Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Garcia vs Barrios?
Mikey Garcia could fight Mario Barrios in Summer 2022 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 26 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 17 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' 65%.
Mikey Garcia is the older man by 8 years, at 34 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 15 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 106 more professional rounds, 248 to Barrios' 142.
Mikey Garcia goes into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBC and 13 by the WBO at welterweight.
Mario Barrios is currently ranked number 8 by the WBA 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 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to 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, United States.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Batyr Akhmedov on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
Before that, he had won against Juan Jose Velasco on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at EagleBank Arena, Virginia.
Hehad defeated Richard Zamora on 9th February 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Dignity Health Sports Park , California.
In terms of recent activity, Mario Barrios has been fighting more than Mikey Garcia.
Mikey Garcia last fought 3 months and 13 days ago, while Mario Barrios' last outing was 7 months and 3 days ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 11 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 2 years, 11 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Garcia vs Barrios?
Mario Barrios is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Mikey Garcia if you fancy the incredible upset.