VS
Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Super Lightweight
19-2-0
23-0-0

Belts on The Line

WBC Interim World Super Lightweight

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 12UD 12SD 12UD 12KO 1
Form
SD 12UD 8SD 12UD 10UD 12
19
Wins
23
13
By KO
10
68
KO%
43
2
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2015
139
Pro rounds
164

Current rankings @ Super Lightweight

7
The Ring
5
-
WBA
-
6
WBC
9
6
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 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, 2 losses, and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Alberto Puello would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 23 wins and 0 draws, with 10 of those by knockout.

The stats suggest Taylor would have a large advantage in power over Puello, boasting a 68% knockout percentage compared to Puello's 43%.

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 a 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Josh Taylor and Alberto Puello fight out of a southpaw stance.

Taylor is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 months later than Puello, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 25 fewer professional rounds, totaling 139 compared to Puello's 164.

Josh Taylor goes into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO, and 7 by The Ring at super lightweight.

Alberto Puello is currently ranked number 9 by the WBC, and 5 by The Ring in the 140lb division.

Taylor vs Puello form

Taylor has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Jack Catterall on May 25, 2024, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Teofimo Lopez on June 10, 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against Jack Catterall on February 26, 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.

Before that, he had beaten Jose Carlos Ramirez on May 22, 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.

He had defeated Apinan Kongsong on September 26, 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.

Puello remains undefeated as a professional.

In his last fight, he won against Gary Antuanne Russell on June 15, 2024, by split decision in their WBC Interim World Super Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Ector Madera on December 16, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Armory, Minneapolis.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Batyr Akhmedov on August 20, 2022, by split decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood.

Before that, he had beaten Ve Shawn Owens on December 18, 2021, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Armory, Minneapolis.

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

Activity check

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

Josh Taylor last fought 4 months and 6 days ago, while Alberto Puello's last outing was 3 months and 16 days ago.

Taylor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 5 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 9 months and 20 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, 2 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.8 rounds on average.

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