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Rey Vargas vs Guillermo Rigondeaux preview
When is Vargas vs Rigondeaux?
Rey Vargas could face the challenge of Guillermo Rigondeaux in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place 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 Rigondeaux 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.
Guillermo Rigondeaux would make his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Rigondeaux would have a slight advantage in power over Vargas, with a 65% knock out percentage over Vargas' 61%.
Rey Vargas is the younger man by 10 years, at 32 years old.
Vargas has a height advantage of 4 inches over Rigondeaux. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Rey Vargas fights out of the orthodox stance, while Guillermo Rigondeaux is a southpaw.
Vargas is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 10 months later than Rigondeaux, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 88 more professional rounds, 234 to Rigondeaux's 146.
Vargas vs Rigondeaux 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 won against 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 beat 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 defeated 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 won against Franklin Manzanilla on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Rigondeaux has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Vincent Astrolabio on 26th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dubai Marina, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by John Riel Casimero on 14th August 2021 by split decision in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Liborio Solis on 8th February 2020 by split decision in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at PPL Center, Pennsylvania.
Before that, he had beat Julio Ceja on 23rd June 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight eliminator fight at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada.
He had won against Giovanni Delgado on 13th January 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Microsoft Theater, California.
In terms of recent activity, Rey Vargas has been fighting more than Guillermo Rigondeaux.
Rey Vargas last fought 1 month and 18 days ago, while Guillermo Rigondeaux's last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 3 days ago.
Vargas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
Rigondeaux's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Vargas vs Rigondeaux?
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