Kelly vs Benn Info
Josh Kelly could face the challenge of Conor Benn in Late 2020 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 an undefeated record of 10 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Conor Benn would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins, with 11 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Benn would have a slight advantage in power over Kelly, with a 69% knock out percentage over Kelly's 60%.
Josh Kelly is the older man by 3 years, at 26 years old.
Kelly has a height advantage of 2 inches over Benn.
Both Josh Kelly & Conor Benn fight out of an orthodox stance.
Kelly is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year later than Benn, who’s first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 10 more professional rounds, 67 to Benn's 57.
Josh Kelly goes into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBC and 14 by the IBF in the 147lb division.
Kelly vs Benn form
Kelly remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Winston Campos on 20th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona, United States.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Ray Robinson on 1st June 2019 by majority draw at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Przemyslaw Runowski on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Kris George on 16th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their CBC Commonwealth Welterweight championship fight at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear.
He had defeated Carlos Molina on 31st March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Principality Stadium, Wales.
Benn remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Steve Jamoye on 26th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Jussi Koivula on 21st June 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at York Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Josef Zahradnik on 20th April 2019 by points in the 8th round at O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had beat Cedrick Peynaud on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
He had won against Chris Truman on 21st April 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
In terms of recent activity, Conor Benn has been fighting more than Josh Kelly.
Josh Kelly last fought 9 months and 7 days ago, while Conor Benn's last outing was 11 months and 1 day ago.
Kelly's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 8 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
Benn's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 6 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.