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Denzel Bentley vs Hamzah Sheeraz preview
When is Bentley vs Sheeraz?
Denzel Bentley could face the challenge of Hamzah Sheeraz in Summer 2023 in London.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Bentley vs Sheeraz stats
Denzel Bentley would step into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Hamzah Sheeraz would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 0 draws, with 13 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Bentley would have a slight advantage in power over Sheeraz, with a 83% knock out percentage over Sheeraz's 76%.
Denzel Bentley is the older man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
Sheeraz has a height advantage of 5 inches over Bentley.
Both Denzel Bentley & Hamzah Sheeraz fight out of an orthodox stance.
Bentley is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 28 days later than Sheeraz, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 11 more professional rounds, 81 to Sheeraz's 70.
Denzel Bentley goes into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBO at middleweight.
Hamzah Sheeraz is currently ranked number 10 by the WBC and 8 by the WBO in the 160lb division.
Bentley vs Sheeraz form
Bentley has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Kieran Smith on 15th April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Hackney Wick, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Zhanibek Alimkhanuly on 12th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Marcus Morrison on 16th September 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at York Hall, Bethnal Green, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Linus Udofia on 13th May 2022 by split decision in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Indigo at The O2, London.
He had defeated Sam Evans on 6th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Utilita Arena, West Midlands.
Hamzah Sheeraz remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.
In his last fight, he won against River Wilson Bent on 26th November 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their CBC Commonwealth Middleweight championship fight at O2 Arena, Greenwich, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Francisco Emanuel Torres on 16th July 2022 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jez Smith on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Wembley Arena, London.
Before that, he had beat Bradley Skeete on 4th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.
He had won against Paul Kean on 10th July 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at BT Sport Studio, London.
In terms of recent activity, Denzel Bentley has been fighting more than Hamzah Sheeraz.
Denzel Bentley last fought 1 month and 12 days ago, while Hamzah Sheeraz's last outing was 6 months and 1 day ago.
Bentley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
Sheeraz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
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