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Who won Vargas vs Kameda?
Rey Vargas beat Tomoki Kameda by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 13th July 2019 at Dignity Health Sports Park in California.
The scorecards were announced as 117-110, 117-110, 117-110 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).
This contest was for the WBC super bantamweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Diego De La Hoya was defeated by Ronny Rios for the WBA Interim World Featherweight championship and Joet Gonzalez beat Manuel Avila.
Vargas vs Kameda stats
Rey Vargas stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 33 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tomoki Kameda made his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 20 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Vargas had advantage in power over Kameda, with a 67% knock out percentage over Kameda's 56%.
Rey Vargas was the same age as Tomoki Kameda, at 31 years old.
Vargas had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kameda. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Rey Vargas & Tomoki Kameda fought out of an orthodox stance.
Vargas was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 4 months later than Kameda, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 81 less professional rounds, 222 to Kameda's 303.
Vargas vs Kameda form
Vargas remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Oscar Negrete on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Ronny Rios on 26th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.
Going into that contest, he had beat Gavin McDonnell on 25th February 2017 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Ice Arena, Hull, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had defeated Alexis Boureima Kabore on 11th June 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Mexico.
He had won against Christian Esquivel on 27th February 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.
Tomoki Kameda had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Abigail Medina on 12th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Previous to that, he had defeated Pipat Chaiporn on 10th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jamie McDonnell on 6th September 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, United States.
Before that, he had lost to Jamie McDonnell on 9th May 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Hidalgo.
He had beat Alejandro Hernandez on 1st November 2014 by split decision in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at UIC Pavilion, Chicago.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Rey Vargas had been fighting more than Tomoki Kameda.
Going to this contest, Rey Vargas had last fought 4 years and 10 months ago, while Tomoki Kameda's last outing had been 3 years, 10 months and 20 days ago.
Vargas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
Kameda's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 11 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
What time did Vargas vs Kameda start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Vargas vs Kameda?
Vargas vs Kameda was broadcast on DAZN in the US.
What were the odds on Vargas vs Kameda?
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