Figueroa returns on Magsayo-Vargas undercard

WBC featherweight champion Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo (24-0, 16 KOs) will take on former world champion Rey Vargas (35-0, 22 KOs) in a battle of unbeatens that headlines action live on Showtime Saturday, July 9 from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

The telecast will also feature former world champion Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa (22-1-1, 17 KOs) debuting at 126 pounds taking on Carlos Castro (27-1, 12 KOs) in a WBC featherweight title eliminator in the co-main event, plus the Derrick James-trained, unbeaten lightweight contender Frank Martin (15-0, 11 KOs) against Ricardo Núñez (23-3, 21 KOs) in the 10-round telecast opener.

Additional coverage will include a pair of bouts streamed live on the Showtime Sports YouTube channel with unbeaten welterweight contender Rashidi Ellis (23-0, 14 KOs) facing 2016 Argentine Olympian Alberto Palmetta (17-1, 12 KOs), in a 10-round duel, plus bantamweight Ramon Cardenas (20-1, 10 KOs) against Michell Banquez (20-1, 14 KOs) in a 10-rounder.

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  • Now this is the standard of Showtime boxing!! Great card! Can’t figure out all of these other nondescript PPV cards these days??

  • I still wonder why Brandon doesn’t walk out to Mariah Carey’s “Heartbreaker”. With so much going on in the world today, this seems like a no brainer

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