Current rankings @ Welterweight
Yordenis Ugas vs Radzhab Butaev preview
When is Ugas vs Butaev?
Yordenis Ugas could take on Radzhab Butaev in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested 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 Butaev 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.
Radzhab Butaev would make his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Butaev would have a massive power advantage over Ugas, boosting at 79% knock out percentage over Ugas' 44%.
Yordenis Ugas is the older man by 7 years, at 36 years old.
Butaev has a height advantage of 1 inch over Ugas. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Yordenis Ugas & Radzhab Butaev fight out of an orthodox stance.
Ugas is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years and 8 months earlier than Butaev, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 140 more professional rounds, 218 to Butaev's 78.
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.
Radzhab Butaev is currently ranked number 3 by the WBA and 9 by the RING in the 147lb division.
Ugas vs Butaev 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 beat 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 won against Abel Ramos on 6th September 2020 by split decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California.
Before that, he had beat Mike Dallas Jr on 1st February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Mississippi.
He had defeated Omar Figueroa Jr on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Butaev has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Eimantas Stanionis on 16th April 2022 by split decision in their WBA World Welterweight and WBA Super World Welterweight eliminator fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Jamal James on 30th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Alexander Besputin on 30th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Before that, he had defeated Silverio Ortiz on 3rd May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Pennsylvania, United States.
He had beat Lanardo Tyner on 8th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Maryland Live Casino, Maryland.
In terms of recent activity, Yordenis Ugas has been fighting more than Radzhab Butaev.
Yordenis Ugas last fought 11 months and 15 days ago, while Radzhab Butaev's last outing was 11 months and 15 days ago.
Ugas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 11 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.
Butaev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
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