Spring 2022
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Bantamweight
31-4-0
19-0-0

The tape

32
Age
29
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
N/A
Reach
66.1" / 168 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

SD 12TKO 3TKO 3KO 10KO 12
Form
MD 10NCTD 7DQ 6TKO 1
31
Wins
19
21
By KO
12
68
KO%
63
4
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2015
234
Pro rounds
80

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

1
The Ring
6
-
WBA
2
-
WBC
9
2
WBO
-
-
IBF
4

John Riel Casimero vs Gary Antonio Russell preview

When is Casimero vs Russell?

John Riel Casimero could fight Gary Antonio Russell in Spring 2022 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 31 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Gary Antonio Russell would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws, with 12 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Casimero would have a slight advantage in power over Russell, with a 68% knock out percentage over Russell's 63%.

John Riel Casimero is the older man by 3 years, at 32 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 154 more professional rounds, 234 to Russell's 80.

John Riel Casimero goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBO and 1 by the RING at bantamweight.

Gary Antonio Russell is currently ranked number 2 by the WBA, 9 by the WBC, 4 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.

Russell remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Alejandro Santiago Barrios on 27th November 2021 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Park Theater, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, he defeated Emmanuel Rodriguez on 14th August 2021 by majority decision in the 1st round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Juan Carlos Payano on 19th December 2020 by technical decision in their 7 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

Before that, he had won against Jesus Martinez on 8th February 2020 by technical decision in the 6th round at PPL Center, Pennsylvania.

He had defeated Samuel Gutierrez on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Gary Antonio Russell has been fighting more than John Riel Casimero.

John Riel Casimero last fought 11 months and 30 days ago, while Gary Antonio Russell's last outing was 8 months and 17 days ago.

Casimero's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 30 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 2 years, 9 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Casimero vs Russell?

Gary Antonio Russell is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on John Riel Casimero if you fancy the incredible upset.

John Riel Casimero vs Gary Antonio Russell news

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