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When is Selby vs Fortuna?
Lee Selby could face Javier Fortuna in Early 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Selby vs Fortuna stats
Lee Selby would step into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Javier Fortuna would make his way to the ring with a record of 37 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 26 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Fortuna would have a massive power advantage over Selby, boosting at 70% knock out percentage over Selby's 32%.
Lee Selby is the older man by 2 years, at 36 years old.
Selby has a height advantage of 3 inches over Fortuna. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Lee Selby fights out of the orthodox stance, while Javier Fortuna is a southpaw.
Selby's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Fortuna's, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 8 months earlier than Fortuna, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 40 more professional rounds, 260 to Fortuna's 220.
Selby vs Fortuna form
Lee Selby has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Gustavo Daniel Lemos on 26th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Estadio Luna Park, Distrito Federal, Argentina.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by George Kambosos on 31st October 2020 by split decision in their IBF World Lightweight eliminator fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ricky Burns on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Omar Douglas on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London.
He had lost to Josh Warrington on 19th May 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Elland Road Stadium, Leeds.
Fortuna has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Ryan Garcia on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 6th round at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz on 9th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Lightweight championship fight at Banc of California Stadium, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Antonio Lozada Jr on 21st November 2020 by knockout in the 6th round at Staples Center, LA.
Before that, he had defeated Jesus Andres Cuellar on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.
He had won against Sharif Bogere on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
In terms of recent activity, Javier Fortuna has been fighting more than Lee Selby.
Lee Selby last fought 1 year, 10 months and 2 days ago, while Javier Fortuna's last outing was 1 year, 6 months and 12 days ago.
Selby's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
Fortuna's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Selby vs Fortuna?
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