VS
Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Super Lightweight
19-1-0
40-2-0

The tape

33
Age
36
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

UD 12SD 12UD 12KO 1MD 12
Form
MD 10UD 12UD 12UD 12UD 12
19
Wins
40
13
By KO
30
68
KO%
75
1
Losses
2
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2006
127
Pro rounds
248

Current rankings @ Super Lightweight

2
The Ring
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-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
5
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Josh Taylor vs Mikey Garcia preview


When is Taylor vs Garcia?

Josh Taylor could face Mikey Garcia in Summer 2024 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 a record of 19 wins, 1 loss 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 33 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 22 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 9 year later than Garcia, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He has fought 121 less professional rounds, 127 to Garcia's 248.

Josh Taylor goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBO and 2 by the RING at super lightweight.

Taylor vs Garcia form

Taylor has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he lost to Teofimo Lopez on 10th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before that, he had won against 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.

He had beat 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.

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 1 year, 1 month and 16 days ago, while Mikey Garcia's last outing was 2 years, 9 months and 10 days ago.

Taylor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 9 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 13 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 6 years, 4 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.6 rounds on average.

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