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Boxing heads to Texas, this weekend, where 10 bouts will unfold at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Headlining the event is an evenly matched title fight, where Rey Vargas and O’Shaquie Foster will fight it out for the right to be called WBC Super Featherweight World Champion. The bookies can barely split this match, but our expert have some inside information to help you bet on Vagas vs Foster this Saturday night.
We breakdown all you need to know in order to bet on this fight, with this Vargas vs Foster betting preview.
These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.
- Vargas vs Foster time: Sunday 12 February 2023 from 2:00 AM GMT
- Vargas vs Foster venue: Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, United States
- Vargas vs Foster weight class: Super featherweight
Rey Vargas vs O’Shaquie Foster – Fight Prediction
- 1 Rey Vargas vs O’Shaquie Foster – Fight Prediction
- 2 Rey Vargas vs O’Shaquie Foster Preview
- 3 How to Watch Rey Vargas vs O’Shaquie Foster in the UK
Here at Pundit Feed, we love our boxing betting. Below are the best two wagers we see being worth betting on ahead of this fight.
O’Shaquie Foster to Win @ 1/1 (2.00)
This bet is going slightly against the bookies, with Vargas holding a narrow lead in the betting odds at the time of writing.
However, we say that Foster will make a statement in his young career by getting the win over Vargas here in Texas. Foster will be fighting at home, and is the more regular fighter in this weight division, with Vargas usually fighting down a few pounds. The size of Foster, plus his age, give him an edge here over Vargas. It will be a hard fought match, but expect Foster to clinch the vacant super featherweight belt.
Rey Vargas by Decision @ 11/10 (2.10)
Those who don’t fancy backing Foster should go for Vargas to win on points. The veteran has won his past eight fights by decision, and hasn’t recorded a knockout since 2016. If the Mexican is to win this fight, it sure won’t be through power—he’s looking lankier each fight. While we still believe Foster will have Vargas’ number here, there’s always a chance that the unbeaten 32-year-old will have the fight IQ to outsmart Foster and win this one through the judges.
Rey Vargas vs O’Shaquie Foster Preview
With these two bets in mind, here’s a look at the background of each fighter ahead of Saturday night’s clash.
Mexico’s Rey Vargas has an impressive record for a 32-year-old, having fought 36 times professionally for no loss. The majority of Vargas’ earlier fights in his career were in the Mexican domestic circuit, however since 2016 the Mexican has fought his last nine fights overseas. Most recently Vargas claimed the WBC World Feather title, to go with the WBC World Super Bantam he won in 2017.
American O’Shaquie Foster also has an impressive professional record. Debuting in 2012, Foster lost two tight decision fights in his first four years, but is unbeaten since 2016 with a record of 19-2-0. Eleven of his wins have come by way of knockout, most recently in 2020 against Miguel Roman. He’s a regular at 130 pounds, and will be seeking to claim the vacant WBC Super Featherweight World title here in front of a home crowd.
Rey Vargas vs O’Shaquie Foster Head to Head
This will be the first professional meeting between Rey Vargas and O’Shaquie Foster.
How to Watch Rey Vargas vs O’Shaquie Foster in the UK
- Prelims: YouTube
- Main event: FITE TV
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