Pictures: Jose Zepeda, Josue Vargas – Face To Face at Closing Presser

Josue “The Prodigy” Vargas earned his nickname combating as an newbie rising up in The Bronx. The Puerto Rican-born junior welterweight contender now has the chance to notch a career-defining win roughly 10 miles from the place he was raised. (pictures by Mikey Williams)

Vargas (19-1, 9 KOs) will tackle two-time world title challenger Jose “Chon” Zepeda (34-2, 26 KOs) in an ESPN+ 10-round principal occasion Saturday at Hulu Theater at Madison Sq. Backyard.

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The winner of this crossroads battle will likely be in line for a world title alternative. Vargas has received 13 straight since a controversial disqualification defeat, whereas Zepeda is one 12 months faraway from his Battle of the 12 months knockout victory over Ivan Baranchyk. Zepeda final fought in Might, successful a call over “Hammerin” Hank Lundy.

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Within the 10-round bantamweight co-feature, Puerto Rican knockout sensation Carlos “Purin” Caraballo (14-0, 14 KOs) will combat former world title challenger Jonas Sultan (17-5, 11 KOs). Caraballo is coming off March’s eye-opening knockout victory over Leonardo Baez. It was additionally introduced in the present day that Caraballo and Miguel Cotto Promotions entered right into a long-term co-promotional pact with Prime Rank. 


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jonas-sultan_1635453018–161568 | Pictures: Jose Zepeda, Josue Vargas – Face To Face at Closing Presser

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