VS
Jul 09 2022
Saturday

Alamodome, San Antonio, United States

12 round contest @ Featherweight
24-0-0
SD 12

Score cards

  • 114-113
  • 115-112
  • 115-112
SD 12
35-0-0

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Belts on The Line

WBC World Featherweight Championship

The tape

27
Age
32
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 8" / 172 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

MDKOTKOSDUD
Form
UDUDUDUDUD
24
Wins
35
16
By KO
22
67
KO%
63
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2010

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

2
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
1
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Mark Magsayo vs Rey Vargas report


Who won Magsayo vs Vargas?

Rey Vargas beat Mark Magsayo by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday, July 9th, 2022, at Alamodome, San Antonio.

The scorecards were announced as 114-113, 115-112, 115-112 in favor of winner Rey Vargas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 kg).

This contest was for the WBC featherweight championship of the world.

Also on the undercard Brandon Figueroa was victorious over Carlos Castro, Frank Martin beat Jackson Marinez, and Rashidi Ellis defeated Jose Marrufo.

Magsayo vs Vargas stats

Back in July 2022, Mark Magsayo stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 24 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Rey Vargas made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 35 wins and 0 draws, with 22 of those by knockout.

The stats suggested Magsayo had a slight advantage in power over Vargas, with a 67% knockout percentage compared to Vargas' 63%.

Mark Magsayo was the younger man by 5 years, at 27 years old.

Vargas had a height advantage of 2 inches over Magsayo. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Mark Magsayo and Rey Vargas fought out of an orthodox stance.

Magsayo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 1 month later than Vargas, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 88 fewer professional rounds, totaling 158 compared to Vargas' 246.

Rey Vargas was ranked number 1 by the WBC in the 126lb division.

Magsayo vs Vargas form

Magsayo had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Gary Russell Jr on January 22, 2022, by majority decision in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at Borgata Hotel Casino, New Jersey, United States.

Prior to that, he had beaten Julio Ceja on August 21, 2021, by knockout in the 10th round at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had won against Pablo Cruz on April 10, 2021, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

Before that, he had beaten Rigoberto Hermosillo on October 3, 2020, by split decision in their 10 round contest at Microsoft Theater, California.

He had defeated Pungluang Sor Singyu on August 31, 2019, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Bohol Wisdom School Gym, Bohol, Philippines.

Rey Vargas had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Leonardo Baez on November 6, 2021, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Tomoki Kameda on July 13, 2019, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Franklin Manzanilla on February 9, 2019, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

Before that, he had beaten Azat Hovhannisyan on May 12, 2018, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.

He had won against Oscar Negrete on December 2, 2017, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Mark Magsayo had been fighting more than Rey Vargas.

Going into this contest, Mark Magsayo had last fought 5 months and 17 days ago, while Rey Vargas' last outing had been 8 months and 3 days ago.

Magsayo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 8 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

Vargas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.6 rounds on average.

What time did Magsayo vs Vargas start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Magsayo vs Vargas?

The ShowTime show began at 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST. The Fite.tv PPV UK broadcast of the card started at 2:00 AM (BST).

What were the odds on Magsayo vs Vargas?

Mark Magsayo was a 91/100 (-110) underdog going into the contest, while Rey Vargas made his way into the ring at 91/100 (-110) with oddsmakers.

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Result

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Vargas

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Vargas
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