Spring 2022
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest
@ Welterweight
27-4-0
18-0-0

Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Welterweight

The tape

35
Age
30
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
69.7" / 177 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

UD 12SD 12TKO 7UD 12SD 12
Form
UD 12KO 1MD 12UD 12TKO 7
27
Wins
18
12
By KO
13
44
KO%
72
4
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2015
208
Pro rounds
103

Current rankings @ Welterweight

3
The Ring
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WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
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IBF
-

Yordenis Ugas vs Josh Taylor preview

When is Ugas vs Taylor?

Yordenis Ugas could square off against Josh Taylor in Spring 2022 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 Taylor stats

Yordenis Ugas would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Josh Taylor would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws, with 13 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Taylor would have a large advantage in power over Ugas, boosting at 72% knock out percentage over Ugas' 44%.

Yordenis Ugas is the older man by 5 years, at 35 years old.

Taylor has a height advantage of 1 inch over Ugas. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Yordenis Ugas fights out of the orthodox stance, while Josh Taylor is a southpaw.

Ugas is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years earlier than Taylor, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 105 more professional rounds, 208 to Taylor's 103.

Yordenis Ugas goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the RING at welterweight.

Ugas vs Taylor form

Ugas has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Abel Ramos on 6th September 2020 by split decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California.

Going into that contest, he had beat Mike Dallas Jr on 1st February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Mississippi.

Before that, he had defeated Omar Figueroa Jr on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Shawn Porter on 9th March 2019 by split decision in their WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Taylor remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against 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.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, he had defeated 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.

Before that, he had beat Ivan Baranchyk on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

Hehad won against Ryan Martin on 3rd November 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Yordenis Ugas has been fighting more than Josh Taylor.

Yordenis Ugas last fought 2 months and 3 days ago, while Josh Taylor's last outing was 5 months and 2 days ago.

Ugas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11 rounds on average.

Taylor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Ugas vs Taylor?

Josh Taylor is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Yordenis Ugas if you fancy the incredible upset.

Yordenis Ugas vs Josh Taylor news

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