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Current rankings @ Super Featherweight
When is Russell Jr vs Berchelt?
Gary Russell Jr could potentially square off against Miguel Berchelt in Summer 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
Russell Jr vs Berchelt stats
Gary Russell Jr would step into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Miguel Berchelt would make his way to the ring with a record of 39 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 34 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Berchelt would have a large advantage in power over Russell Jr, boosting at 87% knock out percentage over Russell Jr's 58%.
Gary Russell Jr is the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.
Berchelt has a height advantage of 2 inches over Russell Jr. This also extends to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Gary Russell Jr fights out of the southpaw stance, while Miguel Berchelt is an orthodox fighter.
Russell Jr is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 10 months earlier than Berchelt, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 1 more professional rounds, 172 to Berchelt's 171.
Russell Jr vs Berchelt form
Russell Jr has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Mark Magsayo on 22nd January 2022 by majority decision in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at Borgata Hotel Casino, New Jersey, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Tugstsogt Nyambayar on 8th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Going into that contest, he had beat Kiko Martinez on 18th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had won against Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz on 19th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland.
He had beat Oscar Escandon on 20th May 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill.
Miguel Berchelt has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Diego Alberto Ruiz on 14th October 2023 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Poliforum Zamna, Mérida, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jeremia Nakathila on 26th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Resorts World Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Oscar Valdez on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Before that, he had defeated Eleazar Valenzuela on 27th June 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Gimnasio TV Azteca, Distrito Federal, Mexico.
He had won against Jason Sosa on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Miguel Berchelt has been fighting more than Gary Russell Jr.
Gary Russell Jr last fought 2 years, 6 months and 4 days ago, while Miguel Berchelt's last outing was 9 months and 12 days ago.
Russell Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 2 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Berchelt's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
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