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When is Cordina vs Rakhimov?
Joe Cordina could face Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov in Spring 2023 in United Arab Emirates.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
The contest would be for the IBF super featherweight championship of the world.
Cordina vs Rakhimov stats
Joe Cordina would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 1 draw, with 14 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Rakhimov would have a large advantage in power over Cordina, boosting at 82% knock out percentage over Cordina's 60%.
Joe Cordina is the older man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Joe Cordina fights out of the orthodox stance, while Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov is a southpaw.
Cordina is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 4 months later than Rakhimov, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 10 less professional rounds, 81 to Rakhimov's 91.
Joe Cordina goes into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 4 by the RING at super featherweight.
Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov is currently ranked number 3 by the RING in the 130lb division.
Cordina vs Rakhimov form
Cordina remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Kenichi Ogawa on 4th June 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Motorpoint Arena, Wales, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Miko Khatchatryan on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Echo Arena, Merseyside.
Going into that contest, he had beat Joshuah Hernandez on 14th August 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Matchroom HQ Garden, Essex.
Before that, he had won against Faroukh Kourbanov on 20th March 2021 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
He had beat Enrique Tinoco on 30th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Zelfa Barrett on 5th November 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had defeated Sardor Muzaffarov on 11th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz on 13th February 2021 by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.
Before that, he had won against Azinga Fuzile on 29th September 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Orient Theatre, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
He had defeated Rofhiwa Maemu on 23rd March 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
In terms of recent activity, Joe Cordina has been fighting more than Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov.
Joe Cordina last fought 8 months ago, while Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov's last outing was 2 months and 30 days ago.
Cordina's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
Rakhimov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.
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