Las Vegas, United States
Current rankings @ Lightweight
Mikey Garcia vs Jorge Linares preview
When is Garcia vs Linares?
Mikey Garcia could fight Jorge Linares in Autumn/Fall 2023 in Las Vegas.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Garcia vs Linares 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.
Jorge Linares would make his way to the ring with a record of 47 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 29 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Garcia would have advantage in power over Linares, with a 75% knock out percentage over Linares' 62%.
Mikey Garcia is the younger man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Linares has a height advantage of 1 inch over Garcia. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Mikey Garcia & Jorge Linares fight out of an orthodox stance.
Garcia is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 3 year and 6 months later than Linares, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He has fought 106 less professional rounds, 248 to Linares' 354.
Garcia vs Linares 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 won against 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 defeated Sergey Lipinets on 10th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas.
Linares has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Zhora Hamazaryan on 11th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Previous to that, he had lost to Zaur Abdullaev on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 12th round at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Devin Haney on 29th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Michelob ULTRA Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had won against Carlos Morales on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 4th round at Honda Center, California.
He had defeated Al Toyogon on 7th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
In terms of recent activity, Jorge Linares has been fighting more than Mikey Garcia.
Mikey Garcia last fought 1 year, 5 months and 11 days ago, while Jorge Linares' last outing was 3 months and 16 days ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
Linares' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
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