Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Welterweight
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35-5-1

The tape

28
Age
36
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

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Form
UD 12TKO 9TKO 9TKO 9TKO 3
13
Wins
35
7
By KO
26
54
KO%
74
1
Losses
5
1
Stopped
2
1
Draws
1
2017
Debut
2004
99
Pro rounds
242

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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Josh Kelly vs Brandon Rios preview

When is Kelly vs Rios?

Josh Kelly could face Brandon Rios in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.

The fight would be contested 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 Rios stats

Josh Kelly would step into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Brandon Rios would make his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 26 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Rios would have advantage in power over Kelly, with a 74% knock out percentage over Kelly's 54%.

Josh Kelly is the younger man by 8 years, at 28 years old.

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

Both Josh Kelly & Brandon Rios fight out of an orthodox stance.

Kelly is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 26 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 12 year and 8 months later than Rios, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He has fought 143 less professional rounds, 99 to Rios' 242.

Kelly vs Rios form

Kelly has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he beat Troy Williamson on 2nd December 2022 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Welterweight championship fight at Utilita Arena, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

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

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

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

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.

Brandon Rios has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Humberto Soto on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Auditorio Municipal Fausto Gutiérrez Moreno, Baja California, Mexico.

Previous to that, he had defeated Ramon Alvarez on 17th November 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Kansas Star Arena, Kansas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Danny Garcia on 17th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Las Vegas, Nevada.

Before that, he had been beaten by Timothy Bradley Jr on 7th November 2015 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas.

He had won against Mike Alvarado on 24th January 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at 1stBank Center, Broomfield.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Josh Kelly has been fighting more than Brandon Rios.

Josh Kelly last fought 7 days ago, while Brandon Rios' last outing was 3 years, 9 months and 16 days ago.

Kelly's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

Rios' last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 10 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

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