Current rankings @ Super Flyweight
When is Ancajas vs Yafai?
Jerwin Ancajas could square off against Kal Yafai in Summer 2024 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Ancajas vs Yafai stats
Jerwin Ancajas would step into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 4 loses and 2 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kal Yafai would make his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Ancajas would have advantage in power over Yafai, with a 68% knock out percentage over Yafai's 56%.
Jerwin Ancajas is the younger man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Ancajas has a height advantage of 2 inches over Yafai. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Jerwin Ancajas & Kal Yafai fight out of an orthodox stance.
Ancajas is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 years and 11 months earlier than Yafai, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 89 more professional rounds, 257 to Yafai's 168.
Ancajas vs Yafai form
Ancajas has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Takuma Inoue on 24th February 2024 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.
Previous to that, he had won against Wilner Soto on 24th June 2023 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Armory, Minneapolis, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Fernando Martinez on 8th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Home Depot Center, Carson.
Before that, he had lost to Fernando Martinez on 26th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada.
He had beat Jonathan Javier Rodriguez on 10th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Kal Yafai has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Jonathan Javier Rodriguez on 18th November 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at YouTube Theater, Los Angeles, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jerald Paclar on 5th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest in United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez on 29th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.
Before that, he had won against Norbelto Jimenez on 29th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island.
He had defeated Israel Gonzalez on 24th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
In terms of recent activity, Jerwin Ancajas has been fighting more than Kal Yafai.
Jerwin Ancajas last fought 5 months and 2 days ago, while Kal Yafai's last outing was 8 months and 8 days ago.
Ancajas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.
Yafai's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Ancajas vs Yafai?
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