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Nonito Donaire vs Emmanuel Rodriguez preview
When is Donaire vs Rodriguez?
Nonito Donaire could face Emmanuel Rodriguez in Autumn/Fall 2023 at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
Donaire vs Rodriguez stats
Nonito Donaire would step into the ring with a record of 42 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Emmanuel Rodriguez would make his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Donaire would have a slight advantage in power over Rodriguez, with a 67% knock out percentage over Rodriguez's 62%.
Nonito Donaire is the older man by 10 years, at 40 years old.
Rodriguez has a height advantage of 1 inch over Donaire. Despite this, he has 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Nonito Donaire & Emmanuel Rodriguez fight out of an orthodox stance.
Donaire is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 26 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 11 years and 3 months earlier than Rodriguez, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 172 more professional rounds, 299 to Rodriguez's 127.
Nonito Donaire goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC and 3 by the RING at bantamweight.
Emmanuel Rodriguez is currently ranked number 2 by the IBF and 1 by the RING in the 118lb division.
Donaire vs Rodriguez form
Nonito Donaire has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Naoya Inoue on 7th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Bantamweight, WBA Super World Bantamweight and IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had beat Reymart Gaballo on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Nordine Oubaali on 29th May 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson.
Before that, he had been beaten by Naoya Inoue on 7th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Bantamweight, IBF World Bantamweight and The Ring Bantamweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
He had beat Stephon Young on 27th April 2019 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Super World Bantamweight championship fight at Cajun Dome, Louisiana, United States.
Emmanuel Rodriguez has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Gary Antonio Russell on 15th October 2022 by technical decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, United States.
Previous to that, he defeated Gary Antonio Russell on 14th August 2021 by technical decision in the 1st round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Reymart Gaballo on 19th December 2020 by split decision in their WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Before that, he had been beaten by Naoya Inoue on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Bantamweight, WBA World Bantamweight and The Ring Bantamweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.
He had defeated Jason Moloney on 20th October 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at CFE Arena, Florida, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Nonito Donaire has been fighting more than Emmanuel Rodriguez.
Nonito Donaire last fought 9 months and 16 days ago, while Emmanuel Rodriguez's last outing was 5 months and 8 days ago.
Donaire's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
Rodriguez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
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