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

Ike Quartey (Bazooka) challenges Fernando Vargas' (El Feroz) IBF super-welterweight belt. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

30
Nov 26, 1988
34-1-1
9
29 (80.6%)
171 cm
180 cm
9 cm
Orthodox
Feb 13, 1999
1y, 2m, 2d
-1
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
22
Mar 25, 1997
18-0
4
17 (94.4%)
178 cm
178 cm
0 cm
Orthodox
Dec 4, 1999
4m, 11d
18
WBA
WL
w1
d7
IBF
sWL
w1
d3
super-welterweight
Saturday, 15 Apr 2000
Mandalay Bay Events Center, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
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Ike Quartey vs. Fernando Vargas

Date

This fight between Ike Quartey and Fernando Vargas took place on at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.

Tale of the Tape

At 178 cm, Fernando Vargas is the taller of the two by 7 cms; Ike Quartey is 171 cm. Despite being the shorter fighter, Quartey has longer reach of 180 cm, which is 2 cms longer than Vargas' 178 cm. Quartey also has a 9 cm ape index advantage over Vargas.

Quartey is coming in to this fight with a record of 34-1-1 (29 KOs). His last fight was 1 year, 2 months, and 2 days ago against Oscar De La Hoya, which he lost via 12 round split decision.

Oscar De La Hoya's boxing career

Vargas comes in with an undefeated record of 18-0 (17 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 11 days ago against Winky Wright, which he won via 12 round majority decision.

Winky Wright's boxing career

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Quartey will be 30 years and 4 months old. Vargas will be 22 years and 4 months 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 72-28 in favor of Fernando Vargas. Here is the prediction for Quartey vs Vargas.

Fernando Vargas should win this fight. It is going to be very hard for Ike Quartey to win this one.

Result

Fernando Vargas defeated Ike Quartey via 12 round UD to retain the IBF super-welterweight title. Quartey's losing streak continues, and Vargas advances his win streak to 19. Vargas is now 19-0, and Quartey 34-2-1.

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  3. Oscar De La Hoya knocks out Fernando Vargas in the 11th round
  4. Félix Trinidad knocks out Fernando Vargas in the 12th round
  5. Fernando Vargas knocks out Raúl Márquez in the 11th round
  6. Fernando Vargas stops Yori Boy Campas in the 7th round
  7. Ike Quartey knocks out Vince Phillips in the 3rd round