Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

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

Belts on The Line

The Ring Junior Welterweight
WBO World Junior Welterweight

The tape

31
Age
29
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
69.7" / 177 cm
Reach
N/A
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

SD 12UD 12KO 1MD 12UD 12
Form
UD 10TKO 9TKO 10SD 12UD 12
19
Wins
23
13
By KO
13
68
KO%
57
0
Losses
2
0
Stopped
1
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2015
115
Pro rounds
145

Current rankings @ Super Lightweight

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The Ring
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WBA
5
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WBC
-
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WBO
13
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IBF
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Josh Taylor vs Lewis Ritson preview

When is Taylor vs Ritson?

Josh Taylor could take on Lewis Ritson 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 Ritson 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.

Lewis Ritson would make his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Taylor would have advantage in power over Ritson, with a 68% knock out percentage over Ritson's 57%.

Josh Taylor is the older man by 2 years, at 31 years old.

Josh Taylor fights out of the southpaw stance, while Lewis Ritson is an orthodox fighter.

Taylor is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 months later than Ritson, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 30 less professional rounds, 115 to Ritson's 145.

Lewis Ritson is currently ranked number 5 by the WBA and 13 by the WBO in the 140lb division.

Taylor vs Ritson 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.

Ritson has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he won against Dejan Zlaticanin on 25th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Christian Uruzquieta on 18th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Rainton Meadows Arena, Tyne and Wear.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jeremias Ponce on 12th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Eagles Community Arena, Tyne and Wear.

Before that, he had defeated Miguel Vazquez on 17th October 2020 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear.

He had beat Robbie Davies Jnr on 19th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Lewis Ritson has been fighting more than Josh Taylor.

Josh Taylor last fought 9 months and 13 days ago, while Lewis Ritson's last outing was 8 months and 14 days ago.

Taylor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 21 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.

Ritson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Taylor vs Ritson?

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