Centro de Convenciones Azul, Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight
Who won Vargas vs Paniagua?
Rey Vargas beat Nestor Hugo Paniagua by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 24th January 2015 at Centro de Convenciones Azul in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo.
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 Paniagua stats
Back in January 2015, Rey Vargas stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Nestor Hugo Paniagua made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 7 loses and 2 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Vargas had advantage in power over Paniagua, with a 86% knock out percentage over Paniagua's 68%.
Rey Vargas was the younger man by 11 years, at 25 years old.
Vargas had a height advantage of 1 inch over Paniagua. Despite this, Paniagua had 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Rey Vargas & Nestor Hugo Paniagua fought out of an orthodox stance.
Vargas was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 8 year and 10 months later than Paniagua, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 52 more professional rounds, 234 to Paniagua's 182.
What were the odds on Vargas vs Paniagua?
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