Current rankings @ Super Bantamweight
When is Roman vs Vargas?
Daniel Roman could take on Rey Vargas in Summer 2022 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
Roman vs Vargas stats
Daniel Roman would step into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rey Vargas would 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 Vargas would have a large advantage in power over Roman, boosting at 63% knock out percentage over Roman's 34%.
Daniel Roman is the older man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Vargas has a height advantage of 3 inches over Roman.
Both Daniel Roman & Rey Vargas fight out of an orthodox stance.
Roman's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Vargas', having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 months later than Vargas, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 23 more professional rounds, 233 to Vargas' 210.
Daniel Roman goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 3 by the RING at super bantamweight.
Roman vs Vargas form
Roman has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he beat Ricardo Espinoza on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Juan Carlos Payano on 26th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Murodjon Akhmadaliev on 30th January 2020 by split decision in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight and IBF World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Meridian at Island Gardens, Florida.
Before that, he had won against TJ Doheny on 26th April 2019 by majority decision in their IBF World Junior Featherweight and WBA Super World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood.
He had beat Gavin McDonnell on 6th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Chicago, Illinois.
Vargas remains undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 won against 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 defeated 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 beat 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, Daniel Roman has been fighting more than Rey Vargas.
Daniel Roman last fought 1 year and 9 days ago, while Rey Vargas' last outing was 6 months and 18 days ago.
Roman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 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 were the odds on Roman vs Vargas?
Rey Vargas is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on Daniel Roman if you fancy the incredible upset.