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When is Barboza vs Paro?
Arnold Barboza Jr could potentially square off against Liam Paro in Spring 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
The contest would be a final eliminator for the WBO super lightweight championship of the world.
Barboza vs Paro stats
Arnold Barboza Jr would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 28 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Liam Paro would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 23 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Paro would have a large advantage in power over Barboza Jr, boosting at 61% knock out percentage over Barboza Jr's 36%.
Arnold Barboza Jr is the older man by 4 years, at 31 years old.
Barboza Jr has 1-inch reach advantage.
Arnold Barboza Jr fights out of the orthodox stance, while Liam Paro is a southpaw.
Barboza Jr is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Paro, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 53 more professional rounds, 170 to Paro's 117.
Arnold Barboza Jr goes into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 13 by the IBF and 7 by the RING at super lightweight.
Liam Paro is currently ranked number 11 by the WBO in the 140lb division.
Barboza vs Paro form
Barboza Jr remains undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight, he defeated Jose Pedraza on 3rd February 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Desert Diamond Arena, Glendale, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Danielito Zorrilla on 15th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Antonio Moran on 14th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Oklahoma.
Before 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.
He had beat Tony Luis on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Paro remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Brock Jarvis on 15th October 2022 by technical knockout in the 1st round at South Bank Piazza, South Brisbane, Australia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Yomar Alamo on 18th December 2021 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Amalie Arena, Tampa, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Terry Tzouramanis on 5th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Eatons Hill Hotel, Queensland, Australia.
Before that, he had defeated James Chereji on 7th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The Star, Queensland.
He had beat Hwang Kil Kim on 8th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Eatons Hill Hotel, Queensland.
In terms of recent activity, Arnold Barboza Jr has been fighting more than Liam Paro.
Arnold Barboza Jr last fought 1 year, 1 month and 18 days ago, while Liam Paro's last outing was 1 year, 5 months and 6 days ago.
Barboza Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.
Paro's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
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