Vargas vs DeMarco in Macau
By: Chris DeGuia
September 4, 2014
Jessie Vargas will be defending his WBA junior welterweight title against Antonio DeMarco on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao vs Chris Algieri on November 22, 2014 in Macau, China according to Bob Arum. Vargas won the WBA title back on April 12th on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy Bradley 2 against former WBA champion Khabib Allakhverdiev. Since winning the title Vargas defended it successfully against Anton Novikov back on August 2, 2014 on the undercard of Rios vs Chaves. So, now Vargas will be defending the title for the second time against former WBC lightweight champion Antonio DeMarco.
For DeMarco, since losing to Adrien Broner for the WBC title he has been training with Freddie Roach and has been on a three fight winning streak. So, now DeMarco will move up to junior welterweight and will get a world title shot. Vargas vs DeMarco will be the co-main event on the undercard of Pacquiao-Algieri and will air on HBO pay per view.
Who will win this fight? Will Vargas retain the title? Or will DeMarco be crown the new champion. These questions will be answered on November 22, 2014.