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Dazed Timothy Bradley Takes WBO Belt After Ref Calls Fight Early (Video)

Jessie Vargas was just 10 seconds away from winning the interim WBO welterweight title, but instead, he watched Timothy Bradley lift the hardware. While Bradley seemed to have the advantage through most of the fight, Vargas came on strong in the final minutes of the 12th round. The 26-year-old left Bradley dazed with a few good shots with 10 seconds to go, and referee Pat Russell...
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Timothy Bradley Survives Oddball Ending Vs Jessie Vargas

Fans watching Timothy Bradley vs Jessie Vargas Saturday on HBO couldn’t be blamed for thinking Vargas had won by 12th round technical knockout. Referees Pat Russell waved off the fight as if Vargas had halted Bradley, thanks to a big right hand and sustained Vargas assault. Vargas himself was convinced, and, same with the fans, it’s hard to blame him. Instead, Russell just screwed...
Via The Queensbury Rules
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Timothy Bradley-Jessie Vargas results: Bradley dominates despite funny finish

Timothy Bradley took on the previously unbeaten Jessie Vargas on Saturday night from the StubHub Center in Carson California, televised live on HBO Boxing. Bradley took home a well-earned unanimous decision victory, despite a funny finish which lefty plenty ringside and at home scratching their heads. Throughout the fight, Bradley largely dominated Vargas. As we had forecasted...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ref Pat Russell Calls End of Timothy Bradley-Jessie Vargas Fight Too Early

This will probably cost the ref (Pat Russell) his job and it should. Jessie Vargas hit Timothy Bradley with a potential knockout blow and had enough time left in the fight to go in for the kill. With ten seconds left a warning sound went off to let the fighters and ref know the end of the round was near. Somehow this veteran ref thought it was the bell and called the fight.Vargas...
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ref stops Bradley-Vargas fight early because he heard wrong

Boxing referee Pat Russell probably needs to retire after his incredible blunder at the end of Saturday’s fight between Jessie Vargas and Timothy Bradley. The ex-Marine and longtime boxing referee stepped in to stop the fight with 10 seconds left because he mistook a clapping sound for the final bell. In boxing, a clapping noise...Read More
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Timothy Bradley vs. Jessie Vargas weigh-in results & photos

This Saturday night, live on HBO Boxing, Timothy Bradley takes on Jessie Vargas in the headline event. For Vargas, the fight represents by far the biggest of his career, and he’s not only moving up in weight, he’s moving up in class. For Bradley, it’s a chance to get himself back into the limelight and into the marquee events he’s used to and still desires. The weigh-ins...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Bradley vs. Jessie Vargas Betting Odds

Timothy Bradley and Jessie Vargas square off in a Saturday night bout.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Timothy Bradley Is Still Fighting For Respect

Timothy Bradley, who fights this Saturday on HBO, is not a big puncher. That’s probably being kind. Of his 31 wins, “Desert Storm” has scored 12 of them by stoppage, good for a knockout percentage of 35 percent. At the top level, that’s just not very good, which makes his record more remarkable when you glance at some of the names he’s defeated — guys like Lamont Peterson...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

HBO Boxing preview: Timothy Bradley vs. Jessie Vargas; Valdez vs. Tamayo

One of the sport’s best, and still most underrated fighters, returns to HBO Boxing this Saturday night, with Timothy Bradley taking on Jessie Vargas. The Bradley vs. Vargas fight headlines a two-fight card, also featuring Oscar Valdez vs. Ruben Tamayo. The doubleheader will be televised live this Saturday, June 27th, beginning at 9:45pm from StubHub Center in Carson, California...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Tim Bradley, Jessie Vargas and Gilberto Ramirez

If you look at the picture above, you’ll see Adrien Broner being a knob (alternative caption: me if I ever have to watch another Adrien Broner fight). Luckily, there’s plenty of boxing on this week to wash the taste of AB’s spoiling/general tastelessness out of our collective mouth. There’s only one really big show: Tim Bradley vs Jessie Vargas on HBO, but there’s plenty...
Via The Queensbury Rules
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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