ESPN and ESPN Deportes Present Extensive Coverage Around Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas

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ESPN and ESPN Deportes Present Extensive Coverage Around Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas

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ESPN and ESPN Deportes present extensive pre- and post-fight coverage across its platforms in English and in Spanish surrounding the 12-round Welterweight World Championship between Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao and current 147-pound titlist Jessie Vargas.



SportsCenter: ESPN will present extensive coverage via SportsCenter, including reports from Vegas, one-on-one interviews with the fighters, all-access features, live segments and pre-post analysis.

ESPN Deportes’ Semana de Campeones (Week of Champions): coverage begins this Thursday with extensive news and information across all platforms including a SportsCenter Primera Plana special focused on the bout, highlighting special segments, reports and highlights, a weigh-in show and pre-fight and post-fight shows with the analysis of ESPN Deportes’ boxing experts.

David Faitelson will be covering from Los Angeles and Claudia Trejos from Miami, while Jorge Eduardo Sanchez and former boxing champion, Juan Manuel Marquez, will be covering from ESPN’s Mexico studio.  Bernardo Osuna and former boxing champion Julio Cesar Chavez will be onsite beginning Thursday.


ESPN3: Live coverage on ESPN3 of the main event and undercard press conferences, and the weigh-in &

  • Comprehensive coverage including pre- and post-fight features, videos and blogs
  • Daily video reports and the latest on stats and information
  • Exclusive interviews with the fighters, coverage of their training analysis, stats, video analysis and interviews

Schedule of Pacquiao vs. Vargas coverage on ESPN Deportes

Date Time (ET) Match Platform(s)
Thu, Nov 3 11 p.m. Semana de Campeones Primera Plana ESPN Deportes
Fri, Nov 4 6 p.m. Semana de Campeones Pesaje (weigh-in) ESPN Deportes
Sat, Nov 5 8 p.m. Semana de Campeones Pre-show ESPN Deportes
Sun, Nov 6 2 a.m. Semana de Campeones Post-show ESPN Deportes


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