Summer 2022
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest
@ Super Bantamweight
34-0-0
31-1-0

The tape

30
Age
5' 8" / 172 cm
Height
N/A
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
N/A
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

UD 12UD 12UD 12UD 12UD 12
Form
KO 7UD 12KO 9TKO 4TKO 7
34
Wins
31
22
By KO
24
65
KO%
77
0
Losses
1
0
Stopped
1
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2012
200
Pro rounds
149

Current rankings @ Super Bantamweight

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The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
6
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WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Rey Vargas vs Luis Nery preview

When is Vargas vs Nery?

Rey Vargas could face the challenge of Luis Nery in Summer 2022 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 an undefeated record of 34 wins, zero loses 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 31 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 24 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' 65%.

Rey Vargas is the older man by 30 years, at 30 years old.

Rey Vargas fights out of the orthodox stance, while Luis Nery is a southpaw.

Vargas is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years earlier than Nery, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 51 more professional rounds, 200 to Nery's 149.

Luis Nery is currently ranked number 6 by the WBC in the 122lb division.

Vargas vs Nery form

Vargas remains undefeated as a professional.

In his last fight, he beat Tomoki Kameda on 13th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against Azat Hovhannisyan on 12th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.

Before that, he had beat Oscar Negrete on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

He had defeated Ronny Rios on 26th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

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

In his last fight, he lost to 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Aaron Alameda on 26th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Juan Carlos Payano on 20th July 2019 by knockout in the 9th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beat McJoe Arroyo on 16th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.

Hehad won against Renson Robles on 1st December 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Arena Pavillón del Norte, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Luis Nery has been fighting more than Rey Vargas.

Rey Vargas last fought 2 years, 3 months and 11 days ago, while Luis Nery's last outing was 5 months and 9 days ago.

Vargas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.

Nery's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Vargas vs Nery?

Luis Nery is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on Rey Vargas if you fancy the incredible upset.

Rey Vargas vs Luis Nery news

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