Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight
Who won Flores Jr vs Vargas?
Luis Alberto Lopez beat Gabriel Flores Jr by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 10th September 2021 at Casino Del Sol in Arizona.
The scorecards were announced as 90-100, 90-100, 92-98 in favor of winner Luis Alberto Lopez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Oscar Valdez beating Robson Conceicao for the WBC World Super Featherweight championship. Also, on the undercard Junto Nakatani defeated Angel Acosta for the WBO World Flyweight belt.
Flores Jr vs Vargas stats
Gabriel Flores Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Luis Alberto Lopez made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Lopez had advantage in power over Flores Jr, with a 55% knock out percentage over Flores Jr's 35%.
Gabriel Flores Jr was the older man by 21 years, at 21 years old.
Flores Jr had a height advantage of 5 inches over Lopez. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Gabriel Flores Jr & Luis Alberto Lopez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Flores Jr was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 5 months later than Lopez, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 22 less professional rounds, 118 to Lopez's 140.
Gabriel Flores Jr went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBO at super featherweight.
Luis Alberto Lopez was ranked number 11 by the WBA in the 130lb division.
Flores Jr vs Vargas form
Flores Jr had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Jayson Velez on 20th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ryan Kielczweski on 3rd October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had beat Josec Ruiz on 18th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Matt Conway on 22nd February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had beat Salvador Briceno on 8th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Nevada.
Flores Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
Lopez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Flores Jr vs Vargas start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Casino Del Sol, Arizona, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Flores Jr vs Vargas?
Gabriel Flores Jr was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Luis Alberto Lopez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.