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Hector Luis Garcia vs Lamont Roach preview
When is Hector Garcia vs Roach?
Hector Luis Garcia could square off against Lamont Roach in Summer 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
The contest would be for the WBA super featherweight championship of the world.
Hector Garcia vs Roach stats
Hector Luis Garcia would step into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Lamont Roach would make his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Garcia would have a large advantage in power over Roach, boosting at 63% knock out percentage over Roach's 39%.
Hector Luis Garcia is the older man by 5 years, at 32 years old.
Garcia has a height advantage of 2 inches over Roach. Despite this, Roach has 1-inch reach advantage.
Hector Luis Garcia fights out of the southpaw stance, while Lamont Roach is an orthodox fighter.
Garcia is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year and 10 months later than Roach, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 52 less professional rounds, 100 to Roach's 152.
Hector Luis Garcia goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at super featherweight.
Lamont Roach is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 9 by the RING in the 130lb division.
Hector Garcia vs Roach form
Garcia has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he lost to Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 7th January 2023 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Capital One Arena, Washington, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Roger Gutierrez on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Featherweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood.
Going into that contest, he had beat Chris Colbert on 26th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Isaac Avelar on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Armory, Minneapolis.
He had won against Miguel Moreno Gonzalez on 21st July 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Pabellon de Boleibol, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Lamont Roach has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Angel Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Crypto.com Arena, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Rene Alvarado on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at AT&T Center, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jamel Herring on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Chukchansi Park, California.
Before that, he had beat Jonathan Oquendo on 4th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had won against Alberto Mercado on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
In terms of recent activity, Hector Luis Garcia has been fighting more than Lamont Roach.
Hector Luis Garcia last fought 5 months ago, while Lamont Roach's last outing was 10 months and 22 days ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.
Roach's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.8 rounds on average.
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