On August 19, that becomes a reality, as lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury handles color commentary duties on the live international broadcast of Lee Baxter Promotions’ world-class card in Toronto, featuring the welterweight battle between Samuel Vargas and Ali Funeka.
The August 19 Lee Baxter Promotions card at the Brampton Powerade Centre isn’t just a showcase for one of the most successful Ontario fighters of the past ten years in Samuel Vargas, it’s a proving ground for some of Canada’s best prospects as well.
Ontario, Canada (July 5, 2017) – North American Boxing Association welterweight champion Samuel Vargas has been on boxing’s biggest stage and he’s determined to prove that he still belongs there.
The 28-year-old Vargas (27-3-1, 14 KOs) steps up in one of the most significant fights of his career, August 19, as he defends his NABA title against three-time world title challenger Ali “Rush Hour” Funeka (39-6-3, 31 KOs) in the main event of Lee Baxter Promotions’ (LBP) second event at the Brampton Powerade Centre, “Face Off”, in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.
Samuel Vargas has been on boxing’s biggest stage, and he’s determined to prove that he still belongs there.
On August 19, Vargas steps up in one of the biggest fights of his career, as he battles Ali Funeka in the main event of Lee Baxter Promotions’ second event at the Brampton Powerade Centre.
Samuel Vargas has fought in front of millions of viewers on national television, but he’s never fought in his true homeland.
That changes tonight, when Vargas battles Marco Antonio Avendano at the Coliseo Carlos Mauro Hoyos in Medellin, Colombia as part of a special event presented by Lee Baxter Promotions.
The summer of 2017 is going to get even hotter on August 19, as some of the hottest fighters in Canadian boxing return to the Powerade Centre in Brampton.
On the heels of a show in front of a near-capacity crowd on March 18, Lee Baxter Promotions comes back to the scene of the historic night with another jam-packed card.
It’s not often that a boxing event can actually deliver on the promise of an historic night of action, but on March 18, such a guarantee can be made.
Two of Ontario’s biggest stars of the past decade will return home on the same night. Logan Cotton McGuinness and Samuel Vargas return to a ring in Ontario, as “The Boys Are Back In Town” at the Powerade Centre in Brampton.
Undefeated world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia (33-0, 19 KOs)put on a show for fans in his hometown Saturday night as he dropped and stopped Colombia’s Samuel Vargas (25-3-1, 13 KOs)on his way to a seventh round TKO victory in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on Spike from Temple University’s Liacouras Center in Philadelphia.
Danny “Swift” Garcia (33-0, 19 KOs) got his tune-up fight against Samuel Vargas (25-3-1, 13 KOs) out of the way on Saturday night in beating him by a 7th round TKO in front of his Philly fans at the Lacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 28-year-old Garcia bludgeoned the hapless Vargas against the ropes in the 7th until the fight was halted by referee Gary Rosato. It was too one-sided for Rosato to let the mismatch continue. The official time of the stoppage was at 2:17 of round 7.
Undefeated world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia and Colombia’s Samuel Vargas went face-to-face Thursday afternoon, one day before they weigh-in for their Premier Boxing Champions on Spike main event showdown taking place Saturday, November 12 from Temple University’s Liacouras Center in Philadelphia.
Televised coverage on Spike begins at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT and features undefeated rising star Jarrett Hurd battling former title challenger Jo Jo Dan plus former world champion Javier Fortuna taking on unbeaten Omar Douglas.