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Rey Vargas vs Emmanuel Rodriguez preview
When is Vargas vs Rodriguez?
Rey Vargas could face Emmanuel Rodriguez in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 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 Rodriguez 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.
Emmanuel Rodriguez would make his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Rodriguez would have a slight advantage in power over Vargas, with a 62% knock out percentage over Vargas' 61%.
Rey Vargas is the older man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Vargas has a height advantage of 2 inches over Rodriguez. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Rey Vargas & Emmanuel Rodriguez fight out of an orthodox stance.
Vargas is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years and 1 month earlier than Rodriguez, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 107 more professional rounds, 234 to Rodriguez's 127.
Vargas vs Rodriguez 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 defeated 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 won against 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 beat Franklin Manzanilla on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Emmanuel Rodriguez has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Gary Antonio Russell on 15th October 2022 by technical decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, United States.
Previous to that, he defeated Gary Antonio Russell on 14th August 2021 by technical decision in the 1st round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Reymart Gaballo on 19th December 2020 by split decision in their WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Before that, he had lost to Naoya Inoue on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Bantamweight, WBA World Bantamweight and The Ring Bantamweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.
He had defeated Jason Moloney on 20th October 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at CFE Arena, Florida, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Rey Vargas has been fighting more than Emmanuel Rodriguez.
Rey Vargas last fought 1 month and 21 days ago, while Emmanuel Rodriguez's last outing was 5 months and 17 days ago.
Vargas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
Rodriguez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
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