Summer 2024
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in the United States

Potential contest @ Middleweight
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66-10-0

The tape

51
Age
55
5' 10" / 179 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

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Form
MD 8SD 8UD 10TKO 8UD 10
39
Wins
66
30
By KO
47
77
KO%
71
6
Losses
10
2
Stopped
5
0
Draws
0
1992
Debut
1989
308
Pro rounds
503

Current rankings @ Middleweight

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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 Summer 2024 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, 10 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 51 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 31 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 195 less professional rounds, 308 to Jones Jr's 503.

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 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Anthony Pettis on 1st April 2023 by majority decision in their 8 round contest at Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, United States.

Previous to that, he had drawn with Mike Tyson on 28th November 2020 by split draw in their 8 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Going into that contest, he had won against Scott Sigmon on 8th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Civic Center, Florida.

Before that, he had beat Bobby Gunn on 17th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Chase Center, Delaware.

He had defeated Rodney Moore on 13th August 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pensacola Bay Center, Florida.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Roy Jones Jr has been fighting more than Oscar De La Hoya.

Oscar De La Hoya last fought 15 years, 7 months and 20 days ago, while Roy Jones Jr's last outing was 1 year, 3 months and 25 days ago.

Hoya's last 5 fights have come over a period of 19 years, 10 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 years, 11 months and 20 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, 11 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on De La Hoya vs Jones Jr?

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