Khan vs Vargas

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  • Khan vs Vargas
  • 32-4-0 29-3-2
  • UD 12 UD 12
  • Score Cards 119-109, 118-110, 119-108
  • Saturday 8th September 2018
  • Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Welterweight
  • Tape
  • 31 age 29
  • 5' 9" / 174cm height 5' 9" / 175cm
  • 70.9" / 180cm reach 72" / 183cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • TKO KO UD UD UD < form MD SD MD KO UD <
  • 32 wins 29
  • 20 by ko 14
  • 63% Ko% 48%
  • 4 Losses 3
  • 0 draws 2
  • 2005 Debut 2010
  • tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
  • 5 WBA 9
  • 10 WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Khan vs Vargas Info

Amir Khan beat Samuel Vargas by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 8th September 2018 at Arena Birmingham in Birmingham.

The scorecards were announced as 119-109, 118-110, 119-108 in favor of winner Amir Khan.

The fight took place over rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).

Khan vs Vargas stats

Amir Khan stepped into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 4 loses and draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Samuel Vargas made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Khan had advantage in power over Vargas, with a 63% knock out percentage over Vargas' 48%.

Amir Khan was the older man by 2 years, at 33 years old.

Vargas had 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Amir Khan & Samuel Vargas fought out of an orthodox stance.

Khan was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 4 years and 6 months earlier than Vargas, who’s first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 30 less professional rounds, 232 to Vargas' 262.

Amir Khan went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA and 10 by the WBC in the 154lb division.

Samuel Vargas was ranked number 9 by the WBA in the 154lb division.

Khan vs Vargas form

Amir Khan had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Chris Algieri on 29th May 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Devon Alexander on 13th December 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Devon Alexander on 13th December 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Luis Collazo on 3rd May 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

He had beat Luis Collazo on 3rd May 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

In his last fight before this contest, he had drawn with Mauro Maximiliano Godoy on 2nd June 2018 by majority draw in their 10 round contest at Scotiabank Convention Centre, Ontario, Canada.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Danny Garcia on 12th November 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, United States.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Errol Spence Jr on 11th April 2015 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Barclays Center, New York.

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Khan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.

Vargas' last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years 1 month and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.

What time did Khan vs Vargas start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm BST at Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Khan vs Vargas?

Khan vs Vargas was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by Facebook Watch.

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