Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Super Lightweight
19-0-0
40-2-0

Belts on The Line

The Ring Junior Welterweight
WBO World Junior Welterweight

The tape

31
Age
34
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
69.7" / 177 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

SD 12UD 12KO 1MD 12UD 12
Form
MD 10UD 12UD 12UD 12UD 12
19
Wins
40
13
By KO
30
68
KO%
75
0
Losses
2
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2006
115
Pro rounds
248

Current rankings @ Super Lightweight

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Josh Taylor vs Mikey Garcia preview

When is Taylor vs Garcia?

Josh Taylor could face Mikey Garcia in Autumn/Fall 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).

Taylor vs Garcia stats

Josh Taylor would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Mikey Garcia would make his way to the ring with a record of 40 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 30 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Garcia would have a slight advantage in power over Taylor, with a 75% knock out percentage over Taylor's 68%.

Josh Taylor is the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.

Taylor has a height advantage of 3 inches over Garcia. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Josh Taylor fights out of the southpaw stance, while Mikey Garcia is an orthodox fighter.

Taylor is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 23 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 9 year later than Garcia, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He has fought 133 less professional rounds, 115 to Garcia's 248.

Taylor vs Garcia form

Taylor remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Jack Catterall on 26th February 2022 by split decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight, WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Jose Carlos Ramirez on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight, WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Apinan Kongsong on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Super World Super Lightweight and IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Regis Prograis on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London.

He had beat Ivan Baranchyk on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

Mikey Garcia has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Sandor Martin on 16th October 2021 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Chukchansi Park, California, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Jessie Vargas on 29th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Errol Spence Jr on 16th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington.

Before that, he had won against Robert Easter Jr on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight and WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

He had defeated Sergey Lipinets on 10th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Josh Taylor has been fighting more than Mikey Garcia.

Josh Taylor last fought 9 months and 10 days ago, while Mikey Garcia's last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 20 days ago.

Taylor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Taylor vs Garcia?

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