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Jai Opetaia vs Mateusz Masternak preview
When is Opetaia vs Masternak?
Jai Opetaia could take on Mateusz Masternak in Summer 2023 in Australia.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which means the weight limit would be 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Opetaia vs Masternak stats
Jai Opetaia would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mateusz Masternak would make his way to the ring with a record of 47 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 31 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Opetaia would have advantage in power over Masternak, with a 77% knock out percentage over Masternak's 66%.
Jai Opetaia is the younger man by 8 years, at 27 years old.
Opetaia has a height advantage of 3 inches over Masternak. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Jai Opetaia fights out of the southpaw stance, while Mateusz Masternak is an orthodox fighter.
Opetaia is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 30 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 9 year and 1 month later than Masternak, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He has fought 251 less professional rounds, 97 to Masternak's 348.
Mateusz Masternak is currently ranked number 8 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO, 1 by the IBF and 10 by the RING in the 200lb division.
Opetaia vs Masternak form
Opetaia remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Mairis Briedis on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight and The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Queensland, Australia.
Previous to that, he had beat Daniel Russell on 4th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Fortitude Music Hall, Queensland.
Going into that contest, he had won against Benjamin Kelleher on 22nd October 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Fortitude Music Hall, Queensland.
Before that, he had beat Mark Flanagan on 16th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Hordern Pavilion, New South Wales.
He had defeated Nikolas Charalampous on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Luna Park, New South Wales.
Masternak has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he won against Jason Whateley on 29th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Nosalowy Dwór, Zakopane, Poland.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Yuniel Dorticos on 20th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at CFE Arena, Florida, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Youri Kayembre Kalenga on 21st April 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Hala Sportowa, ul. Zuzlowa 4, Czestochowa, Poland.
Before that, he had defeated Stivens Bujaj on 21st October 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Prudential Center, New Jersey, United States.
He had beat Ismayl Sillah on 24th June 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Ergo Arena, Plac Dwóch Miast 1, 80-344 Gdańsk, Gdansk, Poland.
In terms of recent activity, Jai Opetaia has been fighting more than Mateusz Masternak.
Jai Opetaia last fought 8 months and 29 days ago, while Mateusz Masternak's last outing was 5 months and 2 days ago.
Opetaia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
Masternak's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
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