Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Ajagba vs Sanchez?
Efe Ajagba could face the challenge of Frank Sanchez in Summer 2021 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Ajagba vs Sanchez stats
Efe Ajagba would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Frank Sanchez would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 0 draws, with 13 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Ajagba would have a slight advantage in power over Sanchez, with a 80% knock out percentage over Sanchez's 76%.
Efe Ajagba is the younger man by 1 year, at 27 years old.
Ajagba has a height advantage of 1 inch over Sanchez. This also extends to a 10-inch reach advantage.
Both Efe Ajagba & Frank Sanchez fight out of an orthodox stance.
Ajagba is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 month earlier than Sanchez, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 10 less professional rounds, 53 to Sanchez's 63.
Efe Ajagba goes into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBA and 11 by the WBC at heavyweight.
Frank Sanchez is currently ranked number 12 by the WBA, 14 by the WBC and 6 by the WBO in the 201lb division.
Ajagba vs Sanchez form
Ajagba remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Brian Howard on 10th April 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Osage Casino, Oklahoma, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Jonathan Rice on 19th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had won against Razvan Cojanu on 7th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had beat Iago Kiladze on 21st December 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Toyota Arena, California.
He had defeated Ali Eren Demirezen on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Sanchez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Julian Fernandez on 19th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Alamodome, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Brian Howard on 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 4th round at Microsoft Theater, California.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Joey Dawejko on 7th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had beat Jack Mulowayi on 26th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Santander Arena, Reading.
He had won against Victor Bisbal on 31st August 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.
In terms of recent activity, Frank Sanchez has been fighting more than Efe Ajagba.
Efe Ajagba last fought 13 days ago, while Frank Sanchez's last outing was 4 months and 4 days ago.
Ajagba's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
Sanchez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ajagba vs Sanchez?
Frank Sanchez is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on Efe Ajagba if you fancy the incredible upset.