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Regis Prograis vs Richardson Hitchins preview
When is Prograis vs Hitchins?
Regis Prograis could take on Richardson Hitchins in Late 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Prograis vs Hitchins 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.
Richardson Hitchins would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 0 draws, with 7 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Prograis would have a massive power advantage over Hitchins, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Hitchins' 44%.
Regis Prograis is the older man by 9 years, at 34 years old.
Hitchins has a height advantage of 2 inches over Prograis. This also extends to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Both Regis Prograis & Richardson Hitchins fight out of an orthodox stance.
Prograis is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 years and 11 months earlier than Hitchins, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 42 more professional rounds, 136 to Hitchins' 94.
Regis Prograis goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at super lightweight.
Richardson Hitchins is currently ranked number 12 by the WBO and 13 by the IBF in the 140lb division.
Prograis vs Hitchins form
Regis Prograis has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 beat Ivan Redkach on 17th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, United States.
Before that, he had won against 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.
Hitchins remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat John Bauza on 4th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Yomar Alamo on 12th November 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Angel Sarinana Rodriguez on 23rd May 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
Before that, he had won against Malik Hawkins on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Armory, Minnesota.
He had defeated Argenis Mendez on 12th December 2020 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
In terms of recent activity, Richardson Hitchins has been fighting more than Regis Prograis.
Regis Prograis last fought 4 months and 5 days ago, while Richardson Hitchins' last outing was 1 month and 27 days ago.
Prograis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Hitchins' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
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