Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Super Lightweight
27-3-3
47-7-0

The tape

33
Age
37
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 10TKO 7KO 1TKO 6UD 12
Form
KO 12UD 12KO 4UD 10TKO 1
27
Wins
47
18
By KO
29
67
KO%
62
3
Losses
7
2
Stopped
6
3
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2002
158
Pro rounds
344

Current rankings @ Super Lightweight

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Maurice Hooker vs Jorge Linares preview

When is Hooker vs Linares?

Maurice Hooker could face Jorge Linares in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).

Hooker vs Linares stats

Maurice Hooker would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 3 loses and 3 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jorge Linares would make his way to the ring with a record of 47 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 29 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Hooker would have a slight advantage in power over Linares, with a 67% knock out percentage over Linares' 62%.

Maurice Hooker is the younger man by 4 years, at 33 years old.

Hooker has a height advantage of 3 inches over Linares. This also extends to a 11-inch reach advantage.

Both Maurice Hooker & Jorge Linares fight out of an orthodox stance.

Hooker is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 21 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 8 year and 4 months later than Linares, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He has fought 186 less professional rounds, 158 to Linares' 344.

Hooker vs Linares form

Hooker has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Blair Cobbs on 6th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dickies Arena, Fort Worth, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Vergil Ortiz Jr on 20th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Dickies Arena, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Uriel Perez on 20th December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona.

Before that, he had lost to Jose Carlos Ramirez on 27th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Super Lightweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at College Park Center, Texas.

He had beat Mikkel LesPierre on 9th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.

Linares has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Zaur Abdullaev on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 12th round at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg, Russia.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Devin Haney on 29th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Michelob ULTRA Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Carlos Morales on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 4th round at Honda Center, California.

Before that, he had beat Al Toyogon on 7th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.

He had lost to Pablo Cesar Cano on 18th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Super Lightweight eliminator fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Maurice Hooker has been fighting more than Jorge Linares.

Maurice Hooker last fought 4 months ago, while Jorge Linares' last outing was 9 months and 17 days ago.

Hooker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.

Linares' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Hooker vs Linares?

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