Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Featherweight
36-1-0
29-2-0

Belts on The Line

WBC World Featherweight
IBF World Featherweight

The tape

33
Age
30
5' 8" / 172 cm
Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
66.5" / 169 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12SD 12UD 10UD 12UD 12
Form
UD 12KO 5MD 12KO 7UD 10
36
Wins
29
22
By KO
16
61
KO%
55
1
Losses
2
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2015
234
Pro rounds
175

Current rankings @ Featherweight

3
The Ring
2
-
WBA
-
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WBC
-
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WBO
-
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IBF
-

Rey Vargas vs Luis Alberto Lopez preview


When is Vargas vs Alberto Lopez?

Rey Vargas could fight Luis Alberto Lopez in Summer 2024 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).

Vargas vs Alberto Lopez stats

Rey Vargas would step into the ring with a record of 36 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Luis Alberto Lopez would make his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Vargas would have a slight advantage in power over Lopez, with a 61% knock out percentage over Lopez's 55%.

Rey Vargas is the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.

Vargas has a height advantage of 4 inches over Lopez. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Rey Vargas & Luis Alberto Lopez fight out of an orthodox stance.

Vargas is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years and 6 months earlier than Lopez, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 59 more professional rounds, 234 to Lopez's 175.

Rey Vargas goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the RING at featherweight.

Luis Alberto Lopez is currently ranked number 2 by the RING in the 126lb division.

Vargas vs Alberto Lopez form

Rey Vargas has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to O’Shaquie Foster on 11th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Mark Magsayo on 9th July 2022 by split decision in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio.

Going into that contest, he had beat Leonardo Baez on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada.

Before 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.

He had beat Franklin Manzanilla on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

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

In his last fight, he defeated Joet Gonzalez on 15th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at American Bank Arena, Corpus Christi, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Michael Conlan on 27th May 2023 by knockout in the 5th round in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at The SSE Arena (Odyssey Arena), Belfast, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had won against Josh Warrington on 10th December 2022 by majority decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.

Before that, he had defeated Isaac Lowe on 3rd December 2021 by knockout in the 7th round at York Hall, London.

He had beat Gabriel Flores Jr on 10th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Casino Del Sol, Arizona, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Luis Alberto Lopez has been fighting more than Rey Vargas.

Rey Vargas last fought 1 year, 3 months and 26 days ago, while Luis Alberto Lopez's last outing was 8 months and 22 days ago.

Vargas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.6 rounds on average.

Lopez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Vargas vs Alberto Lopez?

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