Current rankings @ Super Welterweight
When is Williams vs Lara?
Julian Williams could fight Erislandy Lara in Early 2024 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Williams vs Lara stats
Julian Williams would step into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Erislandy Lara would make his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 3 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Lara would have a slight advantage in power over Williams, with a 59% knock out percentage over Williams' 57%.
Julian Williams is the younger man by 7 years, at 33 years old.
Williams has a height advantage of 2 inches over Lara. Despite this, Lara has 2-inch reach advantage.
Julian Williams fights out of the orthodox stance, while Erislandy Lara is a southpaw.
Williams is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 10 months later than Lara, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 31 less professional rounds, 203 to Lara's 234.
Williams vs Lara form
Julian Williams has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Carlos Adames on 24th June 2023 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBC Interim World Middleweight championship fight at Armory, Minneapolis, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Vladimir Hernandez on 9th October 2021 by split decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Jeison Rosario on 18th January 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBA Super World Super Welterweight and IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.
Before that, he had won against Jarrett Hurd on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Welterweight championship fight at Washington, District of Columbia.
He had beat Nathaniel Gallimore on 7th April 2018 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada.
Lara has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan on 28th May 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Thomas Lamanna on 1st May 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Going into that contest, he had won against Greg Vendetti on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California.
Before that, he had defeated Ramon Alvarez on 31st August 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.
He had drawn with Brian Carlos Castano on 2nd March 2019 by split draw in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
In terms of recent activity, Erislandy Lara has been fighting more than Julian Williams.
Julian Williams last fought 7 months and 4 days ago, while Erislandy Lara's last outing was 1 year and 8 months ago.
Williams' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 2 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Lara's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Williams vs Lara?
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