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When is Pulev vs Rivas?
Kubrat Pulev could face Oscar Rivas in Early 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Pulev vs Rivas stats
Kubrat Pulev would step into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Oscar Rivas would make his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Rivas would have advantage in power over Pulev, with a 68% knock out percentage over Pulev's 48%.
Kubrat Pulev is the older man by 6 years, at 42 years old.
Pulev has a height advantage of 4 inches over Rivas. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Kubrat Pulev & Oscar Rivas fight out of an orthodox stance.
Pulev is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 22 days later than Rivas, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 100 more professional rounds, 234 to Rivas' 134.
Pulev vs Rivas form
Pulev has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Derek Chisora on 9th July 2022 by split decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jerry Forrest on 14th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Forum, California, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Anthony Joshua on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Rydell Booker on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Chukchansi Park, California, United States.
He had won against Bogdan Dinu on 23rd March 2019 by knockout in the 7th round at The Hangar, California.
Rivas has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he beat Ryan Rozicki on 22nd October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Olympia Theatre, Quebec, Canada.
Previous to that, he had beat Sylvera Louis on 16th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Hotel Plaza Quebec, Quebec.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Dillian Whyte on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had defeated Bryant Jennings on 18th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 12th round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, United States.
He had won against Fabio Maldonado on 1st December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Centre Videotron, Quebec, Canada.
In terms of recent activity, Kubrat Pulev has been fighting more than Oscar Rivas.
Kubrat Pulev last fought 1 year, 6 months and 19 days ago, while Oscar Rivas' last outing was 2 years, 3 months and 6 days ago.
Pulev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Rivas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
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