight titlist Wilfredo ‘Bimbito’ Mendez. A conflict of heads ended their struggle simply seconds into spherical seven, leaving Vega to endure a cut up choice defeat, although in a much more aggressive affair than was their first struggle greater than a yr prior.

Torres (26-19, 19KOs) heads again house to Mexico for his first struggle since a fourth-round stoppage to junior flyweight contender Jonathan ‘Bomba’ Gonzalez this previous Might in Tampa. The loss snapped a five-fight win streak together with three prior appearances at this venue the place he’s unbeaten (3-0, 2KOs). 

The present airs dwell starting 12:00 am Jap/11:00 pm Central and native time.

Jake Donovan is a senior author for Twitter: @JakeNDaBox–161244 | Axel Aragon Vega-Armando Torres Telemundo Weigh-In Outcomes From Mexico Metropolis

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