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US - TBC / UK - N/A
Current rankings @ Lightweight
When is Colbert vs Valenzuela II?
Chris Colbert is set to face the challenge of Jose Valenzuela on Saturday 16th December 2023 at The Armory in Minneapolis.
The fight will take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This fight will appear on the undercard of David Morrell's and Sena Agbeko's clash for the WBA World Super Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Julio Cesar Martinez's and Angelino Cordova's bout for the WBC World Flyweight belt.
Colbert vs Valenzuela II stats
Chris Colbert steps into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jose Valenzuela will make his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Valenzuela has a massive power advantage over Colbert, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Colbert's 35%.
Chris Colbert is the older man by 3 years, at 27 years old.
Colbert has 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Chris Colbert & Jose Valenzuela fight out of an orthodox stance.
Colbert is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 years and 3 months earlier than Valenzuela, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He has fought 72 more professional rounds, 127 to Valenzuela's 55.
Chris Colbert goes into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA at lightweight.
Jose Valenzuela is currently ranked number 9 by the WBA in the 135lb division.
Colbert vs Valenzuela II form
Colbert has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he won against Jose Valenzuela on 25th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Hector Luis Garcia on 26th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Tugstsogt Nyambayar on 3rd July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson.
Before that, he had beat Jaime Arboleda on 12th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA Interim World Super Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had defeated Jezreel Corrales on 18th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Super Featherweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.
Valenzuela has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Chris Colbert on 25th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Edwin De Los Santos on 4th September 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles.
Going into that contest, he had won against Francisco Vargas on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
Before that, he had defeated Austin Dulay on 18th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Armory, Minnesota.
He had beat Deiner Berrio on 18th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Mechanics Bank Arena, California.
In terms of recent activity, Jose Valenzuela has been fighting more than Chris Colbert.
Chris Colbert last fought 8 months and 21 days ago, while Jose Valenzuela's last outing was 8 months and 21 days ago.
Colbert's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.4 rounds on average.
Valenzuela's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
What time does Colbert vs Valenzuela II start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at The Armory, Minneapolis, United States, which is around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who is showing Colbert vs Valenzuela II?
Colbert vs Valenzuela II will be broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
How do you stream Colbert vs Valenzuela II?
In the US you can stream the Colbert vs Valenzuela II on Showtime now exclusively via Paramount+. You can download the Paramount+ app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV, and many others.
What are the odds on Colbert vs Valenzuela II?
Jose Valenzuela is currently 8/11 (-140) to win the contest outright, while you can get 11/10 (+110) on Chris Colbert if you fancy the slight upset.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Jose Valenzuela - KO||33.33%|
|Jose Valenzuela - Decision||33.33%|
|Chris Colbert - Decision||33.33%|
Based on 3 Predictions
Colbert vs Valenzuela II US streams
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