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Kell Brook vs Jessie Vargas preview
When is Brook vs Vargas?
Kell Brook could face the challenge of Jessie Vargas in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Brook vs Vargas stats
Kell Brook would step into the ring with a record of 40 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jessie Vargas would make his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 4 loses and 2 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Brook would have a massive power advantage over Vargas, boosting at 70% knock out percentage over Vargas' 38%.
Kell Brook is the older man by 3 years, at 37 years old.
Vargas has a height advantage of 1 inch over Brook. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Kell Brook & Jessie Vargas fight out of an orthodox stance.
Brook is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 3 years and 11 months earlier than Vargas, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 37 less professional rounds, 226 to Vargas' 263.
Brook vs Vargas form
Brook has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Amir Khan on 19th February 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Terence Crawford on 14th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Mark DeLuca on 8th February 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Michael Zerafa on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
He had defeated Sergey Rabchenko on 3rd March 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Jessie Vargas has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Liam Smith on 30th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Mikey Garcia on 29th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Humberto Soto on 26th April 2019 by knockout in the 6th round at Forum, Inglewood.
Before that, he had drawn with Thomas Dulorme on 6th October 2018 by majority draw at Wintrust Arena, Illinois.
He had drawn with Adrien Broner on 21st April 2018 by majority draw at Barclays Center, New York.
In terms of recent activity, Jessie Vargas has been fighting more than Kell Brook.
Kell Brook last fought 1 year, 3 months and 17 days ago, while Jessie Vargas' last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 6 days ago.
Brook's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
Vargas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
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