Rigondeaux vs Figueroa Info
Guillermo Rigondeaux could face Brandon Figueroa in Late 2020 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
Figueroa will be defending his WBA World Super Bantamweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Julio Ceja in November 2019. He has held this belt for 10 months.
Rigondeaux vs Figueroa stats
Guillermo Rigondeaux would step into the ring with a record of 20 wins and 1 loss, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Brandon Figueroa would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 1 draw, with 15 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Figueroa would have a slight advantage in power over Rigondeaux, with a 75% knock out percentage over Rigondeaux's 65%.
Guillermo Rigondeaux is the older man by 16 years, at 39 years old.
Figueroa has a height advantage of 4 inches over Rigondeaux. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Guillermo Rigondeaux fights out of the southpaw stance, while Brandon Figueroa is an orthodox fighter.
Rigondeaux is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 years and 11 months earlier than Figueroa, who’s first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 28 more professional rounds, 134 to Figueroa's 106.
Brandon Figueroa is currently ranked number 5 by the RING in the 122lb division.
Rigondeaux vs Figueroa form
Rigondeaux has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Liborio Solis on 8th February 2020 by split decision in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at PPL Center, Pennsylvania, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Julio Ceja on 23rd June 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight eliminator fight at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had beat Giovanni Delgado on 13th January 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Microsoft Theater, California.
Before that, he had been beaten by Vasyl Lomachenko on 9th December 2017 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had been beaten by Moises Flores on 17th June 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas.
Brandon Figueroa remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last opponents.
In his last fight, he drew Julio Ceja on 23rd November 2019 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Javier Nicolas Chacon on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Interim World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Weslaco, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Yonfrez Parejo on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Interim World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Before that, he had defeated Moises Flores on 13th January 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Microsoft Theater, California.
He had won against Oscar Escandon on 30th September 2018 by knockout in the 10th round at Citizens Business Bank Arena, California.
In terms of recent activity, Brandon Figueroa has been fighting more than Guillermo Rigondeaux.
Guillermo Rigondeaux last fought 7 months and 15 days ago, while Brandon Figueroa's last outing was 10 months ago.
Rigondeaux's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 7 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
Figueroa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 1 month and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.