Atlantic City, NJ (July 9, 2022)–Tonight at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, featherweight Edward Vazquez will take on Jose Argel in the main event at The 2300 Arena.
Vazquez of Fort Worth, Texas has a record of 11-1 with three knockouts. The 26 year-old featherweight is a six-year professional who won his first 11 fights.
Those 11 wins were highlighted with victories over Brandon Arvie (11-0), Brandon Cruz (6-0), Adan Ochoa (11-1) and Irvin Gonzalez (14-2). In his last bout, Vazquez was on the wrong end of a very controversial decision as Raymond Ford was awarded a split-decision on February 5th in Phoenix, Arizona.
Most ringside observers, including the DAZN announce crew and a worldwide audience that watched the fight thought that Vazquez deserved to be the winner.
Argel of Carolina, Puerto Rico by way of Santiago, Chile, has a record of 8-3 with two knockouts. The 27 year-old Argel was a former amateur standout in Chile, and won his first eight-bouts. He has taken on three consecutive undefeated opponents. His last fight he lost to decorated prospect Haven Brady Jr. on March 26th in Las Vegas.
At Friday’s weigh-in, Vazquez was 128.8 lbs. Argel was 127.2
The fight can be seen live on BXNGTV.com at 7 PM ET.
DKO Boxing Management is composed of Jim Kurtz and David Dubinsky.
Vazquez is promoted by KO Night Promotions.