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Vasyl Lomachenko vs Josh Warrington preview
When is Lomachenko vs Warrington?
Vasyl Lomachenko could square off against Josh Warrington in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place 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 Warrington stats
Vasyl Lomachenko would step into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Josh Warrington would make his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Lomachenko would have a massive power advantage over Warrington, boosting at 65% knock out percentage over Warrington's 26%.
Vasyl Lomachenko is the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.
Warrington has a height advantage of 1 inch over Lomachenko.
Vasyl Lomachenko fights out of the southpaw stance, while Josh Warrington is an orthodox fighter.
Lomachenko is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 year and 11 months later than Warrington, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 73 less professional rounds, 188 to Warrington's 261.
Vasyl Lomachenko goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 1 by the RING at lightweight.
Lomachenko vs Warrington form
Lomachenko has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Devin Haney on 20th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight, WBA Super World Lightweight, WBC World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Jamaine Ortiz on 29th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York.
Going into that contest, he had beat Richard Commey on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Before that, he had defeated Masayoshi Nakatani on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.
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.
Josh Warrington has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Luis Alberto Lopez on 10th December 2022 by majority decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Kiko Martinez on 26th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Mauricio Lara on 4th September 2021 by technical draw in their 1 round contest at Emerald Headingley Stadium, Leeds.
Before that, he had lost to Mauricio Lara on 13th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
He had defeated Sofiane Takoucht on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
In terms of recent activity, Vasyl Lomachenko has been fighting more than Josh Warrington.
Vasyl Lomachenko last fought 8 days ago, while Josh Warrington's last outing was 5 months and 18 days ago.
Lomachenko's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.4 rounds on average.
Warrington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
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