VS
Late 2024
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
34-1-1
26-2-1

The tape

35
Age
41
6' 9" / 206 cm
Height
6' 6" / 198 cm
85" / 216 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

SD 12SD 10TKO 10TKO 6KO 11
Form
MD 12KO 3TKO 6UD 12KO 1
34
Wins
26
24
By KO
21
71
KO%
81
1
Losses
2
0
Stopped
0
1
Draws
1
2008
Debut
2014
242
Pro rounds
105

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

1
The Ring
5
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
9
-
WBO
2
-
IBF
8

Tyson Fury vs Zhilei Zhang preview


When is Fury vs Zhang?

Tyson Fury could square off against Zhilei Zhang in late 2024 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 a record of 34 wins, 1 loss, and 1 draw, 24 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Zhilei Zhang would make his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw, with 21 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggest Zhang would have a slight advantage in power over Fury, with a 81% knockout percentage compared to Fury's 71%.

Tyson Fury is the younger man by 6 years, at 35 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 137 more professional rounds, totaling 242 compared to Zhang's 105.

Tyson Fury goes into the fight ranked number 1 by The Ring at heavyweight.

Zhilei Zhang is currently ranked number 9 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 8 by the IBF, and 5 by The Ring in the Heavyweight division.

Fury vs Zhang form

Fury has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Oleksandr Usyk on May 18, 2024, by split decision in their WBC World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Prior to that, he had won against Francis Ngannou on October 28, 2023, by split decision in their 10 round contest at Riyadh.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Derek Chisora on December 3, 2022, by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had defeated Dillian Whyte on April 23, 2022, by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Stadium, London.

He had won against Deontay Wilder on October 9, 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.

Zhilei Zhang has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Joseph Parker on March 8, 2024, by majority decision in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Prior to that, he had defeated Joe Joyce on September 23, 2023, by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at OVO Arena Wembley, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Joe Joyce on April 15, 2023, by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.

Before that, he had been beaten by Filip Hrgovic on August 20, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

He had won against Scott Alexander on May 7, 2022, by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Zhilei Zhang has been fighting more than Tyson Fury.

Tyson Fury last fought 5 months and 25 days ago, while Zhilei Zhang's last outing was 8 months and 4 days ago.

Fury's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 3 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

Zhang's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Fury vs Zhang?

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