VS
Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Welterweight
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23-0-0

The tape

30
Age
27
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

KO 3UD 12UD 12UD 10TKO 4
Form
UD 12UD 10KO 2KO 4UD 10
15
Wins
23
8
By KO
14
53
KO%
61
1
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
1
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2016
114
Pro rounds
106

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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The Ring
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WBA
3
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WBC
2
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WBO
12
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IBF
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Josh Kelly vs Conor Benn preview


When is Kelly vs Benn?

Josh Kelly could face the challenge of Conor Benn in Summer 2024 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 15 wins, 1 loss, and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Conor Benn would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 23 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knockout.

The stats suggest Benn would have a slight advantage in power over Kelly, with a 61% knockout percentage compared to Kelly's 53%.

Josh Kelly is the older man by 3 years, at 30 years old.

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

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

Kelly is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year later than Benn, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 8 more professional rounds, totaling 114 compared to Benn's 106.

Conor Benn is currently ranked number 3 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, and 12 by the WBO in the 147lb division.

Kelly vs Benn form

Kelly has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he won against Placido Ramirez on December 16, 2023, by knockout in the 3rd round at Beacon of Light, Sunderland, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had won against Gabriel Alberto Corzo on July 15, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Vertu Motors Arena, Newcastle.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Troy Williamson on December 2, 2022, by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Welterweight championship fight at Utilita Arena, Newcastle.

Before that, he had defeated Lucas Brian Ariel Bastida on July 30, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Vertu Motors Arena, Newcastle.

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

Benn remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Peter Dobson on February 3, 2024, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Rodolfo Orozco on September 23, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Caribe Royale Orlando, Orlando.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Chris Van Heerden on April 16, 2022, by knockout in the 2nd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Chris Algieri on December 11, 2021, by knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside.

He had beaten Adrian Granados on September 4, 2021, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Headingley Rugby League Stadium, Yorkshire.

Activity check

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

Josh Kelly last fought 7 months and 10 days ago, while Conor Benn's last outing was 5 months and 23 days ago.

Kelly's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 9 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 5 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.2 rounds on average.

Benn's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

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