The Armory, Minneapolis, United States
Current rankings @ Super Lightweight
When is Sims Jr vs Santiago?
Kenneth Sims Jr could square off against Alfredo Santiago Alvarez in Summer 2024 at The Armory in Minneapolis.
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).
This fight will appear on the undercard of David Morrell's and Sena Agbeko's clash for the WBA World Super Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Chris Colbert's and Jose Valenzuela's contest and Julio Cesar Martinez's and Angelino Cordova's bout for the WBC World Flyweight title.
Sims Jr vs Santiago stats
Kenneth Sims Jr would step into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alfredo Santiago Alvarez would make his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Alvarez would have a slight advantage in power over Sims Jr, with a 38% knock out percentage over Sims Jr's 35%.
Kenneth Sims Jr is the same age as Alfredo Santiago Alvarez, at 29 years old.
Alvarez has a height advantage of 1 inch over Sims Jr.
Both Kenneth Sims Jr & Alfredo Santiago Alvarez fight out of an orthodox stance.
Sims Jr is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 2 months earlier than Alvarez, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 36 more professional rounds, 128 to Alvarez's 92.
Kenneth Sims Jr goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA at super lightweight.
Sims Jr's last 4 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.5 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Sims Jr vs Santiago?
Kenneth Sims Jr is currently 1/7 (-710) to win the bout outright, while you can get 5/1 (+500) on Alfredo Santiago Alvarez if you fancy the big upset.
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