Takashi Miura entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 29-2-2 (22 KOs=76%) and he is ranked as the No.3 super featherweight in the world. He suffered his last loss in 2011 when he faced #1 Takashi Uchiyama, since then he has collected nine consecutive victories winning the Wbc world belt against Gamaliel Diaz in 2013 and defending it four times, the last one against Billy Dib (=Miura vs Dib).
His opponent, the undefeated Francisco Vargas, has a record of 22-0-1 (16 knockouts) and he entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. He has fought once in 2015 beating Will Tomlinson (=Vargas vs Tomlinson). Miura vs Vargas is valid for the WBC World super featherweight title (Miura’s fifth defense); undercard of Miguel Cotto vs Saul Canelo Alvarez. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: super featherweight (130 lbs, 59.0 kg)
Title: WBC World super featherweight title
Miura’s previous fight: Takashi Miura vs Billy Dib
Vargas’ previous fight: Francisco Vargas vs Will Tomlinson
Vargas’ next fight: Francisco Vargas vs Orlando Salido
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