Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Lightweight
24-1-0
26-6-2

The tape

25
Age
33
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

KO 8KO 7KO 6UD 12TKO 7
Form
MD 12MD 12UD 12UD 12TKO 8
24
Wins
26
20
By KO
5
83
KO%
19
1
Losses
6
1
Stopped
2
0
Draws
2
2016
Debut
2010
100
Pro rounds
243

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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The Ring
9
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WBA
5
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WBC
6
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WBO
15
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IBF
4

Ryan Garcia vs Maxi Hughes preview


When is Garcia vs Hughes?

Ryan Garcia could potentially square off against Maxi Hughes in Summer 2024 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).

Garcia vs Hughes stats

Ryan Garcia would step into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Maxi Hughes would make his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 6 loses and 2 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Garcia would have a massive power advantage over Hughes, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Hughes' 19%.

Ryan Garcia is the younger man by 8 years, at 25 years old.

Garcia has a height advantage of 3 inches over Hughes. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Ryan Garcia fights out of the orthodox stance, while Maxi Hughes is a southpaw.

Garcia is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 year and 8 months later than Hughes, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 143 less professional rounds, 100 to Hughes' 243.

Maxi Hughes is currently ranked number 5 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC, 15 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 9 by the RING in the 135lb division.

Garcia vs Hughes form

Garcia has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he defeated Oscar Duarte on 2nd December 2023 by knockout in the 8th round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 22nd April 2023 by knockout in the 7th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Javier Fortuna on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 6th round at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles.

Before that, he had beat Emmanuel Tagoe on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Alamodome, San Antonio.

He had won against Luke Campbell on 2nd January 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at American Airlines Center, Dallas.

Hughes has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he lost to George Kambosos on 22nd July 2023 by majority decision in their IBF World Lightweight eliminator fight at FireLake Arena, Shawnee, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Kid Galahad on 24th September 2022 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Nottingham Arena, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Ryan Walsh on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at First Direct Arena, Yorkshire.

Before that, he had won against Jovanni Straffon on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Emerald Headingley Stadium, Leeds.

He had defeated Paul Hyland Jnr on 19th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Maxi Hughes has been fighting more than Ryan Garcia.

Ryan Garcia last fought 7 months and 24 days ago, while Maxi Hughes' last outing was 1 year and 4 days ago.

Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.

Hughes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Garcia vs Hughes?

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