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Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Ortiz Jr vs Avanesyan?
Vergil Ortiz Jr could face David Avanesyan in in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
The contest would be an eliminator for the WBC welterweight championship of the world.
Ortiz Jr vs Avanesyan stats
Vergil Ortiz Jr would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
David Avanesyan would make his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Ortiz Jr would have a massive power advantage over Avanesyan, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Avanesyan's 59%.
Vergil Ortiz Jr is the younger man by 10 years, at 24 years old.
Ortiz Jr has a height advantage of 2 inches over Avanesyan. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Vergil Ortiz Jr & David Avanesyan fight out of an orthodox stance.
Ortiz Jr is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 7 year and 1 month later than Avanesyan, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 135 less professional rounds, 69 to Avanesyan's 204.
Vergil Ortiz Jr goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 5 by the RING at welterweight.
David Avanesyan is currently ranked number 6 by the WBO, 7 by the IBF and 8 by the RING in the 147lb division.
Ortiz Jr vs Avanesyan form
Ortiz Jr remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Michael McKinson on 6th August 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Welterweight eliminator fight at Dickies Arena, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Egidijus Kavaliauskas on 14th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The Star, Frisco.
Going into that contest, he had won against Maurice Hooker on 20th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Dickies Arena, Texas.
Before that, he had beat Samuel Vargas on 24th July 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio.
He had defeated Brad Solomon on 13th December 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
David Avanesyan has stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Oskari Metz on 19th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Liam Taylor on 2nd October 2021 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Wembley Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Josh Kelly on 20th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Before that, he had beat Jose Del Rio on 12th December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Palau Olímpic, Cataluña, Spain.
He had won against Kerman Lejarraga on 28th September 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Bilbao Arena, País Vasco.
In terms of recent activity, Vergil Ortiz Jr has been fighting more than David Avanesyan.
Vergil Ortiz Jr last fought 3 months and 26 days ago, while David Avanesyan's last outing was 8 months and 13 days ago.
Ortiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
Avanesyan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
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