Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Super Lightweight
15-1-0
47-9-0

Belts on The Line

WBA World Super Lightweight

The tape

28
Age
38
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 9TKO 6TKO 7TKO 7UD 12
Form
UD 12UD 10KO 12UD 12KO 4
15
Wins
47
13
By KO
29
87
KO%
62
1
Losses
9
1
Stopped
6
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2002
66
Pro rounds
366

Current rankings @ Super Lightweight

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Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero vs Jorge Linares preview


When is Romero vs Linares?

Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero could fight Jorge Linares in Summer 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 ‘Rolly’ 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, 9 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 ‘Rolly’ Romero is the younger man by 10 years, at 28 years old.

Linares has 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero & Jorge Linares fight out of an orthodox stance.

Romero is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 40 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 300 less professional rounds, 66 to Linares' 366.

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.

Jorge Linares has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Jack Catterall on 21st October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had lost to Zhora Hamazaryan on 11th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Russia.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Zaur Abdullaev on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 12th round at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg.

Before that, he had lost to Devin Haney on 29th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Michelob ULTRA Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

He had won against Carlos Morales on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 4th round at Honda Center, California.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero has been fighting more than Jorge Linares.

Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero last fought 1 year, 1 month and 28 days ago, while Jorge Linares' last outing was 8 months and 20 days ago.

Romero's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 12 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 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Romero vs Linares?

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