Barthelemy vs Linares Info
Rances Barthelemy could square off against Jorge Linares in Late 2020 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Barthelemy vs Linares stats
Rances Barthelemy would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jorge Linares would make his way to the ring with a record of 47 wins and 5 loses, with 29 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Linares would have a slight advantage in power over Barthelemy, with a 62% knock out percentage over Barthelemy's 52%.
Rances Barthelemy is the younger man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Barthelemy has a height advantage of 3 inches over Linares. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Rances Barthelemy & Jorge Linares fight out of an orthodox stance.
Barthelemy is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 23 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 6 year and 7 months later than Linares, who’s first professional fight was in 2002. He has fought 146 less professional rounds, 174 to Linares' 320.
Rances Barthelemy goes into the fight ranked number 10 by the RING in the 135lb division.
Jorge Linares is currently ranked number 3 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO and 8 by the RING in the 135lb division.
Barthelemy vs Linares form
Rances Barthelemy has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he drew Robert Easter Jr on 27th April 2019 by split draw in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Kiryl Relikh on 10th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Kiryl Relikh on 20th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill.
Before that, he had beat Mickey Bey on 3rd June 2016 by split decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood.
He had defeated Denis Shafikov on 18th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas.
Linares has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Carlos Morales on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 4th round at Honda Center, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Al Toyogon on 7th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Pablo Cesar Cano on 18th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Super Lightweight eliminator fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Abner Cotto on 29th September 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
He had been beaten by Vasyl Lomachenko on 12th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
In terms of recent activity, Jorge Linares has been fighting more than Rances Barthelemy.
Rances Barthelemy last fought 1 year 4 months and 30 days ago, while Jorge Linares' last outing was 7 months and 12 days ago.
Barthelemy's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years 4 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.
Linares' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 9 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.