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Josh Warrington vs Oscar Valdez preview
When is Warrington vs Valdez?
Josh Warrington could face Oscar Valdez 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 Valdez 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.
Oscar Valdez would make his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Valdez would have a massive power advantage over Warrington, boosting at 77% knock out percentage over Warrington's 26%.
Josh Warrington is the same age as Oscar Valdez, at 32 years old.
Warrington has a height advantage of 2 inches over Valdez.
Both Josh Warrington & Oscar Valdez fight out of an orthodox stance.
Warrington is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years earlier than Valdez, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 69 more professional rounds, 261 to Valdez's 192.
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 Valdez 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.
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 beat 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 defeated 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 won against Jayson Velez on 21st July 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
He had defeated Adam Lopez on 30th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada.
In terms of recent activity, Oscar Valdez has been fighting more than Josh Warrington.
Josh Warrington last fought 3 months and 19 days ago, while Oscar Valdez's last outing was 10 months and 27 days ago.
Warrington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 17 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.
Valdez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 27 days, 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.
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