Figueroa vs Rios Info
Brandon Figueroa could take on Ronny Rios in Late 2020 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
The contest would be for the WBA super bantamweight championship of the world.
Figueroa would be making his 2nd defence of the WBA World Super Bantamweight Championship. He won this belt against Julio Ceja in November 2019. He has held this belt for 10 months and 7 days.
Figueroa vs Rios stats
Brandon Figueroa would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 21 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ronny Rios would make his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins and 3 loses, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Figueroa would have a large advantage in power over Rios, boosting at 76% knock out percentage over Rios' 50%.
Brandon Figueroa is the younger man by 7 years, at 23 years old.
Figueroa has a height advantage of 1 inch over Rios. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Brandon Figueroa & Ronny Rios fight out of an orthodox stance.
Figueroa is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 6 year and 6 months later than Rios, who’s first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 91 less professional rounds, 116 to Rios' 207.
Brandon Figueroa goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the RING in the 122lb division.
Ronny Rios is currently ranked number 4 by the WBC in the 122lb division.
Figueroa vs Rios form
Figueroa remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Damien Vazquez on 26th September 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Julio Ceja on 23rd November 2019 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Javier Nicolas Chacon on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Interim World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Weslaco, Texas.
Before that, he had beat Yonfrez Parejo on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Interim World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
He had won against Moises Flores on 13th January 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Microsoft Theater, California.
Rios has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he beat Diego De La Hoya on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Interim World Featherweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Daniel Olea on 26th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Forum, Inglewood.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Azat Hovhannisyan on 9th March 2018 by knockout in the 6th round at The Hangar, California.
Before that, he had defeated Deivi Julio Bassa on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had lost to Rey Vargas on 26th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.
In terms of recent activity, Brandon Figueroa has been fighting more than Ronny Rios.
Brandon Figueroa last fought 4 days ago, while Ronny Rios' last outing was 1 year 2 months and 17 days ago.
Figueroa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 8 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
Rios' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 10 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.