Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Flyweight
When is Harris vs Sandoval?
Jay Harris could face the challenge of Ricardo Rafael Sandoval in June 2021 at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites) in Lancashire.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
The contest would be for the IBF flyweight championship of the world.
Harris vs Sandoval stats
Jay Harris would step into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ricardo Rafael Sandoval would make his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Sandoval would have a large advantage in power over Harris, boosting at 72% knock out percentage over Harris' 50%.
Jay Harris is the older man by 8 years, at 30 years old.
Sandoval has a height advantage of 1 inch over Harris.
Both Jay Harris & Ricardo Rafael Sandoval fight out of an orthodox stance.
Harris is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 years and 10 months earlier than Sandoval, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 25 more professional rounds, 103 to Sandoval's 78.
Jay Harris goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO, 7 by the IBF and 8 by the RING at flyweight.
Ricardo Rafael Sandoval is currently ranked number 2 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF in the 112lb division.
Harris vs Sandoval form
Harris has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he beat Marcel Braithwaite on 18th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Flyweight championship fight at Production Park Studios, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Julio Cesar Martinez on 29th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Paddy Barnes on 11th October 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Ulster Hall, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had won against Angel Moreno on 1st June 2019 by points in the 12th round at Vale Sports Arena, Wales.
He had beat Brett Fidoe on 1st March 2019 by points in the 6th round at Vale Sports Arena, Wales.
Harris' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Harris vs Sandoval?
Ricardo Rafael Sandoval is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on Jay Harris if you fancy the incredible upset.