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David Benavidez vs Jose Uzcategui preview
When is Benavidez vs Uzcategui?
David Benavidez could fight Jose Uzcategui in Autumn/Fall 2023 in Arizona.
The fight would take place 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 Uzcategui 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.
Jose Uzcategui would make his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 27 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Benavidez would have a slight advantage in power over Uzcategui, with a 85% knock out percentage over Uzcategui's 84%.
David Benavidez is the younger man by 6 years, at 26 years old.
Uzcategui has a height advantage of 1 inch over Benavidez. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Both David Benavidez & Jose Uzcategui fight out of an orthodox stance.
Benavidez is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 year and 4 months later than Uzcategui, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 20 less professional rounds, 130 to Uzcategui's 150.
David Benavidez goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at super middleweight.
Jose Uzcategui is currently ranked number 12 by the IBF in the 168lb division.
Benavidez vs Uzcategui form
Benavidez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against 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 won against 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 beat Kyrone Davis on 13th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Footprint Center, Arizona.
Before that, he had defeated Ronald Ellis on 13th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had won against 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.
Uzcategui has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Vladimir Shishkin on 17th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight eliminator fight at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Lionell Thompson on 28th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at State Farm Arena, Georgia.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Caleb Plant on 13th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California.
Before that, he had defeated Ezequiel Osvaldo Maderna on 28th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Oracle Arena, California.
He had beat Andre Dirrell on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
In terms of recent activity, David Benavidez has been fighting more than Jose Uzcategui.
David Benavidez last fought 2 months and 12 days ago, while Jose Uzcategui's last outing was 5 months and 20 days ago.
Benavidez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 22 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.
Uzcategui's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
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