Current rankings @ Welterweight
Yordenis Ugas vs Conor Benn preview
When is Ugas vs Benn?
Yordenis Ugas could face the challenge of Conor Benn in Autumn/Fall 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 Benn 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.
Conor Benn would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Benn 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 10 years, at 36 years old.
Ugas has a height advantage of 1 inch over Benn. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Yordenis Ugas & Conor Benn fight out of an orthodox stance.
Ugas is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years and 9 months earlier than Benn, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 134 more professional rounds, 218 to Benn's 84.
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.
Conor Benn is currently ranked number 7 by the WBC and 8 by the RING in the 147lb division.
Ugas vs Benn 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.
Benn remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Chris Van Heerden on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Chris Algieri on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside.
Going into that contest, he had beat Adrian Granados on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Headingley Rugby League Stadium, Yorkshire.
Before that, he had won against Samuel Vargas on 10th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
He had beat Sebastian Formella on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, Conor Benn has been fighting more than Yordenis Ugas.
Yordenis Ugas last fought 11 months and 17 days ago, while Conor Benn's last outing was 11 months and 17 days ago.
Ugas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
Benn's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
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