in the United Kingdom
Current rankings @ Super Lightweight
When is Taylor vs Puello?
Josh Taylor could face the challenge of Alberto Puello in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would take place 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 Puello stats
Josh Taylor would step into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alberto Puello would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 10 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Taylor would have advantage in power over Puello, with a 68% knock out percentage over Puello's 48%.
Josh Taylor is the older man by 3 years, at 32 years old.
Taylor has a height advantage of 1 inch over Puello. Despite this, Puello has 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Josh Taylor & Alberto Puello fight out of a southpaw stance.
Taylor is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 months later than Puello, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 17 less professional rounds, 127 to Puello's 144.
Josh Taylor goes into the fight ranked number 8 by the IBF and 1 by the RING at super lightweight.
Taylor vs Puello form
Taylor has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he lost to Teofimo Lopez on 10th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had defeated 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.
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.
Puello remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Batyr Akhmedov on 20th August 2022 by split decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ve Shawn Owens on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Armory, Minneapolis.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jesus Antonio Rubio on 21st July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Pabellon de Boleibol, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Before that, he had won against Cristian Rafael Coria on 17th December 2020 by knockout in the 6th round at Hotel Catalonia Malecon Center, Santo Domingo.
He had beat Jonathan Alonso on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Coliseo Carlos 'Teo' Cruz, Santo Domingo.
In terms of recent activity, Josh Taylor has been fighting more than Alberto Puello.
Josh Taylor last fought 3 months and 27 days ago, while Alberto Puello's last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 17 days ago.
Taylor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
Puello's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
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