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When is Gonzalez vs Benavides?
Jonathan Gonzalez could fight Leyman Benavides in Autumn/Fall 2024 at Alexis Arguello Sports Complex in Managua.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Jr Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 108 pounds (7.7 stone or 49 KG).
The contest would be for the WBO jr flyweight championship of the world.
Gonzalez vs Benavides stats
Jonathan Gonzalez would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Leyman Benavides would make his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 3 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Gonzalez would have a massive power advantage over Benavides, boosting at 52% knock out percentage over Benavides' 15%.
Jonathan Gonzalez is the older man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Jonathan Gonzalez fights out of the southpaw stance, while Leyman Benavides is an orthodox fighter.
Gonzalez is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 5 months earlier than Benavides, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 22 more professional rounds, 187 to Benavides' 165.
Jonathan Gonzalez goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at jr flyweight.
Gonzalez vs Benavides form
Gonzalez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he won against Shokichi Iwata on 1st November 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Flyweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had won against Mark Anthony Barriga on 24th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Flyweight championship fight at Osceola Heritage Park, Florida, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Elwin Soto on 16th October 2021 by split decision in their WBO World Junior Flyweight championship fight at Chukchansi Park, California.
Before that, he had defeated Armando Torres on 21st May 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Bryan Glazer Family JCC Auditorium, Florida.
He had been beaten by Kosei Tanaka on 24th August 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Aichi, Japan.
Gonzalez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Gonzalez vs Benavides?
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