TKO in the opening round. This is how Jose Zepeda’s fight with Josue Vargas stopped.

Despite the scandal that happened to his brother Jose Zepeda, connected with the weigh-in did not prevent him from finishing his opponent.
The central action of the ESPN + competition between Jose Zepeda and Josue Vargas ended for everyone in the first round. At the Hulu Theater in New York, Jose Zepeda defeated his opponent by TKO shortly after the start of the fight. The fight could not even reach around 3.
But for many people, this result of the fight was not news, given the previous results of Zepeda. During his career, he won 33 times out of 35. 27 victories were won by knockouts, which cannot but amaze.
It is worth remembering several of his previous victories, which shocked the whole world. One of them was the victory in the 5th round with a tough knockout. Ivan Baranchyk was only able to hold out until around 5 under a flurry of punches from Jose Zepeda, after which he lost, conceding several accurate punches.
Despite such a tremendous leading streak, Zepeda has not yet had world-class competitors. Josue Vargas was the first. Thanks to this success, Zepeda showed that he can hold on to the world level and compete with the world’s boxing favorites.

Source: ESPN