2016 United States Olympian Antonio Vargas Takes on Jose Cardenas Tomorrow in Kissimmee, Florida

NEW YORK (May 24, 2019) –Tomorrow, 2016 United States Olympian, undefeated bantamweight Antonio Vargas will look for his 11th win without a loss when he takes on tough veteran Jose Cardenas in a scheduled eight-round bout at The Osceola Heritage Park in Vargas’ hometown of Kissimmee, Florida.

Vargas, who will be making his 2nd start of 2019, is coming off a 2nd round stoppage over 56-fight veteran Lucas Rafael Baez on February 22nd at The same venue, and he continues to step up the competition.  Vargas holds a win over previously undefeated Jonathan Garza (6-0).

The 22 year-old Vargas has become a hometown draw as this will be his 7th appearance in Kissimmee.

Cardenas of Tijuana, Mexico has a record of 16-4 with 13 knockouts.
Also, 22 years-old, Cardenas is more than capable as he already has a 2nd round stoppage over previously undefeated Raul Esquer (12-0-1).

Vargas weighed 117.4 lbs at Friday’s weigh in.  Cardenas was 117.6 lbs.

Vargas is managed by Split-T Management and promoted by Top Rank.

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