Current rankings @ Welterweight
Mikey Garcia vs Mario Barrios preview
When is Garcia vs Barrios?
Mikey Garcia could fight Mario Barrios in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Garcia vs Barrios stats
Mikey Garcia would step into the ring with a record of 40 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 30 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mario Barrios would make his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Garcia would have a slight advantage in power over Barrios, with a 75% knock out percentage over Barrios' 67%.
Mikey Garcia is the older man by 8 years, at 35 years old.
Barrios has a height advantage of 3 inches over Garcia. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Mikey Garcia & Mario Barrios fight out of an orthodox stance.
Garcia is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 7 years and 3 months earlier than Barrios, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 86 more professional rounds, 248 to Barrios' 162.
Mario Barrios is currently ranked number 5 by the WBC in the 147lb division.
Garcia vs Barrios form
Mikey Garcia has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Sandor Martin on 16th October 2021 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Chukchansi Park, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jessie Vargas on 29th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Errol Spence Jr on 16th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington.
Before that, he had beat Robert Easter Jr on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight and WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
He had won against Sergey Lipinets on 10th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas.
Barrios has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he beat Jovanie Santiago on 11th February 2023 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Keith Thurman on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight eliminator fight at Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Atlanta.
Before that, he had beat Ryan Karl on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas.
He had defeated Batyr Akhmedov on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
In terms of recent activity, Mario Barrios has been fighting more than Mikey Garcia.
Mikey Garcia last fought 1 year, 5 months and 4 days ago, while Mario Barrios' last outing was 1 month and 9 days ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
Barrios' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
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