Top 10 Best Puerto Rico vs Mexico Boxing Clash of all time

2. Felix Trinidad vs Fenando Vargas

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On December 2nd, 2000, IBF light middleweight champion Fernando Vargas, from Oxnard, California, met WBA light middleweight champion Felix Trinidad, from San Juan, Puerto, at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Vargas was undefeated at 20-0 and taking a big step up in class. Trinidad was also undefeated at 38-0 and a formidable challenge for the young Californian.

Vargas gamely repelled defeat for as long as he could – landing a big right at the end of round 11 – but he did not hear the final bell. The Californian was dropped three times in the 12th session, the last time by a chilling right, and it was all over.

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