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When is Taylor vs Ergashev?
Josh Taylor could face Shohjahon Ergashev in Autumn/Fall 2022 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Taylor vs Ergashev 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.
Shohjahon Ergashev would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 23 wins and 0 draws, with 20 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Ergashev would have advantage in power over Taylor, with a 87% knock out percentage over Taylor's 68%.
Josh Taylor is the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Ergashev has 1-inch reach advantage.
Josh Taylor fights out of the southpaw stance, while Shohjahon Ergashev is an orthodox fighter.
Taylor's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Ergashev's, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 months earlier than Ergashev, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 47 more professional rounds, 115 to Ergashev's 68.
Shohjahon Ergashev is currently ranked number 10 by the WBA, 12 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 8 by the RING in the 140lb division.
Taylor vs Ergashev form
Taylor remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 won against 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 beat Ivan Baranchyk on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.
Taylor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
Ergashev's last 4 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
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