J.Vargas vs Spence JR Info
Jessie Vargas could fight Errol Spence Jr in Late 2020 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
The contest would be for the IBF welterweight championship of the world.
Spence Jr will be making his 5th defence of the IBF World Welterweight Championship. He won this belt against Kell Brook in May 2017. He has held this belt for 3 years 4 months and 3 days.
He will also be defending WBC World Welterweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Shawn Porter in September 2019. He has held this title for 1 year and 2 days.
J.Vargas vs Spence JR stats
Jessie Vargas would step into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Errol Spence Jr would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 26 wins, with 21 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Spence Jr would have a massive power advantage over Vargas, boosting at 81% knock out percentage over Vargas' 38%.
Jessie Vargas is the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Spence Jr has 1-inch reach advantage.
Jessie Vargas fights out of the orthodox stance, while Errol Spence Jr is a southpaw.
Vargas is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 years and 2 months earlier than Spence Jr, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 133 more professional rounds, 253 to Spence Jr's 120.
Errol Spence Jr is currently ranked number 1 by the RING in the 147lb division.
J.Vargas vs Spence JR form
Vargas has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Mikey Garcia on 29th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Humberto Soto on 26th April 2019 by knockout in the 6th round at Forum, Inglewood.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Thomas Dulorme on 6th October 2018 by majority draw at Wintrust Arena, Illinois.
Before that, he had drawn with Adrien Broner on 21st April 2018 by majority draw at Barclays Center, New York.
He had beat Aaron Herrera on 15th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pioneer Event Center, California, Afghanistan.
Spence Jr remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Shawn Porter on 28th September 2019 by split decision in their IBF World Welterweight and WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Mikey Garcia on 16th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Carlos Ocampo on 16th June 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Dallas, Texas.
Before that, he had defeated Lamont Peterson on 20th January 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
He had won against Kell Brook on 27th May 2017 by knockout in the 11th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Bramall Lane, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
In terms of recent activity, Jessie Vargas has been fighting more than Errol Spence Jr.
Jessie Vargas last fought 7 months and 1 day ago, while Errol Spence Jr's last outing was 1 year and 2 days ago.
Vargas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 2 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
Spence Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 4 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.