Diego Pacheco is set for his third fight of 2023 when he takes on the experienced Marcelo Coceres in California.
Pacheco's stock is rising at a rapid rate after two impressive stoppage wins over Jack Cullen and Manuel Gallegos earlier this year with many tipping the 22-year-old to become a world champion in the not so distant future.
Now he will be looking to produce another hard-hitting performance against his Argentinian opponent.
Here's everything you need to know ahead of Pacheco vs. Coceres.
- Date: Saturday, November 18
- Time: 8 p.m. ET / 1 a.m. UK
The event will get underway at 8 p.m. ET / 1 a.m. UK. The main event ringwalk timings have not been confirmed at the time of writing.
Diego Pacheco steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by way of knockout.
Marcelo Esteban Coceres will make his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Pacheco has a large advantage in power over Coceres, boosting at 84% knock out percentage over Coceres' 56%.
Diego Pacheco is the youngest man by 10 years, at 22 years old.
Pacheco has a height advantage of 4 inches over Coceres. This also extends to a 10-inch reach advantage.
Both Diego Pacheco & Marcelo Esteban Coceres fight out of an orthodox stance.
Pacheco is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2019, 6 years and 11 months later than Coceres, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 149 less professional rounds, 67 to Coceres' 216.
Diego Pacheco goes into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 5 by the IBF and 10 by the RING at super middleweight.