Current rankings @ Super Lightweight
When is Barrios vs Akhmedov II?
Mario Barrios could face the challenge of Batyr Akhmedov in Summer 2022 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Barrios vs Akhmedov II stats
Mario Barrios would step into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Batyr Akhmedov would make his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Akhmedov would have a large advantage in power over Barrios, boosting at 89% knock out percentage over Barrios' 65%.
Mario Barrios is the younger man by 4 years, at 27 years old.
Barrios has a height advantage of 2 inches over Akhmedov. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Mario Barrios fights out of the orthodox stance, while Batyr Akhmedov is a southpaw.
Barrios is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 3 months earlier than Akhmedov, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 95 more professional rounds, 154 to Akhmedov's 59.
Batyr Akhmedov is currently ranked number 2 by the WBA, 14 by the WBC and 9 by the RING in the 140lb division.
Barrios vs Akhmedov II form
Barrios has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Keith Thurman on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight eliminator fight at Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Atlanta.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ryan Karl on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas.
Before that, he had won against Batyr Akhmedov on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
He had beat Juan Jose Velasco on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at EagleBank Arena, Virginia.
Batyr Akhmedov has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Argenis Mendez on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at State Farm Arena, Georgia, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Mario Barrios on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Francisco Gabriel Pina on 25th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Gimnasio Oscar 'Tigre' García, Baja California, Mexico.
Before that, he had won against Viktor Plotnykov on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Ice Palace, Vladimir, Russia.
He had defeated Ismael Barroso on 18th August 2018 by knockout in the 9th round at Westin Bonaventure Hotel, California, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Mario Barrios has been fighting more than Batyr Akhmedov.
Mario Barrios last fought 6 months and 11 days ago, while Batyr Akhmedov's last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 21 days ago.
Barrios' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
Akhmedov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Barrios vs Akhmedov II?
Batyr Akhmedov is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on Mario Barrios if you fancy the incredible upset.