Summer 2022
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Welterweight
30-1-0
29-4-2

The tape

33
Age
33
5' 7" / 171 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12SD 12MD 12SD 12UD 12
Form
TKO 10UD 12KO 6MD 12MD 12
30
Wins
29
22
By KO
11
73
KO%
38
1
Losses
4
0
Stopped
1
0
Draws
2
2007
Debut
2008
172
Pro rounds
263

Current rankings @ Welterweight

7
The Ring
-
3
WBA
-
1
WBC
-
3
WBO
-
6
IBF
-

Keith Thurman vs Jessie Vargas preview

When is Thurman vs J.Vargas?

Keith Thurman could potentially square off against Jessie Vargas in Summer 2022 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

Thurman vs J.Vargas stats

Keith Thurman would step into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 22 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, 4 loses and 2 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Thurman would have a massive power advantage over Vargas, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Vargas' 38%.

Keith Thurman is the same age as Jessie Vargas, at 33 years old.

Vargas has a height advantage of 3 inches over Thurman. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Keith Thurman & Jessie Vargas fight out of an orthodox stance.

Thurman is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 9 months earlier than Vargas, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 91 less professional rounds, 172 to Vargas' 263.

Keith Thurman goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 6 by the IBF and 7 by the RING at welterweight.

Thurman vs J.Vargas form

Keith Thurman has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Mario Barrios on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight eliminator fight at Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Manny Pacquiao on 20th July 2019 by split decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Josesito Lopez on 26th January 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had beat Danny Garcia on 4th March 2017 by split decision in their WBC World Welterweight and WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

He had won against Shawn Porter on 25th June 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Jessie Vargas has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Liam Smith on 30th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Mikey Garcia on 29th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Humberto Soto on 26th April 2019 by knockout in the 6th round at Forum, Inglewood.

Before that, he had drawn with Thomas Dulorme on 6th October 2018 by majority draw at Wintrust Arena, Illinois.

He had drawn with Adrien Broner on 21st April 2018 by majority draw at Barclays Center, New York.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Jessie Vargas has been fighting more than Keith Thurman.

Keith Thurman last fought 6 months and 11 days ago, while Jessie Vargas' last outing was 3 months and 17 days ago.

Thurman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.

Vargas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Thurman vs J.Vargas?

Jessie Vargas is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Keith Thurman if you fancy the incredible upset.

Keith Thurman vs Jessie Vargas news

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