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When is R. Garcia vs Linares?
Ryan Garcia could face Jorge Linares 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).
R. Garcia vs Linares stats
Ryan Garcia would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jorge Linares would make his way to the ring with a record of 47 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 29 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Garcia would have a large advantage in power over Linares, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Linares' 62%.
Ryan Garcia is the younger man by 13 years, at 24 years old.
Garcia has a height advantage of 2 inches over Linares. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Ryan Garcia & Jorge Linares fight out of an orthodox stance.
Garcia is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 31 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 13 year and 5 months later than Linares, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He has fought 259 less professional rounds, 85 to Linares' 344.
Ryan Garcia goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA, 11 by the IBF and 3 by the RING at lightweight.
R. Garcia vs Linares form
Garcia remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated Emmanuel Tagoe on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Alamodome, San Antonio.
Going into that contest, he had beat 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 beat Romero Duno on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
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 defeated 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.
In terms of recent activity, Ryan Garcia has been fighting more than Jorge Linares.
Ryan Garcia last fought 4 months and 23 days ago, while Jorge Linares' last outing was 9 months and 20 days ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
Linares' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
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