Light-weight phenom Emiliano Vargas indicators promotional contract with Prime Rank

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 19, 2022) — Light-weight prodigy Emiliano “El Basic” Vargas, the youngest combating son of former junior middleweight world champion “Ferocious” Fernando Vargas and one in every of boxing’s blue-chip skills, has inked a multi-year promotional contract with Prime Rank.

Educated by his father, Vargas (1-0, 1 KO) is a seven-time nationwide beginner champion who turned 18 in April. The Las Vegas native will make his Prime Rank debut in a four-rounder Saturday, Nov. 12, at Pearl Live performance Theater at Palms On line casino Resort in Las Vegas on the undercard of the Janibek Alimkhanuly/Seniesa Estrada world title doubleheader. Vargas’ bout will stream stay and solely within the U.S. on ESPN+.

“I can’t wait to struggle. Like my dad says, ‘El legado Vargas continúa.’ The legacy is every little thing, however on the identical time, I’m right here to put in writing my very own story and make my household proud. That is my legacy as a lot as my dad’s. That is one thing that’s so deeply embedded in my household and as a Mexican. I need to be a Fernando Vargas, a Julio Cesar Chavez. There’s something so lovely about a complete nation having your again. I’m happy with my roots. I can’t wait to carry out and have the followers embrace me identical to they embraced my dad.

“It’s about how I carry out, however Prime Rank will assist me get to that subsequent stage.”

Vargas had a 110-10 report within the unpaid ranks earlier than turning professional in Might to nice fanfare. He knocked out Mark Salgado within the opening spherical on the Kia Discussion board in Los Angeles, a brief drive from his father’s Oxnard hometown. He’s a part of a second-generation combating household that features his older brothers, Fernando Jr. and Amado, who’re additionally undefeated professionals. The youngest Vargas has experiences effectively past his years, as he’s sparred former world champions Jorge Linares and Jamel Herring, along with present pound-for-pound nice Shakur Stevenson.

Press launch courtesy of Prime Rank.

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