Current rankings @ Flyweight
When is Selby vs Barnes?
Andrew Selby could take on Paddy Barnes in Summer 2021 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
Selby vs Barnes stats
Andrew Selby would step into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Paddy Barnes would make his way to the ring with a record of 6 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Selby would have a massive power advantage over Barnes, boosting at 54% knock out percentage over Barnes' 17%.
Andrew Selby is the younger man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Selby has a height advantage of 2 inches over Barnes.
Both Andrew Selby & Paddy Barnes fight out of an orthodox stance.
Selby is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year earlier than Barnes, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 40 more professional rounds, 92 to Barnes' 52.
Selby vs Barnes form
Andrew Selby has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Julio Cesar Martinez on 23rd March 2019 by knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Centro de Espectáculos del Recinto Ferial, Metepec, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had beat Maximino Flores on 7th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight eliminator fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Cristofer Rosales on 26th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff.
Before that, he had beat Cristofer Rosales on 26th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Motorpoint Arena, Wales.
He had defeated Ardin Diale on 4th February 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Olympia, Kensington.
Barnes has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Jay Harris on 11th October 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Ulster Hall, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Oscar Mojica on 17th March 2019 by split decision in their 6 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Cristofer Rosales on 18th August 2018 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Windsor Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had won against Eliecer Quezada on 18th November 2017 by knockout in the 6th round at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland.
He had defeated Juan Hinostroza on 6th October 2017 by points in the 6th round at Meadowbank Sports Centre, Scotland.
In terms of recent activity, Paddy Barnes has been fighting more than Andrew Selby.
Andrew Selby last fought 2 years and 1 month ago, while Paddy Barnes' last outing was 1 year, 6 months and 12 days ago.
Selby's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
Barnes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Selby vs Barnes?
Paddy Barnes is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on Andrew Selby if you fancy the incredible upset.