Selby vs Fortuna Info
Lee Selby could face Javier Fortuna in Late 2020 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).
The contest would be for the WBC lightweight championship of the world.
Selby vs Fortuna stats
Lee Selby would step into the ring with a record of 28 wins and 2 loses, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Javier Fortuna would make his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 24 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Fortuna would have a massive power advantage over Selby, boosting at 69% knock out percentage over Selby's 32%.
Lee Selby is the older man by 2 years, at 33 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 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 8 months earlier than Fortuna, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 48 more professional rounds, 243 to Fortuna's 195.
Lee Selby goes into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 4 by the IBF in the 135lb division.
Javier Fortuna is currently ranked number 1 by the WBC and 7 by the RING in the 135lb division.
Selby vs Fortuna form
Lee Selby has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Ricky Burns on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Omar Douglas on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Josh Warrington on 19th May 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Elland Road Stadium, Leeds.
Before that, he had won against Eduardo Ramirez on 9th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.
He had beat Jonathan Victor Barros on 15th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Fortuna has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Sharif Bogere on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Adrian Granados on 16th June 2018 by unanimous decision at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
Before that, he had lost to Robert Easter Jr on 20th January 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
He had won against Omar Douglas on 12th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia.
In terms of recent activity, Lee Selby has been fighting more than Javier Fortuna.
Lee Selby last fought 11 months and 1 day ago, while Javier Fortuna's last outing was 10 months and 25 days ago.
Selby's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 3 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.
Fortuna's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 11 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.