Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Super Bantamweight
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22-3-0

The tape

33
Age
43
5' 8" / 172 cm
Height
5' 4" / 162 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

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Form
KO 7UD 10SD 12SD 12TKO 8
36
Wins
22
22
By KO
15
61
KO%
68
1
Losses
3
0
Stopped
1
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2009
234
Pro rounds
164

Current rankings @ Super Bantamweight

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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 Summer 2024 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 22 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Rigondeaux would have a slight advantage in power over Vargas, with a 68% knock out percentage over Vargas' 61%.

Rey Vargas is the younger man by 10 years, at 33 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 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 10 months later than Rigondeaux, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 70 more professional rounds, 234 to Rigondeaux's 164.

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 defeated Charlie Clemente on 9th June 2023 by knockout in the 7th round at Casino Miami Jai Alai, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Vincent Astrolabio on 26th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dubai Marina, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had lost to 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.

Before that, he had defeated Liborio Solis on 8th February 2020 by split decision in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at PPL Center, Pennsylvania.

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.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Guillermo Rigondeaux has been fighting more than Rey Vargas.

Rey Vargas last fought 1 year, 5 months and 15 days ago, while Guillermo Rigondeaux's last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 17 days ago.

Vargas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 2 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 5 years, 1 month and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Vargas vs Rigondeaux?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Vargas vs Rigondeaux yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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