Saturday 14th August 2021
Potentially

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Potential contest
@ Heavyweight
24-2-0
30-0-1

Belts on The Line

The Ring Heavyweight
WBC World Heavyweight

The tape

31
Age
33
6' 6" / 198 cm
Height
6' 9" / 206 cm
81.9" / 208 cm
Reach
85" / 216 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12KO 9UD 12TKO 7TKO 7
Form
TKO 7UD 12TKO 2SD 12PTS 10
24
Wins
30
22
By KO
21
92
KO%
70
2
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
0
Draws
1
2013
Debut
2008
124
Pro rounds
193

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

1
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury preview

When is Joshua vs Fury?

Anthony Joshua could potentially square off against Tyson Fury in Saturday 14th August 2021 in Jeddah.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.

Joshua vs Fury stats

Anthony Joshua would step into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Tyson Fury would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 30 wins and 1 draw, with 21 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Joshua would have a large advantage in power over Fury, boosting at 92% knock out percentage over Fury's 70%.

Anthony Joshua is the younger man by 2 years, at 31 years old.

Fury has a height advantage of 3 inches over Joshua. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Anthony Joshua & Tyson Fury fight out of an orthodox stance.

Joshua is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 9 months later than Fury, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 69 less professional rounds, 124 to Fury's 193.

Anthony Joshua goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at heavyweight.

Joshua vs Fury form

Joshua 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 25th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Kubrat Pulev on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had beat Andy Ruiz Jr on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.

Before that, he had been beaten by Andy Ruiz Jr on 1st June 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

He had won against Alexander Povetkin on 22nd September 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom.

Fury remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Deontay Wilder on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Otto Wallin on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Tom Schwarz on 15th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had drawn with Deontay Wilder on 1st December 2018 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Hehad won against Francesco Pianeta on 18th August 2018 by points in the 10th round at Windsor Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Anthony Joshua has been fighting more than Tyson Fury.

Anthony Joshua last fought 2 days ago, while Tyson Fury's last outing was 1 year, 7 months and 5 days ago.

Joshua's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

Fury's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Joshua vs Fury?

Tyson Fury is currently 3/10 (-333) to win the fight outright, while you can get 5/2 (+250) on Anthony Joshua if you fancy the upset.

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