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Aug 26 2017
Saturday

StubHub Center, Carson, United States

12 round contest @ Super Bantamweight
29-0-0
UD 12
UD 12
28-1-0

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WBC World Super Bantamweight Championship

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27
Age
28
5' 8" / 172 cm
Height
5' 7" / 171 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

MDTKOUDTKOUD
Form
TKORTDTKOUDUD
29
Wins
28
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
0
Loses
1
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2008

Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight

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WBC
3
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Rey Vargas vs Ronny Rios report


Who won Vargas vs Rios?

Rey Vargas beat Ronny Rios by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday, August 26th, 2017, at StubHub Center, Carson.

The scorecards were announced in favor of winner Rey Vargas.

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).

This contest was for the WBC super bantamweight championship of the world.

Vargas vs Rios stats

Back in August 2017, Rey Vargas stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 29 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws.

Ronny Rios made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.

Rey Vargas was the younger man by 1 year, at 27 years old.

Vargas had a height advantage of 1 inch over Rios. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Rey Vargas and Ronny Rios fought out of an orthodox stance.

Vargas' experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Rios', having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 5 months later than Rios, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 17 more professional rounds, totaling 246 compared to Rios' 229.

Ronny Rios was ranked number 3 by the WBC in the 122lb division.

Vargas vs Rios form

Vargas had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Gavin McDonnell on February 25, 2017, by majority decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Ice Arena, Hull, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had defeated Alexis Boureima Kabore on June 11, 2016, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Mexico.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Christian Esquivel on February 27, 2016, by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Before that, he had won against Lucian Gonzalez on September 5, 2015, by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Centro de Espectáculos del Recinto Ferial, Metepec, Mexico.

He had beaten Edward Mansito on May 23, 2015, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Centro de Espectáculos del Recinto Ferial, Metepec.

Activity check

Vargas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 3 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.

What time did Vargas vs Rios start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at StubHub Center, Carson, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Vargas vs Rios?

Vargas vs Rios was broadcast on HBO in the US.

What were the odds on Vargas vs Rios?

Rey Vargas was a 3/10 (-330) favorite going into the contest, while Ronny Rios made his way into the ring at 5/2 (+250) with oddsmakers.

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Vargas

Ronny

Rios

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Rey Vargas

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108

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