Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Welterweight
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19-0-0

The tape

44
Age
32
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

NCUD 12SD 12UD 12TKO 7
Form
SD 12UD 12KO 1MD 12UD 12
62
Wins
19
39
By KO
13
63
KO%
68
8
Losses
0
3
Stopped
0
2
Draws
0
1995
Debut
2015
504
Pro rounds
115

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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Manny Pacquiao vs Josh Taylor preview

When is Pacquiao vs Taylor?

Manny Pacquiao could take on Josh Taylor in Autumn/Fall 2023 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 19 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 68% knock out percentage over Pacquiao's 63%.

Manny Pacquiao is the older man by 12 years, at 44 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 53 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 389 more professional rounds, 504 to Taylor's 115.

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 DK Yoo on 11th December 2022 by in the 6th round at Korea International Exhibition Center, Goyang, South Korea.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

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

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.

Taylor remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Jack Catterall on 26th February 2022 by split decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight, WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had 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.

Going into that contest, he had defeated 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.

Before that, he had won against 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.

He had defeated Ivan Baranchyk on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight 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 1 month and 18 days ago, while Josh Taylor's last outing was 11 months and 3 days ago.

Pacquiao's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

Taylor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Pacquiao vs Taylor?

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