Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Welterweight
12-1-1
21-0-0

The tape

28
Age
26
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 10TKO 4TKO 6UD 10MD 10
Form
KO 2KO 4UD 10TKO 1UD 10
12
Wins
21
7
By KO
14
58
KO%
67
1
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
1
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2016
87
Pro rounds
84

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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The Ring
9
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WBA
4
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WBC
-
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WBO
4
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IBF
-

Josh Kelly vs Conor Benn preview

When is Kelly vs Benn?

Josh Kelly could face the challenge of Conor Benn in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United Kingdom.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

Kelly vs Benn stats

Josh Kelly would step into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Conor Benn would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Benn would have a slight advantage in power over Kelly, with a 67% knock out percentage over Kelly's 58%.

Josh Kelly is the older man by 2 years, at 28 years old.

Kelly has a height advantage of 2 inches over Benn. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Both Josh Kelly & Conor Benn fight out of an orthodox stance.

Kelly is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year later than Benn, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 3 more professional rounds, 87 to Benn's 84.

Conor Benn is currently ranked number 4 by the WBA, 4 by the WBO and 9 by the RING in the 147lb division.

Kelly vs Benn form

Kelly has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he won against Lucas Brian Ariel Bastida on 30th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Vertu Motors Arena, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Peter Kramer on 17th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by David Avanesyan on 20th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Before that, he had beat Winston Campos on 20th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona, United States.

He had drawn with Ray Robinson on 1st June 2019 by majority draw at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Benn remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Chris Van Heerden on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Chris Algieri on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside.

Going into that contest, he had won against Adrian Granados on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Headingley Rugby League Stadium, Yorkshire.

Before that, he had defeated Samuel Vargas on 10th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

He had beat Sebastian Formella on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Conor Benn has been fighting more than Josh Kelly.

Josh Kelly last fought 4 months and 1 day ago, while Conor Benn's last outing was 7 months and 15 days ago.

Kelly's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 6 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.

Benn's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.

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