Fernando Vargas Replies To The Challenge From Nick Diaz!

Fernando has announced his return to boxing with a match against Henry Buchanan on April 16th…But…Diaz’s comments did not go unnoticed.

“Right now, I’m thinking about [Buchanan],” Vargas said. “But listen, there’s another guy that’s been opening his mouth that’s in MMA — and that’s Nick Diaz.

“He’s been calling me out saying he wants to fight me. I’m like, ‘Who is this guy? You’re not an elite mixed martial artist. You’re not even in the UFC.’ That’s definitely a fight that interests me. He got my attention.”

Vargas claimed his first title when he captured the IBF light middleweight belt with a win over Luis Ramon Campas in December 1998, five days after his 21st birthday.

He defended the belt until 2000, when he suffered a brutal twelfth-round TKO loss to Felix Trinidad. He left the sport on a three-fight losing streak, including back-to-back stoppage losses to Shane Mosely in 2006.

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