Current rankings @ Welterweight
Yordenis Ugas vs Mario Barrios preview
When is Ugas vs Barrios?
Yordenis Ugas could square off against Mario Barrios in July 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Ugas vs Barrios stats
Yordenis Ugas would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mario Barrios would make his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Barrios would have a large advantage in power over Ugas, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Ugas' 44%.
Yordenis Ugas is the older man by 9 years, at 36 years old.
Barrios has a height advantage of 1 inch over Ugas. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Yordenis Ugas & Mario Barrios fight out of an orthodox stance.
Ugas is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 years and 4 months earlier than Barrios, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 56 more professional rounds, 218 to Barrios' 162.
Yordenis Ugas goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 4 by the RING at welterweight.
Mario Barrios is currently ranked number 5 by the WBC in the 147lb division.
Ugas vs Barrios form
Ugas has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he lost to Errol Spence Jr on 16th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA Super World Welterweight, WBC World Welterweight and IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Manny Pacquiao on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Abel Ramos on 6th September 2020 by split decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California.
Before that, he had defeated Mike Dallas Jr on 1st February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Mississippi.
He had won against Omar Figueroa Jr on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Barrios has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Jovanie Santiago on 11th February 2023 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Keith Thurman on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight eliminator fight at Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Atlanta.
Before that, he had defeated Ryan Karl on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas.
He had beat Batyr Akhmedov on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
In terms of recent activity, Mario Barrios has been fighting more than Yordenis Ugas.
Yordenis Ugas last fought 11 months and 14 days ago, while Mario Barrios' last outing was 1 month and 19 days ago.
Ugas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
Barrios' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
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