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John Riel Casimero vs Gary Antonio Russell preview
When is Casimero vs Russell?
John Riel Casimero could fight Gary Antonio Russell in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
Casimero vs Russell stats
John Riel Casimero would step into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Gary Antonio Russell would make his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Casimero would have a slight advantage in power over Russell, with a 69% knock out percentage over Russell's 63%.
John Riel Casimero is the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Russell has a height advantage of 2 inches over Casimero.
Both John Riel Casimero & Gary Antonio Russell fight out of an orthodox stance.
Casimero is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 7 years and 7 months earlier than Russell, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 146 more professional rounds, 236 to Russell's 90.
Gary Antonio Russell is currently ranked number 7 by the WBC, 6 by the IBF and 6 by the RING in the 118lb division.
Casimero vs Russell form
Casimero has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Guillermo Rigondeaux on 14th August 2021 by split decision in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Duke Micah on 26th September 2020 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Going into that contest, he had beat Zolani Tete on 30th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had won against Cesar Ramirez on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Fil Oil Flying V, San Juan Arena, Metro Manila, Philippines.
He had beat Ricardo Espinoza on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 12th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
Gary Antonio Russell has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Emmanuel Rodriguez on 15th October 2022 by technical decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Alejandro Santiago on 27th November 2021 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Park Theater, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Emmanuel Rodriguez on 14th August 2021 by majority decision in the 1st round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Before that, he had won against Juan Carlos Payano on 19th December 2020 by technical decision in their 7 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had defeated Jesus Martinez on 8th February 2020 by technical decision in the 6th round at PPL Center, Pennsylvania.
In terms of recent activity, Gary Antonio Russell has been fighting more than John Riel Casimero.
John Riel Casimero last fought 1 year, 7 months and 6 days ago, while Gary Antonio Russell's last outing was 5 months and 5 days ago.
Casimero's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 11 months, 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.
Russell's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
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