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Oscar Valdez vs Emanuel Navarrete preview
When is Valdez vs Navarrete?
Oscar Valdez could square off against Emanuel Navarrete in Summer 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
Valdez vs Navarrete stats
Oscar Valdez would step into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Emanuel Navarrete would make his way to the ring with a record of 37 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 31 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Navarrete would have a slight advantage in power over Valdez, with a 84% knock out percentage over Valdez's 77%.
Oscar Valdez is the older man by 4 years, at 32 years old.
Navarrete has a height advantage of 2 inches over Valdez. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Oscar Valdez & Emanuel Navarrete fight out of an orthodox stance.
Valdez is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 8 months later than Navarrete, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 12 less professional rounds, 192 to Navarrete's 204.
Oscar Valdez goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBO and 1 by the RING at super featherweight.
Valdez vs Navarrete form
Valdez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Shakur Stevenson on 30th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Featherweight, WBO World Junior Lightweight and The Ring Junior Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Robson Conceicao on 10th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at Casino Del Sol, Arizona.
Going into that contest, he had beat Miguel Berchelt on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Before that, he had defeated Jayson Velez on 21st July 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
He had won against Adam Lopez on 30th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Navarrete has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Liam Wilson on 3rd February 2023 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Desert Diamond Arena, Glendale, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Eduardo Baez on 20th August 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Pechanga Arena, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Joet Gonzalez on 15th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Pechanga Arena, California.
Before that, he had won against Christopher Diaz on 24th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Silver Spurs Arena, Kissimmee.
He had beat Ruben Villa on 9th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
In terms of recent activity, Emanuel Navarrete has been fighting more than Oscar Valdez.
Oscar Valdez last fought 11 months and 1 day ago, while Emanuel Navarrete's last outing was 1 month and 28 days ago.
Valdez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
Navarrete's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Valdez vs Navarrete?
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