Vargas vs Pacquiao

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  • Vargas vs Pacquiao
  • 27-1-0  58-6-2
  • UD 12 UD 12
  • Score Cards 109-118, 109-118, 113-114
  • Saturday 5th November 2016
  • Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, USA
  • WBO World Welterweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Welterweight
  • Tape
  • 27 age 37
  • 5' 10" / 178cm height 5' 5" / 166cm
  • 70.9" / 180cm reach 66.9" / 170cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Southpaw (l)
  • tape record
  • TKO UD UD UD UD < form UD UD UD UD UD <
  • 27 wins 58
  • 10 by ko 38
  • 37% Ko% 66%
  • 1 Losses 6
  • draws 2
  • 2008 Debut 1995
  • tape rankings @ Welterweight
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
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Vargas vs Pacquiao Info

Manny Pacquiao beat Jessie Vargas by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 5th November 2016 at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 109-118, 109-118, 113-114 in favor of winner Manny Pacquiao.

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).

This was of the World Boxing Super Series.

This contest was for the WBO welterweight championship of the world.

Vargas vs Pacquiao stats

Jessie Vargas stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 0  draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Manny Pacquiao made his way to the ring with a record of 58 wins, 6 loses and 2 draws, with 38 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Pacquiao had a large advantage in power over Vargas, boosting at 66% knock out percentage over Vargas' 37%.

Jessie Vargas was the younger man by 10 years, at 31 years old.

Vargas had a height advantage of 5 inches over Pacquiao. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Jessie Vargas fought out of the orthodox stance, while Manny Pacquiao was a southpaw.

Vargas was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 38 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 13 year and 7 months later than Pacquiao, who’s first professional fight was in 1995. He had fought 233 less professional rounds, 253 to Pacquiao's 486.

Vargas vs Pacquiao form

Vargas had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Timothy Bradley Jr on 27th June 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

Going into that contest, he had beat Antonio DeMarco on 23rd November 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China.

Before that, he had won against Anton Novikov on 2nd August 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States.

He had beat Khabib Allakhverdiev on 12th April 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Manny Pacquiao had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jeff Horn on 2nd July 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia.

Previous to that, he had defeated Jessie Vargas on 5th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Timothy Bradley Jr on 9th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Floyd Mayweather Jr on 2nd May 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight, WBA Super World Welterweight, WBO World Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Chris Algieri on 23rd November 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jessie Vargas had been fighting more than Manny Pacquiao.

Going to this contest, Jessie Vargas had last fought 4 years 6 months and 22 days ago, while Manny Pacquiao's last outing had been 3 years 2 months and 25 days ago.

Vargas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 10 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.4 rounds on average.

Pacquiao's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 7 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.

What time did Vargas vs Pacquiao start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 am EST / 9:00 pm PST at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 am GMT in the UK.

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