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Bookmakers make Javier Fortuna a prohibitive favourite against Ryan Garcia in a potential future fight between the pair.
He is currently () to win the fight outright, while you can get () on Ryan Garcia if you fancy the incredible upset.
That means that oddsmakers think there is 0% chance of Fortuna winning while giving Garcia a 0% chance.
The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means both fighters will have to make the weight limit of 135 pounds (9.45 stones or 61.36 KG) on the day of the weigh-in.
The contest would be for the vacant WBC lightweight championship of the world.
Garcia vs Fortuna Head To Head
Ryan Garcia would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Javier Fortuna would make his way to the ring with a record of 37 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 26 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Garcia would have advantage in power over Fortuna, with a 82% knock out percentage over Fortuna's 70%.
Ryan Garcia is the younger man by 9 years, at 23 years old.
Garcia has a height advantage of 4 inches over Fortuna. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Ryan Garcia fights out of the orthodox stance, while Javier Fortuna is a southpaw.
Garcia is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 7 year and 2 months later than Fortuna, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 135 less professional rounds, 79 to Fortuna's 214.
Ryan Garcia goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC, 9 by the IBF and 5 by the RING at lightweight.
Javier Fortuna is currently ranked number 9 by the WBC and 9 by the RING in the 135lb division.
Garcia vs Fortuna betting form
Garcia remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Emmanuel Tagoe on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States. He was a 3/100 (-3333) favourite going into the fight.
Previous to that, he had defeated Francisco Fonseca on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, California. He was a 1/50 (-4999) favourite going into the fight.
Going into that contest, he had beat Romero Duno on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas. He was a 7/50 (-714) favourite going into the fight.
Before that, he had won against Jose Lopez on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California. He was a 3/100 (-3333) favourite going into the fight.
He had beat Braulio Rodriguez on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Madison Square Garden, New York. He was a 1/50 (-4999) favourite going into the fight.
Fortuna has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz on 9th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Lightweight championship fight at Banc of California Stadium, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Antonio Lozada Jr on 21st November 2020 by knockout in the 6th round at Staples Center, LA. He was a 2/25 (-1249) favourite going into the ring.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jesus Andres Cuellar on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Maryland. He was a 9/50 (-555) favourite going into the ring.
Before that, he had defeated Sharif Bogere on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, California. He was a 39/100 (-256) favourite going into the ring.
Hehad defeated Adrian Granados on 16th June 2018 by unanimous decision at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas. He was a 17/25 (-147) favourite going into the ring.
Who's been more active?
If you think ring rust and activity is a big factor in this fight, Ryan Garcia has been fighting more than Javier Fortuna.
Ryan Garcia last fought 1 month and 10 days ago, while Javier Fortuna's last outing was 10 months and 10 days ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.2 rounds on average.
Fortuna's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.