Thurman vs J.Vargas Info
Keith Thurman could potentially square off against Jessie Vargas in Late 2020 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).
The contest would be for the WBA welterweight championship of the world.
Thurman vs J.Vargas stats
Keith Thurman would step into the ring with a record of 29 wins and 1 loss, 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, 3 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 76% knock out percentage over Vargas' 38%.
Keith Thurman is the same age as Jessie Vargas, at 31 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, who’s first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 93 less professional rounds, 160 to Vargas' 253.
Keith Thurman goes into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 10 by the WBO and 4 by the RING in the 147lb division.
Thurman vs J.Vargas form
Thurman has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he lost to Manny Pacquiao on 20th July 2019 by split decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had beat Luis Collazo on 11th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at USF Sundome, Tampa.
Vargas has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Mikey Garcia on 29th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Humberto Soto on 26th April 2019 by knockout in the 6th round at Forum, Inglewood.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Thomas Dulorme on 6th October 2018 by majority draw at Wintrust Arena, Illinois.
Before that, he had drawn with Adrien Broner on 21st April 2018 by majority draw at Barclays Center, New York.
He had won against Aaron Herrera on 15th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pioneer Event Center, California, Afghanistan.
In terms of recent activity, Jessie Vargas has been fighting more than Keith Thurman.
Keith Thurman last fought 1 year 2 months and 1 day ago, while Jessie Vargas' last outing was 6 months and 23 days ago.
Thurman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11 rounds on average.
Vargas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 2 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.