Spring 2022
Potentially

Arizona, United States

Potential contest @ Super Middleweight
25-0-0
31-4-0

The tape

25
Age
31
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
76.4" / 194 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 7TKO 11TKO 10KO 9TKO 2
Form
UD 10UD 12UD 10TKO 8DQ 8
25
Wins
31
22
By KO
26
88
KO%
84
0
Losses
4
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2011
115
Pro rounds
136

Current rankings @ Super Middleweight

1
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
1
WBC
-
2
WBO
-
5
IBF
-

David Benavidez vs Jose Uzcategui preview

When is Benavidez vs Uzcategui?

David Benavidez could fight Jose Uzcategui in Spring 2022 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 25 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jose Uzcategui would make his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 26 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Benavidez would have a slight advantage in power over Uzcategui, with a 88% knock out percentage over Uzcategui's 84%.

David Benavidez is the younger man by 6 years, at 25 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 21 less professional rounds, 115 to Uzcategui's 136.

David Benavidez goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 5 by the IBF and 1 by the RING at super middleweight.

Benavidez vs Uzcategui form

Benavidez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Kyrone Davis on 13th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Footprint Center, Arizona, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Ronald Ellis on 13th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before that, he had defeated Anthony Dirrell on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

He had won against J’Leon Love on 16th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.

Uzcategui has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Lionell Thompson on 28th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at State Farm Arena, Georgia, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Caleb Plant on 13th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Ezequiel Osvaldo Maderna on 28th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Oracle Arena, California.

Before that, 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.

Hehad lost to Andre Dirrell on 20th May 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, David Benavidez has been fighting more than Jose Uzcategui.

David Benavidez last fought 2 months and 15 days ago, while Jose Uzcategui's last outing was 2 years and 1 month ago.

Benavidez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

Uzcategui's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Benavidez vs Uzcategui?

Jose Uzcategui is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on David Benavidez if you fancy the incredible upset.

David Benavidez vs Jose Uzcategui news

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