Rey Vargas (29-0, 22 KOs) outpointed previously unbeaten Gavin McDonnell (16-1-2, 4 KOs) to win the vacant WBC super bantamweight title at the Ice Arena in Hull.
The Mexican got the better of McDonnell throughout the fight and won a 12 round majority decision by scores of 117-111 and 116-112, while the third judge scored it a controversial 114-114.
Vargas dominated most of the rounds by constantly landing shots and then getting out of the way of McDonnell’s punches.
McDonnell showed his…
Source: Vargas outpoints McDonnell to win vacant WBC 122lb title