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Amir Khan vs Ryan Garcia preview
When is Khan vs Garcia?
Amir Khan could fight Ryan Garcia in Autumn/Fall 2023 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).
Khan vs Garcia stats
Amir Khan would step into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ryan Garcia would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 23 wins and 0 draws, with 19 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Garcia would have a large advantage in power over Khan, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Khan's 62%.
Amir Khan is the older man by 12 years, at 36 years old.
Garcia has a height advantage of 1 inch over Khan. Despite this, he has 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Amir Khan & Ryan Garcia fight out of an orthodox stance.
Khan is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 10 years and 10 months earlier than Garcia, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 153 more professional rounds, 238 to Garcia's 85.
Ryan Garcia is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA and 3 by the RING in the 135lb division.
Khan vs Garcia form
Khan has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Kell Brook on 19th February 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Billy Dib on 12th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Terence Crawford on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Before that, he had beat Samuel Vargas on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
He had won against Phil Lo Greco on 21st April 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Garcia remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Javier Fortuna on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 6th round at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Emmanuel Tagoe on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Alamodome, San Antonio.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Luke Campbell on 2nd January 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at American Airlines Center, Dallas.
Before that, he had won against Francisco Fonseca on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, California.
He had defeated Romero Duno on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Ryan Garcia has been fighting more than Amir Khan.
Amir Khan last fought 1 year, 1 month and 4 days ago, while Ryan Garcia's last outing was 8 months and 7 days ago.
Khan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
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