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When is Rodriguez vs Santiago?
Emmanuel Rodriguez could face the challenge of Alejandro Santiago in Spring 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
Rodriguez vs Santiago 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.
Alejandro Santiago would make his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 3 loses and 5 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Rodriguez would have a slight advantage in power over Santiago, with a 59% knock out percentage over Santiago's 50%.
Emmanuel Rodriguez is the older man by 4 years, at 31 years old.
Rodriguez has a height advantage of 3 inches over Santiago. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Emmanuel Rodriguez & Alejandro Santiago fight out of an orthodox stance.
Rodriguez is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 6 months earlier than Santiago, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 78 less professional rounds, 139 to Santiago's 217.
Emmanuel Rodriguez goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at bantamweight.
Alejandro Santiago is currently ranked number 3 by the RING in the 118lb division.
Rodriguez vs Santiago form
Emmanuel Rodriguez has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat 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 beat 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 beat 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.
Santiago has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Nonito Donaire on 29th July 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Antonio Nieves on 29th October 2022 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Gary Antonio Russell on 27th November 2021 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Park Theater, Nevada.
Before that, he had drawn with Jerwin Ancajas on 28th September 2018 by split draw in their IBF World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Oracle Arena, California.
He had drawn with Jose Martinez on 24th March 2018 by split draw at Complejo Ferial, Ponce, Puerto Rico.
In terms of recent activity, Emmanuel Rodriguez has been fighting more than Alejandro Santiago.
Emmanuel Rodriguez last fought 6 months and 5 days ago, while Alejandro Santiago's last outing was 6 months and 19 days ago.
Rodriguez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 30 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
Santiago's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Rodriguez vs Santiago?
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