Canadian Quick Jabs: Vargas vs. Claggett? McGuinness back Sept. 14 at Casino Rama, Dann returns Aug. 10th!
By GM Ross / CanadianBoxiana.com (10-Jul-2013)
Sam Vargas vs. Steve Claggett Barn-Burner in the works?
Western Canadian promoter and trainer Eric de Guzman, long time trainer of top rated Canadian welterweight Steve ‘The Dragon’ Claggett (16-2-1, 11 KOs) believes one of the best action matches that can possibly be made in all of Canada is his young fighter against unbeaten Mississauga, Ontario, based Colombian Samuel Vargas (14-0-1, 7 KOs). It’s a bout that would pit two all-action 24 year olds against one another in a toe-to-toe barn burner. Both men possess that come-forward warrior style and are all heart in the ring. Vargas captured the vacant NCC Canadian welterweight title in a February 2012 first round knockout win over Manolis Plaitis but has yet to make an official defense. Claggett has a potential headlining Canadian television date set for late September 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta, on the next exciting promotion coming from top western Canadian outfit KO Boxing Promotions. A bout between Claggett and Vargas on such a platform would be a marquee fight to showcase on Canadian television and would serve as a spring board for the winner to move on to bigger and better things at an international level. Click Here For More
McGuinness returns Sept. 14 vs. Santillian at Casino Rama!
Undefeated Orangeville, Ontario, prospect Logan McGuinness (19-0-1, 9KO) will face Sergio Carlos Santillan (30-12-3, 14KO) of Argentina on September 14 at Casino Rama. McGuinness and Santillan will clash for the vacant NABA featherweight title. Click Here For More
Winston “The Show” Dann returns Aug. 10th in
Winston “The Show” Dann (1-1-0), the fighting pride of London, Ontario, returns to the ring on August 10 in Brampton, Ontario, after three years away from professional boxing. Dann’s opponent will be amateur standout and provincial rival Calato Boayke, who will be making his much anticipated pro debut against the smooth boxing London prospect. Click Here For More
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