Linares vs Flanagan Info
Jorge Linares could take on Terry Flanagan in Late 2020 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Linares vs Flanagan stats
Jorge Linares would step into the ring with a record of 47 wins and 5 loses, 29 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Terry Flanagan would make his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins and 2 loses, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Linares would have a large advantage in power over Flanagan, boosting at 62% knock out percentage over Flanagan's 39%.
Jorge Linares is the older man by 4 years, at 35 years old.
Flanagan has a height advantage of 2 inches over Linares. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Jorge Linares fights out of the orthodox stance, while Terry Flanagan is a southpaw.
Linares is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 6 years and 1 month earlier than Flanagan, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 101 more professional rounds, 320 to Flanagan's 219.
Jorge Linares goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO and 8 by the RING in the 135lb division.
Linares vs Flanagan form
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 been beaten by 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 won against Abner Cotto on 29th September 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
He had lost to 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.
Flanagan has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he beat Michael Ansah on 11th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Ulster Hall, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Jonas Segu on 12th July 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Olympia, Merseyside.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Regis Prograis on 27th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
Before that, he had lost to Maurice Hooker on 9th June 2018 by split decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
He had defeated Petr Petrov on 8th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
In terms of recent activity, Jorge Linares has been fighting more than Terry Flanagan.
Jorge Linares last fought 7 months and 16 days ago, while Terry Flanagan's last outing was 11 months and 19 days ago.
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.
Flanagan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 6 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.