Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Lightweight
When is Garcia vs Fortuna?
Ryan Garcia could fight Javier Fortuna in July 2022 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
The contest would be for the vacant WBC lightweight championship of the world.
Garcia vs Fortuna stats
Ryan Garcia would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 21 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Javier Fortuna would make his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Garcia would have advantage in power over Fortuna, with a 86% knock out percentage over Fortuna's 69%.
Ryan Garcia is the younger man by 9 years, at 23 years old.
Garcia has a height advantage of 4 inches over Fortuna. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Ryan Garcia fights out of the orthodox stance, while Javier Fortuna is a southpaw.
Garcia is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 7 year and 2 months later than Fortuna, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 146 less professional rounds, 67 to Fortuna's 213.
Ryan Garcia goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC and 5 by the RING at lightweight.
Javier Fortuna is currently ranked number 11 by the WBC and 10 by the RING in the 135lb division.
Garcia vs Fortuna form
Garcia remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Francisco Fonseca on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Romero Duno on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jose Lopez on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Before that, he had won against Braulio Rodriguez on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had beat Carlos Morales on 1st September 2018 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Fortuna has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz on 9th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Lightweight championship fight at Banc of California Stadium, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Antonio Lozada Jr on 21st November 2020 by knockout in the 6th round at Staples Center, LA.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jesus Andres Cuellar on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.
Before that, he had defeated Sharif Bogere on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Hehad defeated Adrian Granados on 16th June 2018 by unanimous decision at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
In terms of recent activity, Ryan Garcia has been fighting more than Javier Fortuna.
Ryan Garcia last fought 1 year, 11 months and 15 days ago, while Javier Fortuna's last outing was 6 months and 20 days ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Fortuna's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Garcia vs Fortuna?
Javier Fortuna is currently () to win the fight outright, while you can get () on Ryan Garcia if you fancy the incredible upset.