Jessie Vargas Promises To Beat Broner – Saturday Aprils 21st the Barclays Center in New York will host an interesting fight between two top contenders on the boxing scene. Four-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner (33-3, 24 KOs) returns to the ring to face all-action brawler Jessie “The Pride of Las Vegas” Vargas (28-2, 10 KOs).
On January 24, Showtime announced Broner vs. Brandon Figueroa would take place on April 21 at the Barclays Center in New York. On March 4, Figueroa pulled out of the fight after injuring his shoulder in training. PBC stated the card would still go ahead and they would find a new opponent for Broner. The next day, Showtime confirmed that Broner would now fight former two-weight world champion Jessie Vargas in a 144-pound catchweight bout, headlining a card also featuring the re-booked Jermall Charlo-Hugo Centeno Jr. fight and Gervonta Davis-Jesús Cuellar.
On this segment our man Marcelino Castillo interviews Jessie Vargas as he talks about his upcoming match against Adrien Broner.
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