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When is Barrios vs Santillan?
Mario Barrios could take on Giovani Santillan in Spring 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Barrios vs Santillan stats
Mario Barrios would step into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Giovani Santillan would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 32 wins and 0 draws, with 17 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Barrios would have advantage in power over Santillan, with a 64% knock out percentage over Santillan's 53%.
Mario Barrios is the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
Barrios has a height advantage of 2 inches over Santillan. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Mario Barrios fights out of the orthodox stance, while Giovani Santillan is a southpaw.
Barrios is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 6 months later than Santillan, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 8 more professional rounds, 174 to Santillan's 166.
Mario Barrios goes into the fight ranked number 9 by the RING at welterweight.
Giovani Santillan is currently ranked number 13 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO, 8 by the IBF and 5 by the RING in the 147lb division.
Barrios vs Santillan form
Barrios has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he beat Yordenis Ugas on 30th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Jovanie Santiago on 11th February 2023 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Alamodome, San Antonio.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Keith Thurman on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight eliminator fight at Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Atlanta.
He had won against Ryan Karl on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas.
Santillan remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Alexis Rocha on 21st October 2023 by knockout in the 6th round at Kia Forum, Inglewood, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Erick Bone on 22nd July 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Firelake Arena, Shawnee.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Julio Luna Avila on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pechanga Arena, San Diego.
Before that, he had won against Jeovanis Barraza on 9th April 2022 by knockout in the 7th round at The Hangar, California.
He had defeated Angel Ruiz on 15th October 2021 by unanimous decision at Pechanga Arena, California.
In terms of recent activity, Giovani Santillan has been fighting more than Mario Barrios.
Mario Barrios last fought 6 months and 21 days ago, while Giovani Santillan's last outing was 5 months and 30 days ago.
Barrios' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
Santillan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
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