Vargas vs Herrera Info
Jessie Vargas beat Aaron Herrera by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 15th December 2017 at Pioneer Event Center in California.
The scorecards were announced as 100-89, 100-89, 100-89 in favor of winner Jessie Vargas.
The fight took place over rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Vargas vs Herrera stats
Jessie Vargas stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and draws.
Aaron Herrera made his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw.
The stats suggested that Vargas and Herrera have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Jessie Vargas was the same age as Aaron Herrera, at 31 years old.
Vargas had a height advantage of 1 inch over Herrera.
Both Jessie Vargas & Aaron Herrera fought out of an orthodox stance.
Vargas was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 11 months later than Herrera, who’s first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 41 more professional rounds, 253 to Herrera's 212.
Jessie Vargas went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBC in the 147lb division.
Vargas vs Herrera form
Vargas had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had drawn with Thomas Dulorme on 6th October 2018 by majority draw at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Adrien Broner on 21st April 2018 by majority draw at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Aaron Herrera on 15th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pioneer Event Center, California, Afghanistan.
Before that, 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.
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.
Herrera had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Regis Prograis on 25th March 2016 by knockout in the 1st round at Buffalo Run Casino, Oklahoma, USA.
Vargas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 7 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
Herrera's last 1 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 1 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.
What time did Vargas vs Herrera start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 3:00 am UTC at Pioneer Event Center, California, Afghanistan, which was 10:00 pm EST or 7:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 3:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Vargas vs Herrera?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by Fox Sport 1.