Mark Magsayo loses WBC featherweight belt to Mexico’s Rey Vargas

MARK GIONGCO 07/10/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Mark Magsayo lost his WBC featherweight title to Rey Vargas by split decision on Sunday (Manila time) at Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Magsayo scored a knockdown in the ninth round, decking Vargas with a right…

Magsayo, Mexican foe ready to rumble for featherweight title bout in Texas

Glendale G. Rosal 07/09/2022

BOHOL, Philippines — The reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) world featherweight king, Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo, carries the whole Filipino boxing nation in his shoulder, being the only remaining Filipino world champion today, as he defends his title…

Cuarto loses world title; PH now only has 1 remaining world champ

Glendale G. Rosal 07/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The list of Filipino world boxing champions was cut down to just one. This is after International Boxing Federation (IBF) world minimumweight world champion Rene Mark Cuarto loses his title to Mexican Daniel…

Magsayo seals first world title defense vs Vargas on July 9

Glendale G. Rosal 03/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo, the reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) world featherweight champion has sealed his first mandatory title defense versus former world champion Rey Vargas of Mexico on July 9, 2022, in San…

Vargas working to seal deal for title fight with champ Magsayo in July

Glendale G. Rosal 03/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The featherweight world title showdown between the reigning WBC world champion Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo and former world super bantamweight champion Rey Vargas is nearing to close a deal for a fight in July.…

Unbeaten Vargas is mandatory challenger of Magsayo

Dale Rosal 01/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A few days after winning the World Boxing Council (WBC) world featherweight title, Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo already has a challenger waiting in line. Unbeaten Mexican contender Rey Vargas emerged as Magsayo’s mandatory challenger, according to…

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