Mikey Garcia vs. Jessie Vargas results: Garcia gets first welterweight win, calls out Manny Pacquiao

Lahoma Whitelow


Mikey Garcia was the scaled-down guy, but he built sure he was the more substantial puncher.

Right after being shut out versus Errol Spence Jr. in his welterweight debut last March, Garcia notched his very first victory in the division, a unanimous conclusion around Jessie Vargas, on Saturday evening, live on DAZN. Judges at The Ford Middle at The Star in Frisco, Texas, scored it 116-111, 116-111 and 114-113, all in favor of Garcia, who applied a fifth-round knockdown to electrical power his way to the victory.

“I consider I carried the pounds a tiny little bit greater and that permitted me to complete greater,” Garcia explained to DAZN’s Chris Mannix of his next crack at 147 lbs ..

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Right after notching the victory, Garcia when yet again expressed his desire to combat Manny Pacquiao.


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