Rey Vargas vs. O’Shaquie Foster Boxing Betting
Unbeaten Rey Vargas will go up against contender O’Shaquie Foster for the vacant WBC Super Featherweight title on Saturday, February 11. The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds and can be seen on Showtime. The bout will take place at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Vargas comes into this fight with a record of 36-0 with 22 knockouts. He is coming off a win against Mark Magsayo in July of last year for the WBC Featherweight title. Foster is 19-2 in his career with 11 knockouts. He is coming off a win in March of last year against Muhammadkhuja Yaqubov. Vargas is listed as a solid favorite in boxing odds to win this fight.
When: Saturday, February 11, 2023
Where: Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas
Why: WBC Super Featherweight Title Fight
On Saturday, February 11, 2023, Rey Vargas (36-0, 22 knockouts) will face O’Shaquie Foster (19-2, 11 knockouts) in a 12-round WBC Super Featherweight title bout. Specifically, the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas is the venue. Showtime will provide television coverage.
Rey Vargas vs. O’Shaquie Foster Boxing Odds
O’Shaquie Foster +177
Rey Vargas -227
WBC Super Featherweight Title Bout
Rey Vargas, age 32, is 36-0 in his career with 22 knockouts. He stands five feet and ten inches tall and fights from an orthodox stance. He was born in Otumba, Mexico. He is 5-0 in his last five fights. Vargas won by split decision against Mark Magsayo in July of last year, won a unanimous decision against Leonardo Baez in November of 2021, won by unanimous decision against Tomoki Kameda in July of 2019, won by unanimous decision against Franklin Manzanilla in February of 2019 and won by unanimous decision against Azat Hovhannisyan in May of 2018.
O’Shaquie Foster, age 29, is 19-2 in his career with 11 knockouts. He stands five feet and eight inches tall and fights from an orthodox stance. He was born in Orange, Texas. He is 5-0 in his last six fights. He is coming off a unanimous decision win against Muhammadkhuja Yaqubov in March of last year. Foster won by 9th round knockout against Miguel Roman in November of 2020, won a unanimous decision against Alberto Mercado in December of 2019, won by 8th round knockout against Jesus Bravo in July of 2019 and won by 3rd round RTD against Fatiou Fassinou in February of 2019.
Rey Vargas vs. O’Shaquie Foster
Vargas is looking to become a three-division champion. He won the WBC title at 122 pounds in February of 2017 and made five successful title defenses. He moved up to featherweight and won the WBC title in that division against Mark Magsayo last year.
Foster lost fights in 2015 and 2016 but he has now won nine straight fights including a good win over Muhammad Yaqubov. Foster has a lot more experience fighting at 130 pounds than does Vargas so this could be a competitive fight.
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