Summer 2022
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest
@ Welterweight
62-8-2
18-0-0

The tape

42
Age
30
5' 5" / 166 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
66.9" / 170 cm
Reach
69.7" / 177 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

UD 12SD 12UD 12TKO 7UD 12
Form
UD 12KO 1MD 12UD 12TKO 7
62
Wins
18
39
By KO
13
63
KO%
72
8
Losses
0
3
Stopped
0
2
Draws
0
1995
Debut
2015
498
Pro rounds
103

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Manny Pacquiao vs Josh Taylor preview

When is Pacquiao vs Taylor?

Manny Pacquiao could take on Josh Taylor in Summer 2022 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

Pacquiao vs Taylor stats

Manny Pacquiao would step into the ring with a record of 62 wins, 8 loses and 2 draws, 39 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Josh Taylor would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws, with 13 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Taylor would have a slight advantage in power over Pacquiao, with a 72% knock out percentage over Pacquiao's 63%.

Manny Pacquiao is the older man by 12 years, at 42 years old.

Taylor has a height advantage of 5 inches over Pacquiao. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Manny Pacquiao & Josh Taylor fight out of a southpaw stance.

Pacquiao is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 54 more fights, and made his debut in 1995, 20 years and 5 months earlier than Taylor, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 395 more professional rounds, 498 to Taylor's 103.

Pacquiao vs Taylor form

Pacquiao has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Yordenis Ugas on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Keith Thurman on 20th July 2019 by split decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Adrien Broner on 19th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Lucas Martin Matthysse on 15th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

He had been beaten by Jeff Horn on 2nd July 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia.

Taylor remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Jose Carlos Ramirez on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight, WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Apinan Kongsong on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Super World Super Lightweight and IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Regis Prograis on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had won against Ivan Baranchyk on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

Hehad defeated Ryan Martin on 3rd November 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Josh Taylor has been fighting more than Manny Pacquiao.

Manny Pacquiao last fought 2 months and 3 days ago, while Josh Taylor's last outing was 5 months and 2 days ago.

Pacquiao's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11 rounds on average.

Taylor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Pacquiao vs Taylor?

Josh Taylor is currently (+100) to win the contest outright, while you can get (+100) on Manny Pacquiao if you fancy the incredible upset.

Manny Pacquiao vs Josh Taylor news

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