Current rankings @ Lightweight
When is Stevenson vs Zepeda?
Shakur Stevenson could fight William Zepeda in Spring 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Stevenson vs Zepeda stats
Shakur Stevenson would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
William Zepeda would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 27 wins and 0 draws, with 23 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Zepeda would have a massive power advantage over Stevenson, boosting at 85% knock out percentage over Stevenson's 47%.
Shakur Stevenson is the younger man by 1 year, at 25 years old.
Zepeda has a height advantage of 2 inches over Stevenson. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Shakur Stevenson fights out of the orthodox stance, while William Zepeda is a southpaw.
Stevenson is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 5 months later than Zepeda, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 3 more professional rounds, 127 to Zepeda's 124.
Shakur Stevenson goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF at lightweight.
William Zepeda is currently ranked number 3 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO and 6 by the RING in the 135lb division.
Stevenson vs Zepeda form
Stevenson remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat 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.
Before that, he had defeated Jeremia Nakathila on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.
He had won against Toka Kahn Clary on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Zepeda remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz on 29th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Pechanga Arena, San Diego, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Rene Alvarado on 14th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Toyota Arena, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Yerel Siezar on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Plaza Monumental, Baja California, Mexico.
Before that, he had won against John Vincent Moralde on 13th November 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Honda Center, California, United States.
He had beat Hector Tanajara on 9th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Banc of California Stadium, California.
In terms of recent activity, William Zepeda has been fighting more than Shakur Stevenson.
Shakur Stevenson last fought 2 months and 9 days ago, while William Zepeda's last outing was 1 month and 3 days ago.
Stevenson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 rounds on average.
Zepeda's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.
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