Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Stevenson vs Villa?
Shakur Stevenson could square off against Ruben Villa in Summer 2022 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Stevenson vs Villa stats
Shakur Stevenson would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ruben Villa would make his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Stevenson would have a large advantage in power over Villa, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Villa's 28%.
Shakur Stevenson is the younger man by 1 year, at 24 years old.
Stevenson has a height advantage of 1 inch over Villa. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Shakur Stevenson fights out of the orthodox stance, while Ruben Villa is a southpaw.
Stevenson is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 8 months later than Villa, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 8 less professional rounds, 115 to Villa's 123.
Stevenson vs Villa form
Stevenson remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against 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, United States.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had defeated Toka Kahn Clary on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
He had won against Felix Caraballo on 9th June 2020 by knockout in the 6th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Ruben Villa has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Emanuel Navarrete on 9th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Alexei Collado on 31st January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Hirsch Coliseum, Louisiana.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jose Enrique Durantes Vivas on 20th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at La Hacienda Event Center, Texas.
Before that, he had won against Luis Alberto Lopez on 10th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Omega Products International, California.
Hehad beat Ruben Cervera on 11th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at StageWorks, Louisiana.
In terms of recent activity, Shakur Stevenson has been fighting more than Ruben Villa.
Shakur Stevenson last fought 24 days ago, while Ruben Villa's last outing was 1 year, 7 months and 15 days ago.
Stevenson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.
Villa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Stevenson vs Villa?
Ruben Villa is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Shakur Stevenson if you fancy the incredible upset.