Rey Vargas experienced humble beginnings growing up in Mexico City but was coaxed into boxing by his first coach and father, Carlos, who instilled a solid fundamental foundation. “I was a national champion seven times and won the Pan-American gold medal.”. He won the IBF Youth title in his 11th fight. Never miss a fight by this fighter! The judges obviously rewarded Vargas for his activity and ring generalship. “Now I can pay back my dad and my mom with the money I make.

He competed in the 2009 World Championships but was defeated by Luke Campbell in the first round. View People They Know with Court Records. - 2 Profile Searches. Then in December, he won a near-shutout unanimous decision over then-undefeated brawler Oscar Negrete.

However, American fans hadn’t seen him since he dropped back-to-back decisions to Jamie McDonnell in Texas in 2015. 7,251 Followers, 153 Following, 595 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Rey Vargas (@rey.vargas.31) or Subscribe. Defeated Chris Plaitis (Canada) 12-3 Photo by Tom Hogan / Golden Boy Promotions. Join Facebook to connect with Rey Vargas and others you may know. Name: Rey VargasBirth Name: Rey Geovani Vargas RoldánBorn: 1990-11-25Hometown: Otumba, México, MexicoBirthplace: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoStance: OrthodoxHeight: 179cmReach: 179cmPro Boxer: RecordAmateur Boxer: Record That’s usually true, Rey, but don’t make any promises to the fans that you can’t keep. With the win, Vargas became the mandatory challenger to the WBC's super bantamweight titlist, Hugo Ruiz. It’s very satisfying.”, A post shared by Rey Vargas (@rey.vargas.31) on Mar 1, 2017 at 9:09am PST. I am very grateful for all the Mexican people.”. Edit Profile.

Add our schedule to your calendar and receive a reminder before each PBC fight. “I want to say thank you to everyone,” said Kameda, who was often the aggressor and appeared to be the harder puncher.

122 lbs A seven-time amateur National Champion in Mexico, Rey Vargas has become a force in the Super Bantamweight division, not only as its WBC champion but as one of the longest reigning champions in boxing today. Vargas lands a long-range bomb to Kameda.

View the profiles of people named Rey Pastor Rey Vargas. The first fighter to go the distance with him since his second fight was Yuki Murai. Jaime Munguia was in the battle of his life against Tureano Johnson when the fight was stopped after Round 6 because of a gruesome cut on Johnson’s upper lip Friday night in Indio, Calif. Munguia, fighting for the second time as a middleweight, was a (…). (55.45 kg), Home Vargas won a majority decision (117-111, 116–112, 114-114) to become a world champion. Whitepages people search is the most trusted directory. Listed at nearly 5-foot-11 and significantly tall for a 122-pounder, Vargas often controls distance and smothers foes as they get close. Vargas debuted as a professional in May 2010.

In June he shut out Alexis Bouremia Kabore over 12 and then returned in September to drop former champion Alexander Munoz four times on his way to a fifth-round TKO win. © 2020 RING TV LIVE. Get the latest fight announcements, fighter spotlights, and other PBC news delivered to your inbox. Never miss a fight!

Vargas won 15 of his first 16 fights by way of knockout. On the line was the vacant WBC World Super Bantamweight title. Despite their heated words during fight-week events and the proud boxing traditions of their countries, nobody could be sure how the Vargas-Kameda matchup would turn out. Rey has 1 job listed on their profile. 2008 Mexican National Championships Gold medallist at Bantamweight. Despite the loss to a very difficult titleholder, Kameda could still make for good matchups at 122 pounds. In February 2019, he took on hammer-fisted Franklin Manzanilla, who dropped Vargas in the second round with a head-swiveling left hook. Vargas sustains pace and rhythm, his piston jabs setting up an economy of combinations that incorporate hooks, overhand rights, crosses and uppercuts. He’s got the kind of mentality and personality that hardcore fans appreciate (and his Spanish trash-talk game doesn’t hurt his marketability to the Latino market). Vargas went 128-6 as an amateur, capturing seven national championships in Mexico as well as a gold medal in the 2009 Pan-American Championships. 0

Muñoz went down four times until the referee finally stopped the contest. [3] In September 2016, Vargas defeated former WBA super flyweight champion Alexander Muñoz with a 5th-round TKO. “I recognize Vargas. Now I have both of them.”. View phone numbers, addresses, public records, background check reports and possible arrest records for Rey Vargas.

Vargas had legendary trainer, Ignacio Beristain, join his father in the corner in advance of his initial world title fight. Vargas’ size and skills presented problems his opponents simply couldn’t handle. He was a former boxer and he trained me in camp, but I've had a friendship with 'Don' Nacho for a long time,” said Vargas. Join Facebook to connect with Rey Rey Vargas and others you may know. [4], On 25 February 2017, he faced Gavin McDonnell for the vacant WBC super bantamweight title. He won.

A third-party browser plugin, such as Ghostery or NoScript, is preventing JavaScript from running. He simply had too much movement for the nearly 5-foot-10 McDonnell of England, who entered at 16-0-2 (4 KOs) but succumbed to a majority decision (117-111, 116-112, 114-114) . In March 2014, Vargas was knocked down for the first time against Sylvester Lopez. THE RING SHOP (CLICK HERE) In the 1990s and early 2000s, hall-of-famer Daniel Zaragoza and Oscar Larios defended the green belt numerous times in Japan. “The idea was to throw a lot of punches and to have a very intelligent fight,” Vargas said during his post-fight interview.

CARSON, California — It wasn’t the kind of stirring action fight we’ve come to expect from a Mexico-vs.-Japan matchup, but Rey Vargas, The Ring’s No. Kameda was a hot bantamweight for a years and the 28-year-old Osaka native had a good story — as a 15-year-old he’d moved to Mexico (where he lost an amateur bout to Vargas), learned the language and embraced the culture. “[It] was very difficult for me – no money, but my dad managed to take me to school,” said Vargas to RingTV.com. “My dad was a boxer, so I decided to continue,” said Vargas.

Vargas was also able to out-box Rios, controlling the bout by fighting at range. 2008 World Junior Championships participant in Guadalajara, Mexico, at Bantamweight. 34 Has a record of 1-0-0 (1 KO's) against former or current world champions. View Rey Vargas’ profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Photo by Tom Hogan / Golden Boy Promotions. At least Kameda tried to make a fight of it, which is why he was cheered during his gracious post-fight interview. 0, Weight

We are ready to fight the best and defeat all of the champions,” said Vargas. Vargas was able to survive and get the unanimous decision (78-73, 78–74, 77-75). Check your inbox or spam folder to confirm your subscription. There are a few reasons this might happen: To request an unblock, please fill out the form below and we will review it as soon as possible. View the profiles of people named Rey Rey Vargas. Vargas scored one for Mexico, but it’s not the kind of victory that fans from his country will beat their chests about. Vargas fought just won in 2018, a 12-round unanimous decision over Azat Hovhannisyan in May. Welcome to Boxing Junkie's European Union Experience. Rey Vargas, a junior featherweight titleholder who has spent most of his professional career under Oscar De La Hoya’s promotional banner, has entered a multi-fight deal with Premier Boxing Champions.

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