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Victor Vargas

King of the Britons: Froch continues to prove his skill and worth

They said he was too slow. They said he was simply not skilled enough. They said that he would finally get knocked out. Yet, Carl“The Cobra” Froch (29-2 21 KO) continues to prove doubters wrong as he blasted away previously undefeated Romanian Lucian Bute (30-1 24 KO) within […]

Weekend Review

            Most of the action last weekend occurred within the featherweight (126 Ibs.) division and the biggest news was the sensational performance by WBO champion Orlando Salido (38-11-2 25 KO). Salido repeated his knockout win over former titleholder Juan Manuel Lopez (31-2 28 KO) by delivering a series […]

Weekend Review

This weekend was busy and filled with controversy. On Saturday night, a new Cruiserweight (200 Ibs.) champion was crowned as Yoan Hernandez (26-1 13 KO) defeated Steve Cunningham (24-4 12 KO) by unanimous decision in their rematch. The scorecards read as 116-110, 116-110, and 115-111. However, these scorecards […]

Berto vs. Ortiz II Cancellation Can Only Hurt Boxing

            The cancellation of the Andre Berto(28-1 22 KO) and Victor Oritz (29-3-2 22 KO) II bout was announced yesterday by network officials and promoters Golden Boy Promotions and Lou DiBella Entertainment. Berto ruptured his left bicep during training and will most likely require surgery to repair it. […]

Weekend Review: Boxing

On Friday night, it was a good night of boxing for the Friday Night Fights program on ESPN and for those who gathered at Airway Heights, Washington. The first fight televised was a lightweight (135 Ibs.) rumble as contenders Ji-Hoon Kim (23-7 18 KO) and Yakubu Amidu (20-3-1 […]


Hello everyone, my name is Victor and I am a new contributor to Sports with Neil. For the most part, I’ll be covering boxing and baseball. It’s cool to disagree with my posts, just be civil and whatnot.