Summer 2022
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Featherweight
31-1-1
18-3-0

Belts on The Line

IBF World Featherweight

The tape

31
Age
28
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
N/A
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 7TD 1TKO 9TKO 2MD 12
Form
TKO 12UD 12TKO 6UD 12TKO 7
31
Wins
18
8
By KO
3
26
KO%
17
1
Losses
3
1
Stopped
1
1
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2013
249
Pro rounds
178

Current rankings @ Featherweight

5
The Ring
-
-
WBA
12
-
WBC
12
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Josh Warrington vs Can Xu preview

When is Warrington vs Xu?

Josh Warrington could fight Can Xu in Summer 2022 in the United Kingdom.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).

Warrington vs Xu stats

Josh Warrington would step into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Can Xu would make his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Warrington would have a slight advantage in power over Xu, with a 26% knock out percentage over Xu's 17%.

Josh Warrington is the older man by 3 years, at 31 years old.

Xu has a height advantage of 2 inches over Warrington.

Both Josh Warrington & Can Xu fight out of an orthodox stance.

Warrington is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 years earlier than Xu, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 71 more professional rounds, 249 to Xu's 178.

Josh Warrington goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the RING at featherweight.

Can Xu is currently ranked number 12 by the WBA and 12 by the WBC in the 126lb division.

Warrington vs Xu form

Warrington has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he won against 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, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had drawn with Mauricio Lara on 4th September 2021 by technical draw in their 1 round contest at Emerald Headingley Stadium, Leeds.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Mauricio Lara on 13th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Before that, 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.

He had beat Kid Galahad on 15th June 2019 by majority decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.

Xu has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Leigh Wood on 31st July 2021 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Manny Robles III on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Shun Kubo on 26th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Fuzhou, China.

Before that, he had defeated Jesus M Rojas on 26th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Texas, United States.

He had beat Jelbirt Gomera on 27th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Qingdao Guosen Gymnasium, Qingdao, China.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Josh Warrington has been fighting more than Can Xu.

Josh Warrington last fought 4 months and 18 days ago, while Can Xu's last outing was 1 year and 13 days ago.

Warrington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.2 rounds on average.

Xu's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Warrington vs Xu?

Can Xu is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Josh Warrington if you fancy the incredible upset.

Josh Warrington vs Can Xu news

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