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Rances Barthelemy vs Jorge Linares preview
When is Barthelemy vs Linares?
Rances Barthelemy could square off against Jorge Linares in Autumn/Fall 2023 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 30 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 15 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, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 29 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Linares would have advantage in power over Barthelemy, with a 62% knock out percentage over Barthelemy's 50%.
Rances Barthelemy is the younger man by 1 year, at 36 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 22 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 6 year and 7 months later than Linares, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He has fought 152 less professional rounds, 202 to Linares' 354.
Barthelemy vs Linares form
Rances Barthelemy has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Omar Juarez on 13th May 2023 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gary Antuanne Russell on 30th July 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Al Rivera on 30th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Shrine Exposition Center, California.
Before that, he had drawn with Robert Easter Jr on 27th April 2019 by split draw in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada.
He had lost to Kiryl Relikh on 10th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas.
Linares has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Zhora Hamazaryan on 11th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Zaur Abdullaev on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 12th round at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Devin Haney on 29th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Michelob ULTRA Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had beat Carlos Morales on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 4th round at Honda Center, California.
He had defeated Al Toyogon on 7th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
In terms of recent activity, Jorge Linares has been fighting more than Rances Barthelemy.
Rances Barthelemy last fought 15 days ago, while Jorge Linares' last outing was 5 months and 17 days ago.
Barthelemy's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.
Linares' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
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