WBC World Super-Featherweight Champion: Francisco Vargas vs Miguel Berchelt full fight [replay] result, recap – January 28, 2017.
WBC world super featherweight champion (23-1-2, 17KOs)Francisco Vargas, blasted out world#2 WBC Miguel “El Alacran” Berchelt (31-1, 28KOs) in a 12th round bout Friday night in a World Boxing Council 130lb eliminator bout at the Fantasy Springs Resort in Indio, California.
Full Fight Result:
Miguel Berchelt became the new WBC World Super-Featherweight Champion after stopping Mexican rival Francisco Vargas in the 11th round in California.
With his vision badly affected, Vargas was bloodied and bruised by the time the referee Raul Caiz intervened to stop the fight two minutes in the penultimate session.
The entertaining scrap begun with Berchelt, the younger man, taking control early on, unloading a number of combinations and straight jabs on Vargas.
After four rounds it was clear that Berchelt, fighting outside of his home country for just the second time, was not intimidated by the unbeaten World Champion and was the clear aggressor.
Vargas suffered a cut above both eyes heading into the middle stages, one from a punch and one from an accidental clash of heads. He was checked by the doctor in both the ninth and 10th rounds.
Francisco Vargas vs Miguel Berchelt Full fight Video
Berchelt maintained his intensity and by the 11th round, the pressure was too much as Vargas’ swollen left eye caused the referee to call a halt.