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Tsagouris Wins World Title; Vargas, Heron Thrill In Victory

March 20th, 2017 at 12:55 PM
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The City of Toronto finally has a champion, and her name is Sandy Tsagouris.

Tsagouris captured the vacant WIBA super featherweight world title in a hard-fought battle with Carla Torres in the highlight of the March 18 event at Brampton’s Powerade Centre, presented by Lee Baxter Promotions.

In winning a unanimous decision, Tsagouris becomes the very first Toronto-born or based fighter to win a world title on home soil.

Scores were 77-75 and 78-74 twice.

It was a big night all around for Canadian talent, as both Kane Heron and Samuel Vargas tried to steal the show with major victories in front of a crowd of roughly 4000 fans.

Vargas defeated a durable Armando Robles via 10-round unanimous decision to retain his WBA-NABA welterweight title. Though the fight went the distance, Vargas managed to hurt Roblesâ??who has only been …

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