The featherweight division, and specifically the WBC side of it is in the spotlight Saturday night in San Antonio. Mark Magsayo puts his WBC featherweight title on the line against Rey Vargas in the main event. Prior to that, Brandon Figueroa and Carlos Castro square off in a WBC featherweight eliminator match.
Magsayo is making his first title defense after claiming the belt with a majority decision win over Gary Russell Jr. in January. Magsayo improved to 24-0 with the win and claimed his first major belt. Vargas is 35-0 and fighting his second fight since moving up from junior featherweight. Although he is the challenger, Vargas is a slim favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook. Vargas is -115 to win while Magsayo is -110.
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Full Card for Mark Magsayo vs. Rey Vargas
- Main event: Mark Magsayo vs. Rey Vargas, for Magsayo’s featherweight title
- Brandon Figueroa vs. Carlos Castro, featherweight eliminator
- Frank Martin vs. Jackson Mariñez, lightweight
- Ramon Cardenas vs. Michell Banquez, bantamweight
- Rashidi Ellis vs. Jose Marrufo, welterweight
- John Rincon vs. Weah Archiebald, welterweight
- Samuel Arnold vs. Antonio Louis Hernandez, middleweight
- Raymond Guajardo vs. Dario Guerrero-Meneses, middleweight
- Faban Dias vs. Julio Gomez, junior welterweight
- Albert Gonzalez vs. Alberto Alvarez, junior featherweight
- Sequiel Hernandez vs. Joshua Montoya, featherweight
- Xavier Bocanegra vs. Travis Crawford, featherweight