Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Vargas vs Dulorme?
Jessie Vargas drew with Thomas Dulorme by majority draw on Saturday 6th October 2018 at Wintrust Arena in Illinois.
The scorecards were announced as 115-111, 113-113, 113-113, meaning it was a majority draw.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Also, on the undercard Daniel Roman beat Gavin McDonnell for the WBA World Super Bantamweight championship, Jarrell Miller defeated Tomasz Adamek and Artur Beterbiev was victorious over Callum Johnson for the IBF World Light Heavyweight title.
Vargas vs Dulorme stats
Back in October 2018, Jessie Vargas stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Thomas Dulorme made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Dulorme had a massive power advantage over Vargas, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Vargas' 36%.
Jessie Vargas was the older man by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Vargas had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Jessie Vargas & Thomas Dulorme fought out of an orthodox stance.
Vargas was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 23 days later than Dulorme, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 80 more professional rounds, 263 to Dulorme's 183.
Jessie Vargas went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF at welterweight.
Vargas vs Dulorme form
Vargas had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had drawn with Adrien Broner on 21st April 2018 by majority draw at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Aaron Herrera on 15th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pioneer Event Center, California, Afghanistan.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Manny Pacquiao on 5th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had beat Sadam Ali on 5th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at DC Armory, Washington.
He had lost to Timothy Bradley Jr on 27th June 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.
Dulorme had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Yordenis Ugas on 26th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Jesus Gurrola on 18th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Pabellon de la Feria, Albacete, Spain.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Terence Crawford on 18th April 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at University of Texas, Arlington, United States.
Before that, he had beat Henry Lundy on 6th December 2014 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
He had defeated Karim Mayfield on 29th March 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Ballroom, Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jessie Vargas had been fighting more than Thomas Dulorme.
Going to this contest, Jessie Vargas had last fought 5 months and 15 days ago, while Thomas Dulorme's last outing had been 1 year, 1 month and 10 days ago.
Vargas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
Dulorme's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What time did Vargas vs Dulorme start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Vargas vs Dulorme?
Jessie Vargas was a 49/100 (-200) favourite going into the contest, while Thomas Dulorme made his way into the ring at 59/25 (+240) with oddsmakers.