Jai Opetaia Record & Stats

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Jun 30, 1995
Aug 1, 2015
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17 (77.3%)
188 cm
193 cm
Ape Index
5 cm
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      Jai Opetaia is a 28-year old Australian professional boxer. He was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on June 30, 1995. Opetaia made his professional boxing debut at the age of 20, on August 1, 2015. He is a cruiserweight world champion.

      Jai Opetaia Record

      Six years and 11 months into his professional boxing career, Jai Opetaia has fought 22 times with 22 wins and no losses. As of September 2023, Opetaia's boxing record stands at 22-0 (17 KO wins).

      Following is a tabular list of Opetaia's fights. For a list with more details — like opponent record, opponent stats, including videos, and his next fight — refer to "All of Jai Opetaia's fights".

      Total Fights22
      KO Wins17
      Total Title Wins3
      Title Defenses1
      Title-Fight KO Wins2
      Losses via KO0
      23Sep 30, 202328Jordan ThompsonNA *NA
      22Jul 2, 202227Mairis BriedisWin *UD
      21Dec 4, 202126Daniel RussellWinTKO3
      20Oct 22, 202025Benjamin KelleherWin *TKO6
      19Nov 16, 201924Mark FlanaganWin *TKO8
      18Jul 27, 201924Nikolas CharalampousWinUD
      17May 15, 201923Navosa IoataWinTKO8
      16Jun 29, 201822Kurtis PegoraroWinKO2
      15Apr 7, 201822Lukas PaszkowskyWinTKO2
      14Jan 17, 201822Benjamin KelleherWinTKO3
      13Oct 21, 201722Frankie LopezWinTKO1
      12Jul 15, 201722Daniel AmmannWinTKO9
      11May 12, 201721Moses HaveaWinTKO2
      10Apr 8, 201721Kyle BrumbyWinTKO2
      9Feb 10, 201721Togasilimai LetoaWinTKO2
      8Dec 23, 201621Isileli FaWinTKO3
      7Dec 9, 201621Peter BrennanWinKO1
      6Oct 14, 201621Uria AfamasagaWinTKO2
      5Jul 22, 201621Sefo FalekaonoWinKO6
      4Apr 23, 201620Orlando VazquezWinPTS
      3Nov 28, 201520Randall RaymentWinUD
      2Aug 14, 201520Rob ManualWinTKO1
      1Aug 1, 201520Isileli FaWinUD

      * World-title fight

      World Titles

      Opetaia is a cruiserweight world champion. He has held three world titles at the cruiserweight weight division, all three of which were lineal championship wins.

      Weight DivisionWorld Titles Held
      CruiserweightIBF 2x, The Ring


      Jai Opetaia is 188 cm tall (6' 2.02") with a reach of 193 cm (6' 3.98"). He fights out of the southpaw stance and presents an ape-index of 5 cm (1.97").

      Opetaia has a 77.3% KO rate. Of his total 17 KO wins, 12 were in the early rounds, four in the mid rounds, and one in the later rounds. He has three first-round KO wins.

      Career Summary

      Jai Opetaia made his professional boxing debut against Isileli Fa at the age of 20 on August 1, 2015, defeating Fa via 4 round unanimous decision.

      Opetaia had his first world title fight at the age of 24 on November 16, 2019 after 18 professional fights, against Mark Flanagan for the cruiserweight IBF title. He defeated Flanagan via 8th round TKO to become the cruiserweight champion of the world.

      Opetaia has won three world titles at cruiserweight. For all the details about Opetaia's world title wins and defenses refer to "Jai Opetaia World Titles".

      Some of Opetaia's best fights and notable victories include wins over Mairis Briedis, Benjamin Kelleher, Daniel Russell, Mark Flanagan, Daniel Ammann, Togasilimai Letoa, and Navosa Ioata.

      Opetaia has never lost a fight in his professional boxing career so far.

      His most recent fight was on July 2, 2022 against Latvian boxer Mairis Briedis for Briedis' cruiserweight titles. Opetaia won the fight via 12 round unanimous decision and won the IBF and The Ring titles. It's been 1 year, 2 months, and 26 days since this fight.

      Career Highlights

      Opetaia has fought a total of 22 times till today, which includes 3 world-title fights at the cruiserweight division. These three fights are the highlight of his career.

      • November 16, 2019: Opetaia wins his first world title by defeating Mark Flanagan via 8th round TKO. He is now the IBF cruiserweight world champion.

      • October 22, 2020: Opetaia successfully defends the IBF cruiserweight title against Benjamin Kelleher, winning the fight via 6th round TKO.

      • July 2, 2022: Opetaia wins the IBF and The Ring cruiserweight titles from Mairis Briedis, by beating Briedis via 12 round unanimous decision.


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      1. Jai Opetaia defeats Mairis Briedis via 12-round unanimous decision
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