2016 U.S. Olympian and undefeated Bantamweight, Antonio Vargas takes on Aaron Echeveste Lopez this Saturday in Kissimmee, Florida

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2016 U.S. Olympian and undefeated Bantamweight, Antonio Vargas takes on Aaron Echeveste Lopez this Saturday in Kissimmee, Florida

NEW YORK (JULY 26, 2018)–This Saturday, 2016 U.S. Olympian and undefeated bantamweight Antonio Vargas is in action this Saturday night when he takes on Aaron Echeveste Lopez (5-2, 3 KOs) in a six-round bout at The Kissimmee Civic Center in Kissimmee, Florida.


The 21 year-old Vargas has a record of 6-0 with three knockouts, and is coming off a six-round unanimous decision over Luis Fernando Saavedra on February 23rd in Kissimmee.


Vargas of Kissimmee by way of Houston, has a win over undefeated Jonathan Garza (6-0) on his resume.

The Vargas – Lopez fight will be streamed live on ESPN+ beginning at 6:30 PM ET.


“I trained hard for this fight, and I feel strong physically and mentally. This is one of the biggest fight cards that I have fought on.  I look to be on many more this year.  I’m excited for this fight and look to put on a great performance,” said Vargas.


“Coming out of the Olympics, I felt Antonio was one of the best talent’s coming out of the 2016 class.  He has tremendous power and speed that will dazzle the boxing world, and we look forward to seeing that on display on Saturday night,” said David McWater, CEO of Split-T Management.


Vargas is Promoted By Top Rank.

Photo by Mikey Williams / Top Rank





Headed by David McWater, Split-T Management has amassed one of the top stables in boxing.


Their impressive roster includes:


World Rated Contenders

IBF Super Lightweight Mandatory Title Challenger Ivan Baranchyk


Welterweight  “The New” Ray Robinson


Former Bantamweight Title Challenger  Antonio Nieves


2016 Olympians
Lightweight  Teofimo Lopez 

Junior Middleweight  Charles Conwell


Bantamweight Antonio Vargas


Undefeated Prospects

Heavyweights: Stephen Shaw,  Marcus Carter, Yegor Plevako


Cruiserweights: Joshua Temple, “Mighty” Joe Jones


Light Heavyweights: Joseph Williams, Bortirali Mamajonov


Super Middleweights: Isiah Steen, DeAndre Ware, Isiah Jones, Anthony Barnes, Tyler Howard


Middleweights: Marquis Moore, Raquel Miller

Junior Middleweights: Ardreal Holmes, Hurshidbek Normatov, Fred Wilson, Jr.


Welterweight’s Janelson Bocachica, Poindexter Knight, Mark Dawson, Boubacar Sylla, Brian Ceballo


Junior Lightweight: Erick De Leon


For More information, Contact:
Joe Quiambao at 917-627-6559

Erick De Leon got off the deck to win a 10-round unanimous decision over Adrian Young in a super featherweight bout.

Young dropped De Leon in the 1st round with a left hook.  De Leon recovered well and boxed very will over the final nine rounds to get the victory by scores of 98-91 and 97-92 twice.

De Leon, 132 1/2 lbs of Detroit is now 18-0-1.  Young, 133 1/4 lbs of Los Michis, MEX is 25-5-2.