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When is Garcia vs Rivera?
Ryan Garcia could potentially square off against Michel Rivera in Early 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 Rivera 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.
Michel Rivera would make his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Garcia would have a large advantage in power over Rivera, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Rivera's 56%.
Ryan Garcia is the same age as Michel Rivera, at 25 years old.
Garcia has a height advantage of 2 inches over Rivera. Despite this, Rivera has 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Ryan Garcia & Michel Rivera fight out of an orthodox stance.
Garcia is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 months later than Rivera, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 64 less professional rounds, 100 to Rivera's 164.
Ryan Garcia goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the RING at lightweight.
Garcia vs Rivera 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.
Michel Rivera has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Sergey Lipinets on 25th November 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Michelob ULTRA Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Frank Martin on 17th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jerry Perez on 15th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
Before that, he had defeated Joseph Adorno on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Armory, Minnesota.
He had won against Jose Matias Romero on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada.
In terms of recent activity, Michel Rivera has been fighting more than Ryan Garcia.
Ryan Garcia last fought 1 month and 26 days ago, while Michel Rivera's last outing was 2 months and 3 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.
Rivera's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
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