Hooker vs Linares

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  • Hooker vs Linares
  • 27-1-3 47-5-0
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • USA
  • WBO World Junior Welterweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Lightweight
  • SD 12TKO 7UD 12TKO 6KO 1 < form TKO 10KO 3TKO 1UD 10KO 4 <
  • Tape
  • 31 age 34
  • 5' 11" / 180cm height 5' 8" / 173cm
  • 79.9" / 203cm reach 68.9" / 175cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 27 wins 47
  • 18 by ko 29
  • 67% Ko% 62%
  • 1 Losses 5
  • 1 Stopped 5
  • 3 draws 0
  • 2011 Debut 2002
  • 141 Pro rds 320
  • current rankings @ Super Lightweight
  • The Ring
  • WBA
  • 5 WBC
  • 5 WBO
  • IBF

Hooker vs Linares Info

Maurice Hooker could face Jorge Linares in Late 2020 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).

The contest would be for the WBO super lightweight championship of the world.

Hooker vs Linares stats

Maurice Hooker would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss 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 and 5 loses, 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 3 years, at 31 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, who’s first professional fight was in 2002. He has fought 179 less professional rounds, 141 to Linares' 320.

Maurice Hooker goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBC and 5 by the WBO in the 140lb division.

Hooker vs Linares form

Hooker has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Uriel Perez on 20th December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by 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.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Mikkel LesPierre on 9th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.

Before that, he had beat Alex Saucedo on 16th November 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma.

He had won against Terry Flanagan on 9th June 2018 by split decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Linares has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he beat Carlos Morales on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 4th round at Honda Center, California, United States.

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

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had defeated Abner Cotto on 29th September 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

He had been beaten by Vasyl Lomachenko on 12th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Activity check

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

Maurice Hooker last fought 7 months and 25 days ago, while Jorge Linares' last outing was 6 months ago.

Hooker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 6 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

Linares' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 9 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.

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