Timothy Bradley and Jessie Vargas officially announced their June 27 welterweight match
May 19 2015 1:16 AM
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Former two-division world champion TIMOTHY BRADLEY JR. and undefeated World Boxing Association (WBA) super lightweight world champion JESSIE VARGAS will square off for the vacant Word Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title, Saturday, June 27, at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The fight will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing, beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT.

#Bradley is a former two-division world champion, from 2008 to 2014, who unified the junior welterweight titles twice during his previous four-year reign, returns to the ring following a controversial draw against one-time interim world champion Diego Chaves last December.

Vargas is trained by Roy Jones Jr., Vargas captured the WBA super lightweight title on April 19, 2014 in Las Vegas, winning a unanimous decision over undefeated defending champion Khabib Allakhverdiev, Vargas successfully defended his title twice that same year, winning unanimous decisions over undefeated contender Anton Novikov in Las Vegas and former world champion Antonio DeMarco.

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