Broner vs Vargas

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  • Broner vs Vargas
  • 33-3-0 28-2-0
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  • Score Cards 115-113, 114-114, 114-114
  • Saturday 21st April 2018
  • Barclays Center, New York, USA
  • 12 Round Contest @ Welterweight
  • Tape
  • 28 age 28
  • 5' 6" / 168cm height 5' 10" / 178cm
  • 68.9" / 175cm reach 70.9" / 180cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • UD SD TKO TKO UD < form UD UD TKO UD UD <
  • 33 wins 28
  • 24 by ko 10
  • 73% Ko% 36%
  • 3 Losses 2
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2008 Debut 2008
  • tape rankings @ Welterweight
  • WBA 3
  • WBC 3
  • WBO
  • IBF 4

Broner vs Vargas Info

Adrien Broner drew with Jessie Vargas by majority draw on Saturday 21st April 2018 at Barclays Center in New York.

The scorecards were announced as 115-113, 114-114, 114-114, meaning it was a majority draw.

The fight took place over rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

Broner vs Vargas stats

Adrien Broner stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 3 loses and draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jessie Vargas made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 loses and draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Broner had a massive power advantage over Vargas, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Vargas' 36%.

Adrien Broner was the same age as Jessie Vargas, at 31 years old.

Vargas had a height advantage of 4 inches over Broner. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Adrien Broner & Jessie Vargas fought out of an orthodox stance.

Broner's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Vargas', having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 months earlier than Vargas, who’s first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 18 less professional rounds, 235 to Vargas' 253.

Jessie Vargas was ranked number 3 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC and 4 by the IBF in the 147lb division.

Broner vs Vargas form

Broner had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Mikey Garcia on 29th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Adrian Granados on 18th February 2017 by split decision in their 10 round contest at U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati.

Going into that contest, he had beat Ashley Theophane on 1st April 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at DC Armory, Washington.

Before that, he had won against Khabib Allakhverdiev on 3rd October 2015 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati.

He had been beaten by Shawn Porter on 20th June 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Vargas had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Aaron Herrera on 15th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pioneer Event Center, California, Afghanistan.

Previous to that, he had lost to Manny Pacquiao on 5th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Sadam Ali on 5th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at DC Armory, Washington.

Before that, he had been beaten by Timothy Bradley Jr on 27th June 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

He had defeated Antonio DeMarco on 23rd November 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jessie Vargas had been fighting more than Adrien Broner.

Going to this contest, Adrien Broner had last fought 3 years and 5 days ago, while Jessie Vargas' last outing had been 2 years 7 months and 19 days ago.

Broner's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.

Vargas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.

What time did Broner vs Vargas start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 4:00 am BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Broner vs Vargas?

Broner vs Vargas was broadcast on ShowTime in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.

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