Weigh In Results
Jessie Vargas 146.4 lbs
Timothy Bradley 146.4 lbs
Tim Bradley has his next fight set. He will face Jessie Vargas in a twelve round welterweight bout. Tim Bradly is a two-division titleholder and pound-for-pound rated fighter while Jessie Vargas is an unbeatenJunior welterweight contender. The fight will be aired live on HBO from Tim the StubHub Center in Carson, California,
The fight was announced by promoter Top Rank announced at a press conference held at L.A. on Monday this weak. The HBO World Championship Boxing broadcast will start being broadcasted live at 9:45 p.m. PT/ET.
“I’m excited to be back in the ring,” Bradley (31-1, 12 knockouts), who was winless in 2014 having dropped a unanimous decision to Manny Pacquiao last April and being held to a controversial draw by Diego Chaves in December, stated in a press release. “I look forward to the challenge and taking away his ‘0’ from him on June. Though Bradlely is a good fighter, he will have to be ready to face very strong opposition from the younger man.
Bradley, a 31-year-old Palm Springs, California resident, has faced the likes of Pacquiao, Juan Manuel Marquez, Lamont Peterson and Ruslan Provodnikov, who he battled to a Fight of the Year unanimous decision victory against in 2013. “I am thrilled to have this fight,” Vargas (26-0, 9 KOs), a 26-year-old Las Vegas resident, stated in the press release.
“I will be facing a very talented fighter and when you have two great talents with a lot of heart it always makes for a great fight. I always elevate my game against better competition. I am ready to show and prove that I am one of the best fighters out there. There is not one doubt in my mind that everyone will enjoy this fight. I look forward to giving the fans the best of Jessie Vargas on June 27. “ “The last time Timothy Bradley, Jr., entered the ring at the StubHub, he left having given the fans the fight of the year,” said Peter Nelson, Vice President of programming, HBO Sports. “Now, he returns for his 2015 debut against one of boxing’s undefeated rising attractions, Jessie Vargas, in a fight that augurs to have great action and impact in the loaded welterweight division.”
This fight will be very entertaining. Two very talented individuals will meet and as usual the fans should expect a big show down. Here we expect Jim to put his best foward if he wants to beat the faster, and more agile man. Our team is working on a detailed review on the two fighters that will be published tomorrow.