In the main event of a thrilling Matchroom Boxing USA fight card live on DAZN and in front of 11,019 passionate fans at the Dallas Cowboys headquarters, Mikey Garcia (40-1, 30 KOs) outlasted Jessie Vargas (29-3-2, 11 KOs) in an action-packed welterweight showdown on Saturday night. (photos by Ed Mulholland)
Vargas effectively used his jab throughout the fight, but Garcia ultimately wore him down with brutal right hands and even sent Vargas to the canvas in the fifth round.
The four-division world champion earned a unanimous decision victory to prove his doubters wrong as he continues his pursuit to dominate the welterweight ranks.
Earlier in the evening, Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez (49-2, 41 KOs) stamped himself once again as the king of the super flyweight division with a technical knockout victory over Khalid Yafai (26-1, 15 KOs) to become the new WBA World Super Flyweight Titlist.
Julio Cesar Martinez Aguilar (16-1, 12 KOs) retained his WBC World Flyweight Title after a 12-round war with Jay Harris (17-1, 9 KOs) who hit the canvas once due to a brutal body shot in the tenth round, and Joseph Parker (27-2, 21 KOs) stopped Shawndell Winters (13-3, 12 KOs) in the fifth-round of their heavyweight bout.