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When is Vargas vs Nery?
Rey Vargas could face the challenge of Luis Nery in Early 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
Vargas vs Nery 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.
Luis Nery would make his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 27 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Nery would have advantage in power over Vargas, with a 77% knock out percentage over Vargas' 61%.
Rey Vargas is the older man by 5 years, at 33 years old.
Vargas has a height advantage of 3 inches over Nery. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Rey Vargas fights out of the orthodox stance, while Luis Nery is a southpaw.
Vargas is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years earlier than Nery, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 59 more professional rounds, 234 to Nery's 175.
Luis Nery is currently ranked number 1 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 12 by the IBF and 5 by the RING in the 122lb division.
Vargas vs Nery 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 beat 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 won against 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 beat 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 defeated Franklin Manzanilla on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Nery has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Froilan Saludar on 8th July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Metepec, México, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had won against Azat Hovhannisyan on 18th February 2023 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Pomona, California, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated David Carmona on 1st October 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Auditorio Municipal Fausto Gutiérrez Moreno, Tijuana, Mexico.
Before that, he had beat Carlos Castro on 5th February 2022 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
He had been beaten by Brandon Figueroa 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.
In terms of recent activity, Luis Nery has been fighting more than Rey Vargas.
Rey Vargas last fought 11 months and 17 days ago, while Luis Nery's last outing was 6 months and 20 days ago.
Vargas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
Nery's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
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