Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

Madison Square Garden, New York, United States

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
24-3-0
20-1-2

The tape

33
Age
34
6' 6" / 198 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
81.9" / 208 cm
Reach
79.5" / 202 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

SD 12UD 12KO 9UD 12TKO 7
Form
SD 10TKO 4SD 12UD 12TKO 2
24
Wins
20
22
By KO
14
92
KO%
70
3
Losses
1
1
Stopped
0
0
Draws
2
2013
Debut
2013
136
Pro rounds
137

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

2
The Ring
-
4
WBA
1
5
WBC
12
5
WBO
6
4
IBF
-

Anthony Joshua vs Michael Hunter preview

When is Joshua vs Hunter?

Anthony Joshua could face the challenge of Michael Hunter in Autumn/Fall 2023 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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

Joshua vs Hunter stats

Anthony Joshua would step into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Michael Hunter would make his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Joshua would have a large advantage in power over Hunter, boosting at 92% knock out percentage over Hunter's 70%.

Anthony Joshua is the younger man by 1 year, at 33 years old.

Joshua has a height advantage of 4 inches over Hunter. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Anthony Joshua & Michael Hunter fight out of an orthodox stance.

Joshua's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Hunter's, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 6 months later than Hunter, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 1 less professional rounds, 136 to Hunter's 137.

Anthony Joshua goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 2 by the RING at heavyweight.

Michael Hunter is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA, 12 by the WBC and 6 by the WBO in the 201lb division.

Joshua vs Hunter form

Joshua has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Oleksandr Usyk on 20th August 2022 by split decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before that, he had won against 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.

He had lost to 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.

Hunter has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he drew Jerry Forrest on 2nd December 2021 by split draw in their 10 round contest at Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Mike Wilson on 3rd August 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Hulu Theater at MSG, New York.

Going into that contest, he had drawn with Alexander Povetkin on 7th December 2019 by split draw in their 12 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.

Before that, he had defeated Sergey Kuzmin on 13th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

He had won against Fabio Maldonado on 25th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Anthony Joshua has been fighting more than Michael Hunter.

Anthony Joshua last fought 3 months and 18 days ago, while Michael Hunter's last outing was 1 year and 6 days ago.

Joshua's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.

Hunter's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Joshua vs Hunter?

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