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Oscar De La Hoya vs Roy Jones Jr preview
When is De La Hoya vs Jones Jr?
Oscar De La Hoya could fight Roy Jones Jr in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
De La Hoya vs Jones Jr stats
Oscar De La Hoya would step into the ring with a record of 39 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 30 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Roy Jones Jr would make his way to the ring with a record of 66 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 47 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Hoya would have a slight advantage in power over Jones Jr, with a 77% knock out percentage over Jones Jr's 71%.
Oscar De La Hoya is the younger man by 4 years, at 50 years old.
Jones Jr has a height advantage of 1 inch over Hoya. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Oscar De La Hoya & Roy Jones Jr fight out of an orthodox stance.
Hoya is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 30 less fights, and made his debut in 1992, 3 year and 6 months later than Jones Jr, whose first professional fight was in 1989. He has fought 187 less professional rounds, 308 to Jones Jr's 495.
De La Hoya vs Jones Jr form
Hoya has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Manny Pacquiao on 6th December 2008 by in the 8th round at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Steve Forbes on 3rd May 2008 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Home Depot Center, California.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Floyd Mayweather Jr on 5th May 2007 by split decision in their WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Nevada.
Before that, he had beat Ricardo Mayorga on 6th May 2006 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Nevada.
He had lost to Bernard Hopkins on 18th September 2004 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight and IBF World Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Nevada.
Jones Jr has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he drew Mike Tyson on 28th November 2020 by split draw in their 8 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Scott Sigmon on 8th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Civic Center, Florida.
Going into that contest, he had beat Bobby Gunn on 17th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Chase Center, Delaware.
Before that, he had defeated Rodney Moore on 13th August 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pensacola Bay Center, Florida.
He had won against Vyron Phillips on 20th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Celebrity Theater, Arizona.
In terms of recent activity, Roy Jones Jr has been fighting more than Oscar De La Hoya.
Oscar De La Hoya last fought 14 years, 3 months and 17 days ago, while Roy Jones Jr's last outing was 2 years, 3 months and 23 days ago.
Hoya's last 5 fights have come over a period of 18 years, 6 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 years, 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
Jones Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
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