Fernando Vargas finds a way to dislike even his nicest opponents.
"I put a [negative] face on a fighter even if he hasn't done anything to me," said the International Boxing Federation junior middleweight champion. "I am an angry fighter in the ring."
The 22-year-old Vargas (20-0, 18 knockouts) will carry that ire into Saturday night's unification bout (154 pounds) against World Boxing Association super welterweight champion Felix Trinidad (38-0, 31 KOs), to be televised on TVKO pay per view from the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
The site is the same as last fall's welterweight battle when Trinidad, of Puerto Rico, edged...