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Ryan Garcia vs Rolando Romero preview
When is Garcia vs Romero?
Ryan Garcia could fight Rolando Romero in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
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 Romero 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.
Rolando Romero would make his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Romero would have a slight advantage in power over Garcia, with a 86% knock out percentage over Garcia's 83%.
Ryan Garcia is the younger man by 3 years, at 24 years old.
Garcia has a height advantage of 2 inches over Romero. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Ryan Garcia & Rolando Romero fight out of an orthodox stance.
Garcia is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 months earlier than Romero, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 28 more professional rounds, 85 to Romero's 57.
Ryan Garcia goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA and 3 by the RING at lightweight.
Garcia vs Romero 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.
Romero has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 28th May 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Anthony Yigit on 17th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at AT&T Center, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Avery Sparrow on 23rd January 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Before that, he had won against Jackson Marinez on 15th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Lightweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had beat Arturs Ahmetovs on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Rolando Romero has been fighting more than Ryan Garcia.
Ryan Garcia last fought 8 months and 12 days ago, while Rolando Romero's last outing was 10 months ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
Romero'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 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
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