Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Joshua vs Hrgovic?
Anthony Joshua could take on Filip Hrgovic in Autumn/Fall 2021 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Joshua vs Hrgovic 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.
Filip Hrgovic would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 13 wins and 0 draws, with 11 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Joshua would have a slight advantage in power over Hrgovic, with a 92% knock out percentage over Hrgovic's 85%.
Anthony Joshua is the older man by 3 years, at 32 years old.
Both Anthony Joshua & Filip Hrgovic fight out of an orthodox stance.
Joshua is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 11 months earlier than Hrgovic, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 78 more professional rounds, 124 to Hrgovic's 46.
Anthony Joshua goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 5 by the IBF and 2 by the RING at heavyweight.
Filip Hrgovic is currently ranked number 12 by the WBA, 9 by the WBC, 12 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Joshua vs Hrgovic 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.
Filip Hrgovic remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Marko Radonjic on 10th September 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Worthersee Stadium, Klagenfurt, Austria.
Previous to that, he had beat Rydell Booker on 7th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Alexandre Kartozia on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Struer Arena, Struer, Denmark.
Before that, he had won against Eric Molina on 7th December 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Hehad defeated Mario Heredia on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Centro de Usos Multiples, Sonora, Mexico.
In terms of recent activity, Filip Hrgovic has been fighting more than Anthony Joshua.
Anthony Joshua last fought 24 days ago, while Filip Hrgovic's last outing was 1 month and 9 days ago.
Joshua's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
Hrgovic's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Joshua vs Hrgovic?
Filip Hrgovic is currently (+100) to win the contest outright, while you can get (+100) on Anthony Joshua if you fancy the incredible upset.