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David Benavidez vs Avni Yildirim preview
When is Benavidez vs Yildirim?
David Benavidez could potentially square off against Avni Yildirim in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Benavidez vs Yildirim 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.
Avni Yildirim would make his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Benavidez would have a large advantage in power over Yildirim, boosting at 85% knock out percentage over Yildirim's 57%.
David Benavidez is the younger man by 5 years, at 26 years old.
Benavidez has a height advantage of 2 inches over Yildirim. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both David Benavidez & Avni Yildirim fight out of an orthodox stance.
Benavidez's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Yildirim's, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 7 months earlier than Yildirim, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 15 less professional rounds, 130 to Yildirim's 145.
David Benavidez goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at super middleweight.
Benavidez vs Yildirim form
Benavidez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 won against Ronald Ellis on 13th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
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.
Avni Yildirim has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Jack Cullen on 31st July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Canelo Alvarez on 27th February 2021 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at Hard Rock Stadium, Florida, United States.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Anthony Dirrell on 23rd February 2019 by technical decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.
Before that, he had defeated Lolenga Mock on 15th September 2018 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.
He had been beaten by Chris Eubank Jr on 7th October 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle, Stuttgart.
In terms of recent activity, David Benavidez has been fighting more than Avni Yildirim.
David Benavidez last fought 3 days ago, while Avni Yildirim's last outing was 1 year, 7 months and 25 days ago.
Benavidez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
Yildirim's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
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