Current rankings @ Super Flyweight
When is Arroyo vs Nietes?
McJoe Arroyo could take on Donnie Nietes in Summer 2021 in San Diego.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Arroyo vs Nietes stats
McJoe Arroyo would step into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Donnie Nietes would make his way to the ring with a record of 43 wins, 1 loss and 5 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Nietes would have a slight advantage in power over Arroyo, with a 53% knock out percentage over Arroyo's 44%.
McJoe Arroyo is the younger man by 3 years, at 35 years old.
Arroyo has a height advantage of 1 inch over Nietes. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
McJoe Arroyo fights out of the southpaw stance, while Donnie Nietes is an orthodox fighter.
Arroyo is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 28 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 year and 10 months later than Nietes, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He has fought 236 less professional rounds, 132 to Nietes' 368.
Donnie Nietes is currently ranked number 6 by the WBC in the 115lb division.
Arroyo vs Nietes form
McJoe Arroyo has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Luis Nery on 16th March 2019 by in the 4th round at AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Rau’shee Warren on 29th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Jerwin Ancajas on 3rd September 2016 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Strike Coliseum, Bacoor, Philippines.
Before that, he had defeated Arthur Villanueva on 18th July 2015 by technical decision in their IBF World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Don Haskins Convention Center, El Paso, United States.
He had beat Mark Anthony Geraldo on 20th December 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at El San Juan Resort and Casino, Carolina, Puerto Rico.
Nietes has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he won against Pablo Carrillo on 3rd April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had won against Kazuto Ioka on 31st December 2018 by split decision in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Wynn Palace Cotai, Macao, Macao.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Aston Palicte on 8th September 2018 by split draw in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood, United States.
Before that, he had beat Juan Carlos Reveco on 24th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood.
He had defeated Komgrich Nantapech on 29th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Cebu City Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Cebu City, Philippines.
In terms of recent activity, Donnie Nietes has been fighting more than McJoe Arroyo.
McJoe Arroyo last fought 2 years, 1 month and 7 days ago, while Donnie Nietes' last outing was 20 days ago.
Arroyo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.
Nietes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Arroyo vs Nietes?
Donnie Nietes is currently (+100) to win the contest outright, while you can get (+100) on McJoe Arroyo if you fancy the incredible upset.