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Josh Taylor vs Jeremias Ponce preview
When is Taylor vs Ponce?
Josh Taylor could take on Jeremias Ponce in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Taylor vs Ponce 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.
Jeremias Ponce would make his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 20 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Taylor would have a slight advantage in power over Ponce, with a 68% knock out percentage over Ponce's 67%.
Josh Taylor is the older man by 6 years, at 32 years old.
Ponce has a height advantage of 1 inch over Taylor.
Josh Taylor fights out of the southpaw stance, while Jeremias Ponce is an orthodox fighter.
Taylor is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 7 year and 8 months later than Ponce, whose first professional fight was in . He has fought 40 less professional rounds, 115 to Ponce's 155.
Jeremias Ponce is currently ranked number 10 by the IBF in the 140lb division.
Taylor vs Ponce form
Taylor remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat 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 beat 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 won against 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 beat 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 defeated 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, 10 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
Ponce's last 4 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.5 rounds on average.
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