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Liam Paro vs Shohjahon Ergashev preview
When is Paro vs Ergashev?
Liam Paro could face the challenge of Shohjahon Ergashev in Summer 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
The contest would be a final eliminator for the IBF super lightweight championship of the world.
Paro vs Ergashev stats
Liam Paro would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Shohjahon Ergashev would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 23 wins and 0 draws, with 20 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Ergashev would have a large advantage in power over Paro, boosting at 87% knock out percentage over Paro's 61%.
Liam Paro is the younger man by 5 years, at 26 years old.
Ergashev has a height advantage of 1 inch over Paro. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Liam Paro fights out of the southpaw stance, while Shohjahon Ergashev is an orthodox fighter.
Paro is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 months later than Ergashev, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 49 more professional rounds, 117 to Ergashev's 68.
Liam Paro goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF at super lightweight.
Shohjahon Ergashev is currently ranked number 8 by the WBA, 13 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 8 by the RING in the 140lb division.
Paro vs Ergashev form
Paro remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Brock Jarvis on 15th October 2022 by technical knockout in the 1st round at South Bank Piazza, South Brisbane, Australia.
Previous to that, he had beat Yomar Alamo on 18th December 2021 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Amalie Arena, Tampa, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Terry Tzouramanis on 5th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Eatons Hill Hotel, Queensland, Australia.
Before that, he had beat James Chereji on 7th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The Star, Queensland.
He had defeated Hwang Kil Kim on 8th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Eatons Hill Hotel, Queensland.
Paro's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
Ergashev's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
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