ESPN Classic to air Mayorga-Vargas

25/11/2007

ESPN Classic to air Mayorga-Vargas

Press Release: ESPN Classic will broadcast the exclusive replay of Ricardo Mayorga's decision over Fernando Vargas on Saturday, December 1, 2007 at 8 p.m., ET. In the fight, Mayorga knocked down Vargas in the first and eleventh rounds to capture a majority decision in a twelve-round super middleweight bout. Two judges scored the Nicaraguan fighter a winner by scores of 115-111 and 114-112 while the third saw the bout as a 113-113 draw. Mayorga, who dominated the bout early and late, improves to 28-6-1. Vargas, who said before the fight that win or lose he would retire, falls to 26-5. He had 22 victories by knockout.