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When is Ryder vs Benavidez?
John Ryder could potentially square off against David Benavidez in Late 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Ryder vs Benavidez stats
John Ryder would step into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
David Benavidez would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 27 wins and 0 draws, with 23 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Benavidez would have a large advantage in power over Ryder, boosting at 85% knock out percentage over Ryder's 56%.
John Ryder is the older man by 9 years, at 35 years old.
Benavidez has a height advantage of 4 inches over Ryder. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
John Ryder fights out of the southpaw stance, while David Benavidez is an orthodox fighter.
Ryder is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years and 11 months earlier than Benavidez, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 115 more professional rounds, 245 to Benavidez's 130.
John Ryder goes into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBC, 10 by the WBO, 10 by the IBF and 5 by the RING at super middleweight.
David Benavidez is currently ranked number 1 by the RING in the 168lb division.
Ryder vs Benavidez form
Ryder has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Canelo Alvarez on 6th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, WBC World Super Middleweight and WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Estadio Akron, Zapopan, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had defeated Zach Parker on 26th November 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBO Interim World Super Middleweight championship fight at The o2, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Daniel Jacobs on 12th February 2022 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Alexandra Palace, London.
Before that, he had won against Mike Guy on 18th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
He had been beaten by Callum Smith on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Benavidez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Caleb Plant on 25th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat David Lemieux on 21st May 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC Interim World Super Middleweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Kyrone Davis on 13th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Footprint Center, Arizona.
Before that, he had won against Ronald Ellis on 13th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had defeated Roamer Alexis Angulo on 15th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut.
In terms of recent activity, David Benavidez has been fighting more than John Ryder.
John Ryder last fought 7 months and 22 days ago, while David Benavidez's last outing was 9 months and 3 days ago.
Ryder's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.
Benavidez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
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