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Jai Opetaia
Jai Opetaia

Record

24-0-0

Form

KO 1
TKO 4
UD 12
TKO 3
TKO 6

Belts held

The Ring Cruiserweight champion
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Next Scheduled Defence
Latvia flag Briedis (28-2-0) 18-May-2024
Last defence
United Kingdom flag Zorro (17-0-0) KO 1 23-Dec-2023
Time inactive
112 days - (3 months & 21 days)
Won against
Latvia flag Briedis (28-1-0) UD 12 02-Jul-2022
Time held
651 days - (1 year & 9 months)
Total defences
2
Dec 23 2023
KO 1 United Kingdom flag Zorro (17-0-0)
Sep 30 2023
TKO 4 United Kingdom flag Thompson (15-0-0)
Activity average
Every 326 days - (10 months & 21 days)
Mandatory challenger
TBC
Last mandatory
None Called Yet
Since a mandatory
651 days - (1 year & 9 months)

Stats

age
28
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

Wins
24
By KO
19
KO%
79%
Lost
0
Stopped
0
Draws
0
Debut
2015
Pro RDS
102

Ranking @ Cruiserweight

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Jai Opetaia profile


What is Jai Opetaia's Record?

Jai Opetaia's record currently stands at 24 wins, 0 loses and 0 draws. He is currently undefeated in a total of 24 contests. Of those 24 wins he has stopped 19 of his opponents, so his current knock-out ratio is 79%. He's boxed a total of 102 rounds, meaning his professional fights last 4.2 rounds on average.

What was Opetaia's last fight?

Jai Opetaia's last fight took place against Ellis Zorro's on 23rd Dec 2023, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He won by knockout in the 1st round. That fight was 3 months and 20 days ago.

How active is Jai Opetaia?

Opetaia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.6 rounds on average.

What belts does Jai Opetaia hold?

He won The Ring Cruiserweight belt against Mairis Briedis, beating him by unanimous decision after 12 rounds on 2nd July 2022. He has held this belt for a total of 650 days (1 year, 9 months and 10 days) and has defended the belt 2 times. He is yet to make a mandatory defence of this belt.

Where is Jai Opetaia From?

Opetaia was born in Australia.

How Old Is Jai Opetaia?

The cruiserweight is currently 28 years old. He was born on 30th June 1995, so he will turn 29 in 2 months and 18 days.

How long has Opetaia been fighting?

Jai Opetaia made his professional debut in August 2015, so he has been a pro for 8 years and 8 months.

How good is Jai Opetaia?

Opetaia is currently ranked 4th by the IBF at Cruiserweight.

How tall is Jai Opetaia?

Opetaia is 6' 3" (6 Foot and 3 inches) which is 191cm (1 meter and 91 centimeters).

What is Opetaia's Reach?

His reach is 76 inches (76") which is 193 cm (1 meter and 93 centimeters).

What stance does Jai Opetaia use?

Opetaia fights from a southpaw stance, which means he favours his left hand as his power hand when fighting.

What are some potential opponents for Jai Opetaia?

Some potential future fights for Opetaia include Richard Riakporhe, Mateusz Masternak, Dmitry Bivol, Unified Light Heavyweight Champion Artur Beterbiev and Lawrence Okolie.

What will be Jai Opetaia's Next Fight?

Jai Opetaia is to face Mairis Briedis next on Saturday 18th May 2024. The fight will take place at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The card will be broadcast by DAZN PPV UK in the UK, and ESPN+ PPV in the United States.

How can I stream Jai Opetaia's Fights?

In the UK you stream Opetaia's fight against Briedis on DAZN PPV UK.

In the US you can stream Jai Opetaia fight via ESPN PPV via ESPN+.

What are some recent Jai Opetaia results?

Opetaia remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Ellis Zorro on 23rd December 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Previous to that, he had won against Jordan Thompson on 30th September 2023 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their IBF World Cruiserweight and The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, Wembley, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beat Mairis Briedis on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight and The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Queensland, Australia.

Before that, he had defeated Daniel Russell on 4th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Fortitude Music Hall, Queensland.

He had won against Benjamin Kelleher on 22nd October 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Fortitude Music Hall, Queensland.

Jai Opetaia Stats
AgeDate Of BirthNationalityHeightReachStanceWeight Division
28June 30, 1995Australia191 cm193 cmsouthpawCruiserweight (200 lb)
Jai Opetaia Record
Professional RecordWinsWins By KOKnockout PercentageLossesLosses By StoppageDrawsPro RoundsDebut
24-0-0241979%0001022015
Jai Opetaia Rankings
WeightThe Ring MagazineWBCIBFWBAWBO
Cruiserweight--4--
Jai Opetaia Recent Contests
DateOpponentResultVenue
2023-12-23Ellis ZorroWon (KO 1)Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2023-09-30Jordan ThompsonWon (TKO 4)Wembley Arena, Wembley, United Kingdom
2022-07-02Mairis BriedisWon (UD 12)Gold Coast Convention Centre, Queensland, Australia
2021-12-04Daniel RussellWon (TKO 3)Fortitude Music Hall, Queensland, Australia
2020-10-22Benjamin KelleherWon (TKO 6)Fortitude Music Hall, Queensland, Australia
2019-11-16Mark FlanaganWon (TKO 8)Hordern Pavilion, New South Wales, Australia
2019-07-27Nikolas CharalampousWon (UD 10)Luna Park, New South Wales, Australia

Jai Opetaia's next fight

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24-0-0
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28-2-0
Saturday, May 18 2024

When is Jai Opetaia's Next Fight?

Jai Opetaia is to face Mairis Briedis next on Saturday 18th May 2024. The fight will take place at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The card will be broadcast by DAZN PPV UK in the UK, and ESPN+ PPV in the United States.

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DAZN PPV In The UK

You can stream the Jai Opetaia PPV in the UK via the DAZN app and platform. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, Smart TV, and many others.

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Saturday, 18 May 2024

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Kingdom Arena, Riyadh

Saudi Arabia

Show open: TBA

Main event starts: 9pm (UTC)

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