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Vargas vs. Wright: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Fernando Vargas (El Feroz) defends his IBF super-welterweight title against Ronald Wright (Winky). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

21
Mar 25, 1997
17-0
3
17 (100%)
178 cm
178 cm
0 cm
Orthodox
Jul 17, 1999
4m, 17d
17
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
28
Oct 16, 1990
39-2
6
24 (58.5%)
179 cm
183 cm
4 cm
Southpaw
Mar 27, 1999
8m, 7d
1
IBF
sWL
w1
d2
WBO
sWL
w1
d3
super-welterweight
Saturday, 4 Dec 1999
Chinook Winds Casino, Lincoln City, Oregon, U.S.
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Fernando Vargas vs. Winky Wright

Date

This fight between Fernando Vargas and Winky Wright took place on at the Chinook Winds Casino, Lincoln City, Oregon, U.S.

Tale of the Tape

At 179 cm, Winky Wright is the taller of the two by 1 cm; Fernando Vargas is 178 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 183 cm, Wright also has reach advantage of 5 cms over Vargas' 178 cm. On top of that, Wright also has a 4 cm ape index advantage over Vargas.

Vargas is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 17-0 (17 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 17 days ago against Raúl Márquez, which he won via 11th round TKO.

Raúl Márquez' boxing career

Wright comes in with a record of 39-2 (24 KOs). His last fight was 8 months and 7 days ago against Derrick Graham, which he won via 3rd round KO.

Fernando Vargas fights out of the orthodox stance, while Winky Wright fights out of the southpaw stance.

On the day of the fight, Vargas will be 21 years and 11 months old. Wright will be 28 years old.

Prediction and Odds

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After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 67-33 in favor of Fernando Vargas. Here is the prediction for Vargas vs Wright.

Fernando Vargas is very likely to win this fight. It is going to be hard for Winky Wright to win this one.

Result

Fernando Vargas defeated Winky Wright via 12 round MD to retain the IBF super-welterweight title. Wright's 1 fight win streak comes to an end, and Vargas advances his win streak to 18. Vargas is now 18-0, and Wright 39-3.

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