Current rankings @ Lightweight
When is Garcia vs Rivera?
Ryan Garcia could potentially square off against Michel Rivera in Autumn/Fall 2023 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 an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Michel Rivera would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 24 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those 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 58%.
Ryan Garcia is the same age as Michel Rivera, at 24 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 58 less professional rounds, 85 to Rivera's 143.
Ryan Garcia goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA, 11 by the IBF and 3 by the RING at lightweight.
Michel Rivera is currently ranked number 2 by the WBA, 9 by the WBC, 10 by the WBO, 6 by the IBF and 8 by the RING in the 135lb division.
Garcia vs Rivera form
Garcia remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 won against Francisco Fonseca on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, California.
He had beat Romero Duno on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Rivera remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Jerry Perez on 15th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Joseph Adorno on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Armory, Minnesota.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had defeated Jon Fernandez on 3rd July 2021 by knockout in the 8th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
He had beat Anthony Mercado Raices on 27th February 2021 by knockout in the 8th round at Shrine Exposition Center, California.
In terms of recent activity, Michel Rivera has been fighting more than Ryan Garcia.
Ryan Garcia last fought 4 months and 23 days ago, while Michel Rivera's last outing was 1 month and 24 days ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 7 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.
Rivera's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
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