Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Lightweight
47-7-0
37-4-1

The tape

37
Age
33
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
68.5" / 174 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

KO 12UD 12KO 4UD 10TKO 1
Form
KO 6UD 12KO 6TKO 2UD 10
47
Wins
37
29
By KO
26
62
KO%
70
7
Losses
4
6
Stopped
2
0
Draws
1
2002
Debut
2009
344
Pro rounds
220

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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Jorge Linares vs Javier Fortuna preview

When is Linares vs Fortuna?

Jorge Linares could take on Javier Fortuna in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.

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 Fortuna stats

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

Javier Fortuna would make his way to the ring with a record of 37 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 26 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Fortuna would have a slight advantage in power over Linares, with a 70% knock out percentage over Linares' 62%.

Jorge Linares is the older man by 4 years, at 37 years old.

Linares has a height advantage of 2 inches over Fortuna. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.

Jorge Linares fights out of the orthodox stance, while Javier Fortuna is a southpaw.

Linares is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 6 years and 3 months earlier than Fortuna, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 124 more professional rounds, 344 to Fortuna's 220.

Linares vs Fortuna form

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 beat Carlos Morales on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 4th round at Honda Center, California.

Before that, he had won against 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.

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

In his last fight, he lost to Ryan Garcia on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 6th round at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz on 9th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Lightweight championship fight at Banc of California Stadium, California.

Going into that contest, he had beat Antonio Lozada Jr on 21st November 2020 by knockout in the 6th round at Staples Center, LA.

Before that, he had defeated Jesus Andres Cuellar on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.

He had won against Sharif Bogere on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Javier Fortuna has been fighting more than Jorge Linares.

Jorge Linares last fought 9 months and 17 days ago, while Javier Fortuna's last outing was 4 months and 20 days ago.

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.

Fortuna's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Linares vs Fortuna?

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