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Jessie Vargas expects Adrien Broner rematch next

Jessie Vargas is open to offers, but is anticipating a rematch with Adrien Broner.

Adrien Broner v Jessie Vargas Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images
Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Jessie Vargas says he’s willing to travel to the United Kingdom to face Amir Khan, but expects that he’ll be fighting a rematch with Adrien Broner in his next outing.

From Sky Sports:

“We are open to making all fights happen but, at the moment, I believe the rematch with Broner will happen first. There have been firm talks of a return bout since the first fight and we hope to finalize things and make an announcement very, very, soon. ... I lost all respect for Broner after we fought and it’s now time to settle our score.”

Vargas (28-2-1, 10 KO) fought to a controversial draw with Broner (33-3-1, 24 KO) on April 21, and the trash talk in the ring after the fight was pretty raw, too, both things that set up a potentially intriguing rematch.

The 29-year-old Vargas also says that if (well, he says “when,” of course) he beats Broner in a rematch, he wants to fight the Garcia-Porter victor for the WBC welterweight title, which is expected to be filled on August 25.

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