Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Mexico
Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight
Who won Vargas vs Kabore?
Rey Vargas beat Alexis Boureima Kabore by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 11th June 2016 at Arena Coliseo in Mexico City.
The scorecards were announced as 120-108, 120-108, 120-108 in favor of winner Rey Vargas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
Vargas vs Kabore stats
Back in June 2016, Rey Vargas stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alexis Boureima Kabore made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Vargas had a massive power advantage over Kabore, boosting at 81% knock out percentage over Kabore's 24%.
Rey Vargas was the older man by 33 years, at 26 years old.
Both Rey Vargas & Alexis Boureima Kabore fought out of an orthodox stance.
Vargas was the less experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 year and 11 months later than Kabore, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 34 less professional rounds, 234 to Kabore's 268.
Vargas' last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
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