- Dec 17, 2016
Miguel Berchelt will defend his WBC junior lightweight title in a rematch with former champion Francisco Vargas on May 11 in Tucson, Arizona. Berchelt defeated Vargas by TKO in the 11th round when they met in late 2017. The champion has 35 wins and only 1 loss while Vargas also has 1 loss with 25 wins and 2 draws. This is the 5th defense of Berchelt of his belt.