Rey Vargas wants to steal the show on the billboard Canelo vs Plant

Rey Vargas

King Vargas He counts the hours to return to the ring, aware that he will have to do it with the obligation of triumph for the stage he will step on and, why not, with the illusion of stealing the show in his fight with Leonardo Baez.

“Of course you want to steal the show at the MGM Grand Garden Arena ”, said King Vargas in an interview with LEFT PUNCH. “If the night lends itself and God Let me go for that. It is a big stage, it is not just any return and you have to return in the best way ”.

After more than two years of absence and after overcoming a leg injury, King Vargas will return to activity on November 6 in support of the function they will head Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and Caleb Plant, aware that due to the magnitude of the evening it has to shine.

“I think to win,” he commented when asked what he is obliged to do. “To always be looking like I have done in each of my fights, this is not the exception, on the contrary, there is more responsibility, I have been out of the ring for two years, but that does not mean that I am out of line, but I have to get there to show that we continue in the same line ”.

That responsibility is combined with the joy and excitement of returning to boxing activity, without pressure, since it has been a long time since the last fight, when on July 13, 2019 he defended the super bantamweight scepter for the fifth time. CMB in view of Tomoki kameda.

“There is a lot of responsibility, no pressure,” said the tall boxer. “Rather enjoy it, but there is a lot of responsibility, there is also a lot of joy, a lot of enthusiasm, and already that excitement of being on top of the ring.”

Vargas wants to steal the show

He has already studied his rival in turn and knows that Leonardo Baez He will come out determined to everything and to press, although already in the ring he will analyze it to see with his coach, Ignacio Beristain, how he will respond, he does not even rule out ending the fight by knockout and showing off.

“He is a tight-fisted, fierce rival, who presses and goes forward,” he acknowledged. King Vargas. “I think his technique or tactic will be that, go out to press and throw a lot of punches, always be on top of one. You have to look good, work well and look for the knockout, we always look for it, but you have to see how his technique is and how it comes Baez too”.

King Vargas, who made five defenses of the super bantamweight title, was unable to defend it longer because of the leg injury. Although he was named champion in recess, he left it vacant and decided to move up to the featherweight division, waiting for a win over Baez lead him to contest the title at 126 pounds.

“Yes, of course, that’s the point,” said the native of Otumba, State of Mexico. “At some point go by the title of the CMB”Featherweight that now holds Gary Russell Jr.

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