Mares vs R. Garcia Info
Abner Mares could square off against Ryan Garcia in Late 2020 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Mares vs R. Garcia stats
Abner Mares would step into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ryan Garcia would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins, with 17 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Garcia would have a massive power advantage over Mares, boosting at 85% knock out percentage over Mares' 48%.
Abner Mares is the older man by 12 years, at 34 years old.
Garcia has a height advantage of 5 inches over Mares. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Abner Mares & Ryan Garcia fight out of an orthodox stance.
Mares is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 11 years and 5 months earlier than Garcia, who’s first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 214 more professional rounds, 274 to Garcia's 60.
Ryan Garcia is currently ranked number 3 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 5 by the RING in the 135lb division.
Mares vs R. Garcia form
Abner Mares has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Leo Santa Cruz on 9th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Andres Gutierrez on 14th October 2017 by technical decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jesus Andres Cuellar on 10th December 2016 by split decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at USC Galen Center, Los Angeles.
Before that, he had been beaten by Leo Santa Cruz on 29th August 2015 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
He had defeated Arturo Santos Reyes on 7th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Garcia remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Francisco Fonseca on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Romero Duno on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jose Lopez on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Before that, he had beat Braulio Rodriguez on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had won against Carlos Morales on 1st September 2018 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
In terms of recent activity, Ryan Garcia has been fighting more than Abner Mares.
Abner Mares last fought 2 years 3 months and 21 days ago, while Ryan Garcia's last outing was 7 months and 16 days ago.
Mares' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years 3 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 rounds on average.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 5 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.