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Regis Prograis vs Arnold Barboza Jr preview
When is Prograis vs Barboza?
Regis Prograis could face the challenge of Arnold Barboza Jr in Spring 2024 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).
Prograis vs Barboza stats
Regis Prograis would step into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Arnold Barboza Jr would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 28 wins and 0 draws, with 10 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Prograis would have a massive power advantage over Barboza Jr, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Barboza Jr's 36%.
Regis Prograis is the older man by 3 years, at 34 years old.
Barboza Jr has a height advantage of 1 inch over Prograis. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Regis Prograis & Arnold Barboza Jr fight out of an orthodox stance.
Prograis is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 1 month earlier than Barboza Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 34 less professional rounds, 136 to Barboza Jr's 170.
Regis Prograis goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at super lightweight.
Arnold Barboza Jr is currently ranked number 4 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 14 by the IBF and 5 by the RING in the 140lb division.
Prograis vs Barboza form
Regis Prograis has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Jose Zepeda on 26th November 2022 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Tyrone McKenna on 19th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ivan Redkach on 17th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, United States.
Before that, he had beat Juan Heraldez on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas.
He had been beaten by Josh Taylor 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, United Kingdom.
Barboza Jr remains undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight, he defeated Jose Pedraza on 3rd February 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Desert Diamond Arena, Glendale, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Danielito Zorrilla on 15th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, California.
Going into that contest, he had won against Antonio Moran on 14th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Oklahoma.
Before that, he had defeated Alex Saucedo on 17th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
He had beat Tony Luis on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
In terms of recent activity, Arnold Barboza Jr has been fighting more than Regis Prograis.
Regis Prograis last fought 6 months and 1 day ago, while Arnold Barboza Jr's last outing was 3 months and 24 days ago.
Prograis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Barboza Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.
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