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Amir Khan vs Jessie Vargas preview
When is Khan vs J.Vargas?
Amir Khan could take on Jessie Vargas in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Khan vs J.Vargas stats
Amir Khan would step into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 21 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 Khan would have a large advantage in power over Vargas, boosting at 62% knock out percentage over Vargas' 38%.
Amir Khan is the older man by 3 years, at 36 years old.
Vargas has a height advantage of 1 inch over Khan. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Both Amir Khan & Jessie Vargas fight out of an orthodox stance.
Khan is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 3 years and 1 month earlier than Vargas, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 25 less professional rounds, 238 to Vargas' 263.
Khan vs J.Vargas form
Khan has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Kell Brook on 19th February 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Billy Dib on 12th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Terence Crawford on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Before that, he had won against Samuel Vargas on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
He had beat Phil Lo Greco on 21st April 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
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 defeated 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 Amir Khan.
Amir Khan last fought 1 year, 1 month and 10 days ago, while Jessie Vargas' last outing was 10 months and 27 days ago.
Khan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
Vargas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 26 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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