Late 2021
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Bantamweight
19-0-0
20-2-0

The tape

29
Age
30
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
66.1" / 168 cm
Reach
66.5" / 169 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

MD 10NCTD 7DQ 6TKO 1
Form
NCSD 12KO 2SD 12UD 12
19
Wins
20
12
By KO
13
63
KO%
65
0
Losses
2
0
Stopped
1
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2012
80
Pro rounds
117

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

6
The Ring
4
2
WBA
7
9
WBC
6
-
WBO
8
4
IBF
6

Gary Antonio Russell vs Emmanuel Rodriguez preview

When is Russell vs Rodriguez II?

Gary Antonio Russell could take on Emmanuel Rodriguez in Late 2021 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).

Russell vs Rodriguez II stats

Gary Antonio Russell would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Emmanuel Rodriguez would make his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Rodriguez would have a slight advantage in power over Russell, with a 65% knock out percentage over Russell's 63%.

Gary Antonio Russell is the younger man by 1 year, at 29 years old.

Rodriguez has 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Gary Antonio Russell & Emmanuel Rodriguez fight out of an orthodox stance.

Russell is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 year and 7 months later than Rodriguez, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 37 less professional rounds, 80 to Rodriguez's 117.

Gary Antonio Russell goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA, 9 by the WBC, 4 by the IBF and 6 by the RING at bantamweight.

Emmanuel Rodriguez is currently ranked number 7 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC, 8 by the WBO, 6 by the IBF and 4 by the RING in the 118lb division.

Russell vs Rodriguez II form

Russell remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his recent opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Alejandro Santiago Barrios on 27th November 2021 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Park Theater, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, he beat Emmanuel Rodriguez on 14th August 2021 by majority decision in the 1st round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Going into that contest, he had beat Juan Carlos Payano on 19th December 2020 by technical decision in their 7 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

Before that, he had won against Jesus Martinez on 8th February 2020 by technical decision in the 6th round at PPL Center, Pennsylvania.

He had beat Samuel Gutierrez on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.

Emmanuel Rodriguez has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he had beat Gary Antonio Russell on 14th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had defeated Jason Moloney on 20th October 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at CFE Arena, Florida, United States.

He had won against Paul Butler on 5th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Gary Antonio Russell has been fighting more than Emmanuel Rodriguez.

Gary Antonio Russell last fought 8 months and 22 days ago, while Emmanuel Rodriguez's last outing was 1 year and 4 days ago.

Russell's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5 rounds on average.

Rodriguez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Russell vs Rodriguez II?

Emmanuel Rodriguez is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on Gary Antonio Russell if you fancy the incredible upset.

Gary Antonio Russell vs Emmanuel Rodriguez news

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