Autumn/Fall 2022
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Welterweight
19-0-0
21-0-0

The tape

31
Age
25
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
69.7" / 177 cm
Reach
N/A
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

SD 12UD 12KO 1MD 12UD 12
Form
KO 2KO 4UD 10TKO 1UD 10
19
Wins
21
13
By KO
14
68
KO%
67
0
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2016
115
Pro rounds
84

Current rankings @ Welterweight

-
The Ring
9
-
WBA
4
-
WBC
5
-
WBO
4
-
IBF
5

Josh Taylor vs Conor Benn preview

When is Taylor vs Benn?

Josh Taylor could square off against Conor Benn in Autumn/Fall 2022 in the United Kingdom.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

Taylor vs Benn stats

Josh Taylor would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Conor Benn would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Taylor would have a slight advantage in power over Benn, with a 68% knock out percentage over Benn's 67%.

Josh Taylor is the older man by 6 years, at 31 years old.

Taylor has a height advantage of 2 inches over Benn.

Josh Taylor fights out of the southpaw stance, while Conor Benn is an orthodox fighter.

Taylor's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Benn's, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 8 months earlier than Benn, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 31 more professional rounds, 115 to Benn's 84.

Conor Benn is currently ranked number 4 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO, 5 by the IBF and 9 by the RING in the 147lb division.

Taylor vs Benn form

Taylor remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Jack Catterall on 26th February 2022 by split decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight, WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Jose Carlos Ramirez on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight, WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Apinan Kongsong on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Super World Super Lightweight and IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had defeated Regis Prograis on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London.

He had won against Ivan Baranchyk on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

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

In his last fight, he defeated Chris Van Heerden on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Chris Algieri on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside.

Going into that contest, he had beat Adrian Granados on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Headingley Rugby League Stadium, Yorkshire.

Before that, he had won against Samuel Vargas on 10th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

He had beat Sebastian Formella on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Conor Benn has been fighting more than Josh Taylor.

Josh Taylor last fought 4 months ago, while Conor Benn's last outing was 2 months and 10 days ago.

Taylor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

Benn's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Taylor vs Benn?

Conor Benn is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Josh Taylor if you fancy the incredible upset.

Josh Taylor vs Conor Benn news

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