WBC junior lightweight world titleholder Miguel Berchelt faces former world titlist Francisco Vargas on Saturday at the Tucson Convention Center in Tucson, Arizona, in a fight that airs live on ESPN in the United States at 10 p.m. ET.
Berchelt (35-1, 31 KOs) won the title by defeating Vargas by KO in Round 11 in January 2017. In that fight, Vargas suffered a cut on the bridge of his nose in Round 3 and another cut over the right eye in the fourth, both by legal punches. He also suffered a cut over the left eye in an accidental head butt.
Berchelt has won 13 of his past 14 fight by stoppage and has not lost a fight in five years.
Vargas (25-1-2, 18 KOs) has won two fights in a row since the loss to Berchelt, including a TKO victory over Rod Salka in April 2018.
Where can I watch the Berchelt-Vargas world title fight?
The Berchelt-Vargas junior lightweight world title fight on ESPN will begin at 10 p.m. ET Saturday.
The main event includes a rematch between WBO junior featherweight champion Emanuel Navarrete and former world titleholder Isaac Dogboe in a 12-round battle.
ESPN boxing commentators Joe Tessitore and Mark Kriegel, along with former world champions Andre Ward and Timothy Bradley Jr. and reporter Bernardo Osuna, will call the fight from ringside.
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How do I stream the fights?
The fights will be available to stream on mobile devices using the ESPN App.
The undercard starts at 6:30 p.m. ET on ESPN+
The undercard includes:
Fazliddin Gaibnazarov vs. Mykal Fox, 10 rounds, junior welterweights
Jason Sanchez vs. Adeilson Dos Santos, 8 rounds, featherweights
Carlos Castro vs. Mauro Diaz, 10 rounds, junior featherweights
Miguel Marriaga vs. Naciff Martinez, 8 rounds, featherweights
Miguel Parra vs. David Morales, 8 rounds, junior welterweights
Manny Guajardo vs. Jonathan Espino, 4 rounds, middleweights
Judas Estrada vs. Christopher Gonzalez, 4 rounds, welterweights
Carlos Velasquez vs. Demetrius Mora, 4 rounds, welterweights