In what will be a barnstorming matchup between undefeated fighters, Mark Magsayo will face former Mexican champion Rey Vargas in his first fight since he became WBC featherweight champion.
Rising Filipino star Mark Magsayo (24-0, 16 KOs) will look to make the first defense of his WBC featherweight championship against former 122-pound world champion Rey Vargas at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas this Saturday night. night.
Magsayo shocked the boxing world in January when he defeated superstar Gary Russell Jr. Now, Magsayo looks to confirm that he is the best featherweight in the world. In the other corner, the Mexican Rey Vargas arrives with the firm intention of conquering his second division, so we are confident that this fight will be one of the best of the year.
The World Boxing Council recognizes the professionalism of both boxers and their respective teams as they have complied with all the medical requirements, exams, and security protocols that we require.
We admire the commitment of world champion Mark Magsayo and challenger Rey Vargas to meet these requirements. We wish them the best of luck in their fight this Saturday, which will undoubtedly be a great and memorable battle.