Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Vargas vs Ball?
Rey Vargas could face Nick Ball in Summer 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Vargas vs Ball 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.
Nick Ball would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws, with 11 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Vargas would have a slight advantage in power over Ball, with a 61% knock out percentage over Ball's 58%.
Rey Vargas is the older man by 7 years, at 33 years old.
Vargas has a height advantage of 3 inches over Ball. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Rey Vargas & Nick Ball fight out of an orthodox stance.
Vargas is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 7 years and 2 months earlier than Ball, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 144 more professional rounds, 234 to Ball's 90.
Rey Vargas goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the RING at featherweight.
Nick Ball is currently ranked number 1 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF in the 126lb division.
Vargas vs Ball 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 beat 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 won against 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 beat 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 defeated Franklin Manzanilla on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Ball remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Isaac Dogboe on 18th November 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at AO Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Lodumo Lamati on 27th May 2023 by technical knockout in the 12th round at The SSE Arena (Odyssey Arena), Belfast.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jesus Ramirez Rubio on 11th November 2022 by technical knockout in the 1st round at York Hall, Bethnal Green.
Before that, he had beat Nathanael Kakololo on 16th July 2022 by technical knockout in the 12th round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.
He had won against Isaac Lowe on 23rd April 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Wembley Stadium, London.
In terms of recent activity, Nick Ball has been fighting more than Rey Vargas.
Rey Vargas last fought 1 year, 2 months and 23 days ago, while Nick Ball's last outing was 5 months and 16 days ago.
Vargas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
Ball's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Vargas vs Ball?
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