Saturday 11th December 2021
Potentially

Madison Square Garden, New York, United States

Potential contest @ Super Lightweight
26-0-0
29-4-0

The tape

30
Age
33
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 9" / 174 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 10UD 10UD 10KO 5TKO 4
Form
UD 12TKO 8UD 10UD 10UD 10
26
Wins
29
10
By KO
14
38
KO%
48
0
Losses
4
0
Stopped
1
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2011
150
Pro rounds
250

Current rankings @ Super Lightweight

6
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
11
WBC
12
8
WBO
15
-
IBF
-

Arnold Barboza Jr vs Jose Pedraza preview

When is Barboza Jr vs Pedraza?

Arnold Barboza Jr could square off against Jose Pedraza in Saturday 11th December 2021 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).

Barboza Jr vs Pedraza stats

Arnold Barboza Jr would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jose Pedraza would make his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Pedraza would have a slight advantage in power over Barboza Jr, with a 48% knock out percentage over Barboza Jr's 38%.

Arnold Barboza Jr is the younger man by 3 years, at 30 years old.

Barboza Jr has 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Arnold Barboza Jr & Jose Pedraza fight out of an orthodox stance.

Barboza Jr is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 year and 3 months later than Pedraza, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 100 less professional rounds, 150 to Pedraza's 250.

Arnold Barboza Jr goes into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBC, 8 by the WBO and 6 by the RING at super lightweight.

Jose Pedraza is currently ranked number 12 by the WBC and 15 by the WBO in the 140lb division.

Barboza Jr vs Pedraza form

Barboza Jr remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Antonio Moran on 14th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Oklahoma, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Alex Saucedo on 17th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had beat Tony Luis on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.

Before that, he had defeated William Silva on 30th November 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada.

He had won against Ricky Sismundo on 17th August 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Banc of California Stadium, California.

Pedraza has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Jose Carlos Ramirez on 4th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Save Mart Center, Fresno, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Julian Rodriguez on 12th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had beat Javier Molina on 19th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.

Before that, he had won against Mikkel LesPierre on 2nd July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Hehad been beaten by Jose Zepeda on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Jose Pedraza has been fighting more than Arnold Barboza Jr.

Arnold Barboza Jr last fought 9 months and 10 days ago, while Jose Pedraza's last outing was 2 months and 20 days ago.

Barboza Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

Pedraza's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Barboza Jr vs Pedraza?

Jose Pedraza is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Arnold Barboza Jr if you fancy the incredible upset.

Arnold Barboza Jr vs Jose Pedraza news

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