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When is Rodriguez vs Nishida?
Emmanuel Rodriguez could take on Ryosuke Nishida in May 2024 in Japan.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
The contest would be for the IBF bantamweight championship of the world.
Rodriguez vs Nishida stats
Emmanuel Rodriguez would step into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ryosuke Nishida would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 8 wins and 0 draws, with 1 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Rodriguez would have a massive power advantage over Nishida, boosting at 59% knock out percentage over Nishida's 13%.
Emmanuel Rodriguez is the older man by 4 years, at 31 years old.
Nishida has a height advantage of 1 inch over Rodriguez.
Emmanuel Rodriguez fights out of the orthodox stance, while Ryosuke Nishida is a southpaw.
Rodriguez is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 years and 6 months earlier than Nishida, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He has fought 66 more professional rounds, 139 to Nishida's 73.
Emmanuel Rodriguez goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at bantamweight.
Ryosuke Nishida is currently ranked number 2 by the WBO, 1 by the IBF and 7 by the RING in the 118lb division.
Rodriguez vs Nishida form
Emmanuel Rodriguez has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Melvin Lopez on 12th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor,, Oxon Hill, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Gary Antonio Russell on 15th October 2022 by technical decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Gary Antonio Russell on 14th August 2021 by technical decision in the 1st round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Before that, he had been beaten by Reymart Gaballo on 19th December 2020 by split decision in their WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had lost to Naoya Inoue on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Bantamweight, WBA World Bantamweight and The Ring Bantamweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.
Rodriguez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Rodriguez vs Nishida?
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