Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Barrios vs Benn?
Mario Barrios could face the challenge of Conor Benn in Autumn/Fall 2024 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Barrios vs Benn stats
Mario Barrios would step into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Conor Benn 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 Barrios would have a slight advantage in power over Benn, with a 64% knock out percentage over Benn's 61%.
Mario Barrios is the older man by 1 year, at 28 years old.
Barrios has a height advantage of 2 inches over Benn. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Mario Barrios & Conor Benn fight out of an orthodox stance.
Barrios is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 years and 4 months earlier than Benn, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 68 more professional rounds, 174 to Benn's 106.
Mario Barrios goes into the fight ranked number 7 by the RING at welterweight.
Conor Benn is currently ranked number 3 by the WBA and 3 by the WBC in the 147lb division.
Barrios vs Benn form
Barrios has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Yordenis Ugas on 30th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Jovanie Santiago on 11th February 2023 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Alamodome, San Antonio.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Keith Thurman on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight eliminator fight at Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to 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.
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.
Benn remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Peter Dobson on 3rd February 2024 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Rodolfo Orozco on 23rd September 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Caribe Royale Orlando, Orlando.
Going into that contest, he had won against Chris Van Heerden on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had defeated Chris Algieri on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside.
He had beat Adrian Granados on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Headingley Rugby League Stadium, Yorkshire.
In terms of recent activity, Conor Benn has been fighting more than Mario Barrios.
Mario Barrios last fought 10 months and 18 days ago, while Conor Benn's last outing was 6 months and 14 days ago.
Barrios' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
Benn's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Barrios vs Benn?
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