Mexico’s Rey Vargas became a two-division world champion Saturday night by capturing the WBC Featherweight World Championship from Mark Magsayo by split decision in a dramatic showdown.
It's fight week on The PBC Podcast as we break down Saturday night's entire PBC on SHOWTIME card, including the mouthwatering main event featuring unbeaten Mark Magsayo defending his WBC World Featherweight Title against undefeated former world champ Rey Vargas. Plus, hosts Kenneth Bouhairie and Michael Rosenthal salute recently retired modern great, Mikey Garcia, and list their top five hall of fame candidates among today's active fighters.
Newly-minted WBC Featherweight World Champion Mark Magsayo will make his first title defense since dethroning Gary Russell Jr., against unbeaten mandatory challenger and former super bantamweight titleholder Rey Vargas.
It’s another stacked episode of The PBC Podcast as former two-division world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia and unbeaten former 122-pound world champion Rey Vargas join the show. From his July 30 showdown versus Jose Benavidez Jr. live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center to potential fights versus Jermell Charlo and Erislandy Lara, you don't want to miss what Garcia has to say.
Ray Flores checks in with top super bantamweight contender Stephen Fulton and WBC super bantamweight world champion Rey Vargas to get their thoughts on the state of the 118-pound division, possible future opponents and current events.