Oct 30 2021
Saturday

Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States

10 rounds contest @ Super Lightweight
Josue Vargas
Vargas
Puerto Rico flag
34-2-0
TKO 1
TKO 1
19-1-0

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The tape

33
Age
24
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
N/A
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

UDKOUDUDNC
Form
UDUDUDUDUD
34
Wins
19
26
By KO
9
76
KO%
47
2
Loses
1
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2015

Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight

3
The Ring
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WBA
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2
WBC
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5
WBO
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IBF
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Jose Zepeda vs Josue Vargas report

Who won Zepeda vs Vargas?

Jose Zepeda beat Josue Vargas by technical knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 30th October 2021 at Madison Square Garden Theater in New York.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).

The undercard featured the clash of Caraballo vs Sultan.

Zepeda vs Vargas stats

Jose Zepeda stepped into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 26 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Josue Vargas made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Zepeda had a large advantage in power over Vargas, boosting at 76% knock out percentage over Vargas' 47%.

Jose Zepeda was the older man by 9 years, at 33 years old.

Vargas had a height advantage of 1 inch over Zepeda.

Both Jose Zepeda & Josue Vargas fought out of a southpaw stance.

Zepeda was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 years and 10 months earlier than Vargas, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 44 more professional rounds, 157 to Vargas' 113.

Jose Zepeda went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC and 5 by the WBO at super lightweight.

Zepeda vs Vargas form

Zepeda had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Henry Lundy on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Ivan Baranchyk on 3rd October 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had beat Kendo Castaneda on 7th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Jose Pedraza on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Eleazar Valenzuela on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in the 10th round at Deportivo del Sindicato del Metro , Distrito Federal, Mexico.

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Zepeda's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.

What time did Zepeda vs Vargas start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Zepeda vs Vargas?

The ESPN+ show is expected to begin at 6:55 PM EST / 3:55 PM PST. The Sky Sports Arena broadcast of the card is expected to start at 2:00 AM (BTS).

What were the odds on Zepeda vs Vargas?

Jose Zepeda was a 1/1 (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Josue Vargas made his way into the ring at 73/100 (-136) with oddsmakers.

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