Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Garcia vs Ortiz Jr?
Ryan Garcia could square off against Vergil Ortiz Jr in Autumn/Fall 2023 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 an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 19 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 24 years old.
Both Ryan Garcia & Vergil Ortiz Jr fight out of an orthodox stance.
Garcia is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 month earlier than Ortiz Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 16 more professional rounds, 85 to Ortiz Jr's 69.
Vergil Ortiz Jr is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 5 by the RING in the 147lb division.
Garcia vs Ortiz Jr form
Garcia remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Javier Fortuna on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 6th round at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Emmanuel Tagoe on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Alamodome, San Antonio.
Going into that contest, he had beat Luke Campbell on 2nd January 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at American Airlines Center, Dallas.
Before that, he had defeated Francisco Fonseca on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, California.
He had won against Romero Duno on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Vergil Ortiz Jr remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated Egidijus Kavaliauskas on 14th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The Star, Frisco.
Going into that contest, he had beat Maurice Hooker on 20th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Dickies Arena, Texas.
Before that, he had won against Samuel Vargas on 24th July 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio.
He had beat Brad Solomon on 13th December 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
In terms of recent activity, Vergil Ortiz Jr has been fighting more than Ryan Garcia.
Ryan Garcia last fought 4 months and 22 days ago, while Vergil Ortiz Jr's last outing was 4 months and 2 days ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
Ortiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 6 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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