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When is Opetaia vs Okolie?
Jai Opetaia could square off against Lawrence Okolie in Late 2022 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would take place 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 Okolie 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.
Lawrence Okolie would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Okolie would have a slight advantage in power over Opetaia, with a 78% knock out percentage over Opetaia's 77%.
Jai Opetaia is the younger man by 2 years, at 27 years old.
Okolie has a height advantage of 2 inches over Opetaia. This also extends to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Jai Opetaia fights out of the southpaw stance, while Lawrence Okolie is an orthodox fighter.
Opetaia is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 7 months earlier than Okolie, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 13 more professional rounds, 97 to Okolie's 84.
Lawrence Okolie is currently ranked number 1 by the RING in the 200lb division.
Opetaia vs Okolie form
Opetaia remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against 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 won against Daniel Russell on 4th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Fortitude Music Hall, Queensland.
Going into that contest, he had beat Benjamin Kelleher on 22nd October 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Fortitude Music Hall, Queensland.
Before that, he had defeated Mark Flanagan on 16th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Hordern Pavilion, New South Wales.
He had won against Nikolas Charalampous on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Luna Park, New South Wales.
Okolie remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Michal Cieslak on 27th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Dilan Prasovic on 25th September 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Krzysztof Glowacki on 20th March 2021 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Nikodem Jezewski on 12th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Wembley Arena, London.
He had beat Yves Ngabu on 26th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at O2 Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, Lawrence Okolie has been fighting more than Jai Opetaia.
Jai Opetaia last fought 2 months and 27 days ago, while Lawrence Okolie's last outing was 7 months and 2 days ago.
Opetaia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
Okolie's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6 rounds on average.
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