Oct 09 2021
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States

10 rounds contest
@ Heavyweight
15-0-0

est. ringwalk:

2021-10-10T00:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - TBC

18-0-0

The tape

27
Age
29
6' 5" / 196 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
88.2" / 224 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

KO 3UD 10TKO 9KO 5UD 10
Form
TD 6TKO 7KO 4UD 10UD 10
15
Wins
18
12
By KO
13
80
KO%
72
0
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2017
53
Pro rounds
69

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

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The Ring
-
-
WBA
12
8
WBC
11
10
WBO
5
-
IBF
-

Efe Ajagba vs Frank Sanchez preview

When is Ajagba vs Sanchez?

Efe Ajagba will face the challenge of Frank Sanchez on Saturday 9th October 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Nevada.

The fight will be contested over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.

This fight will appear on the undercard of Tyson Fury's and Deontay Wilder's clash for the WBC World Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Robert Helenius' and Adam Kownacki's contest and Jared Anderson's and Vladimir Tereshkin's bout.

Ajagba vs Sanchez stats

Efe Ajagba steps 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 will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws, with 13 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Ajagba has a slight advantage in power over Sanchez, with a 80% knock out percentage over Sanchez's 72%.

Efe Ajagba is the younger man by 2 years, 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 the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 month earlier than Sanchez, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 16 less professional rounds, 53 to Sanchez's 69.

Efe Ajagba goes into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBC and 10 by the WBO at heavyweight.

Frank Sanchez is currently ranked number 12 by the WBA, 11 by the WBC and 5 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 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Nagy Aguilera on 8th May 2021 by technical decision in their 6 round contest at AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Julian Fernandez on 19th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Alamodome, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Brian Howard on 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 4th round at Microsoft Theater, California.

Before that, he had beat Joey Dawejko on 7th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.

Hehad won against Jack Mulowayi on 26th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Santander Arena, Reading.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Frank Sanchez has been fighting more than Efe Ajagba.

Efe Ajagba last fought 5 months and 7 days ago, while Frank Sanchez's last outing was 4 months and 9 days ago.

Ajagba's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 7 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, 10 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

What time does Ajagba vs Sanchez start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States, which is around 1:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who is showing Ajagba vs Sanchez?

Ajagba vs Sanchez will be broadcast on ESPN PPV in the US, while the fight will be broadcast in the United Kingdom by BT Sport Box Office.

How do you stream Ajagba vs Sanchez?

You can pay and stream Ajagba vs Sanchez on ESPN PPV via the ESPN+ app. This is a standalone service from regular ESPN, so you don’t need to be an existing TV or ESPN+ subscriber to buy a PPV card. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others.

The whole event costs $79.99.

In the UK you can stream Ajagba vs Sanchez and all BT Box Office boxing cards via the BT Sports app and player. You’ll need to sign up and pay for the fight on their website, before being able to sign into the app and watch the fight. It’s available online and in an app for Apple, Android and Firestick

The whole event costs £16.95.

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.

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You can pay and stream Ajagba vs Sanchez on ESPN PPV via the ESPN+ app. This is a standalone service from regular ESPN, so you don’t need to be an existing TV or ESPN+ subscriber to buy a PPV card. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others.

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