Jose Valenzuela vs Donte Strayhorn: Age, Height, Weight, Reach, Net Worth, Record, and More

Published 08/20/2021, 5:30 PM EDT


Jose Valenzuela and Donte Strayhorn will clash in an eight-round lightweight battle in the undercard of Pacquiao vs Ugas on August 21 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Far away from the championship ride, Valenzuela and Strayhorn are building themselves for a tougher road in their career ahead. That said, their upcoming collision will advance one of them in the ongoing race.

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FOX PPV will have several interesting fights on that night, and Valenzuela vs Strayhorn might not be the biggest attraction. However, it looks set to be an intriguing contest that could see both men go violently at each other. As of now, both the contenders are highly contrasting on paper.

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They have had their debuts in different time spans and have seen different fortunes in their respective careers. Before they lock horns in the ring, here’s a comparison of their statistics to have a better picture of the fight.

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Jose Valenzuela vs Donte Strayhorn: Records and Stats

Undefeated Jose Venezuela has attained a record of 8-0 in less than three years. Furthermore, 5 of those wins have come via KOs. So, it’s safe to state that the American star is on the right path in his career. If he were to beat Strayhorn, he can aim towards the bigger goals at 135 lbs. But his opponent has fought 7 times more than his him as a professional.

Donte Strayhorn, who debuted in 2013, holds a record of 12-3, with 4 KOs under the belt. So, his ability as a knockout artist is still under some serious doubt. But by going the length, Donte Strayhorn has earned many wins.

The physical attributes

Donte Strayhorn, 6’0” will have a height advantage of 4” over 5’8” tall Jose Valenzuela. Meanwhile, 22-year-old Valenzuela and 30-year-old Strayhorn have an age gap of eight years. Although these features may not be very important in the clash, they can still put some influence and stage an interesting lightweight scrap before Pacquiao and Ugas take over the show.

Jose Valenzuela vs Donte Strayhorn: Social Media Stardom

Valenzuela has 26.8 K followers on Instagram and Donte Strayhorn has 3084 followers on the platform. But it’s hard to see Valenzuela on Twitter. Whereas Strayhorn’s account has 41,256 followers. None of the digits are enough to state that both men are superstars of boxing.

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Hence, it’s the traditional combat fans that are most aware of the lightweight stars. But it can change with their constant developments in the ongoing ride.

Money Game of Jose Valenzuela and Donte Strayhorn

The upcoming opponents appear to earn bread and butter from the lucrative sport of boxing. But none of the credible sources validates the exact amount of their net worth. However, their record and the status of fights that they have been involved in reflects them to have become millionaires already.

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These comparisons don’t cite either man to be superior to the other yet. But the nearing clash will clearly settle the debate.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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