Friday 1st July 2022
Potentially

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
24-2-0
31-0-1

Belts on The Line

The Ring Heavyweight
WBC World Heavyweight

The tape

32
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
KO 11TKO 7UD 12TKO 2SD 12
24
Wins
31
22
By KO
22
92
KO%
71
2
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
0
Draws
1
2013
Debut
2008
124
Pro rounds
204

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

2
The Ring
-
5
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
4
WBO
-
4
IBF
-

Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury preview

When is Joshua vs Fury?

Anthony Joshua could potentially square off against Tyson Fury in Friday 1st July 2022 in Jeddah.

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

Also, on the undercard will be Marlon Tapales' and Hiroaki Teshigawara's fight, Brandun Lee's and Juan Heraldez's contest and Kudratillo Abdukakhorov's and Cody Crowley's bout.

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 31 wins and 1 draw, with 22 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 71%.

Anthony Joshua is the younger man by 1 year, at 32 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 6 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 80 less professional rounds, 124 to Fury's 204.

Anthony Joshua goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 4 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 2 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 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Deontay Wilder on 9th October 2021 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, he had 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.

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

Before that, he had won against Tom Schwarz on 15th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Hehad 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.

Activity check

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

Anthony Joshua last fought 3 months and 28 days ago, while Tyson Fury's last outing was 3 months and 13 days ago.

Joshua's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 4 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months. 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 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Joshua vs Fury?

Tyson Fury is currently 1/3 (-303) to win the fight outright, while you can get 9/4 (+225) on Anthony Joshua if you fancy the upset.

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