Saunders vs Jacobs Info
Billy Joe Saunders could take on Daniel Jacobs in Late 2020 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).
The contest would be for the WBO middleweight championship of the world.
Saunders vs Jacobs stats
Billy Joe Saunders would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 29 wins and zero loses, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Daniel Jacobs would make his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins and 3 loses, with 30 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Jacobs would have a massive power advantage over Saunders, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Saunders' 48%.
Billy Joe Saunders is the younger man by 3 years, at 30 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, who’s first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 28 more professional rounds, 202 to Jacobs' 174.
Saunders vs Jacobs form
Saunders remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated 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.
Previous to that, he had defeated Shefat Isufi on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Lamex Stadium, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Charles Adamu on 22nd December 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had won against David Lemieux on 16th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
He had beat Willie Monroe Jr on 16th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Jacobs has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he defeated Julio Cesar Chavez Jr on 20th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Saul ‘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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had won against Maciej Sulecki on 28th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
He had defeated Luis Arias on 11th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Nassau Coliseum, New York.
In terms of recent activity, Daniel Jacobs has been fighting more than Billy Joe Saunders.
Billy Joe Saunders last fought 9 months and 2 days ago, while Daniel Jacobs' last outing was 7 months and 22 days ago.
Saunders' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
Jacobs' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.