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Jai Opetaia
Jai Opetaia

Record

25-0-0

Form

UD 12
KO 1
TKO 4
UD 12
TKO 3

Belts held

The Ring Cruiserweight champion
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Next Scheduled Defence
TBA
Last defence
Latvia flag Briedis (28-2-0) UD 12 18-May-2024
Time inactive
58 days - (1 month & 28 days)
Won against
Latvia flag Briedis (28-1-0) UD 12 02-Jul-2022
Time held
744 days - (2 years)
Total defences
3
May 18 2024
UD 12 Latvia flag Briedis (28-2-0)
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 248 days - (8 months & 5 days)
Mandatory challenger
TBC
Last mandatory
None Called Yet
Since a mandatory
744 days - (2 years)
IBF World Cruiserweight champion
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Next Scheduled Defence
TBA
Last defence
Not Defended Yet
Time inactive
58 days - (1 month & 28 days)
Won against
Latvia flag Briedis (28-2-0) UD 12 18-May-2024
Time held
58 days - (1 month & 28 days)
Total defences
0
Activity average
N/A
Mandatory challenger
TBC
Last mandatory
None Called Yet
Since a mandatory
58 days - (1 month & 28 days)

Stats

age
29
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

Wins
25
By KO
19
KO%
76%
Lost
0
Stopped
0
Draws
0
Debut
2015
Pro RDS
114

Jai Opetaia profile


What is Jai Opetaia's Record?

Jai Opetaia's record currently stands at 25 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws. He is currently undefeated in a total of 25 contests. Of those 25 wins, he has stopped 19 of his opponents, so his current knock-out ratio is 76%. He's boxed a total of 114 rounds, meaning his professional fights last 4.6 rounds on average.

When was his last fight and how active is he?

Jai Opetaia's last fight took place against Mairis Briedis on May 18, 2024, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He won by unanimous decision after 12 rounds. That fight was 1 month and 27 days ago.

Opetaia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 26 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.2 rounds on average.

What belts does Jai Opetaia hold?

He currently holds The Ring Cruiserweight, and the IBF World Cruiserweight championships.

He won The Ring Cruiserweight belt against Mairis Briedis, beating him by unanimous decision after 12 rounds on July 2, 2022. He has held this belt for a total of 744 days (2 years and 13 days) and has defended the belt 3 times. He is yet to make a mandatory defense of this belt.

He won IBF World Cruiserweight belt against Mairis Briedis, beating him by unanimous decision after 12 rounds on May 18, 2024. He has held this belt for a total of 58 days (1 month and 28 days) and is yet to make a defense of the belt. He is yet to make a mandatory defense of this belt.

How Old Is Jai Opetaia And Where Is he From?

The cruiserweight is currently 29 years old. He was born on June 30, 1995, so he will turn 30 in 11 months and 15 days.

Opetaia was born in Australia.

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 11 months.

How tall is Opetaia, What is his Reach And Which Stance Does he Use?

Opetaia is 6' 3" tall, which is 191cm. His reach is 76 inches, which is 193 cm. 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 Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez.

What will be Jai Opetaia's Next Fight And Where Can I Watch It?

Jai Opetaia doesn't currently have a fight scheduled.

Some potential future fights for Opetaia include Richard Riakporhe, Mateusz Masternak, Dmitry Bivol, Unified Light Heavyweight Champion Artur Beterbiev and Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez.

In the UK you can usually stream Opetaia's fights on DAZN PPV.

In the US you can usually stream Jai Opetaia's fights via ESPN PPV via ESPN+.

What are some recent Jai Opetaia results?

Opetaia remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Mairis Briedis on May 18, 2024, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight and The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Prior to that, he had won against Ellis Zorro on December 23, 2023, by knockout in the 1st round in their The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Jordan Thompson on September 30, 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.

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

He had won against Daniel Russell on December 4, 2021, by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Fortitude Music Hall, Queensland.

Jai Opetaia Stats
AgeDate Of BirthNationalityHeightReachStanceWeight Division
29June 30, 1995Australia191 cm193 cmsouthpawCruiserweight (200 lb)
Jai Opetaia Record
Professional RecordWinsWins By KOKnockout PercentageLossesLosses By StoppageDrawsPro RoundsDebut
25-0-0251976%0001142015
Jai Opetaia Recent Contests
DateOpponentResultVenue
2024-05-18Mairis BriedisWon (UD 12)Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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

When is Jai Opetaia's Next Fight?

Jai Opetaia doesn't currently have a fight scheduled.

Some potential future fights for Opetaia include Richard Riakporhe, Mateusz Masternak, Dmitry Bivol, Unified Light Heavyweight Champion Artur Beterbiev and Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez.

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How can I stream Jai Opetaia's Fights?

In the UK you can usually stream Opetaia's fights on DAZN PPV.

In the US you can usually stream Jai Opetaia's fights via ESPN PPV via ESPN+.

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