Jessie Vargas Talks Prefight – WBO world welterweight champion Jessie Vargas came face to face with the media and with Saturday’s opponent Manny Pacquiao this past Wednesday at the pre-fight press conference. The charismatic 27 year old addressed the gathering in both English and Spanish.
Vargas won the WBO world title in his last outing when he defeated Sadam Ali back in March of this year. Vargas saw his name come up on a short list of potential Pacquiao opponents when the Filipino announced his return and Vargas has been locked in ever since. It is the superfight and the payday all boxers crave, and Vargas made it very clear that he intends to win. Check out what Jessie Vargas had to say.
The raw footage features the face-off between Jessie Vargas and Manny Pacquiao where Vargas’ height and reach advantages become more apparent. Check out The Boxing Channel’s raw footage of the entire press conference right here (43 minutes).
Jessie Vargas Talks Prefight
The fight airs this Saturday, November 5th on Top Rank pay-per-view, check your local listings for start times. The live event is set for the 16,000 seat Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada and features eight fights in all, including a total of 4 WBO world title bouts.
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Jessie Vargas with his WBO hardware proudly on display.