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Josh Warrington vs Shakur Stevenson preview
When is Warrington vs Stevenson?
Josh Warrington could face the challenge of Shakur Stevenson in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Warrington vs Stevenson stats
Josh Warrington would step into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Shakur Stevenson would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws, with 9 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Stevenson would have a large advantage in power over Warrington, boosting at 47% knock out percentage over Warrington's 26%.
Josh Warrington is the older man by 7 years, at 32 years old.
Both Josh Warrington & Shakur Stevenson fight out of an orthodox stance.
Warrington is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 7 years and 5 months earlier than Stevenson, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 134 more professional rounds, 261 to Stevenson's 127.
Josh Warrington goes into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 7 by the RING at featherweight.
Warrington vs Stevenson form
Josh Warrington has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Luis Alberto Lopez on 10th December 2022 by majority decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Kiko Martinez on 26th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Mauricio Lara on 4th September 2021 by technical draw in their 1 round contest at Emerald Headingley Stadium, Leeds.
Before that, he had been beaten by Mauricio Lara on 13th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
He had won against Sofiane Takoucht on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Stevenson remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Robson Conceicao on 23rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Featherweight and WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Oscar Valdez 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.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jamel Herring on 23rd October 2021 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Georgia.
Before that, he had won against Jeremia Nakathila on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Toka Kahn Clary on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
In terms of recent activity, Shakur Stevenson has been fighting more than Josh Warrington.
Josh Warrington last fought 3 months and 18 days ago, while Shakur Stevenson's last outing was 6 months and 5 days ago.
Warrington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
Stevenson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 rounds on average.
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