Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Fury vs Povetkin?
Tyson Fury could potentially square off against Alexander Povetkin in Spring 2021 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Fury vs Povetkin stats
Tyson Fury would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 30 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alexander Povetkin would make his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Fury would have a slight advantage in power over Povetkin, with a 70% knock out percentage over Povetkin's 69%.
Tyson Fury is the younger man by 9 years, at 33 years old.
Fury has a height advantage of 7 inches over Povetkin. This also extends to a 10-inch reach advantage.
Both Tyson Fury & Alexander Povetkin fight out of an orthodox stance.
Fury is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 year and 5 months later than Povetkin, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He has fought 71 less professional rounds, 193 to Povetkin's 264.
Fury vs Povetkin form
Fury remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 beat 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.
He had won against Francesco Pianeta on 18th August 2018 by points in the 10th round at Windsor Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Povetkin has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Dillian Whyte on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Europa Point Sports Complex, Gibraltar, Gibraltar.
Previous to that, he had beat Dillian Whyte on 22nd August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Michael Hunter on 7th December 2019 by split draw in their 12 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Before that, he had defeated Hughie Fury on 31st August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Hehad been beaten by Anthony Joshua 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.
In terms of recent activity, Alexander Povetkin has been fighting more than Tyson Fury.
Tyson Fury last fought 1 year, 7 months and 5 days ago, while Alexander Povetkin's last outing was 6 months ago.
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.
Povetkin'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 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Fury vs Povetkin?
Alexander Povetkin is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Tyson Fury if you fancy the incredible upset.