Summer 2021
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest
@ Heavyweight
32-10-0
22-0-1

The tape

37
Age
37
6' 2" / 187 cm
Height
6' 6" / 198 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
N/A
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

UD 12TKO 4KO 2UD 10KO 11
Form
MD 10KO 4UD 10TKO 3KO 1
32
Wins
22
23
By KO
17
72
KO%
77
10
Losses
0
3
Stopped
0
0
Draws
1
2007
Debut
2014
268
Pro rounds
69

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

-
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
15
WBC
-
-
WBO
8
-
IBF
14

Dereck Chisora vs Zhilei Zhang preview

When is Chisora vs Zhang?

Dereck Chisora could face Zhilei Zhang in Summer 2021 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

Dereck Chisora would step into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 10 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 an unblemished record of 22 wins and 1 draw, with 17 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Zhang would have a slight advantage in power over Chisora, with a 77% knock out percentage over Chisora's 72%.

Dereck Chisora is the same age as Zhilei Zhang, at 37 years old.

Zhang has a height advantage of 4 inches over Chisora.

Dereck Chisora fights out of the orthodox stance, while Zhilei Zhang is a southpaw.

Chisora is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 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 199 more professional rounds, 268 to Zhang's 69.

Dereck Chisora goes into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBC at heavyweight.

Zhilei Zhang is currently ranked number 8 by the WBO and 14 by the IBF in the 201lb division.

Chisora vs Zhang form

Chisora has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Oleksandr Usyk on 31st October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat David Price on 26th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at O2 Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had won against Artur Szpilka on 20th July 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at The O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had beat Senad Gashi on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London.

He had been beaten by Dillian Whyte on 22nd December 2018 by knockout in the 11th round at The O2 Arena, London.

Zhang remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he drew Jerry Forrest on 27th February 2021 by majority draw in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Stadium, Florida, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Devin Vargas on 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 4th round at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.

Going into that contest, he had won against Andriy Rudenko on 30th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Before that, he had defeated Don Haynesworth on 28th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Changsha social work college gymnasium, Changsha, China.

He had beat Eugen Buchmueller on 20th July 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at WinnaVegas Casino & Resort, Iowa, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Dereck Chisora has been fighting more than Zhilei Zhang.

Dereck Chisora last fought 5 months and 23 days ago, while Zhilei Zhang's last outing was 1 month and 27 days ago.

Chisora's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

Zhang's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Chisora vs Zhang?

Zhilei Zhang is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Dereck Chisora if you fancy the incredible upset.

Dereck Chisora vs Zhilei Zhang news

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