Selby vs Valdez

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  • Selby vs Valdez
  • 28-2-0 28-0-0
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • USA
  • IBF World Featherweight Championship
  • Vacant WBO World Featherweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Featherweight
  • UD 12UD 12SD 12UD 12MD 12 < form UD 12TKO 7UD 12TKO 7TKO 10 <
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  • 33 age 29
  • 5' 9" / 174cm height 5' 5" / 166cm
  • 68.9" / 175cm reach 66.1" / 168cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 28 wins 28
  • 9 by ko 22
  • 32% Ko% 79%
  • 2 Losses 0
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2008 Debut 2012
  • 243 Pro rds 158
  • current rankings @ Featherweight
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Selby vs Valdez Info

Lee Selby could face Oscar Valdez in Late 2020 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).

The contest would be for the unified featherweight championship of the world, with the IBF & WBO belts on the line.

Selby vs Valdez 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.

Oscar Valdez would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 28 wins, with 22 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Valdez would have a massive power advantage over Selby, boosting at 79% knock out percentage over Selby's 32%.

Lee Selby is the older man by 4 years, at 33 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 the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 years and 3 months earlier than Valdez, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 85 more professional rounds, 243 to Valdez's 158.

Selby vs Valdez form

Lee Selby has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 beat Eduardo Ramirez on 9th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.

He had won against Jonathan Victor Barros on 15th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Valdez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Jayson Velez on 21st July 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Adam Lopez on 30th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jason Sanchez on 8th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Nevada.

Before that, he had won against Carmine Tommasone on 2nd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.

He had defeated Scott Quigg on 10th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Lee Selby has been fighting more than Oscar Valdez.

Lee Selby last fought 11 months ago, while Oscar Valdez's last outing was 2 months and 5 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.

Valdez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 4 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

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