Showtime’s June nineteenth Jermall Charlo vs. Juan Macias Montiel card already had one strong undercard bout to make up for the terrible fundamental occasion, and now it appears to be like prefer it’s obtained at the very least two. ESPN’s dependable Fernando Barbosa stories that IBF #2 light-weight contender Isaac Cruz will tackle former tremendous featherweight champ Francisco “Bandido” Vargas.
BoxRec additionally lists an attention-grabbing tremendous bantamweight conflict between former champ Angelo Leo and up to date title challenger Aaron Alameda, two-time Olympic quarterfinalist Gabriel Maestre towards 19-0 Cody Crowley within the former’s fourth professional struggle, and Kudratillo Abdukakhorov towards Argentina’s Cesar Miguel Barrionuevo. although I’ve been unable to seek out affirmation of those bouts.
Cruz (21-1-1, 15 KO) wanted simply 53 seconds to crush Diego Magdaleno in October, establishing a conflict with standout Spaniard Jon Fernandez. When visa points scrapped that, he confronted unbeaten Matias Romero, settling for a aggressive unanimous resolution this previous March. He’s technically subsequent in line for Teofimo Lopez after George Kambosos Jr., however contemplating what number of obligatory challengers are concerned, it’ll be some time earlier than he will get his shot.
Vargas’ (27-2-2, 19 KO) triumphant knockout of Takashi Miura and hellacious draw with Orlando Salido established him as one of many sport’s most entertaining motion fighters, just for two damaging losses to Miguel Berchelt to knock him from his perch. He’s since scored a pair of get-well victories at light-weight in his native Mexico.
It’s unclear whether or not Vargas has something left within the tank, however this needs to be extremely enjoyable whereas it lasts.