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Shakur Stevenson vs Jamaine Ortiz preview
When is Stevenson vs Jamaine Ortiz?
Shakur Stevenson could take on Jamaine Ortiz in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Stevenson vs Jamaine Ortiz stats
Shakur Stevenson would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jamaine Ortiz would make his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest that Stevenson and Ortiz have similar power, both with a 50% knock out percentage.
Shakur Stevenson is the younger man by 2 years, at 25 years old.
Ortiz has a height advantage of 1 inch over Stevenson. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Shakur Stevenson fights out of the southpaw stance, while Jamaine Ortiz is an orthodox fighter.
Stevenson is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 9 months later than Ortiz, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 34 more professional rounds, 133 to Ortiz's 99.
Shakur Stevenson goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 5 by the RING at lightweight.
Jamaine Ortiz is currently ranked number 7 by the WBC in the 135lb division.
Stevenson vs Jamaine Ortiz form
Stevenson remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Shuichiro Yoshino on 8th April 2023 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Lightweight eliminator fight at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Robson Conceicao on 23rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Featherweight and WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark.
Going into that contest, he had beat Oscar Valdez 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 won against Jamel Herring on 23rd October 2021 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Georgia.
He had beat Jeremia Nakathila on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.
Ortiz has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Vasyl Lomachenko on 29th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jamel Herring on 21st May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Resorts World Las Vegas, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had won against Nahir Albright on 18th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Caribe Royale Orlando, Florida.
Before that, he had drawn with Joseph Adorno on 24th April 2021 by majority draw in their 8 round contest at Silver Spurs Arena, Kissimmee.
He had defeated Sulaiman Segawa on 28th November 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Staples Center, Los Angeles.
In terms of recent activity, Shakur Stevenson has been fighting more than Jamaine Ortiz.
Shakur Stevenson last fought 1 month and 27 days ago, while Jamaine Ortiz's last outing was 7 months and 6 days ago.
Stevenson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
Ortiz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Stevenson vs Jamaine Ortiz?
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I see, “easy work,” for Shakur here.