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When is Romero vs Linares?
Rolando Romero could fight Jorge Linares in Saturday 13th January 2024 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Romero vs Linares stats
Rolando Romero would step into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 13 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, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 29 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Romero would have a large advantage in power over Linares, boosting at 87% knock out percentage over Linares' 62%.
Rolando Romero is the younger man by 11 years, at 27 years old.
Linares has 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Rolando Romero & Jorge Linares fight out of an orthodox stance.
Romero is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 39 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 13 year and 11 months later than Linares, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He has fought 288 less professional rounds, 66 to Linares' 354.
Romero vs Linares form
Romero has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Ismael Barroso on 13th May 2023 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 28th May 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Anthony Yigit on 17th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at AT&T Center, Texas.
Before that, he had beat Avery Sparrow on 23rd January 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had defeated Jackson Marinez on 15th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Lightweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Linares has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Zhora Hamazaryan on 11th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Previous to that, he had lost to Zaur Abdullaev on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 12th round at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had won against Carlos Morales on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 4th round at Honda Center, California.
He had defeated Al Toyogon on 7th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
In terms of recent activity, Rolando Romero has been fighting more than Jorge Linares.
Rolando Romero last fought 8 months ago, while Jorge Linares' last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 2 days ago.
Romero's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
Linares' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Romero vs Linares?
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