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When is Kambosos Jnr vs Romero?
George Kambosos could potentially square off against Rolando Romero in Spring 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Kambosos Jnr vs Romero stats
George Kambosos would step into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rolando Romero would make his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Romero would have a massive power advantage over Kambosos Jnr, boosting at 87% knock out percentage over Kambosos Jnr's 48%.
George Kambosos is the older man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Kambosos Jnr has a height advantage of 1 inch over Romero. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Both George Kambosos & Rolando Romero fight out of an orthodox stance.
Kambosos Jnr is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 6 months earlier than Romero, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 100 more professional rounds, 166 to Romero's 66.
George Kambosos goes into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBC, 2 by the IBF and 9 by the RING at lightweight.
Kambosos Jnr vs Romero form
George Kambosos has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Maxi Hughes on 22nd July 2023 by majority decision in their IBF World Lightweight eliminator fight at FireLake Arena, Shawnee, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Devin Haney on 16th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight, WBA Super World Lightweight, WBC World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Devin Haney on 5th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their The Ring Lightweight, WBA World Lightweight, IBF World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne.
Before that, he had defeated Teofimo Lopez on 27th November 2021 by split decision in their WBA Super World Lightweight and IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States.
He had beat Lee Selby on 31st October 2020 by split decision in their IBF World Lightweight eliminator fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Romero has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Ismael Barroso on 13th May 2023 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 28th May 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Anthony Yigit on 17th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at AT&T Center, Texas.
Before that, he had beat Avery Sparrow on 23rd January 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had defeated Jackson Marinez on 15th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Lightweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
In terms of recent activity, George Kambosos has been fighting more than Rolando Romero.
George Kambosos last fought 8 months and 13 days ago, while Rolando Romero's last outing was 10 months and 22 days ago.
Kambosos Jnr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.
Romero's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
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