Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Garcia vs Ortiz Jr?
Ryan Garcia could square off against Vergil Ortiz Jr in Early 2024 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Garcia vs Ortiz Jr 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.
Vergil Ortiz Jr would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws, with 19 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Ortiz Jr would have advantage in power over Garcia, with a 100% knock out percentage over Garcia's 83%.
Ryan Garcia is the same age as Vergil Ortiz Jr, at 25 years old.
Both Ryan Garcia & Vergil Ortiz Jr fight out of an orthodox stance.
Garcia is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 month earlier than Ortiz Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 31 more professional rounds, 100 to Ortiz Jr's 69.
Vergil Ortiz Jr is currently ranked number 3 by the RING in the 147lb division.
Garcia vs Ortiz Jr form
Garcia has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against 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 won against 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 defeated Luke Campbell on 2nd January 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at American Airlines Center, Dallas.
Vergil Ortiz Jr remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Michael McKinson on 6th August 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Welterweight eliminator fight at Dickies Arena, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Egidijus Kavaliauskas on 14th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The Star, Frisco.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Maurice Hooker on 20th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Dickies Arena, Texas.
Before that, he had beat Samuel Vargas on 24th July 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio.
He had won against Brad Solomon on 13th December 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
In terms of recent activity, Ryan Garcia has been fighting more than Vergil Ortiz Jr.
Ryan Garcia last fought 1 month and 26 days ago, while Vergil Ortiz Jr's last outing was 1 year, 5 months and 22 days ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
Ortiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Garcia vs Ortiz Jr?
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