Vargas vs Briceno Info
Josue Vargas beat Salvador Briceno by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Tuesday 30th June 2020 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 100-90, 100-90, 99-91 in favor of winner Josue Vargas.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Vargas vs Briceno stats
Josue Vargas stepped into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Salvador Briceno made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 5 loses and draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Briceno had a slight advantage in power over Vargas, with a 65% knock out percentage over Vargas' 56%.
Josue Vargas was the younger man by 3 years, at 22 years old.
Josue Vargas fought out of the southpaw stance, while Salvador Briceno was an orthodox fighter.
Vargas was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 year and 6 months later than Briceno, who’s first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 28 less professional rounds, 93 to Briceno's 121.
Vargas vs Briceno form
Briceno had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he Gabriel Flores Jr on 8th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Nevada, United States.
What time did Vargas vs Briceno start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 3:00 am UTC at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was 11:00 pm EST or 8:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Vargas vs Briceno?
Vargas vs Briceno was broadcast on ESPN in the US.