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George Kambosos vs Shuichiro Yoshino preview
When is Kambosos vs Yoshino?
George Kambosos could face the challenge of Shuichiro Yoshino in Late 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested 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 Yoshino 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.
Shuichiro Yoshino would make his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Yoshino would have a large advantage in power over Kambosos Jnr, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Kambosos Jnr's 50%.
George Kambosos is the younger man by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Both George Kambosos & Shuichiro Yoshino fight out of an orthodox stance.
Kambosos Jnr is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Yoshino, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 55 more professional rounds, 154 to Yoshino's 99.
George Kambosos goes into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC, 14 by the WBO, 7 by the IBF and 7 by the RING at lightweight.
Shuichiro Yoshino is currently ranked number 10 by the WBC and 15 by the IBF in the 135lb division.
Kambosos vs Yoshino 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 beat 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 won against 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 beat Mickey Bey on 14th December 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Yoshino has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Shakur Stevenson on 8th April 2023 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Lightweight eliminator fight at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Masayoshi Nakatani on 1st November 2022 by knockout in the 6th round at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had won against Masayuki Ito on 9th April 2022 by technical decision in their 11 round contest at Super Arena, Saitama.
Before that, he had defeated Shuma Nakazato on 12th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round.
He had beat Izuki Tomioka on 13th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 8th round.
In terms of recent activity, Shuichiro Yoshino has been fighting more than George Kambosos.
George Kambosos last fought 7 months and 22 days ago, while Shuichiro Yoshino's last outing was 1 month and 30 days ago.
Kambosos Jnr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
Yoshino's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
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