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Vasyl Lomachenko vs Shakur Stevenson preview
When is Lomachenko vs Stevenson?
Vasyl Lomachenko could face the challenge of Shakur Stevenson in Autumn/Fall 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).
Lomachenko vs Stevenson stats
Vasyl Lomachenko would step into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Shakur Stevenson would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws, with 9 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Lomachenko would have advantage in power over Stevenson, with a 65% knock out percentage over Stevenson's 47%.
Vasyl Lomachenko is the older man by 10 years, at 35 years old.
Stevenson has a height advantage of 1 inch over Lomachenko. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Vasyl Lomachenko fights out of the southpaw stance, while Shakur Stevenson is an orthodox fighter.
Lomachenko is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 6 months earlier than Stevenson, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 49 more professional rounds, 176 to Stevenson's 127.
Vasyl Lomachenko goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 1 by the RING at lightweight.
Shakur Stevenson is currently ranked number 5 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF in the 135lb division.
Lomachenko vs Stevenson form
Lomachenko has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he beat Jamaine Ortiz on 29th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Richard Commey on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Masayoshi Nakatani on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Teofimo Lopez on 17th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Lightweight, IBF World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
He had beat Luke Campbell on 31st August 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Lightweight, WBC World Lightweight, WBO World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Stevenson remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Robson Conceicao on 23rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Featherweight and WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Oscar Valdez on 30th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Featherweight, WBO World Junior Lightweight and The Ring Junior Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jamel Herring on 23rd October 2021 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Georgia.
Before that, he had defeated Jeremia Nakathila on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.
He had beat Toka Kahn Clary on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
In terms of recent activity, Shakur Stevenson has been fighting more than Vasyl Lomachenko.
Vasyl Lomachenko last fought 5 months and 4 days ago, while Shakur Stevenson's last outing was 6 months and 10 days ago.
Lomachenko's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.4 rounds on average.
Stevenson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 rounds on average.
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