Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Selby vs Valdez?
Lee Selby could face Oscar Valdez in Early 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Selby vs Valdez 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.
Oscar Valdez would make his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Valdez would have a massive power advantage over Selby, boosting at 74% knock out percentage over Selby's 32%.
Lee Selby is the older man by 4 years, at 36 years old.
Selby has a height advantage of 4 inches over Valdez. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Lee Selby & Oscar Valdez fight out of an orthodox stance.
Selby is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 years and 3 months earlier than Valdez, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 46 more professional rounds, 260 to Valdez's 214.
Selby vs Valdez 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 defeated Ricky Burns on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had beat 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.
Valdez has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Emanuel Navarrete on 12th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Desert Diamond Arena, Glendale, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Adam Lopez on 20th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Shakur Stevenson on 30th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Featherweight, WBO World Junior Lightweight and The Ring Junior Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Robson Conceicao on 10th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at Casino Del Sol, Arizona.
He had defeated Miguel Berchelt on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
In terms of recent activity, Oscar Valdez has been fighting more than Lee Selby.
Lee Selby last fought 1 year, 10 months and 2 days ago, while Oscar Valdez's last outing was 5 months and 16 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.
Valdez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 rounds on average.
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