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Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Magsayo vs Vargas?
Mark Magsayo will face Rey Vargas on Saturday 9th July 2022 at San Antonio in Texas.
The fight will be contested over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit will be 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This contest is for the WBC featherweight championship of the world.
Magsayo vs Vargas stats
Mark Magsayo steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 24 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rey Vargas will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 35 wins and 0 draws, with 22 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Magsayo has a slight advantage in power over Vargas, with a 67% knock out percentage over Vargas' 63%.
Mark Magsayo is the younger man by 5 years, at 26 years old.
Vargas has a height advantage of 2 inches over Magsayo.
Both Mark Magsayo & Rey Vargas fight out of an orthodox stance.
Magsayo is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 year and 1 month later than Vargas, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 79 less professional rounds, 131 to Vargas' 210.
Mark Magsayo goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at featherweight.
Rey Vargas is currently ranked number 1 by the WBC and 6 by the WBO in the 126lb division.
Magsayo vs Vargas form
Magsayo remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Gary Russell Jr on 22nd January 2022 by majority decision in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at Borgata Hotel Casino, New Jersey, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Julio Ceja on 21st August 2021 by knockout in the 10th round at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had won against Pablo Cruz on 10th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Before that, he had beat Rigoberto Hermosillo on 3rd October 2020 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Microsoft Theater, California.
He had defeated Pungluang Sor Singyu on 31st August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Bohol Wisdom School Gym, Bohol, Philippines.
Vargas remains undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight, he won against Leonardo Baez on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Tomoki Kameda on 13th July 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 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Before that, he had beat Azat Hovhannisyan on 12th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.
Hehad won against Oscar Negrete on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
In terms of recent activity, Mark Magsayo has been fighting more than Rey Vargas.
Mark Magsayo last fought 4 months and 2 days ago, while Rey Vargas' last outing was 6 months and 18 days ago.
Magsayo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Vargas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
What time does Magsayo vs Vargas start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at San Antonio, Texas, United States, which is around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who is showing Magsayo vs Vargas?
Magsayo vs Vargas will be broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
How do you stream Magsayo vs Vargas?
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What were the odds on Magsayo vs Vargas?
Rey Vargas is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Mark Magsayo if you fancy the incredible upset.
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