Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Super Bantamweight
36-0-0
20-2-0

The tape

32
Age
42
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
UD 10SD 12SD 12TKO 8KO 1
36
Wins
20
22
By KO
13
61
KO%
65
0
Losses
2
0
Stopped
1
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2009
222
Pro rounds
146

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 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 an undefeated record of 36 wins, zero loses 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 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 10 months later than Rigondeaux, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 76 more professional rounds, 222 to Rigondeaux's 146.

Vargas vs Rigondeaux form

Vargas remains undefeated as a professional.

In his last fight, he won against Mark Magsayo on 9th July 2022 by split decision in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Leonardo Baez on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had beat Tomoki Kameda on 13th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Before that, he had defeated Franklin Manzanilla on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

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.

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.

Activity check

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

Rey Vargas last fought 4 months and 27 days ago, while Guillermo Rigondeaux's last outing was 9 months and 10 days ago.

Vargas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 29 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 3 years, 10 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 11 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?

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.

Rey Vargas vs Guillermo Rigondeaux news

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