Khan vs J.Vargas Info
Amir Khan could take on Jessie Vargas in Late 2020 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 and 5 loses, 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, 3 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 2 years, at 33 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, who’s first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 21 less professional rounds, 232 to Vargas' 253.
Amir Khan goes into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBC in the 147lb division.
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 beat Billy Dib on 12th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Samuel Vargas on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had won against Phil Lo Greco on 21st April 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
He had lost to Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 7th May 2016 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
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 beat 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 defeated Aaron Herrera on 15th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pioneer Event Center, California, Afghanistan.
In terms of recent activity, Jessie Vargas has been fighting more than Amir Khan.
Amir Khan last fought 1 year 2 months and 15 days ago, while Jessie Vargas' last outing was 6 months and 29 days ago.
Khan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years 2 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 17 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 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.