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Yordenis Ugas vs Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis preview
When is Ugas vs Ennis?
Yordenis Ugas could face the challenge of Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis 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 Ennis 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.
Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 30 wins and 0 draws, with 27 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Ennis would have a massive power advantage over Ugas, boosting at 90% knock out percentage over Ugas' 44%.
Yordenis Ugas is the older man by 11 years, at 36 years old.
Ennis has a height advantage of 1 inch over Ugas. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Yordenis Ugas & Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis fight out of an orthodox stance.
Ugas is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years and 9 months earlier than Ennis, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 127 more professional rounds, 218 to Ennis' 91.
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.
Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis is currently ranked number 3 by the RING in the 147lb division.
Ugas vs Ennis 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.
Ennis remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Karen Chukhadzhyan on 7th January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Capital One Arena, Washington, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Custio Clayton on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Thomas Dulorme on 30th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada.
Before that, he had beat Sergey Lipinets on 10th April 2021 by knockout in the 6th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had beat Chris Van Heerden on 19th December 2020 by technical decision in their 1 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
In terms of recent activity, Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis has been fighting more than Yordenis Ugas.
Yordenis Ugas last fought 11 months and 11 days ago, while Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis' last outing was 2 months and 20 days ago.
Ugas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 7 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.
Ennis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.
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