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Middleweight boxers Vargas and Mayorga start trash talk and a brawl at press conference

12th July 2007

Fernando Vargas and Ricardo Mayorga are itching to get into the ring after their pre-fight press conference ended in a brawl after a bitter exchange of words between the two fighters.

The pair were promoting their up-coming middleweight bout at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles on 8th September, but already the two seem to be at war.

Controversial Nicaraguan Mayorga was goading Vargas from the off by repeatedly calling him 'fatty', while Vargas responded by grabbing his crotch, gesturing to Mayorga and shouting: 'Here's your fatty'.

Although at first it was just comical trash talk, the breaking point came with Mayorga went too far for the liking of Vargas.

"I will do Vargas a favour by retiring him in this fight so his family doesn't have to suffer every time he steps in the ring," Mayorga said.

"I'm going to do your wife a favour and not let her cry anym



Added: Jul-12-2007 
By: beck64
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