Fernando Vargas vs. Ricardo Mayorga
2007-11-23 : Fernando Vargas 164 lbs lost to Ricardo Mayorga 164 lbs by MD in round 12 of 12
- Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
- Referee: Raul Caiz Sr
- Judge: David Mendoza 113-113
- Judge: Glenn Trowbridge 112-114
- Judge: Max DeLuca 111-115
- WBC Continental Americas Super Middleweight Title (Vacant title)
- Weights: 164 lbs (each)
- Aired on: Showtime Pay-Per-View
- The fight was rescheduled due to Vargas health problems.
- Lots of colourful pre-fight trash talk with Mayorga calling Vargas "pig"
- A glass screen was placed between the fighters at the weigh in
- A hard combination from Mayorga sent Vargas down in the final seconds of the first round.
- A cut opened up near the left eye of Vargas in round three.
- A solid right hand by Mayorga dropped Vargas in the final five seconds of the eleventh round.
- Vargas's final fight, with Mayorga expressing an interest in seeking big fights at 147