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Billy Joe Saunders vs Demetrius Andrade preview
When is Saunders vs Andrade?
Billy Joe Saunders could face the challenge of Demetrius Andrade in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Saunders vs Andrade stats
Billy Joe Saunders would step into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Demetrius Andrade would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 32 wins and 0 draws, with 19 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Andrade would have advantage in power over Saunders, with a 59% knock out percentage over Saunders' 47%.
Billy Joe Saunders is the younger man by 2 years, at 33 years old.
Andrade has a height advantage of 2 inches over Saunders. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Billy Joe Saunders & Demetrius Andrade fight out of a southpaw stance.
Saunders' experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Andrade's, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 months later than Andrade, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 22 more professional rounds, 222 to Andrade's 200.
Saunders vs Andrade form
Saunders has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Canelo Alvarez on 8th May 2021 by in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, WBO World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Martin Murray on 4th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Marcelo Esteban Coceres on 9th November 2019 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.
Before that, he had beat Shefat Isufi on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Lamex Stadium, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
He had defeated Charles Adamu on 22nd December 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Andrade remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Demond Nicholson on 7th January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Capital One Arena, Washington, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Jason Quigley on 19th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at SNHU Arena, New Hampshire.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Liam Williams on 17th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.
Before that, he had beat Luke Keeler on 30th January 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Meridian at Island Gardens, Florida.
He had won against Maciej Sulecki on 29th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island.
In terms of recent activity, Demetrius Andrade has been fighting more than Billy Joe Saunders.
Billy Joe Saunders last fought 1 year, 10 months and 14 days ago, while Demetrius Andrade's last outing was 2 months and 15 days ago.
Saunders' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 3 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
Andrade's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Saunders vs Andrade?
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Tickets will be made available when?
First press conference is today, so we’ll know more later.