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When is Lomachenko vs Garcia?
Vasyl Lomachenko could face the challenge of Mikey Garcia in Summer 2024 in New York.
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).
Lomachenko vs Garcia stats
Vasyl Lomachenko would step into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mikey Garcia would make his way to the ring with a record of 40 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 30 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Garcia would have a slight advantage in power over Lomachenko, with a 75% knock out percentage over Lomachenko's 65%.
Vasyl Lomachenko is the same age as Mikey Garcia, at 36 years old.
Garcia has a height advantage of 1 inch over Lomachenko. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Vasyl Lomachenko fights out of the southpaw stance, while Mikey Garcia is an orthodox fighter.
Lomachenko is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 22 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 7 year and 2 months later than Garcia, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He has fought 60 less professional rounds, 188 to Garcia's 248.
Vasyl Lomachenko goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 1 by the RING at lightweight.
Lomachenko vs Garcia form
Lomachenko has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Devin Haney on 20th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight, WBA Super World Lightweight, WBC World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Jamaine Ortiz on 29th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Richard Commey on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Before that, he had beat Masayoshi Nakatani on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Teofimo Lopez on 17th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Lightweight, IBF World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Mikey Garcia has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Sandor Martin on 16th October 2021 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Chukchansi Park, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jessie Vargas on 29th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Errol Spence Jr on 16th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington.
Before that, he had won against Robert Easter Jr on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight and WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
He had defeated Sergey Lipinets on 10th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas.
In terms of recent activity, Vasyl Lomachenko has been fighting more than Mikey Garcia.
Vasyl Lomachenko last fought 1 year, 2 months and 6 days ago, while Mikey Garcia's last outing was 2 years, 9 months and 10 days ago.
Lomachenko's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.4 rounds on average.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
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