New York, United States
Current rankings @ Middleweight
Billy Joe Saunders vs Daniel Jacobs preview
When is Saunders vs Jacobs?
Billy Joe Saunders could take on Daniel Jacobs in Autumn/Fall 2023 in New York.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Saunders vs Jacobs 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.
Daniel Jacobs would make his way to the ring with a record of 37 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 30 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Jacobs would have a massive power advantage over Saunders, boosting at 81% knock out percentage over Saunders' 47%.
Billy Joe Saunders is the younger man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Jacobs has a height advantage of 1 inch over Saunders. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Billy Joe Saunders fights out of the southpaw stance, while Daniel Jacobs is an orthodox fighter.
Saunders is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 2 months later than Jacobs, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 24 more professional rounds, 222 to Jacobs' 198.
Saunders vs Jacobs 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 defeated 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 beat 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 won against 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 beat Charles Adamu on 22nd December 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Jacobs has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to John Ryder on 12th February 2022 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Alexandra Palace, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Gabriel Rosado on 27th November 2020 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr on 20th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.
Before that, he had been beaten by Canelo Alvarez on 4th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 27th October 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Hulu Theater @ MSG, New York.
In terms of recent activity, Billy Joe Saunders has been fighting more than Daniel Jacobs.
Billy Joe Saunders last fought 1 year, 10 months and 13 days ago, while Daniel Jacobs' last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 9 days ago.
Saunders' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 27 days, 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.
Jacobs' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
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