Early 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Super Lightweight
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37-4-0

The tape

32
Age
34
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
69.7" / 177 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

UD 12SD 12UD 12KO 1MD 12
Form
UD 12UD 10TKO 11TKO 2TKO 1
19
Wins
37
13
By KO
28
68
KO%
76
1
Losses
4
0
Stopped
2
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2009
127
Pro rounds
192

Current rankings @ Super Lightweight

1
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
5
IBF
-

Josh Taylor vs Jose Zepeda preview


When is Taylor vs Zepeda?

Josh Taylor could fight Jose Zepeda in Early 2024 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).

Taylor vs Zepeda 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.

Jose Zepeda would make his way to the ring with a record of 37 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 28 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Zepeda would have a slight advantage in power over Taylor, with a 76% knock out percentage over Taylor's 68%.

Josh Taylor is the younger man by 2 years, at 32 years old.

Taylor has a height advantage of 2 inches over Zepeda. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.

Both Josh Taylor & Jose Zepeda fight out of a southpaw stance.

Taylor is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 21 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 6 months later than Zepeda, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 65 less professional rounds, 127 to Zepeda's 192.

Josh Taylor goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the IBF and 1 by the RING at super lightweight.

Taylor vs Zepeda 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 defeated 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 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.

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.

Zepeda has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Richardson Hitchins on 23rd September 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Caribe Royale Orlando, Orlando, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Neeraj Goyat on 25th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Domo Alcalde, Guadalajara, Mexico.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Regis Prograis on 26th November 2022 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.

Before that, he had won against Francisco Javier Perez on 19th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Gimnasio Municipal "Jose Neri Santos", Chihuahua, Mexico.

He had defeated Josue Vargas on 30th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Jose Zepeda has been fighting more than Josh Taylor.

Josh Taylor last fought 7 months and 18 days ago, while Jose Zepeda's last outing was 4 months and 5 days ago.

Taylor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

Zepeda's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.

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