VS
Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Super Lightweight
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The tape

33
Age
29
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
69.7" / 177 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

UD 12SD 12UD 12KO 1MD 12
Form
UD 8SD 12UD 10UD 12KO 6
19
Wins
22
13
By KO
10
68
KO%
45
1
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2015
127
Pro rounds
152

Current rankings @ Super Lightweight

2
The Ring
-
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WBA
3
-
WBC
15
5
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Josh Taylor vs Alberto Puello preview


When is Taylor vs Puello?

Josh Taylor could face the challenge of Alberto Puello in Autumn/Fall 2024 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 22 wins and 0 draws, with 10 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Taylor would have a large advantage in power over Puello, boosting at 68% knock out percentage over Puello's 45%.

Josh Taylor is the older man by 4 years, at 33 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 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 months later than Puello, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 25 less professional rounds, 127 to Puello's 152.

Josh Taylor goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBO and 2 by the RING at super lightweight.

Alberto Puello is currently ranked number 3 by the WBA and 15 by the WBC in the 140lb division.

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 Ector Madera on 16th December 2023 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Armory, Minneapolis, United States.

Previous to that, he had 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat Ve Shawn Owens on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Armory, Minneapolis.

Before that, he had won against Jesus Antonio Rubio on 21st July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Pabellon de Boleibol, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

He had beat Cristian Rafael Coria on 17th December 2020 by knockout in the 6th round at Hotel Catalonia Malecon Center, Santo Domingo.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Alberto Puello has been fighting more than Josh Taylor.

Josh Taylor last fought 1 year, 3 months and 21 days ago, while Alberto Puello's last outing was 9 months and 15 days ago.

Taylor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 26 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 3 years, 9 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

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