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George Kambosos vs Maxi Hughes preview
When is Kambosos vs Hughes?
George Kambosos could fight Maxi Hughes in Summer 2023 in Australia.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Kambosos vs Hughes stats
George Kambosos would step into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Maxi Hughes would make his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Kambosos Jnr would have a massive power advantage over Hughes, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Hughes' 19%.
George Kambosos is the younger man by 4 years, at 29 years old.
Kambosos Jnr has a height advantage of 2 inches over Hughes.
George Kambosos fights out of the orthodox stance, while Maxi Hughes is a southpaw.
Kambosos Jnr is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 year and 8 months later than Hughes, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 77 less professional rounds, 154 to Hughes' 231.
George Kambosos goes into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBA, 7 by the WBC, 13 by the WBO, 7 by the IBF and 6 by the RING at lightweight.
Maxi Hughes is currently ranked number 12 by the WBC, 9 by the IBF and 10 by the RING in the 135lb division.
Kambosos vs Hughes form
George Kambosos has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Devin Haney on 16th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight, WBA Super World Lightweight, WBC World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Devin Haney on 5th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their The Ring Lightweight, WBA World Lightweight, IBF World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne.
Going into that contest, he had won against Teofimo Lopez on 27th November 2021 by split decision in their WBA Super World Lightweight and IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States.
Before that, he had beat Lee Selby on 31st October 2020 by split decision in their IBF World Lightweight eliminator fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had defeated Mickey Bey on 14th December 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Hughes has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight, he won against Kid Galahad on 24th September 2022 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Nottingham Arena, Nottingham, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Ryan Walsh on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at First Direct Arena, Yorkshire.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jovanni Straffon on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Emerald Headingley Stadium, Leeds.
Before that, he had beat Paul Hyland Jnr on 19th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire.
He had won against Viktor Kotochigov on 9th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
In terms of recent activity, Maxi Hughes has been fighting more than George Kambosos.
George Kambosos last fought 5 months and 14 days ago, while Maxi Hughes' last outing was 6 months and 6 days ago.
Kambosos Jnr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
Hughes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.8 rounds on average.
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