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David Benavidez vs Edgar Berlanga preview
When is Benavidez vs Berlanga?
David Benavidez could take on Edgar Berlanga in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Benavidez vs Berlanga stats
David Benavidez would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 27 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Edgar Berlanga would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 0 draws, with 16 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Benavidez would have a slight advantage in power over Berlanga, with a 85% knock out percentage over Berlanga's 80%.
David Benavidez is the same age as Edgar Berlanga, at 26 years old.
Benavidez has 3-inch reach advantage.
Both David Benavidez & Edgar Berlanga fight out of an orthodox stance.
Benavidez is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Berlanga, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 76 more professional rounds, 130 to Berlanga's 54.
David Benavidez goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at super middleweight.
Edgar Berlanga is currently ranked number 10 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF in the 168lb division.
Benavidez vs Berlanga form
Benavidez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Caleb Plant on 25th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat David Lemieux on 21st May 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC Interim World Super Middleweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
Going into that contest, he had won against Kyrone Davis on 13th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Footprint Center, Arizona.
Before that, he had beat Ronald Ellis on 13th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had defeated Roamer Alexis Angulo on 15th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut.
Berlanga remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Roamer Alexis Angulo on 11th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Steve Rolls on 19th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Marcelo Esteban Coceres on 9th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.
Before that, he had beat Demond Nicholson on 24th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Kissimmee, Florida.
He had won against Ulises Sierra on 12th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 1st round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
In terms of recent activity, Edgar Berlanga has been fighting more than David Benavidez.
David Benavidez last fought 2 months and 15 days ago, while Edgar Berlanga's last outing was 11 months and 29 days ago.
Benavidez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
Berlanga's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Benavidez vs Berlanga?
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I think with a little more experience Berlanga will become the next champion ☹️👏😀