Spring 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Featherweight
36-1-0
24-1-1

Belts on The Line

WBC World Featherweight
WBC Interim World Featherweight

The tape

32
Age
26
5' 8" / 172 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12SD 12UD 10UD 12UD 12
Form
UD 12TKO 6MD 12KO 7TKO 10
36
Wins
24
22
By KO
18
61
KO%
75
1
Losses
1
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
1
2010
Debut
2015
234
Pro rounds
153

Current rankings @ Featherweight

2
The Ring
5
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Rey Vargas vs Brandon Figueroa preview


When is Vargas vs Figueroa?

Rey Vargas could potentially square off against Brandon Figueroa in Spring 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 Figueroa 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.

Brandon Figueroa would make his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 18 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Figueroa would have advantage in power over Vargas, with a 75% knock out percentage over Vargas' 61%.

Rey Vargas is the older man by 6 years, at 32 years old.

Figueroa has 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Rey Vargas & Brandon Figueroa fight out of an orthodox stance.

Vargas is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years earlier than Figueroa, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 81 more professional rounds, 234 to Figueroa's 153.

Rey Vargas goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at featherweight.

Brandon Figueroa is currently ranked number 5 by the RING in the 126lb division.

Vargas vs Figueroa 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.

Figueroa has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he defeated Mark Magsayo on 4th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Featherweight championship fight at Toyota Arena, Ontario, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Carlos Castro on 9th July 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Alamodome, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Stephen Fulton on 27th November 2021 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight and WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Park Theater, Nevada.

Before that, he had won against Luis Nery on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight and WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson.

He had defeated Damien Vazquez on 26th September 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Brandon Figueroa has been fighting more than Rey Vargas.

Rey Vargas last fought 1 year, 1 month and 24 days ago, while Brandon Figueroa's last outing was 1 year and 1 month ago.

Vargas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.6 rounds on average.

Figueroa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

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