VS
Late 2024
Potentially

Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, United States

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
20-1-0
28-1-0

The tape

30
Age
37
6' 5" / 196 cm
Height
6' 0" / 184 cm
88.2" / 224 cm
Reach
76.4" / 194 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

SD 10TKO 4DQ 4UD 10TKO 2
Form
UD 12TKO 3UD 12TKO 12UD 10
20
Wins
28
14
By KO
19
70
KO%
68
1
Losses
1
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2009
93
Pro rounds
134

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

10
The Ring
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-
WBA
-
4
WBC
-
10
WBO
-
9
IBF
-

Efe Ajagba vs Oscar Rivas preview


When is Ajagba vs Rivas?

Efe Ajagba could fight Oscar Rivas in late 2024 at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona.

The fight would be scheduled for 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.

Ajagba vs Rivas stats

Efe Ajagba would step into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Oscar Rivas would make his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggest Ajagba would have a slight advantage in power over Rivas, with a 70% knockout percentage compared to Rivas' 68%.

Efe Ajagba is the younger man by 7 years, at 30 years old.

Ajagba has a height advantage of 5 inches over Rivas. This also extends to a 12-inch reach advantage.

Both Efe Ajagba and Oscar Rivas fight out of an orthodox stance.

Ajagba is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 7 years and 11 months later than Rivas, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 41 fewer professional rounds, totaling 93 compared to Rivas' 134.

Efe Ajagba goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBC, 10 by the WBO, 9 by the IBF, and 10 by The Ring at heavyweight.

Ajagba vs Rivas form

Ajagba has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Guido Vianello on April 13, 2024, by split decision in their 10 round contest at American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Joseph Goodall on November 4, 2023, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Tahoe Blue Event Center, Lake Tahoe.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Zhan Kossobutskiy on August 26, 2023, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tulsa.

Before that, he had won against Stephan Shaw on January 14, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona.

He had beaten Jozsef Darmos on August 27, 2022, by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tulsa.

Rivas has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Ryan Rozicki on October 22, 2021, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Olympia Theatre, Quebec, Canada.

Prior to that, he had defeated Sylvera Louis on March 16, 2021, by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Hotel Plaza Quebec, Quebec.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Dillian Whyte on July 20, 2019, by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Bryant Jennings on January 18, 2019, by technical knockout in the 12th round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, United States.

He had defeated Fabio Maldonado on December 1, 2018, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Centre Videotron, Quebec, Canada.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Efe Ajagba has been fighting more than Oscar Rivas.

Efe Ajagba last fought 6 months and 28 days ago, while Oscar Rivas' last outing was 3 years and 19 days ago.

Ajagba's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 14 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 5 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6 rounds on average.

Rivas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Ajagba vs Rivas?

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