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Terence Crawford vs Alexis Rocha preview
When is Crawford vs Rocha?
Terence Crawford could take on Alexis Rocha in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Crawford vs Rocha stats
Terence Crawford would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 39 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 30 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alexis Rocha would make his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Crawford would have advantage in power over Rocha, with a 77% knock out percentage over Rocha's 64%.
Terence Crawford is the older man by 10 years, at 35 years old.
Rocha has a height advantage of 2 inches over Crawford. Despite this, he has 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Terence Crawford & Alexis Rocha fight out of a southpaw stance.
Crawford is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 7 years and 11 months earlier than Rocha, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 95 more professional rounds, 224 to Rocha's 129.
Terence Crawford goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at welterweight.
Alexis Rocha is currently ranked number 13 by the WBA and 1 by the WBO in the 147lb division.
Crawford vs Rocha form
Crawford remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated David Avanesyan on 10th December 2022 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at CHI Health Center, Omaha, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Shawn Porter on 20th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had beat Kell Brook on 14th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Before that, he had won against Egidijus Kavaliauskas on 14th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had beat Amir Khan on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Rocha has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated George Ashie on 28th January 2023 by knockout in the 7th round at YouTube Theater, Inglewood, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jesus Antonio Perez Campos on 29th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pechanga Arena, San Diego.
Going into that contest, he had won against Luis Alberto Veron on 16th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles.
Before that, he had defeated Blair Cobbs on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 9th round at USC Galen Center, California.
He had beat Jeovanis Barraza on 13th November 2021 by knockout in the 9th round at Honda Center, California.
In terms of recent activity, Alexis Rocha has been fighting more than Terence Crawford.
Terence Crawford last fought 3 months and 21 days ago, while Alexis Rocha's last outing was 2 months and 3 days ago.
Crawford's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.
Rocha's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Crawford vs Rocha?
Terence Crawford is currently 1/15 (-1400) to win the contest outright, while you can get 7/1 (+700) on Alexis Rocha if you fancy the massive upset.
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