Unbeaten two-division world champion Rey Vargas and hard-hitting super lightweight contender Subriel Matias are this week’s guests on The PBC Podcast. Vargas discusses his WBC 130-pound showdown versus O’Shaquie Foster Saturday, February 11 on SHOWTIME and his goals for 2023. Matias talks about his explosive February 25 world title bout against Jeremias Ponce on SHOWTIME which could become an early candidate for Fight of the Year. Plus, hosts Kenneth Bouhairie and Michael Rosenthal share their Five Favorite Fighters from the Nineties in this week’s Toe to Toe segment.
Subriel Matias improved to 18-1 (18 KOs) following his ninth-round TKO victory over Petro Ananyan in their super lightweight rematch, live on SHOWTIME from the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. will defend his world title and display his blistering hand speed against top contender and WBC mandatory challenger Mark Magsayo in a headlining clash live on SHOWTIME Saturday, January 22 in a Premier Boxing Champions event from Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J.
Subriel Matias improves to 17-1 (17 KOs) following his eight-round stoppage over hard-hitting Batyrzhan Jukembayev in their scheduled 12-round IBF Super Lightweight World Title Eliminator bout, live on SHOWTIME.
Super lightweight contender Subriel Matias scored a TKO victory over Malik Hawkins after six rounds of action on October 24, 2020, live on SHOWTIME from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.