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Gary Antuanne Russell vs Rances Barthelemy preview
When is Russell vs Barthelemy II?
Gary Antuanne Russell could take on Rances Barthelemy in Late 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Russell vs Barthelemy II stats
Gary Antuanne Russell would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rances Barthelemy would make his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Russell would have a massive power advantage over Barthelemy, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Barthelemy's 50%.
Gary Antuanne Russell is the younger man by 10 years, at 26 years old.
Barthelemy has a height advantage of 1 inch over Russell. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Gary Antuanne Russell fights out of the southpaw stance, while Rances Barthelemy is an orthodox fighter.
Russell is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 17 less fights, and made his debut in , 13 years and 9 months earlier than Barthelemy, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 157 less professional rounds, 45 to Barthelemy's 202.
Gary Antuanne Russell goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC, 8 by the IBF and 7 by the RING at super lightweight.
Russell vs Barthelemy II form
Russell remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Rances Barthelemy on 30th July 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Viktor Postol on 26th February 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jovanie Santiago on 29th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Before that, he had won against Jose Marrufo on 8th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at PPL Center, Pennsylvania.
He had beat Juan Huertas on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.
Rances Barthelemy has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Omar Juarez on 13th May 2023 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gary Antuanne Russell on 30th July 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Al Rivera on 30th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Shrine Exposition Center, California.
Before that, he had drawn with Robert Easter Jr on 27th April 2019 by split draw in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada.
He had lost to Kiryl Relikh on 10th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas.
In terms of recent activity, Gary Antuanne Russell has been fighting more than Rances Barthelemy.
Gary Antuanne Russell last fought 10 months and 8 days ago, while Rances Barthelemy's last outing was 25 days ago.
Russell's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5 rounds on average.
Barthelemy's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.
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