Summer 2021
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest
@ Cruiserweight
15-0-0
11-0-0

Belts on The Line

Vacant BBBOC British Cruiserweight Championship
CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight Championship

The tape

28
Age
31
6' 5" / 196 cm
Height
6' 5" / 196 cm
N/A
Reach
77.2"
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 2TKO 7TKO 7TKO 4UD 12
Form
UD 12SD 10TKO 4TKO 8TKO 2
15
Wins
11
12
By KO
8
80
KO%
73
0
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2016
63
Pro rounds
48

Current rankings @ Cruiserweight

6
The Ring
-
-
WBA
3
-
WBC
11
2
WBO
13
-
IBF
12

Lawrence Okolie vs Richard Riakporhe preview

When is Okolie vs Riakporhe?

Lawrence Okolie could fight Richard Riakporhe in Summer 2021 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which means the weight limit would be 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).

Okolie vs Riakporhe stats

Lawrence Okolie would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Richard Riakporhe would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 11 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Okolie would have a slight advantage in power over Riakporhe, with a 80% knock out percentage over Riakporhe's 73%.

Lawrence Okolie is the younger man by 3 years, at 28 years old.

Both Lawrence Okolie & Richard Riakporhe fight out of an orthodox stance.

Okolie is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 7 months later than Riakporhe, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 15 more professional rounds, 63 to Riakporhe's 48.

Lawrence Okolie goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBO and 6 by the RING in the 200lb division.

Richard Riakporhe is currently ranked number 3 by the WBA, 11 by the WBC, 13 by the WBO and 12 by the IBF in the 200lb division.

Okolie vs Riakporhe form

Okolie remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Nikodem Jezewski on 12th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Yves Ngabu on 26th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at O2 Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had beat Mariano Angel Gudino on 20th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had won against Wadi Camacho on 23rd March 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their BBBOC British Cruiserweight and CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.

He had beat Matty Askin on 22nd September 2018 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Cruiserweight championship fight at Wembley Stadium, London.

Riakporhe remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Jack Massey on 19th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Cruiserweight championship fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Chris Billam-Smith on 20th July 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had won against Tommy McCarthy on 2nd March 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at East of England Arena, Cambridgeshire.

Before that, he had defeated Sam Hyde on 10th November 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.

He had beat Elvis Dube on 28th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at O2 Arena, London.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Richard Riakporhe has been fighting more than Lawrence Okolie.

Lawrence Okolie last fought 1 month and 14 days ago, while Richard Riakporhe's last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 7 days ago.

Okolie's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

Riakporhe's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.

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