WBC Super Featherweight world champion Miguel “Alacrán” Berchelt is in tip top shape for his next defense on May 11 in Tucson, Arizona, against Francisco “Bandido” Vargas, in an exciting duel of Mexican maestros.
¨Alacrán¨ is set and focused on his fifth defense. While “Bandido” is on a mission, in search of recovering the title. Berchelt (35-1-0, 31 ko’s) vs. “Bandido” Vargas (25-1-2, 18 ko’s) will be at the Convention Center in Tucson, Arizona, realized by Top Rank in association with Zanfer Promotions and Max Boxing to be televised on Azteca 7 and ESPN.
Berchelt and Vargas meet in a rematch that places “Alacrán” as favorite, having successful defended the Green and Gold Belt four times against Miura, Maxwell Awuku, Barros and Román. Whereas the “Bandit” has defeated Smith and Salka.
Berchelt did an energetic workout at the gym Caballero, in the Los Jardias neighborhood in Hermosillo, Sonora. In twelve intense rounds, he sparred with four different fighters, clearly demonstrating an impressive sharpness.
“We are more than ready to face Vargas again, with everything. We give him the opportunity like he gave me. We will clearly and conclusively prove that I`m certainly the best fighter in the category on May 11 in Tucson. I always prepare myself to the peak for the ring. I will give my everything and I hope Vargas also comes with the maximum, in order to offer a Mexican war,” declared Berchelt.
WBC Press Release