Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Chisora vs Zhang?
Derek Chisora could face Zhilei Zhang in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Chisora vs Zhang stats
Derek Chisora would step into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Zhilei Zhang would make his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Zhang would have a slight advantage in power over Chisora, with a 79% knock out percentage over Chisora's 70%.
Derek Chisora is the younger man by 1 year, at 38 years old.
Zhang has a height advantage of 4 inches over Chisora.
Derek Chisora fights out of the orthodox stance, while Zhilei Zhang is a southpaw.
Chisora is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 7 years and 5 months earlier than Zhang, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 230 more professional rounds, 314 to Zhang's 84.
Derek Chisora goes into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBC at heavyweight.
Zhilei Zhang is currently ranked number 11 by the WBO and 10 by the RING in the 201lb division.
Chisora vs Zhang form
Derek Chisora has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Tyson Fury on 3rd December 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Kubrat Pulev on 9th July 2022 by split decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Joseph Parker on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
Before that, he had lost to Joseph Parker on 1st May 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
He had been beaten by Oleksandr Usyk on 31st October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Zhilei Zhang has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Filip Hrgovic on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had won against Scott Alexander on 7th May 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Craig Lewis on 27th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York.
Before that, he had drawn with Jerry Forrest on 27th February 2021 by majority draw in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Stadium, Florida.
He had defeated Devin Vargas on 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 4th round at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.
In terms of recent activity, Zhilei Zhang has been fighting more than Derek Chisora.
Derek Chisora last fought 6 days ago, while Zhilei Zhang's last outing was 3 months and 19 days ago.
Chisora's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
Zhang's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Chisora vs Zhang?
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