Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Broner vs Vargas?
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 was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Also, on the undercard Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis was victorious over Jesus Andres Cuellar for the WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship and Jermall Charlo beat Hugo Centeno Jr for the WBC Interim World Middleweight belt.
Broner vs Vargas stats
Adrien Broner stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 3 loses and 0 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 0 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 33 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, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 16 less professional rounds, 247 to Vargas' 263.
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.
Broner's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
Vargas' last 3 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 7 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 10 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 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.
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What were the odds on Broner vs Vargas?
Adrien Broner was a 1/1 (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Jessie Vargas made his way into the ring at 83/100 (-120) with oddsmakers.