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Tyson Fury vs Zhilei Zhang preview
When is Fury vs Zhang?
Tyson Fury could square off against Zhilei Zhang in Late 2023 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Fury vs Zhang stats
Tyson Fury would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 33 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Zhilei Zhang would make his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 20 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Zhang would have a slight advantage in power over Fury, with a 80% knock out percentage over Fury's 73%.
Tyson Fury is the younger man by 6 years, at 34 years old.
Fury has a height advantage of 3 inches over Zhang. This also extends to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Tyson Fury fights out of the orthodox stance, while Zhilei Zhang is a southpaw.
Fury is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 5 years and 8 months earlier than Zhang, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 130 more professional rounds, 220 to Zhang's 90.
Tyson Fury goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at heavyweight.
Zhilei Zhang is currently ranked number 4 by the RING in the 201lb division.
Fury vs Zhang form
Fury remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Derek Chisora 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 won against Dillian Whyte on 23rd April 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Stadium, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Deontay Wilder on 9th October 2021 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.
Before that, he had 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.
He had won against Otto Wallin on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Zhilei Zhang has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Joe Joyce on 15th April 2023 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Filip Hrgovic on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Scott Alexander on 7th May 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.
Before that, he had beat Craig Lewis on 27th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York.
He had drawn with Jerry Forrest on 27th February 2021 by majority draw in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Stadium, Florida.
In terms of recent activity, Zhilei Zhang has been fighting more than Tyson Fury.
Tyson Fury last fought 6 months and 4 days ago, while Zhilei Zhang's last outing was 1 month and 23 days ago.
Fury's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
Zhang's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
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